Introduction: The purpose of ACTrees’ Internship Program is to develop graduate and undergraduate students’ knowledge and work experience through urban forestry related programming, community-based projects, and nonprofit management.
By interweaving experiences in policy, economics, and organizing, interns leave prepared for leadership positions in nonprofit organizations as policy implementers, problem solvers, and effective programmers. All interns are provided hands-on opportunities to build capacity and sustainability. Interns benefit from exposure to and guidance from professionals at the most innovative and established urban forestry nonprofits organizations throughout the country. ACTrees attracts highly motivated and diverse students with broad perspectives for solving increasingly complex environmental and urban development problems through community development.
Eligible Applicants: U.S. citizens actively enrolled in graduate and undergraduate studies at college or university.
Skills Required: Strong writing and research, attention to detail, organization, ability to work independently or with a team, self-starter, and sense of humor.
General Interests: Urban policy, neighborhood redevelopment, public relations/marketing, nonprofit management, and development.
Minimum/Maximum Award: Stipend commensurate with experience.
Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to the email or mailing address listed below.
Application Deadline: Rolling.
Internship Period: Students are suggested to apply for spring (February-May), summer (June-August), or fall (September-November) fellowships.
Mailing Address: Mail or email resumes to:
Alliance for Community Trees
Attn: Internship Program
4603 Calvert Road
College Park, MD 20740