Sustainability Unpaid Internship

Marine Resources Council

Interns wanted to assist the MRC in its efforts to save the Indian River Lagoon through the Sustainability Program. MRC is pleased to offer this opportunity with the goal of enhancing real-world experiences for local college-level students.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit new businesses to join the MRC Green Business Program
  • Educate local businesses in the Green Business Program
  • Provide training, communication, and necessary materials to Green Businesses
  • Create new materials to assist Green Business members in implementing sustainable practices
  • Make additional updates to the program as needed
  • Represent MRC at outreach events

Qualifications:

  • Major or minor in Sustainability, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Business, or related field
  • Some knowledge about sustainability
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Ability to create and complete tasks independently
  • Enthusiasm for green business administration
  • Interest in learning and performing business recruitment
  • Passion for conservation and the Indian River Lagoon
  • Availability and personal transportation to work flexible hours during the week and occasional Saturdays

Completion of a final written report* due to internship advisor must include:

  • Log of hours
  • Project Metrics defined in Post Report Rubric
  • A description of any and all projects you worked on during internship
  • A summary of skills learned, shift in perspectives, reflections, and implications you may have faced during the internship

*This final report may be combined with a course project and tailored to meet the needs of the course.

To apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to internships@mrcirl.org. For more info on our mission, programs, and other internship opportunities, please visit savetheirl.org.