Indigenous Climate Change Program Summer Internship, Tribal Environmental Professionals

Posted by: CAKE Team
Post Date: 12/26/2023
Opportunity Type: Job
Organization/Grantor: Tribal Environmental Professionals
Position/Title/Fund: Indigenous Climate Change Program Summer Internship
Type/Term: Internship, 8-weeks
Salary: $6,400 stipend
Deadline: February 1, 2024
Contact Info: Kim Shaw: [email protected]
Description:

Apply for a paid 8-week summer internship through the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals Indigenous Climate Change Program. Spend your summer working with Tribal organizations to address Indigenous environmental issues. The internships have a research, technical, educational or policy focus. We are offering up to 8 positions focused on climate change. You can apply for up to 5 positions with one application. The internship program provides each student intern with a $6,400 stipend. There are travel and housing stipends for those who relocate for the internship.

Host site project descriptions:

Applicant requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Identify as Indigenous (preferred)
  • Full-time undergraduate or graduate college student during Spring 2023 (12 hours undergrad, 9 hours grad) at any tribal college, college or university
  • Have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Majoring in an environmental or related field like science, engineering, planning, policy, law, management, political science, anthropology, or health
  • Interested in pursuing an environmental career after graduating
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interest in working with Native American tribes