Environmental Nonprofit

This environmental nonprofit works to promote sustainable development through educational programs, advocacy, and special projects. The organization is composed of over 100 volunteers who are passionate about trying to improve the world through small, multipliable actions that make a big difference when taken together.

Country: Argentina
Industry: Development & Sustainability; Education & Teaching
Sector: Nonprofit Organization
Office Size: Medium (31 to 50 full-time staff members)


Intern Project Examples:

1 - Schools Program Intern

The intern will work with the nonprofit’s programs in schools and will help to prepare and teach classes and workshops on sustainability to raise environmental awareness among youth. The intern will also make recommendations for how to improve these workshops and classes.

Spanish Level Required: Intermediate
Academic Background and Technical Skills: An interest in education and teaching workshops, plus a willingness to speak in front of groups.

2 - Ecological Workplaces Intern

The intern will communicate with and evaluate companies with the aim of making their workplace more ecologically friendly. For example, the project seeks to make sure that offices have recycling trashcans, change regular lightbulbs for LED, and educate their staff on all things ecological.

Spanish Level Required: Intermediate
Academic Background and Technical Skills: An interest in Ecology in the workplace, giving workshops, and a willingness to speak in front of audiences.

3 - Communications and Social Media Intern

The intern will work on the communications for the nonprofit’s major campaign to make the public aware of the environmental danger of throwing their cigarette butts on the streets. The campaign instals trashcans specifically designed for cigarette butts throughout the city of Buenos Aires and conducts communication outreach to raise awareness. The intern will brainstorm ideas to communicate the campaign to convince the public of its importance, conduct public opinion surveys, visit schools, and help to place trashcans in public places.

Spanish Level Required: Intermediate
Academic Background and Technical Skills: An interest in ecology and developing online campaigns, plus a willingness to speak in front of groups.



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