SGI

Internships

About the Internship:

The Environmental Sustainability Internship seeks to build up the next generation of environmental leaders for global agriculture business practice and policy arena by harnessing the potential of students, practitioners, and developers in addressing key issues in food security, environmental health, and economic growth. We're hiring for several specialty areas: Mangrove Development,  Waste Management, and Stormwater Capture.

Job Activities and Responsibilities:

  • Support product development and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) by assisting in the prototype process.
  • Support food production and Stormwater capture by researching and providing policy briefs on monetization of credits.
  • Collecting data on organizations, corporations, foundations, and other entities doing work in plant-based medicine and consolidate information into actionable items such as reports and presentations
  • Building key lists upcoming grants and funding opportunities, and develop timelines and research direction
  • Drafting blogs, letters, tweets, and other content for promotion and marketing

Requirements and Qualifications:

Fellow must be dedicated to improving social determinants of health, food security, and environmental health for communities globally.  S/he must be committed to working in a collaborative, cross-disciplinary team. Successful candidates are self-driven and highly motivated individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit and special interest in connecting private sector motivation with the public good. Applicants must be:

  • Able to commit 10 consecutive weeks for virtual internship
  • Currently enrolled in accredited university; will provide internship credit, if applicable
  • A highly motivated self-starter
  • Experience with international audiences and stakeholders
  • Creative and innovative
  • Able to direct marketing and educational campaigns
  • Knowledgeable of food injustice and food security issues
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel
  • Able to execute effective peer-reviewed searches; some familiarity with Google Scholar

Benefits and Compensation:  

  • Internships are unpaid.  However, we work to prepare our interns for the next step in their career through real-industry experience, mentorship, industry exposure and networking, opportunities to attend events in Washington and abroad, and letters of recommendation/reference.


About the Internship:

The Management Internship seeks to build up the next generation of environmental leaders for global agriculture business practice and policy arena by harnessing the potential of students, practitioners, and developers in addressing key issues in food security, environmental health, and economic growth.

Internship Activities and Responsibilities:

  • Support urban agriculture operations and farm administration in Washington
  • Researching and compiling data on plant based medicines and other natural products
  • Coordination of program management for operations, staff, fundraising and outreach
  • Establish business protocols, processes and frameworks for SGI internal operations
  • Provide support for outreach food access, urban farming, and sustainability programs using traditional and digital methods
  • Developing written materials, briefings, emails, calendar invitations, and other communications
  • Organizing online documents and files using SGI systems
  • Representing SGI at routine and special meetings

Requirements and Qualifications:

Intern must be dedicated to improving social determinants of health, food security, and environmental health for communities globally.  She must be committed to working in a collaborative, cross-disciplinary team. SGI interns are self-driven and highly motivated individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit and special interest in connecting private sector motivation with the public good. Interns must be:

  • Able to commit 10 consecutive weeks for virtual internship
  • Currently enrolled in accredited university; will provide internship credit, if applicable
  • A highly motivated self-starter
  • Experience with international audiences and stakeholders
  • Creative and innovative
  • Able to direct marketing and educational campaigns
  • Knowledgeable of food injustice and food security issues
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel
  • Able to execute effective peer-reviewed searches; some familiarity with Google Scholar

Benefits and Compensation:  

  • Internships are unpaid.  However, we work to prepare our interns for the next step in their career through real-industry experience, mentorship, industry exposure and networking, opportunities to attend events in Washington and abroad, and letters of recommendation/reference.


About the Internship:

The Marketing and Communications Internship seeks to build up the next generation of environmental leaders for global agriculture business practice and policy arena by harnessing the potential of students, practitioners, and developers in addressing key issues in food security, environmental health, and economic growth in and around Dakar, Senegal. 

Job Activities and Responsibilities:

  • Generate content for use in all SGI communication channels, including website, social media, and email by conducting research and interviewing/meeting with ATD staff.
  • Research and compile best practices in social media.
  • Provide scan of SGI website to help team’s work in documenting pages that need to be updated, changed, deleted.
  • Assist in developing a process to update contact lists used for mailings, including email blasts.
  • Research trends in digital marketing, including design, delivery, and content.
  • Attend and document relevant meetings with internal staff and external designers, website developers, etc.
  • Associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree student in communications, public relations, marketing, or related field.
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills and a professional demeanor.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented and organized, the candidate must be able to keep track of multiple projects and help move them forward simultaneously.
  • Candidate must demonstrate the ability to work productively and independently and produce high-quality work under time constraints.
  • Must have a tolerance for ambiguity and a fast-paced environment.

Requirements and Qualifications:

Fellow must be dedicated to improving social determinants of health, food security, and environmental health for communities globally.  S/he must be committed to working in a collaborative, cross-disciplinary team. Successful candidates are self-driven and highly motivated individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit and special interest in connecting private sector motivation with the public good. Applicants must be:

  • Able to commit 10 consecutive weeks for virtual internship
  • Currently enrolled in accredited university; will provide internship credit, if applicable
  • A highly motivated self-starter
  • Experience with international audiences and stakeholders
  • Creative and innovative
  • Able to direct marketing and educational campaigns
  • Knowledgeable of food injustice and food security issues
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel
  • Able to execute effective peer-reviewed searches; some familiarity with Google Scholar

Benefits and Compensation:  

  • Internships are unpaid.  However, we work to prepare our interns for the next step in their career through real-industry experience, mentorship, industry exposure and networking, opportunities to attend events in Washington and abroad, and letters of recommendation/reference.


About the Internship:

The International Relations and Development Internship seeks to build up the next generation of environmental leaders for global agriculture business practice and policy arena by harnessing the potential of students, practitioners, and developers in addressing key issues in food security, environmental health, and economic growth in and around Dakar, Senegal. 

Job Activities and Responsibilities:

  • Support urban agriculture operations and farm administration in Dakar, Senegal
  • Researching and compiling data on plant based medicines and other natural products
  • Coordination of program management for operations, staff, fundraising and outreach
  • Establish business protocols, processes and frameworks for SGI internal operations
  • Provide support for outreach food access, urban farming, and sustainability programs using traditional and digital methods
  • Developing written materials, briefings, emails, calendar invitations, and other communications
  • Organizing online documents and files using SGI systems
  • Representing SGI at routine and special meetings
  • Collecting data on organizations, corporations, foundations, and other entities doing work in plant-based medicine and consolidate information into actionable items such as reports and presentations
  • Building key lists upcoming grants and funding opportunities, and develop timelines and research direction
  • Drafting blogs, letters, tweets, and other content for promotion and marketing

Requirements and Qualifications:

Fellow must be dedicated to improving social determinants of health, food security, and environmental health for communities globally.  S/he must be committed to working in a collaborative, cross-disciplinary team. Successful candidates are self-driven and highly motivated individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit and special interest in connecting private sector motivation with the public good. Applicants must be:

  • Able to commit 10 consecutive weeks for virtual internship
  • Currently enrolled in accredited university; will provide internship credit, if applicable
  • A highly motivated self-starter
  • Experience with international audiences and stakeholders
  • Creative and innovative
  • Able to direct marketing and educational campaigns
  • Knowledgeable of food injustice and food security issues
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel
  • Able to execute effective peer-reviewed searches; some familiarity with Google Scholar

Benefits and Compensation:  

  • Internships are unpaid.  However, we work to prepare our interns for the next step in their career through real-industry experience, mentorship, industry exposure and networking, opportunities to attend events in Washington and abroad, and letters of recommendation/reference.

About the Internship:

The Arts and Culture Programming Internship seeks to build up the next generation of leaders for global engagement through culture exchange, event planning, stakeholder and industry relationship building.

Job Activities and Responsibilities:

  • Support arts and culture planning and strategy domestically and internationally
  • Researching and compiling data on global artists and trend setters
  • Coordination of program management for operations, staff, fundraising and outreach
  • Establish business outreach protocols, processes and frameworks for SGI internal operations
  • Drafting blogs, letters, tweets, and other content for arts and culture promotion and marketing

Requirements and Qualifications:

Fellow must be dedicated to improving social determinants of health, food security, and environmental health for communities globally.  S/he must be committed to working in a collaborative, cross-disciplinary team. Successful candidates are self-driven and highly motivated individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit and special interest in connecting private sector motivation with the public good. Applicants must be:

  • Able to commit 10 consecutive weeks for virtual internship
  • Currently enrolled in accredited university; will provide internship credit, if applicable
  • A highly motivated self-starter
  • Experience with international audiences and stakeholders
  • Creative and innovative
  • Able to direct marketing and educational campaigns
  • Knowledgeable of food injustice and food security issues
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel
  • Able to execute effective peer-reviewed searches; some familiarity with Google Scholar

Benefits and Compensation:  

  • Internships are unpaid.  However, we work to prepare our interns for the next step in their career through real-industry experience, mentorship, industry exposure and networking, opportunities to attend events in Washington and abroad, and letters of recommendation/reference.