Clean Wisconsin is accepting applications for a Summer 2023 resilient communities program intern position. Interns will assist Clean Wisconsin’s resilient communities program team in support of our small-scale green infrastructure (GI) work in the Milwaukee region.
Green infrastructure is an approach to stormwater management that protects, restores, or mimics the natural water cycle. As a resilient communities program intern, work will include the installation of small-scale green infrastructure (GI)such as rain barrels and rain gardens.
Duties for the resilient communities program internship include:
The resilient communities intern will assist the green infrastructure manager in community outreach and installation of small-scale green infrastructure on public and private property in the City of Milwaukee. They will aid in coordinating and attending events, programming meetings or site assessments with partners, managing records, updating databases with information gathered through outreach activities, planning and attending community meetings, restocking supply inventory, assist with rain barrel/garden scheduling and installations requiring landscape work, and other duties as assigned.
Experience engaging with community groups is preferred but not required. Must be able to effectively communicate with a diverse audience. Requires full range of physical movement – bending, reaching, lifting, etc. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
This 12-week summer internship is full-time, Monday through Friday, 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Occasional evening and weekend work required. Pay: $14 per hour.
For more information, please contact:
Ethan Taxman, Green Infrastructure Manager, at: firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply, please send a brief cover letter and resume to the above email with the subject: SUMMER 2023 Internship.
For best consideration, please submit all materials by Friday, March 17th.
Clean Wisconsin is committed to equity and inclusion. Our mission to protect and preserve the clean water, air, and special places of our state is non-discriminatory. To learn more about our commitment, visit https://www.cleanwisconsin.org/about/diversity/.