Sierra Club Interns from colleges, univeristies and high schools enjoy grassroots organizing.
University of Texas Undergraduate Intern, Brittany
Dawn McAllister and Graduate Policy Intern, Mari
Hernandez, register riders for Roll Beyond Coal Texas October
Immediate Release: Monday, November 30, 2009
For More Information, Eva Hernandez, Sierra Club, 404-717-3328,
Brittany Dawn McAllister, Sierra Student Coalition,
Sierra Club Seeks Student Interns
Sierra Student Coalition and Lone Star Chapter
Sierra Club work together
(Austin) -- The Sierra Club in Texas is seeking interns to
work at its Austin office at 12th and San Antonio Streets.
Club is the oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization
in the country.
Currently, the Sierra Club is working on
moving beyond coal in Texas, promoting energy efficiency,
conserving our water, and ensuring that we have clean air
to breathe through political and grassroots action.
also promoting a strong federal climate bill that will create
thousands of new, green jobs, and stimulate the economy.
Interns will learn the ins and outs of grassroots organizing.
Interns will organize a grassroots campaign,
including the media, messaging, and money that goes into
Interns will learn real skills through professional trainings
and will apply their new expertise to the many different
campaigns the Sierra Club is currently conducting.
Interns will work closely with local and national Sierra
Interns will be expected to work a flexible
10-15 hour week, with the potential for financial incentives
in the future.
Interns will have the opportunity to work
in communications, fundraising, policy research, and other
duties as needed.