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Island Institute Internships
Strategic Planning Summer Internship
The Island Institute’s Development team seeks qualified candidates for an unpaid summer internship position that will help draft a set of measureable, time-limited indicators to start tracking the impact we are having on community needs. As part of our long-range strategic planning process, we are committed to articulating the real-world outcomes that our work is aiming towards, and designing and tracking a set of measurable indicators to assess change.
Sea-Level Rise Research Summer Internship
The Island Institute’s marine programs team is working on initiatives in several different areas that impact the sustainability of Maine’s island and remote coastal communities. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for an unpaid summer internship position that will help provide information to our constituents about strategies that communities along both coasts of the U.S. and around the world are developing in response to the anticipated sea-level rise associated with climate change. The starting and ending dates of the internship are flexible according to the intern’s academic schedule.
Community Energy Data Internship
The Island Institute seeks qualified candidates for an unpaid summer internship position that will help our Community Energy team increase its effectiveness by creating a database of program participants and impacts, developing tools for displaying those impacts, researching opportunities to disseminate our energy-efficiency model and other programs, and collecting data related to the unique energy challenges facing New England island communities.
North Haven Historical Society Internship
The North Haven Historical Society seeks a part-time intern who will be trained as a docent for the museum and help to organize, store, and reposition collections. This will involve photographing and documenting items in the museum. A maximum of 3 hours per week will be spent entering data into the Past Perfect software. The intern must enjoy working with the public, be thoughtful and mature, and be able to work independently. A strong interest or background in history is preferred. Please contact the Historical Society for more information. Phone: (207) 867-4752 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org