FLOW (For Love Of Water) Policy Intern

FLOW (For Love Of Water)

Policy Intern

Everything we do is reflected in our name: For Love of Water. The Great Lakes belong to all of us. Midwesterners know this. It is part of our DNA, yet most people cannot explain why. Our mission is to safeguard the Great Lakes, 20% of the planet’s surface freshwater, by engaging and activating citizens to join with us to advance public trust solutions informed by our cutting-edge policy work. Through our targeted policy initiatives, FLOW has built key partnerships with state-level and regional environmental groups, leveraged our expertise to influence agencies and impact state and federal legislation, and grown to be a trusted source of current information for citizens and decision-makers on issues affecting our freshwater seas. Our office is located in the heart of the Great Lakes, in Traverse City, Michigan.

Position Summary: Policy Intern at FLOW. This is an unpaid internship. We are looking for a 12-week summer intern, but we are flexible.

Responsibilities: The Policy Intern will be responsible for: case studies, interviews, drafting written testimony, conducting research for public comments, quick research on various water-related topics, contributing toward existing campaigns (such as the Line 5 and Nestle campaigns), and producing blog content to address regional issues.

Qualifications: The work of FLOW can be demanding and fast-paced. The applicant for this position will need to be flexible and a critical and systemic thinker. FLOW is looking for an individual who is career-oriented and a strong communicator (written and verbal).

FLOW is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to: [email protected]

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

For further information about FLOW, please visit: www.flowforwater.org or email [email protected].