Sustainable Lebanon is a grassroots volunteer group which inspires and supports sustainable practices in Lebanon, NH. Sustainable Lebanon works with residents, businesses, nonprofits, and the municipality, with a focus on a positive long-term vision. Sustainable Lebanon is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
Sustainable Lebanon’s intern will help to further a subset of the organization’s current initiatives:
1) SNAPP (Sustainable Nature APP) Pilot (Enrolling local residents to try a phone app that rewards household reduction in CO2 generation)
2) AC Trees (partnering with the municipal Tree Board to assess hot areas within the city and promote tree planting in those areas)
3) Public Engagement in City Climate Action Plan (In conjunction with the City Planning Department, inventorying Lebanon’s Greenhouse Gas Footprint)
Note: Depending on the intern’s background and interests, a specific area of focus can be arranged.
The intern will report to Sustainable Lebanon’s Program Manager, with additional guidance and support provided by the Board of Directors.
Interest in Sustainable Lebanon’s mission; integrity and motivation; ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to work both independently and as part of a team; excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills; experience with Office Suite software and ability to learn other programs.
The position requires visual acuity for computer use and paperwork; hearing acuity for conversation and telephone use; ability to stand, walk, reach, bend comfortably, use stairs, and carry up to 25 pounds. Schedule requires occasional evening and weekend hours.
The internship offers an enriching experience for an individual considering a career in sustainability, environmental sciences, earth or climate sciences, biology, government, politics, or public health.
Start date: June
Required: cover letter, resume, and a faculty reference.
Email resume and cover letter to:
Jennifer Grant, Program Manager (Williams Class of 1989)
Reference can be provided after interview.
Full-Time 10 Week Internship
Note: Internship is not paid by Sustainable Lebanon, although paid fellowships can be sought through Williams College.
Free housing is available – Details will be discussed during candidate selection process.
Lebanon, NH lies at the heart of the Upper Valley region, where Vermont and New Hampshire bracket the Connecticut River. This area offers numerous arts and outdoor opportunities. There are both indoor and outdoor concerts & performances, hiking trails, a rail trail, and a large weekly Farmer’s Market. Dartmouth College is a ten-minute drive from downtown Lebanon. Free bus service is available to Dartmouth and many other locations.