Coastal Programs Internship

    Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 Semesters

    The Northcoast Environmental Center (NEC) is offering a Coastal Programs Internship for the Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 school year (October – May). The focus will be on NEC’s “Adopt-A-Block” and “Adopt-A-Beach” programs.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assist in and promote Coastal Programs: Adopt-a-Block and Adopt-a-Beach
    • Organize and host Earth Day Cleanup
    • Promote programs via social media, info-graphic design, flyer distribution, and tabling
    • Table at various outreach events
    • Take photos of local clean-ups
    • Input Coastal Cleanup Day clean-up data sheets collected
    • Attend and assist with NEC events


    • Ability to remain flexible and prioritize multiple tasks
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
    • Availability during the Fall 2019 & Spring 2020 semesters
    • Demonstrated skills in writing and communication
    • To receive internship credit, must be an HSU student
    • Preferred knowledge of conservation and environmental issues, community organizing and activism


    Hours per week will vary, but 90 hours are expected for the duration of the internship and for internship credit. Most work will be done during the week, though some weekends will be expected for special events. HSU course credit might be available depending on your department offerings, so please consult with your faculty advisor.

    Application process:

    Applications are due September 23, 2019. Email resume with relevant experience and skills, a letter of recommendation, and your predicted weekly availability to