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Go Green Initiative - 2021 Summer Internship Opportunity

Original post made by Casi Herrera, Amador Valley High School, on Apr 15, 2021

The Go Green Initiative (GGI) is recruiting high school and college students to participate in a virtual summer internship. This internship opportunity will occur from June 7 - July 28, 2021 (excluding the week of July 5-9, 2021).

The goals of the 2021 internship experience are to create awareness across the City of Pleasanton about:
1. Which items are recyclable, compostable, and what goes to the landfill.
2. Where our waste is going once it leaves our place of work/residence.
3. How the waste produced impacts the water and air quality of Pleasanton.

Benefits
● A 7-week experience that includes opportunities to:
○ develop community outreach materials and presentations to create awareness around recycling and composting.
○ develop materials to present to businesses and residents in Pleasanton.
○ gain experience and knowledge-based skills to prepare for the professional workforce.
● Paid interns will receive $14 per hour.


Expectations
● Participate in all virtual sessions during the 7-week internship
○ Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10am - 3pm.
○ June 7 - July 28, 2021 (excluding the week of July 5-9, 2021)
● Sign up for at least one Saturday Farmer’s Market experience during the internship timeframe.

Who should apply?
● Students living in or from Pleasanton.
● Students interested in sustainability.
● Students with strong critical thinking and writing skills.

Apply by 12pm on April 22, 2021. For more information visit: Web Link

Please contact Casi Herrera at [email protected] with any questions.

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