Volunteer or Intern
Volunteer opportunities include:
- Help in the office
- Write a letter-to-the-editor
- Research the issues
- Education and outreach
- Host a house party
- Door knocking
- Phone calling
- Mailing parties
- Lobby in Idaho and Washington, DC
- Translate material to Spanish
For more information on volunteering contact our office:
Are you a high school or university student looking for an organization to intern with? Look no further. The Snake River Alliance regularly offers internships, service learning time, and practicums to students interested in social and environmental justice. You can select from a number of special projects, such as research or outreach, or create your own.
We are currently seeking interns for the following positions.
Clean Energy Intern
The clean energy intern will learn all aspects of the Alliance’s clean energy program, from regulatory cases, to utility planning to our public outreach efforts on clean energy promotion. The intern is responsible for tracking and documenting all relevant news media related to the Alliance and clean energy issues, attending meetings with regulators, utilities and Alliance allies on clean energy issues and will help with energy research for clean energy related work determined by the Clean Energy Program Director. The intern would help with outreach on clean energy related topics to student populations and will be asked to organize one event in support of the Alliance’s clean energy mission. The minimum time requirement for this internship is three-months.
Nuclear Programs Intern
The nuclear programs intern will learn all aspects of the Alliance’s nuclear program, from nuclear waste cleanup and new mission projects at the Idaho National Lab to local and national nuclear related policy work. The intern is responsible for tracking and documenting all relevant news media related to the Alliance and statewide nuclear issues, attending meetings relevant to the nuclear program and will help with research on nuclear related topics as determined by the Nuclear Program Director. Student outreach on nuclear related topics at local high school and colleges will be a major component of this internship. The minimum time requirement for this internship is three-months.
Communications and Events Intern
The communications and events intern will assist the communications and outreach staff in developing and distributing digital and print materials for the Alliance as well as assistance in the planning, preparation and execution of all Alliance events. The communications and events intern will assist communication staff with monitoring and posting on Facebook, creating digital event notifications and enhancing the Alliance’s communications presence by updating and posting articles and relevant information to the Snake River Alliance website, and updating community calendars about upcoming events. There will also be opportunities for the intern to assist the communications staff in producing educational films and other multimedia. The intern may assist the communications staff in the development of the organization’s Communication Plan. The minimum time requirement for this internship is two-months.
Fund Development and Identification Intern
The fund development and identification intern will assist the organization in identifying potential funding opportunities in the form of foundation grants. The intern will research all possible grant prospects using on-line fundraising software and general research. The intern will look for grant opportunities in both the clean energy funding community and foundations concerned about radioactive waste and contamination. The intern will compile a list of plausible grant opportunities that compliment the Alliance’s mission and will provide a comprehensive document that details grant guidelines, deadlines and amount of funding. The minimum time requirement for this internship is two-months.
For more information on internships contact our office: