VPIRG is always looking for energetic, smart mission-driven people to join the VPIRG team. We accept applications on an ongoing basis and keep resumes on file for when positions become available. Those interested in a career or internship with VPIRG are encouraged to email us a resume and cover letter telling us why you think VPIRG is a good match for your skills, values and experience.
NOTE: Because of the volume of applications, we are unable to reply to all applicants. You can expect to hear from VPIRG within 2-3 weeks of applying if we are interested in speaking with you regarding your candidacy.
Ever wish you could get paid to travel Vermont, bike around some of the most scenic parts of the state, camp with friends, and actually make an impact on the future of important environmental issues? If you answered yes, we have the job for you!
VPIRG is currently looking for students to work from April 29th to August 30th, as a part of our summer outreach campaign. Employees will work Monday through Friday traveling throughout Vermont, fundraising and engaging Vermonters in important political issues like clean energy and expanding Vermont’s most successful recycling program- the bottle bill. Employees can earn anywhere from 4,000 to 8,000 dollars, meet incredible friends, and be a part of an unforgettable movement along the way.
The VPIRG summer canvass increases your knowledge of Vermont, environmental and social issues, and gives you practical skills for later in life. Apply today to become part of a fun and fast paced work environment that promotes a great cause and provides concrete skills and experience for careers in non-profit, environmental and advocacy fields.
Apply Now for 2013 Field Organizing Internships
VPIRG provides a number of field organizing internship opportunities for students throughout the year. Internships vary in content and focus based on the projects and programs they support. Basic tasks include but are not limited to generating letters to the editor, phone-banking, event organizing, email and social media communication and basic community organizing. All internships provide a unique opportunity to get hands-on experience working to defend the public interest by conducting field organizing activities related to one of our main program areas; clean energy, environmental health, health care reform and democracy. Download the job description and apply today!
Policy Advocacy Internships
VPIRG provides a number of unpaid internship opportunities for students throughout the year. Internships vary in content and focus based on the projects and programs they support. Interns work directly with VPIRG advocates and organizers and collaborate with partner organizations and staff in the completion of their projects. Interns generally work out of our Montpelier office for a minimum of 10 hours per week. Some travel may be required depending on the project. These are unpaid positions, however stipends and/or credit options may be available through your school or other sponsorship.