URI offers paid Greenspace and GreenSkills internships for graduate students at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, as well as for New Haven high school students and ex-offenders. Enriched through group discussion, these community forestry internships provide job training and real-world practice while making positive changes in New Haven communities.
Basic requirements are:
High School Students & Ex-Offenders
High school students and ex-offenders interested in applying should have an interest in collaborative efforts to address New Haven's environmental and social challenges. High school students interested in working with URI should contact Melissa Wilson if enrolled at Common Ground or Rebecca Gratz if enrolled at the Sound School.
Additional intern projects can be proposed and designed by students in cooperation with the Director. For more details, or to apply, please contact URI.
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