Deadline is May 3 for DSCEJ’s HBCU Environmental Justice & Climate Corps Summer Internship Program

Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ)

May 3 is the application deadline for the HBCU Environmental Justice and Climate Corps Internship program. This program from the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ) provides five interns with an opportunity to work on a research-to-action project with a community-based organization in the following cities: New Orleans, LA; Baton Rouge, LA; Gulfport, MS; Mobile, AL; and Pensacola, FL.

Interns will conduct research in one of the following areas: Environmental Justice, Climate Change, Food Security, Environmental Health Disparities, and Environmental Policy 

This is a paid internship opportunity and interns will receive $3,000. Applicants should have a passionate interest in environmental justice and climate change advocacy, be attending a Historically Black College and University (HBCU), and be a rising undergraduate Junior or above (including graduate student).

Key date are:

  • May 3, 2024: Application Deadline
  • June 10, 2024: Internship Begins
  • Aug. 9, 2024: Last Day of Summer Internship
  • March 8, 2025: Presentation at HBCU Climate Conference

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