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About the Teach-In

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The WORLDWIDE TEACH-IN is a project of the Graduate Programs in Sustainability at Bard College in New York, USA, in conjunction with global partners (listed at the bottom of the hom

e page) and the Open Society University Network. Sign up here to stay informed.

Bard's Graduate programs include MS Degree Programs in Environmental Policy and Climate Science and Policy, an M Ed in Environmental Education, and an MBA in Sustainability. For 2021 the Bard MBA was ranked at the #1 Green MBA in the US, and among the top 10 US MBA's for Non-Profit Management, by the Princeton Review.

Please contact us with any questions: solveclimate2030@gmail.com.


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Massive Online Internship, Apply Now


Social Media for Climate Activism

FIVE HOURS PER WEEK, January 23- April 3, 2023 / Virtual Internship

Gain valuable, practical experience working with students from across the world in the development, execution and assessment of a social media campaign in support of a global climate education project, The Worldwide Teach-in on Climate and Justice. This project seeks to engage half-a-million students and teachers in serious dialog about the climate crisis on or around March 29th, 2023. Participants in this internship will gain integral skills during weekly meetings where interns will learn critical social media and organizing skills. Interns will become part of a network of young climate leaders and will develop close partnerships with sustainability and education professionals in their region. 
This is a virtual internship that takes place January 23 - April 3 2023. Interns can participate from anywhere on the world and must be available for group strategy meetings, presentations and online discussion every Monday for 90 minutes, either from 6:00 - 7:30 AM Eastern (New York) time or 4:00-5:30 PM Eastern (New York) time. Interns must commit to at least three additional hours of group and individual work per week, for a total workload of 5 hours of work per week. As part of the program, interns are strongly encouraged to attend an online Youth Climate Summit on Saturday February 4th, 10 AM - 1 PM Eastern (New York) time where they will meet with a global network of youth climate activists.

Note: This is a global internship, please consult a time zone converter to check when these meeting times are in your region
Requirements for the Internship:
- Access to WiFi
- Device to meet via Zoom
- English proficiency
- Availability during one of our group strategy meetings, presentations, and online discussion Monday every week for 90 minutes during the ten-week period.
- 3 hours of additional work outside our group strategy meetings related to social media strategy, development, and storytelling each week.
The internship runs for a total of 10 weeks. The internship is not paid. Intern teams will design, deliver, and evaluate a social media campaign in support of The Worldwide Teach-in on Climate and Justice.  Guest speakers and discussion will focus on the theory and practice of using social media to engage audiences in climate action. Interns who complete the program will receive a certificate, and can request letters of recommendation from Dr. Eban Goodstein, Director of the Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability, which is the organization sponsoring the internship.
Please direct questions to Tobias Hess, thess@bard.edu. Applications for the internship are due by December 20, 2022.