Apply for a remote summer internship with Fridays for Future Miami.  Internship position entails public relations, communication, research, writing, and speaking to promote sustainable practices in Miami and the South Florida area.  If you have a special skill you would like to use (multimedia, social media, foreign languages, etc.) or a special interest please mention it in the form linked below. Students will receive community service hours.  Part-time (25 hours/week) and full-time (40 hours/week) positions are available.

Schedule

 

Summer A

Registration Deadline May 30 Registration closed

Dates: June 1 – July 10

Summer A

Zoom Meetings:

  • Regular meetings  Mo-Fr from June 1 to June 16, 10 am to 12 noon, weekly meetings June 17 to July 10

  • Other meetings TBA

  • Introductions: June 1 – June 2

  • Core Knowledge Training: June 3 – June 9

  • Workshop Training: June 10 – June 16

  • Community Outreach and Research Projects: June 17 – July 10

Summer B

Registration Deadline July 11 Currently accepting applications

Dates: July 13 – August 21

Fill out an application here 

Summer B

Zoom Meetings:

  • Regular meetings  Mo-Fr from July 13 to July 28, 10 am to 12 noon, weekly meetings July 29 to August 21

  • Other meetings TBA

  • Introductions: July 13 – July 14

  • Core Knowledge Training: July 15 – July 21

  • Workshop Training: July 22 – July 28

  • Community Outreach and Research Projects: July 29 – August 21

In addition to preparing for the Zoom meetings, and doing the associated work, students work independently and in groups on projects for the entire duration of the Internship.

 

Zoom Meetings:

 

Introductions: 

 

  • Meet and Greet 

  • Time Management, Personal Effectiveness

  • Work Online & Offline (Zoom, Google Docs etc.)

  • Organize Teams

  • Instagram 101

  • Short Climate Change presentation

Core Knowledge:

  • Energy and matter flow in the environment

  • The Economy and the Biosphere

  • Our Government and the Biosphere

  • The Climate and Ecological Crisis, Society and Popular Culture

  • Psychology of Climate Change and Effective Communication

See an outline of the Core Knowledge below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Workshop training:

Student leaders and invited community leaders conduct workshops and activities:

  • Community and School organizing, 

  • Poll our community about the level of understanding of the crisis and engagement in solving it,

  • Reach out online to the Community, FFF, XR, 350.org, Cleo Institute, Zero Hour and other groups in the USA and abroad

  • Participate in Podcasts, Radio Interviews...

  • Reach out to City and School Officials

  • Prepare remarks for a commission meeting (online)

  • Attend an online commission meeting

  • Attend an online citizen forum

  • Community Gardens

  • Composting

  • Beach Cleanup

  • Coral Reef Restoration

  • Everglades Restoration

  • ...

 

Projects to work on individually and in groups:

  • C40 Cities

  • Op-Ed about the City of Miami

  • Other Op-Eds 

  • Overview of Existential Risks

  • End Climate Silence: Work with media outlets to connect extreme weather events with the climate crisis 

  • Fossil Fuel Ads

  • Animal agriculture, our environment and our health

  • Energy Conservation

  • Renewable Energy

  • Sustainable Fashion

  • Research conspiracy theories and debunk them online

  • See more projects under Research Topics

The format for studying most topics will consist of 5 parts:

  1. Self-directed study using an online tutorial or one of the student research topics below

  2. Online Zoom meeting

  3. Research Project with online collaboration

  4. Publish it (write a post, a letter to the editor, make a presentation, etc.)

  5. Engage with the topic on a continuing basis

Students will work on several projects, some small, some medium and one or two large projects. An example of how they are going to divide their time between projects is shown here

Below are some of our posts and some suggested research topics.

Questions?

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