Internship- TenneSEA (Student Environmental Alliance)

TenneSEA (Student Environmental Alliance) Internships

Our mission is to empower young people to lead their communities to protect and restore their local environment through collaborative watershed projects. Our goal is education leading to positive action for our water. Our focus is education, restoration, and research programs based in the southeastern Tennessee area.

Eligibility & Requirements:

● Current student in good standing at institution of higher education

● GPA of 2.5 or higher

● Dedicates at least 2-4 hours per week

Marketing and Communications Intern

● Update and maintain social media presence

● Assist in planning, writing and managing TenneSEA’s Newsletter

● Draft, distribute and pitch news releases, media alerts and other stories

● Design flyers, graphics, e-vites and other marketing material for major events

● Collaborate with staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for marketing and


Research and Water Monitoring Intern

● Collect stream data once a month, additional per rain events

● Organize and analyze data with TenneSEA staff

● Help develop remediation plans and projects

● Assist in other current research projects, when applicable

● Communicate with and engage the community at outreach events

Environmental Education Intern

● Facilitate hands-on, experiential science education for students

● Provide feedback on lesson success and suggestions for improvement

● Work with TenneSEA staff to develop programs, curriculum, materials, and other

educational resources

● Communicate with and engage the community at outreach events

Compensation: This is an unpaid/volunteer internship, which offers school credit.

To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to MaryBeth Sutton at