01. Sustainable Development Goals
- Affordable and Clean Energy
- Clean and Affordable Energy
- Clean Water and Sanitation
- Climate Action
- Decent Work and Economic Growth
- Gender Equality
- Good Health and Well-being
- Industry - Innovation - Infrastructure
- Life Below Water
- Life on Land
- No Poverty
- Partnerships to achieve the Goal
- Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
- Quality Education
- Reduced Inequality
- Responsible Consumption and Production
- Sustainable Cities and Communities
- Zero Hunger
- Zero Hunger02. Academic Level_(b) Graduate Student
02. Academic Level
03. Academic Field
04. Commitment Duration
05. Commitment / Week
06. Start Date for Students
Beyond Doom and Gloom: Engage in Climate Solutions
Help students move from just worrying about climate change to working on solutions by eliminating bad governmental energy policies. Use our higher education networks and our social media to disseminate this initiative, designed by national higher education networks and energy experts. Connect students to an inspiring video and steps they can take at the state and federal level to inform politicians and support affordable renewable...
Marketing the SDG Accord to University Presidents
A powerful new global collaboration has formed to put the UN Sustainable Development Goals at the heart of the worlds universities and colleges. The purpose of the SDG Accord is twofold: First, it is to inspire, celebrate and advance the critical role that education has in delivering the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the value it brings to governments, business, and wider society. Secondly, the...
Youth Energy Squad Project
Help EcoWorks work with youth to educate the community about how to reduce their utility bills and their pollution. This is an outstanding opportunity for you to make a difference, develop your skills, gain experience, and make a difference for the people of Detroit and the environment in our city. Please see the description below. We look forward to hearing from you. Overview of the...
Growing Green Businesses and Job Creation in Detroit
Help reduce the barriers to a green and sustainable economy. Work on policy and civic engagement, skill building for workers and business owners, educating consumers and investors and more! You can work on the Detroit solutions or help export what we have learned to other communities. Overview of the Project Opportunity You will work closely with the Convener of the Green Skills Alliance. Your skills...
Improve Energy Efficiency and Community Sustainability
EcoWorks is a nonprofit with over thirty years of providing services at the intersection of community development and sustainability. While our roots are firmly planted in energy conservation, we have grown to emphasize all aspects of sustainable development as it relates to building affordable, energy efficient residential housing and commercial buildings. Our clients range from low to moderate income households and community organizations. We have...
Green Economy of Detroit
Help us grow the green economy. Join our team! Connect Detroiters and tourists to green companies and non-profits and solar tours. We need students or volunteers to help with the following tasks: input new green businesses and non-profits onto the map, verify map applicant organizations by checking on their green and sustainability claims, market the existence of the green map to the community and potential...
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Research Immigrant Class Diversity
Immigration is the international movement of people into a destination country of which they are not natives or where they do not possess citizenship in order to settle or reside there, especially as permanent residents or naturalized citizens, or to take-up employment as a migrant worker or temporarily as a foreign worker. As for economic effects, research suggests that migration is beneficial both to the...
Research Seasonal Homelessness
Homelessness is the condition of people without a permanent dwelling, such as a house or apartment. People who are homeless are most often unable to acquire and maintain regular, safe, secure and adequate housing. The legal definition of homeless varies from country to country, or among different jurisdictions in the same country or region. The term homeless may also include people whose primary night-time residence...
Research Literacy Rates in Lower Income Communities
Help improve literacy rates by identifying which communities are most in need and what kinds of services would be most beneficial. We need students to help us collect and analyze data that will point us in these directions. Ready to Read has a track record of success in literacy in collaboration with other organizations in the US and across the word but is now expanding...
Research Sustainability of Wind and Water Power
Help us grow wind power as a renewable energy source. We are researching and evaluating the latest technologies for ecological impacts and potential energy output. Work in person or virtually, on research aspects or on project implementation and evaluation. This is an outstanding opportunity to take a leadership role, develop your skills, enhance your resume, and make a difference. Please read more below . ....
Research Environmental Impact of Dairy Farming
Milk production takes place all around the world. Global demand for dairy continues to increase in large part due to population growth, rising incomes, urbanization and westernization of diets in countries such as China and India. With this increasing demand for dairy, there is growing pressure on natural resources, including freshwater and soil. HEA works with dairy farmers, industry groups, and other stakeholders in various countries...
Work with the founder and director of this network on your choice of projects from a list or possibilities to make education for sustainable development a norm within higher education. Examples of projects include: working with textbook editors, authors and faculty to integrate sustainable development concepts into curricula; disseminating sustainability-related action projects via our listservs to our 45+ academic societies; writing articles and announcements about...
Make a Difference for the Environment or Other Causes at Changing The Present
Outstanding Internship Opportunity Undergraduates, Grad Students, and Graduates (including OPT) are Welcome The New York Times called ChangingThePresent.org an “amazon.com of the nonprofit world.” We help channel to nonprofits some of the $450 billion Americans spend each year buying birthday, wedding, and holiday presents. We do this by making the experience of a donation, given in a friend’s name, feel like a rewarding gift...
Intern with Projects That Matter to Make a Difference
Help promote sustainability by raising awareness of this website, which connects students and volunteers with researchers and practitioners. Please read more below . . . Overview of the Project Opportunity Be part of this global initiative to advance sustainability. The Problem this Project Addresses Opportunity for Sustainability PractitionersThis free, nonprofit website from the Higher Education Associations’ Sustainability Consortium will help practitioners within higher education, government,...
Improve K-12 Education
Outstanding Internship Opportunity Undergraduates, Grad Students, and Graduates (including OPT) are Welcome The New York Times called ChangingThePresent.org an “amazon.com of the nonprofit world.” We help channel to schools and nonprofits some of the $450 billion Americans spend each year buying birthday, wedding, and holiday presents. We do this by making the experience of a donation, given in a friend’s name, feel like a...
Environmental Internship with Changing The Present
Help environmental (and other) nonprofits capture additional funding they need to do their important work Overview of the Project Opportunity The New York Times called ChangingThePresent.org an “amazon.com of the nonprofit world.” We help channel to nonprofits some of the $450 billion Americans spend each year buying birthday, wedding, and holiday presents. We do this by making the experience of a donation, given in a...
Solar Village a project built from a concept of powering a concentrated and comprehensive support to supply entire off grid village. Please read more below . . . The Problem this Project Addresses Energy Poverty Education Health care Economic well being Region or Country Benefited by this Project Uganda Where Will the Student or Volunteer Work? Eastern Region of Uganda focusing more in Field (Community)...