Growing Green Businesses and Job Creation in Detroit
  • 01. Sustainable Development Goals_Affordable and Clean Energy
  • 01. Sustainable Development Goals_Quality Education
  • 01. Sustainable Development Goals_Reduced Inequality
  • 01. Sustainable Development Goals_Responsible Consumption and Production
  • 01. Sustainable Development Goals_Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • 02. Academic Level_(a) Undergraduate
  • 02. Academic Level_(b) Grad Student
  • 02. Academic Level_(c) Post-Graduate
  • 02. Academic Level_(d) Not in School
  • 03. Academic Field_Agriculture
  • 03. Academic Field_Biology
  • 03. Academic Field_Economics
  • 03. Academic Field_Education
  • 03. Academic Field_Electrical Engineering
  • 03. Academic Field_Environmental
  • 03. Academic Field_Gender and Sexuality
  • 03. Academic Field_Healthcare
  • 03. Academic Field_Immigration
  • 03. Academic Field_Mechanical Engineering
  • 03. Academic Field_Medicine
  • 03. Academic Field_Public Health
  • 03. Academic Field_Sociology
  • 03. Academic Field_Urban Studies
  • 04. Commitment Duration_(d) up to 1 semester
  • 05. Commitment / Week_(b) 4 to 6 hours
  • 06. Start Date for Students_(a) Spring 2018
  • 06. Start Date for Students_(b) Summer 2018
  • 06. Start Date for Students_(c) Fall 2018
  • 06. Start Date for Students_(d) Winter 2018-19
  • 06. Start Date for Students_(e) Spring 2019
  • 07. Country_-Virtual
  • 07. Country_United States of America
  • 08. Continent_North America
  • 09. Language_English
  • 10. Paid or Unpaid_Unpaid
  • Growing Green Businesses and Job Creation in Detroit

    Detroit Green Skills Alliance



    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 and interests will help you choose which part of the Green Skills Alliance you want to contribute to. A variety of tasks are available, from writing and publications to outreach and social media as well as facilitation of Solutions Teams.

    The Problem this Project Addresses

    Businesses and non-profits want to grow the green and sustainable economy but are all too busy to address their shared barriers related to policy, skills development, workforce connections and consumer education. 

    The Impact of this Project

    The Green Skills Alliance is able to help organizations work together to more effective identify and remove the barriers to building a more sustainable economy for all.

    Region or Country Benefited

    Detroit as the original pilot but also exporting lessons learned to other communities.

    Where Will the Student or Volunteer Work

    Virtual

    The Person or Team Heading this Project

    Debra Rowe, President, US Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development

    Academic Field or Expertise Sought

    Social media or writing and publication skills or outreach and facilitation skills

    Academic Level or Experience Sought

    Undergraduate or above

    Start Date for Student

    open

    Commitment Duration

    4 months

    Commitment Hours per Week

    3 to 5 hours per week

    Compensation

    unpaid

    How to Apply

    Send email describing why you are interested to
    cleanenergydgrowe [at] gmail [dot] com

     

     

    Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you.

  • 01. Sustainable Development Goals_Affordable and Clean Energy
  • 01. Sustainable Development Goals_Quality Education
  • 01. Sustainable Development Goals_Reduced Inequality
  • 01. Sustainable Development Goals_Responsible Consumption and Production
  • 01. Sustainable Development Goals_Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • 02. Academic Level_(a) Undergraduate
  • 02. Academic Level_(b) Grad Student
  • 02. Academic Level_(c) Post-Graduate
  • 02. Academic Level_(d) Not in School
  • 03. Academic Field_Agriculture
  • 03. Academic Field_Biology
  • 03. Academic Field_Economics
  • 03. Academic Field_Education
  • 03. Academic Field_Electrical Engineering
  • 03. Academic Field_Environmental
  • 03. Academic Field_Gender and Sexuality
  • 03. Academic Field_Healthcare
  • 03. Academic Field_Immigration
  • 03. Academic Field_Mechanical Engineering
  • 03. Academic Field_Medicine
  • 03. Academic Field_Public Health
  • 03. Academic Field_Sociology
  • 03. Academic Field_Urban Studies
  • 04. Commitment Duration_(d) up to 1 semester
  • 05. Commitment / Week_(b) 4 to 6 hours
  • 06. Start Date for Students_(a) Spring 2018
  • 06. Start Date for Students_(b) Summer 2018
  • 06. Start Date for Students_(c) Fall 2018
  • 06. Start Date for Students_(d) Winter 2018-19
  • 06. Start Date for Students_(e) Spring 2019
  • 07. Country_-Virtual
  • 07. Country_United States of America
  • 08. Continent_North America
  • 09. Language_English
  • 10. Paid or Unpaid_Unpaid
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