GASP is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to advance healthy air and environmental justice in the Greater-Birmingham area through education, advocacy and collaboration. We strive to reduce air pollution, to educate the public on the health risks associated with poor air quality and to encourage community leaders to serve as role models for clean air and clean energy development.
GASP is seeking to fill five paid internship positions for the spring 2022 semester. These positions are task-oriented roles that will introduce the intern to the nonprofit sector, GASP’s mission and programs, and provide hands-on experience executing our strategic vision! The ideal candidates have a strong commitment to GASP’s mission, vision, and values.
If you are not able to commit to an internship this spring but want to gain experience in a less formal capacity, please consider applying to become a volunteer! Simply fill out the Volunteer Application Form and a representative will be in contact with you promptly.
The Communications Intern helps increase visibility of the organization’s brand and raises awareness of the health effects of air pollution.
The Direct Service Intern assists staff with coordinating logistics for up to eight Pop-up Free Markets in Birmingham and other direct service program needs.
The AirKeeper Intern helps coordinate and advance our community science activities, including the Smarter Birmingham City Sensor Project.
The Environmental Justice Intern works with staff to further GASP’s environmental justice work through community outreach, event coordination, and advocacy.
The Legal Intern assists staff attorneys wide variety of research needs and tasks related to the organization’s legal work, including active and potential cases.
- Note: Final job descriptions will be tailored to each intern’s interests, skills, and knowledge.
Who Should Apply?
Students who are at least 16 years old and are seeking opportunities to fulfill internship, service learning, or community service requirements.*
Students, young professionals, and other dynamic individuals who are seeking experience with a nonprofit health advocacy organization
Anyone who is passionate about GASP’s mission and vision and seeks to better understand our work
- Legal Intern must be currently enrolled in law school
*Check with your educational institution to learn about receiving course credit for your internship.
Deadline to Apply
January 10, 2022
Interns will be paid $15 per hour on a biweekly basis.
The internship program will last from February 7 to May 27.
Interns will set their own schedule in collaboration with their supervisor. On average, interns will work 5-8 hours per week.
How to Apply
There are two ways to apply:
Thank you and good luck!
Kirsten has been with GASP from the very beginning as a founding board member, then as a part-time executive director, and now as outreach director. Kirsten hopes future generations will inherit a healthy Alabama where clean air and water are valued and protected. Email Kirsten