STAY COOL seeks an aspiring climate action student for summer internship program

2014 Summer Intern: 15-20 hours/week, May through September, 2014

Hourly wage
: $10-15, depending on experience

About the employer:  STAY COOL for Grandkids (SC4G) is a non-profit membership organization targeting grandparents and other seniors motivated to become more aware and influence public policy that will limit global warming. Founded in early 2013, SC4G is fiscally-sponsored by Mission Edge San Diego and maintains close ties to The San Diego Foundation. Its mission is to speak for children presently too young to have a voice regarding climate policies that will define their world.


The SC4G intern will perform tasks that support activities related to improving the efficacy of the SC4G membership and its mission. The intern will assist staff and Advisors with education and advocacy efforts targeting existing and potential members: grandparents and other seniors in the San Diego region. The intern will perform under the general guidance of the chairperson of the STAY COOL advisory board and the program manager.  He/she will gain professional experience, exposure to many of San Diego’s climate change key influencers and may earn academic credit. General duties will include research projects, administrative tasks, and assistance with blog, social media and Facebook page maintenance.  The intern must be willing to work independently from home with occasional on-site meetings.

Download the entire job description here: SC4G Summer 2014 Intern Job Description

To Apply:   Interested candidates should contact David Engel, SC4G Advisory Board Chair (, emailing the following:

– A resume (1 page)
– A cover letter explaining why the candidate would have a positive impact in achieving the objectives of SC4G
– One writing sample (course work acceptable)


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