Event Planning Internship with Environmental Nonprofit

Event Planning Internship with Environmental Nonprofit –

Basel Action Network (BAN)


This internship provides a qualified candidate the opportunity to become familiar with how a nonprofit office runs, while strengthening event-planning skills. The intern will handle logistical aspects of conferences put on by BAN, events attended by BAN, and staff travel and scheduling. They will attend staff meetings to better understand nonprofit strategy and planning. In addition, they will learn about and assist with various administrative functions. There is also the opportunity to work on additional projects and tasks that can be catered to the individual’s interests, skills and career goals. This internship may involve limited travel.

Duration and Compensation

Internship starts immediately, and spans through June 2014.  Compensation is $10 per hour. Intern will work 15-20 hours per week, depending on the intern’s preference. The scheduling of these hours during the week can be flexible.


 -Interest in environmental issues, specifically how they relate to social justice.

-Strong verbal and written communication skills, as intern will interact with outside vendors and clients.

-Self-motivated, but also works well with a team.

How To Apply

 Please send your resume and cover letter to inform@ban.org as soon as possible.

About BAN

Basel Action Network (BAN) is a 501(c)3 charitable organization based in Pioneer Square. BAN works to confront the global economic injustices of toxic trade and to promote the responsible management of toxic wastes such as electronic waste.


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