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Internships

RE Sources has numerous ties to educational institutions in Whatcom County and frequently takes on student and post-graduate interns. We welcome interested students and new college graduates who are willing to make a commitment to an intern position. 

Internships vary from season to season and are offered on a quarterly basis. Most internship opportunities include a combination of office, education, advocacy, and field work.


Current internships 


Communications and marketing


RE Sources Photo and Video Intern
10-20 hours per week, unpaid, two quarter minimum preferred

The Communications Department seeks a Photo and Video Intern to document events and facilitate photo and video shoots to visually represent our organization’s work. Interns will have the opportunity to gain valuable, real-life experience advancing a cause through powerful photos and video, while learning to work in a professional environment. This is a part-time (10-20 hours per week), unpaid position, open summer 2017 to summer 2018, two-quarter minimum preferred. This internship requires a flexible schedule with the ability to work occasional nights and weekends to cover some events. Internship applications accepted on an ongoing basis. See the full internship description and application instructions.


Clean Water program


North Sound Stewards Intern
Must complete 50 hours within 12 months

The Clean Water program seeks interns and volunteers to participate in the North Sound Stewards program to help support regional monitoring programs including intertidal, marine birds, water quality, forage fish, and marine debris. Interns will learn how to identify local species and follow scientific protocol. Internship length is flexible, but interns/volunteers will need to complete at least 50 hours of training and monitoring over 12 months. Email eleanorh@re-sources.org for more information.



Clean Energy program


Clean Energy Campaign Intern
11-16 hours per week, Spring 2018

The Clean Energy Program seeks an intern to assist in public engagement and advocacy campaigns in 2018. The intern will conduct policy research, monitor government processes, and organize community outreach activities. The intern will develop a strong knowledge of regional energy issues, local politics, and grassroots organizing. Email eddyu@re-sources.org for more information.


The RE Store program


No internship opportunities at this time, please check back later.


More information

We are always interested in hearing internship proposals for our various programs, campaigns, and events. Please send us an email:

Communications: Hannah Coughlin, Communications Director, hannahc@re-sources.org

Development: Mary Humphries, Development Director, maryh@re-sources.org

Clean Energy: Eddy Ury, Program Manager, eddyu@re-sources.org

Clean Water: Ander Russell, Program Manager, anderr@re-sources.org

Sustainable Schools: Priscilla Brotherton, Program Manager, priscillab@re-sources.org

The RE Store: Samantha Hale, Marketing and Outreach Manager, samanthah@re-store.org