Available Internship Opportunities



Kupu’s EIP Program currently has 3 internship openings with The Nature Conservancy on Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, and Maui** respectively. Please read through the following information before applying.
**Please note: There was a last minute adjustment in positions, and the Hawaii Island position has now been replaced with one on Maui. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.
Current Positions available:
- TNC Kaua‘i Internship (click here for position description)
- TNC O‘ahu Internship (click here for position description)
- TNC Maui Internship (click here for position description)
About The Extended Internship Program
The Extended Internship Program is designed for individuals who are looking for an intensive entry-level experience in preparation for a career in the conservation field. In the Extended Internship Program, individuals work at a single worksite/agency that best matches the individual’s interests.
- Receive a $1,300 monthly living allowance (subject to taxes) and a $5,645 Education Award (similar to a scholarship) towards higher education
- Opportunity for interest earned on certain educational loans (during the internship term) to be paid for by AmeriCorps
- Complete over 1700 hours of environmental community service
- Health care and childcare benefits (if eligible)
- Receive an in-depth entry-level environmental education/experience from an environmental agency that interests you
- Develop a strong relationship and work side-by-side with a single site manager for 11 months
- Help protect Hawaii’s natural resources and make a positive impact in your community!
Program Dates:
Interns will ideally start December 1st, 2014 and end by October 17th, 2015 (approximately 11 months).
Applicant Requirements:
- Must be at least 18 years of age (or 17 with a high school diploma) by October 2014
- Must possess/be working towards high school diploma or equivalent
- Must have own housing and transportation
- Must pass a background check
- Must meet the necessary physical and behavioral requirements












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Make-A-Wish® Hawaii

Make-A-Wish Hawaii offers several internships that provide on-the-job training as well as a chance to impact the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions within our local community. We welcome current students and recent graduates to apply.  To apply for an internship, potential candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: Kari Bogner, Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator at kbogner@hawaii.wish.org or Fax: (808) 536-5566. No phone calls please.

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