Saturday, July 26, 2014

Save the Wild U.P. seeks Fall 2014 Intern Corps Members

MARQUETTE -- Do you want to save the wild U.P.? Apply today to be an Intern Corps Member to join Team Save the Wild U.P. starting in the Fall 2014 Northern Michigan University school semester. The deadline for applications is Aug. 1, 2014.

Save the Wild U.P. (SWUP), located in Marquette, is at the forefront of protecting our environment and unique culture while promoting sustainable economies. They're calling for a federal corruption investigation of state mining regulators, tracking new mining developments, educating the public on the hazards of sulfide mining -- and hosting free hikes, picnics, concerts and more to celebrate the wonderful wild U.P.!

The Intern Corps Program is an independent, interdisciplinary experience designed to educate new leaders on the hazards facing Michigan's Upper Peninsula -- while teaching you the skills to make a difference in your community!

The SWUP Intern Corps program will empower you as a citizen researcher and allow you to network with like-minded professionals and organizations. It includes free training, fields trips, and more! In addition, they'll provide $500 stipends to several qualifying applicants, and can work with your university advisor or professor to ensure credit.

Before you apply, visit SavetheWildUP.org to get a better sense of what they do. And feel free to ask questions by writing info@savethewildup.org or calling (906) 662-9987. SWUP welcomes diversity and is proud to be an equal-opportunity organization.

Fellows will be interviewed and accepted on a rolling basis. Space is limited. Click here to apply on line.

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