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U.S. Green Building Council
FL, United States
30+ days ago
U.S. Green Building Council
Florida, United States
30+ days ago


USGBC Florida community is part of the USGBC Market Development and Transformation department.  The community’s role is to advance USGBC’s mission within Florida through education, community engagement, market development and members.  Thanks to a generous donation by Shacter Family Foundation, the U.S. Green Building Council Florida is able to facilitate and provide a high quality, enriching, and applied 2021 summer internship to a student or recent graduate from northeast Florida region. 

General Description

The USGBC Florida Summer Intern will provide valuable assistance to the USBGC Florida leadership and staff by helping to improve our communications and outreach, support leadership in research and implementation of their 2021 goals, support online events, summarize opportunities for USGBC Florida leadership, author articles on developments relevant to USGBC Florida, LEED and members, and develop materials relating to USGBC Florida outreach.

The goal is to give the student real life experience with a mission-oriented nonprofit, help them build a solid set of skills to use in the marketplace, and create a portfolio of experiences, contacts, and products to point to in interviews and on a resume.  As a non-profit striving for green buildings for all, we have many initiatives occurring at once that involve creating sustainability and green building awareness in the community, providing direct green building education to the architects, engineers, and contractors, and nudging the market through proactive, market-based policy advancement. 

Specific Responsibilities Include

  • Support the creation of marketing collateral materials for promotion and outreach.
  • Contribute to social media and the writing of articles that highlight members and demonstrate the Florida green building community’s impact.
  • Research and identify stakeholders and allied organizations to form partnerships.
  • Attend key USGBC Florida leadership meetings and support in preparation and follow up research and other tasks.
  • Work with speaker and subject matter experts in creating green building education events as part of USGBC Florida’s annual calendar. Assisting with events in logistics, promotion, content creation, and follow-up.

After completing the internship, the individual will be able to:

  • Understand the benefits of green building and operations practices
  • Develop experience in non-profit workplace and sector
  • Communicate concepts of green building education, community engagement, volunteer management, market development and membership recruitment, retention, and recognition.
  • Develop ability to clearly express concepts of sustainability and green building through working directly with subject matter experts and USGBC Florida leadership, research and writing projects, as well as outreach to and engagement with green building advocates and stakeholders
  • Understand how USGBC expands the market for LEED and green building in Florida through education, events, policy and advocacy, community engagement and market development.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate an ability to work independently, creativity in problem solving, a willingness to learn, and flexibility in working with a variety of internal and external partners. The candidate should also be thorough with a strong attention to detail and commitment to delivering quality work.

To apply: Please email or fax your resume and a letter of interest.

  • Note the title of the position you are applying for.
  • Submit files as PDFs or Word documents.
  • Fax: 202-315-3949.
  • No phone calls, please



Education & training requirements/preferences

  • Currently enrolled student or recent graduation from undergraduate or graduate program of study in the northeast Florida region
  • Major or specialization in public policy, government, environmental studies, sustainability, building sciences, business, nonprofit management, communications, public health, law, or relevant fields
  • Knowledge of LEED Green Building Rating System preferred


  • Must be a student or recent graduate from the northeast Florida region
  • Commitment to USGBC’s mission
  • Previous work experience in team/office setting preferred
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to learn new skills and software
  • Commitment to professionalism, hard work and team work.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57148721
  • Location:
    Florida, United States
  • Position Title: USGBC Florida Summer 2021 Internship
  • Company Name: U.S. Green Building Council
  • Job Function: General Business
  • Job Type: Internship

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to transforming the way our buildings are designed, constructed and operated through LEED — the top third-party verification system for sustainable structures around the world. Every day USGBC is helping advance spaces that are better for the environment and healthier for us to live, work and play in. Through our community network, continuous collaboration with industry experts, market research publications and LEED professional credentials, USGBC remains a key driving ...

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