For 50 years Clean Water Action has succeeded in winning some of the nation’s most important environmental protections. Now, Clean Water Action is currently accepting applications for our Winter/Spring 2023 internship program.

Our internship provides passionate and fueled advocates with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in civic engagement, communications, and politics.

Candidates who possess a strong commitment to environmental, social, and political justice, a positive attitude, and a good sense of humor will be well suited for this role. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply!

(Please only apply if you have specific plans to be located near or travel to our Baltimore Clean Water Action office. We do not provide any housing assistance.)


Our Environmental Advocate Intern will learn:

  • What is Civic Engagement & why it is so important. 
  • Canvass Communication & how identify members who passionate in reform.
  • How to raise funds to support research, lobbying, and educational campaigns.
  • Learn the importance of environmental damages and how to enforce environmental law.
  • What it is like to promote clean, renewable energy and combat climate change.
  • Advance action on progressive issues to influence national, state, and local decision-makers.



  • Must be in commutable distance or relationships to the Baltimore, Maryland Area.
  • Shifts are from 1:30pm-9pm, Weekdays.
    • Must be available at 3 shifts a week. You pick the 3 days.
  • Must be able to provide COVID vaccination documentation.
  • Must have strong communication skills.
  • Must be committed to the cause of diversity, equity, justice, and inclusion.
  • Experience with canvassing and political organizing is a big plus!


What’s in it for you?

  • Starting rate of $17+ bonus.
  • Work with an industry leading environmental Non-Profit.
  • Relaxed, fun, and casual workplace culture.
  • Paid training.
  • Gain knowledge of local politics, campaign strategies, and environmental issues.
  • Can earn college credit.
  • Enhanced benefits for employees with 21+ hours a week.


Clean Water Action adheres to all the principles of professional practice set forth by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. This is a paid internship. Base pay does vary slightly from one office to another, but in all of our locations, Clean Water Action complies with all FLSA and applicable state labor requirements.

As an equal opportunity employer, Clean Water Action is dedicated to non-discrimination in every aspect of employment. No person is to be discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, or any other ground prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. This equal opportunity policy applies to veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. This policy covers all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotions, terminations, pay, and the work environment.