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Seeking Sustainability Media Intern (Summer 2019)

Board member, Maddy, and her daughter sorting Bay View Bash materials in 2016.

We’re looking for an organized, sustainability-minded, intern to help coordinate our efforts to make the 2019 Bay View Bash a near zero-waste event. Check out the Full Internship Description and our Bay View Bash Info Page for more details!

The intern must be present the entire weekend of the Bash: September 21 & 22, 2019.

The Kompost Kids Sustainability Media Intern will:

  • Assist with the planning and implementing Kompost Kids’ near Zero Waste diversion program at the 2019 Bay View Bash, including:
    • Leading up to Bash – review current policies, procedures, and past outcomes
    • Weekend of Bash – collect, sort discarded materials, and train others in how to reclaim food/drink waste from all items that are discarded at the Bash
    • During and Post-Bash – Document procedures and outcomes
  • Produce media materials related to the event, including:
    • Social Media Postings (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
    • Short videos (such as on Instagram or Facebook Live)
    • Create and print materials such as flyers and signage
  • Communicate with the public about the event, including:
    • Distribution of flyers and print materials
    • Representation at community events
    • Tracking and publicizing sustainability efforts leading up to and during the event
    • Highlighting collaborations with other MKE organizations to improve landfill diversion

The internship begins May 2019 and ends upon completion of the exit interview October 2019.

  • Total compensations is $600
    • $150 will be distributed on July 1, 2019
    • $150 will be distributed on August 15, 2019
    • $300 will be distributed after the Bash and completion of exit interview in October 2019
  • We can work with your school if you are eligible to receive course credit for internships

** See the Full Internship Posting and Apply Soon!

Please email a cover letter and resume to Renee at: compost@kompostkids.com by 4:00 PM Friday, May 3, 2019.



Board member, Renee, pulling "landfill" bags to sort and reclaim organics and recyclables.


What it looks like before we sort and reclaim organics and recyclables so that they don't go into a landfill.



Despite being a long, messy day, we find time for a bit of fun.


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