Program Details

EMAS is a leading Colombian waste management organization that is heavily committed to helping develop a culture of environmental consciousness within the communities they service.
Location:
Chinchina, Colombia
Program Type:
Intern Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Spring Break, Summer
Work Types:
Hospitality, Sciences & Environment, Social Sciences

Program Overview

Program Description:

EMAS is a leading Colombian waste management organization that is heavily committed to helping develop a culture of environmental consciousness within the communities they service.  They see themselves as a pivotal educational institution with the social responsibility to maintain their cities safe & clean from waste. They invest heavily in educational campaigns to affect long-term societal attitudes towards promoting sustainable management of natural resources by decreasing waste and increasing recycling habits by the community.  As an intern, you will gain valuable experience on how a waste management company manages its public relations and communication services. 
 

  • Creating promotional material to engage with the community residents, partnering organizations, and community leaders.

 

  • Strengthen public relations and communication skills by creating and divulging important information

 

  • Learn to promote a company’s mission and vision through PR/communication work

 

  • Learn to develop relationships with outside organizations

 

  • Develop & plan community events

 

  • Manage web content, design newsletters and create social media tactics

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
No
Scholarships Description:
Discount based financial circumstances and need & match within the community for volunteer's existing skills.

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