What is Wetlands Preserve?
Based in New York City, the popular Wetlands Preserve
nightclub runs a one-of-a-kind activist center committed to high-profile
campaigns against environmental abuse and the violation of the rights of
human and non-human animals. Wetlands' social justice events have been
televised locally and internationally with newspaper stories and radio
reporting worldwide, through street theater, demonstrations, nonviolent
civil disobedience, our Earthstation Information Center, letter writing,
weekly public forums, public speaking, information booths, participation
in the political and regulatory processes, and a range of other tactics,
we challenge socially irresponsible governments and corporations by
exposing their actions to the public at large. We are always seeking
committed, responsible people to with our activist staff and volunteers
on exciting projects year round.
Location: Wetlands Preserve is based in Tribeca, in
Manhattan, New York City at 161 Hudson Street, on the corner of Laight
Street (day entrance is the 1st black door on Laight Street), 2 blocks
south of Canal St, accessible from the 1.9, A, C, or E trains to Canal
Street or M6 bus to Canal Street. Call for more detailed directions.
Academic Credit: Can be arranged in conjunction with
school internship programs at the high school, college, and postgraduate
Salary: None, but Wetlands staff can work with interns
to find salaried positions in the environmental movement subsequent to
their internship. Wetlands interns have gone on to take salaried
positions with groups such as Friends of Animals, The Allegheny Defense
Project, and In Defense of Animals.
Training: Wetlands interns work with the experienced
staff of an organization that has been on the forefront of activism in
New York City for over ten years. As part of the program, intern will
gain extensive knowledge of relevant issues and experience in
implementing activist strategies.
Hours: Highly flexible. The Center is open Monday
through Friday 10AM-8PM, and occasionally on weekends. Each Tuesday
evening from 7-9:00PM Wetlands holds educational forums with expert
speakers, videos, and slide shows. Attendance at these meetings is
Perks: Free admission to all concerts at the Wetlands
Preserve nightclub. New York City, a place of rich cultural diversity,
art, history, and activism, is a great perk in and of itself.
For more information or to set up an interview, call
Adam Weissman at (212) 966-4831 or email [email protected]
Visit our website at
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