Apply for the Sierra Club's "Best Internship on Earth" for a summer full of outdoor adventures (video)

"Our Outdoors Youth Ambassador for "the Best Internship on Earth" is required to travel around the country to different Sierra Club outings for our Youth outdoors programs (Inner City Outings, Building Bridges to the Outdoors, and Volunteer Vacations), go hiking and rafting in spectacular natural settings, and learn about all of the different ways the Sierra Club is helping young people experience the outdoors. The intern then gets to film and host a regular video blog about youth in the outdoors.

If you love the outdoors, and if you think you can do a good job of communicating that enthusiasm to others, this internship is for you. No previous backpacking or rafting experience is required."

See the video posted below for a taste of what you'll be experiencing.


  • Explore the outdoors with the Sierra Club's youth programs: Inner City Outings, Building Bridges to the Outdoors, and Volunteer Vacations.

  • Create an awesome video blog.

  • Work in beautiful San Francisco at Sierra Club HQ.

  • Earn a $2,500 stipend.

  • Outfit yourself with $2,000 worth of gear from The North Face and Planet Explore.

The deadline to apply is March 16, 2011. You must be at least 18 years old to apply, and currently enrolled in high school, college, or university, or be a recent graduate.

Visit the Best Internship on Earth site to apply and to read the requirements.

If you've got a certain love for the great outdoors, then this internship should be right up your alley.

The Sierra Club is looking for an Outdoors Youth Ambassador intern who will spend this summer hiking, rafting, and exploring with the Sierra Club's youth programs around the country, and video blogging about their experiences. Bonus: Part of this time will be spent living in San Francisco and working at the Sierra Club's headquarters.

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