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Please answer the following questions. There are no wrong or right answers -- just do your best! For more information, please visit solaryouth.org/solar-youth-programs What internship(s) are you interested in applying to and why?

Youth Educator

Green Jobs

Leaders-in-Training

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Do you have any work or volunteer experience? If so, what did you learn from that experience? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What strengths would you bring to the Solar Youth Team? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What are some challenges you may face working with the Solar Youth Team? How will you deal with them? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What are some skills you would like to develop or improve upon while working for Solar Youth? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What are some qualities a good employee should have? Why would you be a good employee? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ PLEASE TURN OVER FOR MORE QUESTIONS


Describe an actual experience in which you were a leader. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Say you are working on a Solar Youth Team. A conflict has arisen between two of your teammates, and it is making for a very uncomfortable environment. As a leader, what steps would you take to resolve this conflict? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What is something that gets you excited (outside of Solar Youth)? Tell us about it. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Do you have any experience with working or playing outdoors? Tell us about how that experience might help you at Solar Youth. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What concerns, if any, do you have about an internship with Solar Youth? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Is there anything else that you would like to tell us about yourself? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Please return this application and the reference form by email, fox or in person by the deadlines below. You will be called a few days later to set up an interview.

Email: Robert@solaryouth.org Office: 53 Wayfarer Street, 06511

Fax: (203) 859-5312 Questions? (203) 387-4189


2012 Spring New Intern App