Collider 2018 Tom Karl Internship

Are you a college undergraduate interested in climate? Want to experience an entrepreneurial environment? Want the chance to work alongside scientists and business people? Apply for an internship at The Collider.

What is The Collider?

The Collider is a global innovation center for climate data entrepreneurs. We train and educate entrepreneurs building startups that use weather and climate data to help humanity prepare, adapt, and become resilient to intensifying climate change.

What will I do at The Collider?

Working alongside our team, interns support The Collider’s mission and goals, gain valuable experience with startups, interact with scientists and professionals in the field of climate science, and hone communication and organizational skills. Our current internship opportunity is membership-focused.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Supporting cowork space and members
  • Researching current and potential members
  • Devising new ways, events, and perks to galvanize community
  • Leveraging existing channels to cultivate community among members

In addition to the valuable experience of learning the business of climate at a beautiful new innovation center in downtown Asheville, interns are welcome and encouraged to attend events at The Collider, including our weekly Lunch & Learns, monthly climate awareness events, and our weekly happy hour for the climate services community, known as the PercCollider.


  • Currently working towards a two-year, four-year, or graduate degree
  • Ability to physically be at The Collider a minimum of two days a week
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Ability to adapt – as a startup and a nonprofit, we rely on adaptability!

Hours: 12/week Pay: $12/hour Duration: 10 weeks over the course of a semester.

Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Deadline for submission is September 26, 2018.

Please send a current resume and cover letter to Megan Robinson at

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.