T.e.j.a.s, is excited to announce and commit to student internships for the summer 2020. In partnership with Furr High School, for the past few years, through citizen science, we have been able to uplift the environmental justice work in the City of Houston. By rethinking traditional high school, and transforming learning beyond the four walls of the classroom making Furr High School, the “First Environmental Justice School in the Nation.”
Together, with Furr High School, students will venture out daily and produce multimedia products, preserving the voices of our marginalized communities through photography, video profiles, blogging, social media, print products and a showcase event.
The “ 2021 Summer Mural Internship” was a paid internship that gave students the opportunity to build their portfolio and art skills, empowering students with hands-on practice in the career of art. Students worked alongside and learn from distinguished experts of the field and produce a mural on campus that expresses the school’s mission and vision as an environmental and social justice high school.