World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a curious, enthusiastic intern to contribute to our work on the most pressing climate policy issues on the global – and U.S. government – radar. The intern will help us to plan key events around big international moments and be part of meetings to define climate priorities across all of the work WWF does and excels in.
The climate policy intern will work with the U.S. Climate Policy Action team to help prepare and execute a U.S. climate policy strategy, help us evaluate and think through our approach to the American Jobs Plan, how to flesh out recent U.S. climate commitments on nature, energy, transport, and other key topics. Finally, the intern can help us to define and explore new lines of work in climate and environmental justice.
Skills And Abilities
- Proactive problem-solving and good communication skills (written and verbal);
- Strong interpersonal skills with a willingness and ability to work in a team environment and independently;
- Writing, editing, and proofreading skills. Attention to detail is a must;
- Comfortable using Microsoft tools like Word, Outlook, and Excel;
- Demonstrates a history of leadership, initiative and accountability for work.
This internship will provide an opportunity for the intern to grow and learn through the organization of a multi-faceted online event, in the conservation space, alongside grassroots activists.
- Pursuing either an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree program in Environmental Studies, Government Policy, or Business
- Excellent research skills
- Organized and self-motivated
- Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization Courage, Integrity, Respect & Collaboration
US Remote – WWF employs interns in all states with the exception of Alabama, Arkansas, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
Paid – $15 per hour (35 hours per week)
One time stipend – net $100
How to apply
Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers Page, Requisition #BR-05 no later than May 17th, 2021, 1159 PM EST. If selected for the role, you will need to provide 2 letters of recommendation as part of the WWF application process. Please note that intern must have U.S. work authorization that does not require sponsorship of a visa.