National Wildlife Federation is looking for a highly motivated individual to fill a full-time, paid internship to support its International Climate and Energy (ICE) team. ICE promotes reduction of greenhouse gas emissions through the sustainable production and use of biofuels and biomaterials, and market-based initiatives that address large-scale commodity agriculture as a driver of tropical deforestation. This is a fast-paced, demanding internship that requires dealing with many interlinked activities, often across different time zones, and grasping complex issues subject to rapid change.
The ICE intern will undertake a number of research, advocacy and administrative tasks in support of the Senior Adviser and the international team, and may be expected to represent the program under a variety of circumstances. Therefore, excellent interpersonal and communications skills are a definite plus.
BA/BS degree in international relations/political science, international development, natural resources management, or a relevant field.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Strong research and editing skills
Strong organizational skills and keen attention to detail
Proven ability to multitask with competing priorities
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
Demonstrated commitment to environmental advocacy a plus
Professional language proficiency in Spanish, Portuguese, and/or Chinese preferred.
This position offers $10.50/hour plus core benefits. Must be available to work a minimum of 24 (maximum of 48) weeks at 40 hours per week. Interested candidates should submit both a cover letter and resume.
National Wildlife Federation is America’s largest conservation organization, passionate about protecting wildlife for our children’s future. NWF is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.
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