Internship posted by: World Resources Institute
Posted on: November 18, 2013
World Resources Institute's Director for Ecosystems and Development seeks an independent, well-organized, and detail-oriented outreach and event planning intern. The successful candidate will provide communications, logistical, research and administrative support for a WRI project focused on promoting a sustainable approach to the post-2015 development agenda. This is an exciting opportunity for those with an interest in international development or the UN and international processes.
The intern will work in the following key areas:
The ideal candidate will have the following key competencies:
Salary is $12-$13 per hour commensurate with experience. Benefits are not provided with intern positions. This is a full time internship that is expected to last for two months, depending on exact start date, with possibility of extension.
The World Resources Institute (http://www.wri.org/wri) is an environmental and development research and policy organization that creates solutions to protect the Earth and improve people's lives. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, it is WRI's policy to recruit, hire, and provide opportunities for advancement in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, sexual preference, parental status, or disability. WRI's global agenda requires a staff that is diverse – with respect to race, gender, cultural, and international background. Diverse perspectives and experience enhance the way WRI selects and approaches issues, as well as the creativity and applicability of WRI's policy research and analysis. WRI, therefore, encourages applications from U.S. minorities, persons from other countries (especially developing nations), and from women of all backgrounds.
Qualified applicants should apply online at www.wri.org/careers. All applications must be submitted online through this career portal in order to be formally considered.