Spring 2019 Climate Reality Project Science and Solutions Internship

Hours per week

This position requires a minimum of 10 hours per week and a maximum of 40

Published

11/06/2018

Application Deadline

01/21/2019

Start Date

02/04/2019

End Date

05/31/2019

Address

Washington
District of Columbia
United States

Description

The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit organization founded by former US Vice President Al Gore, is dedicated to leading a global cultural movement demanding immediate action on the climate crisis by using cutting-edge communications and grassroots strategies to educate the public about the urgency and solvability of the climate crisis. 


The Climate Reality Project offers an unpaid internship program to qualified candidates in several areas of interest including communications, grassroots organizing and development. Every Climate Reality intern is assigned an intern mentor who is responsible for ensuring that the intern experience is educational and rewarding. The overall objective is for the intern to gain as much knowledge and experience as possible while working with the organization. 


The Science and Solutions team is looking for an intern for Spring 2019 who will help campaigns aimed at making the general public aware of climate change science and impacts, as well as the push for clean energy solutions that is gaining steam all around the world. 


Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Researching climate and energy-related issues.
  • Summarizing reports, briefings, and hearings.
  • Reviewing, vetting, editing, and developing support materials and social media content for programs and campaigns.
  • Writing research memos, blog posts, fact sheets, and other forms of scientific communication. 
  • Providing administrative help to the team, as needed.


Desired Qualifications:

  • A strong interest in and educational background related to climate change and energy.
  • Excellent analytical research skills, strong written and oral communications skills, and good attention to detail.
  •  Ability to juggle multiple deadlines and assignments.


Eligibility:

  • Applicants who have recently obtained or are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree focused on energy, climate change, environmental engineering, environmental science, environmental economics, environmental finance, public policy, or a similar degree are encouraged to apply.


Time Commitment

  • This position requires a minimum of 10 hours per week and a maximum of 40.
  • Based on the candidate’s availability, a slightly flexible schedule may be possible.


To Apply: Send a resume, cover letter, short writing sample, and dates of availability to internships@climatereality.comPlease use the subject line in the email to identify that you are interested in the Solutions internship. Applications will be accepted until a candidate is identified.


The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.  

How To Apply

internships@climatereality.com
https://www.climaterealityproject.org

To Apply: Send a resume, cover letter, short writing sample, and dates of availability to internships@climatereality.comPlease use the subject line in the email to identify that you are interested in the Solutions internship. Applications will be accepted until a candidate is identified.


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