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Spring Science and Solutions Internship

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The Climate Reality Project


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Published 5 days ago

$15

At the Climate Reality Project, we come to work every day to help solve the climate crisis. We do it by working from the ground up, empowering people and communities worldwide to fight for their future and together drive a just transition to clean energy.

We are committed to building a more just and equitable world, one where all voices are heard and respected regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or physical ability. We encourage you to read our DEIJ Statement on our website

Internship Program: The goal of our internship program is to provide a high-quality learning experience that helps to form the foundation for a diverse group of individuals who might choose a career in the climate change or environmental movement and to provide hands-on work experience. 

We offer paid internships in three cycles (spring, summer, fall) that align to typical college semesters. Each cycle runs for approximately 10-12 weeks. We ask for a 15-20 hour minimum commitment per week. The internship opportunities are in a variety of programs and departments that will vary from cycle to cycle. Every Climate Reality intern is assigned an intern mentor who works closely with them to help them navigate the organization, create overall objectives and to oversee their work plan 

Interns will be paid $15 per hour and will be provided a Climate Reality laptop to use during their internship.

Our DC office is closed due to COVID. Therefore, we will accept remote interns who work/reside in the following states for the Spring 2021 cycle: CA; CO; DC; FL; IL; MA; MD; ME; NC; NY; OR; PA; TN

Department Overview:

Conducts research supporting all programmatic activity, tracks and analyzes policy, tracks climate science developments and manages the slide deck presented by Al Gore at each of the trainings.

Intern Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

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.
  • 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

At the Climate Reality Project, we come to work every day to help solve the climate crisis. We do it by working from the ground up, empowering people and communities worldwide to fight for their future and together drive a just transition to…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Academic Credits
  • Hourly

How to Apply

To Apply: 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to internships@climatereality.com. Please use this subject line: Science and Solutions Internship. Also, indicate in your email with your submission the job site where you found this posting.

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.

To Apply: 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to internships@climatereality.com. Please use this subject line: Science and Solutions Internship. Also, indicate…

Location

Washington, DC

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