Environmental Defense Fund is hiring a
Put your passion and skills to work for the planet. Climate change is the most urgent issue of our time, and we need people like you to help us build a vital Earth — for everyone.
We’re Environmental Defense Fund, a fast-paced nonprofit with a growing staff of more than 1,000 people in nearly 30 countries. We deliver game-changing solutions that cut climate pollution and strengthen people’s ability to thrive despite the effects climate change is already having. We work wherever we can have the most impact, from local communities to top companies to governments worldwide, and even in space.
Our culture, values and commitment to diversity make EDF an exciting and meaningful place to work. Every job here makes a difference. Won’t you join us?
Defend Our Future, an initiative of EDF, is empowering young people to change the politics around climate change so we can make progress on the most important environmental issue of our time. Defend Our Future is building a diverse and inclusive, nationwide movement of student leaders, social justice and environmental activists, artists, companies, and others who support action on climate to protect the most vulnerable communities, public health, and the environment for future generations.
As a Defend Our Future summer intern, you will be supporting a team within EDF and contributing to multiple projects throughout the summer of 2023. You will be working alongside experts in grassroots organizing, voter mobilization, political and issue campaigns, and traditional and online communications.
Some of the tasks you will perform include preparing blog and social media posts, supporting the Defend Our Future campus ambassador program, editing reports and proposals, research, outreach to allied organizations and virtual event coordination. You will have opportunities to gain new experience working alongside a diverse array of experts of a leading environmental organization, and to network at virtual events.
Tasks will include but are not limited to:
Full-Time (35 hours per week)
This internship would involve compensation for work paid at a rate competitive with leading non-profits at $17/hr.
Interested applicants should attach their cover letter and resume to the EDF application along with any graphic design examples.
We offer a strong total rewards package encompassing competitive salary, robust benefits, and professional development opportunities consistent with a modern global organization. We take into account factors such as candidate experience, skills, training, internal team equity and local norms.
The pay range for this role is shown below.
Please note that pay ranges are country specific. As a result, the stated currency is not meant be converted into any other currency.
Environmental Defense Fund is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.