Earth Day Network’s mission is to broaden and diversify the worldwide environmental movement and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle to build a healthy and sustainable environment, address climate change, and protect the Earth for future generations. Earth Day Network (EDN) is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, working with more than 50,000 partners in 196 countries to build environmental democracy. We work through a combination of education, public policy, and consumer campaigns to accomplish our goals.
EDN is looking for qualified candidates with a strong interest and knowledge in current environmental issues and to play a vital role in the follow through of Earth Day’s 2019 Protect Our Species Campaign, the planning and implementation of Earth Day 2020 (Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary!!), and all year-round programming. Interns will work closely with EDN’s staff to gain experience by attending meetings, writing blogs, performing research, and assisting in grassroots outreach. EDN’s Internship Program goal is for the intern to have an intense and high-quality learning experience in a nonprofit environment which will increase their knowledge and experience in the environmental field, bolster their professional resume, and benefit from being a dedicated member of the EDN team.
Specific Responsibilities May Include:
Desired Professional Qualities:
This internship is unpaid. College credit can be awarded if your institution supports it.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should email your resume with a cover letter to our organization at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include how you heard about this position. Fill in the subject line as: 2019Summer_Last Name.
All candidates much also fill out this application which includes a writing sample.
*Please note: Start and end dates are flexible depending on applicant’s academic calendar.