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 850 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?
Climate Corps® (www.edfclimatecorps.org) is a network of professionals united to advance climate solutions. This network is grounded in an innovative summer fellowship program, which embeds trained graduate students in companies, cities and universities to accelerate and advance energy and climate goals. Since the program’s launch in 2008, Climate Corps fellows have uncovered over $1.6 billion dollars in energy savings for participating organizations. With a network of over 2,500 professionals, Climate Corps seeks to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon energy system by inspiring and empowering leaders. The Intern will be working under the direction of the Cohorts Project Manager and will be collaborating closely with EDF’s Digital Library team and the Climate Corps Communications Associate.
The intern will play a central role in the success of the summer fellowship program by helping to compile and organize key resources. The intern will help research and compile online reports, whitepapers, tools, and other resources, on the key fellowship topics such as Net Zero implementation strategies, GHG accounting, supply chain, food waste, renewables and energy efficiency, environmental and climate justice, and animal agriculture. The intern will compile these resources in an organized manner that is accessible to fellows. Additionally, the intern will help organize, label and compile photos and other Climate Corps digital assets onto the EDF digital Library.
Tasks will include but are not limited to:
Hybrid (Raleigh, NC, or New York, NY) or U.S. Remote
10 Weeks in Spring 2023
35 Hours per week or part time (15 hrs/week) depending on candidate availability
This internship would involve either compensation for work paid at a rate competitive with leading non-profits at $17/hr. or academic credit. Students are encouraged to seek academic credit or funding through their college/university and EDF will ensure that all paperwork needed to secure academic credit is completed.
Interested applicants should attach their cover letter and resume to the EDF application.
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.