Climate Adaptation and Resilience Intern

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
Washington, DC, United States
Position Type: 
Internship
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Not Specified

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Overview

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks an intern to support the Climate Adaptation team's Climate Crowd initiative. Climate Crowd is a crowdsourcing initiative that convenes and supports a network of partners to gather data on how climate change is impacting people and nature, and implements on-the-ground projects that help rural communities adapt while reducing pressure on biodiversity.

Responsibilities

Internship Description: The intern will primarily be responsible for analyzing surveys submitted to wwfclimatecrowd.org and compiling 2-page summary reports that identify key trends in the data. Other duties may include managing online content and assisting with communications materials. 

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Undergraduate or graduate student
  • Minimum of 20 hours per week
  • Interest in climate change, wildlife and/or international development
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Excellent research and written communication skills, with close attention to detail
  • Organized and self-motivated
  • Knowledge of qualitative data analysis techniques preferred

 

Compensation:

Unpaid. For all unpaid internships, applicants must be enrolled in school and be able to obtain academic course credit from their university.

How to apply: Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers page. If you are applying to more than one internship at WWF, please be sure to use the "add more cover letters" button when creating your profile. Otherwise, you may inadvertantly delete an existing cover letter. Please specify in the file name which internship each cover letter is for. 

https://careers-wwfus.icims.com/jobs/search , IN-XXXXX

The application deadline for this position is January 6, 2018 at 11:59pm.

* Please note that WWF does not provide VISA sponsorship to interns