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BR-24 Conservation Strike Team Intern

WWF Washington, DC
Washington, DC 20037
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WWF Overview

For 60 years, WWF has worked to help people and nature thrive. As one of the world's leading conservation organization, WWF works in more than 100 countries, connecting cutting-edge conservation science with the collective power of our partners in the field more than one million supporters in the United States and five million globally, as well as partnerships with communities, companies, and governments.

Our vision for diversity, equity and inclusion at WWF is an organization as diverse as the world we protect; where the richness of all our unique views, experiences, and backgrounds combines to create the most sustainable and inclusive conservation outcomes possible bringing the greatest benefit to the planet and every person who lives on it.

Across the many cultures and individuals that represent WWF, we are unified by one mission, one brand, and one common set of values: Courage, Respect, Integrity and Collaboration.

Internships at WWF

WWF's internship program vision is to recruit professionals early in their careers who bring fresh thinking and innovation to the environmental and conservation sector and are well positioned to develop into the next generation of leaders. Our mission is to increase exposure of students from underrepresented populations to conservation and environmental careers, provide professional development opportunities, reduce the barriers to attracting a diverse pool of internship candidates, and develop a pipeline for future WWF hires from underrepresented populations.

Position Summary

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world's leading conservation organizations, seeks a Conservation Strike Team Intern.


Internship Description

WWF seeks an intern to learn more about project management, planning and measures, and our priority conservation interventions as a member of the Strategy & Prioritization Strike Team. As a member of this time-bound effort (June-August), the intern will support with:

  • Research
    • Read, analyze, and summarize peer-reviewed articles and other credible resources to inform and support evolving conservation strategies
    • Data for key metrics and measures used for evaluation of conservation programs
    • Update WWF's centralized Fact Check database
  • Relationship Analysis
    • Research, assess, and summarize other organizations operating in the space and make recommendations on WWF-US's comparative and/or competitive advantages
    • Research, assess, and summarize potential partners in various sectors identified in conservation strategies
  • Communications
    • Edit and format documents articulating key conservation interventions
    • Develop PowerPoints and other visualizes to summarize and clearly communicate conservation programs
    • Draft internal communications for all-staff emails and intranet
  • Administration & Data Entry
    • Organize and maintain files and folders
    • Enter and manage data in AirTable to track progress and flag issues
    • Support scheduling and other administrative needs

Learning Outcomes

  • Research analysis and use of credible resources in strategy development
  • Competitive and comparative analyses
  • Partnership mapping
  • Metrics and evaluation
  • Database management, particularly through AirTable


  • Pursuing either an Associate's or Bachelor's Degree program in science communications, business, or a conservation-related field
  • Excellent research skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organized and self-motivated; able to work independently
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Visual communications a plus
  • Curious and passionate about conservation
  • Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Integrity, Respect & Collaboration


US Remote WWF employs interns in all states with the exception of: Alabama, Arkansas, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Wisconsin, Wyoming.


Paid - $15 per hour (35 hours per week)

One time stipend net $100

How to apply: Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers Page, Requisition #BR-24 by May 24, 2021 at 11:59pm. If selected for the role, you will need to provide 2 letters of recommendation as part of the WWF application process.

* Please note that intern must have U.S. work authorization that does not require sponsorship of a visa.

As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.



Posted: 2021-05-18 Expires: 2021-06-18
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