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IN-20009 Science Communications Intern

World Wildlife Fund
Washington, DC 20001
  • Job Code
    112387338

IN-20009 Science Communications Intern

US-DC-Washington
Type: Intern - Paid - Short Term - Full Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Science
WWF Washington, DC

Overview

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a Science Communications Intern for Global Science's Strategic Engagements team for fall 2019.

For 50 years, WWF has committed to delivering science-based conservation results while incorporating the latest research and innovations into our work. WWF has a wealth of scientific expertise across its offices around the world. For these scientists to contribute most to achieving WWF's mission, they need to communicate, collaborate, and coordinate with each other. A range of services to enable these interactions and facilitate access to the latest scientific information is being provided by WWF's Global Science Network (GSN).

The Kathryn Fuller Science for Nature Fund advances the science of conservation with two programs: The annual Fuller Science for Nature Symposium, which convenes world leaders in science, policy, and conservation for presentations and discussions around an emerging scientific issue in conservation; and a quarterly series of Fuller Science for Nature Seminars that brings distinguished scientists from a variety of fields to Washington, DC to present cutting edge research of central importance to international conservation. Information about the program can be found here: http://www.worldwildlife.org/initiatives/fuller-science-for-nature-fund. This year's Fuller Symposium will explore the nexus between human health and conservation.

We are looking for a motivated intern to assist on Fuller program related tasks and to help us continue to develop and promote the GSN, with an emphasis on maintaining and growing online resources.



Responsibilities

Internship Description:

Internship responsibilities may include:

  • Researching topics and speakers for the Fuller Symposium and Seminar series;
  • Providing input into building program agenda and speaker selection;
  • Drafting professional correspondence;
  • Developing website content and other communications materials;
  • Assisting in symposium marketing and overall outreach for the team;
  • Drafting text and content for promoting our programming internally within the WWF Network;
  • Assisting with other event planning and day-of activities related to the Fuller Fund;
  • Synthesizing digests of scientific literature;
  • And generally playing a central role for the Strategic Engagements team.

The intern will be based in WWF's Global Science team and will work with science, communications, creative solutions, development, the web team and other goal staff as needed. This internship is an excellent opportunity to interact with experts in WWF-US and around the world; to learn about WWF and its projects; and to get exposure to conservation science topics.



Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

A successful candidate will be detail-oriented and have strong research, writing, organizational, and communication skills; and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Experience with writing for websites, digital skills, literature databases, publicity research and social networking is helpful. Experience with event planning and coordinating logistics is beneficial. Background in the public health, biological, physical, social sciences, or science communications is preferred, as well as experience with conservation or environmental dynamics influencing human health.

  • Minimum of 35 hours per week
  • Must be able to work on October 22, 2019 from 9am – 6pm
  • Recent graduate, or current graduate degree in progress
  • Experience in design and an aptitude for video editing or data visualization is helpful
  • Ability to perform research in a speedy manner
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, for print and online
  • Attention to detail, ability to keep on task, and organizational skills a must
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and knowledge of PC computers
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and a cool head under pressure
  • Ability to work longer hours on week of event if needed, is preferred
  • Familiarity with peer reviewed science literature desirable
  • Experience with MailChimp desirable

WWF does not provide Visa sponsorship for Interns. Candidates must be eligible for employment in the U.S.

Location:

Washington, DC

Compensation:

Paid

How to apply: Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers page.

https://careers-wwfus.icims.com/jobs/search , IN-20009

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

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.

PI112387338

<br /><strong>IN-20009 Science Communications Intern</strong><br /><br />US-DC-Washington<br /><strong>Type:</strong> Intern - Paid - Short Term - Full Time<br /><strong># of Openings:</strong> 1<br /><strong>Category:</strong> Science<br />WWF Washington, DC<br /><br /><strong>Overview</strong><br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0px;">World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world's leading conservation organization, seeks<span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;"> a Science Communications Intern for Global Science's Strategic Engagements team for fall 2019.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">For 50 years, WWF has committed to delivering science-based conservation results while incorporating the latest research and innovations into our work. </span><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">WWF has a wealth of scientific expertise across its offices around the world. For these scientists to contribute most to achieving WWF's mission, they need to communicate, collaborate, and coordinate with each other.</span> <span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">A range of services to enable these interactions and facilitate access to the latest scientific information is being provided by WWF's Global Science Network (GSN).</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">The Kathryn Fuller Science for Nature Fund advances the science of conservation with two programs: The annual Fuller Science for Nature Symposium, which convenes world leaders in science, policy, and conservation for presentations and discussions around an emerging scientific issue in conservation; and a quarterly series of Fuller Science for Nature Seminars that brings distinguished scientists from a variety of fields to Washington, DC to present cutting edge research of central importance to international conservation. Information about the program can be found here: </span><a href="http://www.worldwildlife.org/initiatives/fuller-science-for-nature-fund" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">http://www.worldwildlife.org/initiatives/fuller-science-for-nature-fund</span></a><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">. This year's Fuller Symposium will explore the nexus between human health and conservation.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">We are looking for a motivated intern to assist on Fuller program related tasks and to help us continue to develop and promote the GSN, with an emphasis on maintaining and growing online resources. </span></p> <br /><br /><strong>Responsibilities</strong><br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Internship Description:</strong></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Internship responsibilities may include:</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Researching topics and speakers for the Fuller Symposium and Seminar series; </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Providing input into building program agenda and speaker selection; </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Drafting professional correspondence; </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Developing website content and other communications materials; </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Assisting in symposium marketing and overall outreach for the team; </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Drafting text and content for promoting our programming internally within the WWF Network;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Assisting with other event planning and day-of activities related to the Fuller Fund; </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Synthesizing digests of scientific literature;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">And generally playing a central role for the Strategic Engagements team.</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">The intern will be based in WWF's Global Science team and will work with science, communications, creative solutions, development, the web team and other goal staff as needed. This internship is an excellent opportunity to interact with experts in WWF-US and around the world; to learn about WWF and its projects; and to get exposure to conservation science topics.</span></p> <br /><br /><strong>Qualifications</strong><br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Minimum Requirements: </strong></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: .0001pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">A successful candidate will be detail-oriented and have strong research, writing, organizational, and communication skills; and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Experience with writing for websites, digital skills, literature databases, publicity research and social networking is helpful. Experience with event planning and coordinating logistics is beneficial. Background in the public health, biological, physical, social sciences, or science communications is preferred, as well as experience with conservation or environmental dynamics influencing human health. </span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Minimum of 35 hours per week</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Must be able to work on October 22, 2019 from 9am 6pm</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Recent graduate, or current graduate degree in progress</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Experience in design and an aptitude for video editing or data visualization is helpful</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Ability to perform research in a speedy manner</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Excellent written and oral communication skills, for print and online</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Attention to detail, ability to keep on task, and organizational skills a must</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and knowledge of PC computers</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Flexibility, adaptability, and a cool head under pressure</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Ability to work longer hours on week of event if needed, is preferred</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Familiarity with peer reviewed science literature desirable</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">Experience with MailChimp desirable</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: .0001pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;">WWF does not provide Visa sponsorship for Interns. Candidates must be eligible for employment in the U.S.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Location:</strong></p> <p style="margin: 0px;">Washington, DC</p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Compensation:</strong></p> <p style="margin: 0px;">Paid</p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>How to apply:</strong> Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers page.</p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><a href="http://www.worldwildlife.org/about/careers" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://careers-wwfus.icims.com/jobs/search</a> , <strong><span style="background-color: #ffff00;">IN-20009</span></strong></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">* Please note that WWF does not provide VISA sponsorship to interns</span></strong></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's </strong><strong>race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.</strong></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/BXo2abHKmYkXIpB2i7drX"> <p>PI112387338</p>

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Posted: 2019-07-30 Expires: 2019-08-30

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