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IN-20025 Communications Intern

World Wildlife Fund
Washington, DC 20001
  • Job Code
    117596370

IN-20025 Communications Intern

US-DC-Washington
Type: Intern - Unpaid
# of Openings: 1
Category: Markets
WWF Washington, DC

Overview

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a Communications Intern for the Spring 2020 semester.

The Markets Institute at WWF is a thought leadership platform committed to identifying global issues and emerging trends that affect the most critical threat to our finite planet - the production and consumption of food. Our goal is to increase the speed and scale of solutions that make a more sustainable future possible. We accomplish this by convening science-based, multi-stakeholder groups to build awareness and consensus around urgent issues and trends and develop approaches to advance innovation and accelerate change at scale. Using multiple lenses to look at global challenges and laterally connect the dots, we empower partners with insights as well as pilot solutions to avoid risk, stay ahead of the curve, and proactively drive change at the speed of life.



Responsibilities

Internship Description:

This internship provides an opportunity for an undergraduate or graduate-level student to learn more about environmental sustainability by working with a team that is focused on researching and identifying global trends and solutions related to food production and consumption and communicating them to wider audiences. The intern may have the opportunity to attend a variety of brown bag learning events on WWF initiatives.

Specific duties will:

  • Conduct research on breaking issues and trends as well as new tools to address them
  • Dig into one or two issues of special interest to the intern and WWF
  • Create or contribute to research reports and findings
  • Perform data entry and management
  • Assist with drafting content and updating communications platforms
  • Coordinate with members of the Markets Institute team
  • Assist with data analysis and narrative development


Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current undergraduate (juniors or seniors preferred) or graduate student
  • Full-time (35 hours per week) or part-time (20 hours per week) for ~3 months;
  • Excellent research, writing, analytical skills, and attention to detail are obligatory;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Proactive problem-solving and good communicator (written and verbal) are obligatory;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite
  • Familiarity with database research such as Bloomberg terminal is helpful
  • Fluency in English is required; knowledge of foreign languages is a plus.
  • Design, web, video-editing or other digital skills are a plus.
  • Organized and self-motivated

Location:

Washington, DC

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.

https://careers-wwfus.icims.com/jobs/search , IN-20025

* 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.

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<br /><strong>IN-20025 Communications Intern</strong><br /><br />US-DC-Washington<br /><strong>Type:</strong> Intern - Unpaid<br /><strong># of Openings:</strong> 1<br /><strong>Category:</strong> Markets<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 a <span style="background-color: #ffffff;">Communications Intern for the Spring 2020 semester.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt;">The Markets Institute at WWF is a thought leadership platform committed to identifying global issues and emerging trends that affect the most critical threat to our finite planet - the production and consumption of food. Our goal is to increase the speed and scale of solutions that make a more sustainable future possible. We accomplish this by convening science-based, multi-stakeholder groups to build awareness and consensus around urgent issues and trends and develop approaches to advance innovation and accelerate change at scale. Using multiple lenses to look at global challenges and laterally connect the dots, we empower partners with insights as well as pilot solutions to avoid risk, stay ahead of the curve, and proactively drive change at the speed of life.</p> <br /><br /><strong>Responsibilities</strong><br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 8pt;"><strong>Internship Description:</strong></span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">This internship provides an opportunity for an undergraduate or graduate-level student to learn more about environmental sustainability by working with a team that is focused on researching and identifying global trends and solutions related to food production and consumption and communicating them to wider audiences. The intern may have the opportunity to attend a variety of brown bag learning events on WWF initiatives.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 8pt;"><strong>Specific duties will</strong>:</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Conduct research on breaking issues and trends as well as new tools to address them </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Dig into one or two issues of special interest to the intern and WWF</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Create or contribute to research reports and findings</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Perform data entry and management </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Assist with drafting content and updating communications platforms</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Coordinate with members of the Markets Institute team</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Assist with data analysis and narrative development</span></li> </ul> <br /><br /><strong>Qualifications</strong><br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Minimum Requirements:</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt;">Current undergraduate (juniors or seniors preferred) or graduate student</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt;">Full-time (35 hours per week) or part-time (20 hours per week) for ~3 months;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Excellent research, writing, analytical skills, and attention to detail are obligatory;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Ability to work independently and as part of a team;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Proactive problem-solving and good communicator (written and verbal) are obligatory;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Proficient in Microsoft Suite</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Familiarity with database research such as Bloomberg terminal is helpful</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Fluency in English is required; knowledge of foreign languages is a plus.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Design, web, video-editing or other digital skills are a plus. </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Organized and self-motivated</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Location:</strong></span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Washington, DC</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Compensation:</strong></span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Unpaid. For all unpaid internships, applicants must be enrolled in school and be able to obtain academic course credit from their university.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>How to apply:</strong> Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers page.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><a href="http://www.worldwildlife.org/about/careers" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://careers-wwfus.icims.com/jobs/search</a> , <span style="background-color: #ffff00;"><strong>IN-20025</strong></span></span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">* Please note that WWF does not provide VISA sponsorship to interns</span></strong></span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><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></span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/BXBZKBCMlnE7hpB2i7drX"> <p>PI117596370</p>

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