[Coral-List] paid internship opportunity (National Wildlife Federation, Wash DC)
roger.b.griffis at noaa.gov
Fri Jul 27 08:09:49 EDT 2012
National Wildlife Federation Intern Program
Come join the conservation community! The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) Intern Program can be your first step. NWF is the nation's largest member-supported conservation organization, which is at the forefront of global warming issues, reconnecting our children with nature, and protecting America's wildlife and habitat.
Our intern program is a full time, 11 month paid internship that will begin September 2012 in Washington, DC. You will gain substantive experience, including opportunities to contribute to the national conservation policy-making process. Key responsibilities include: drafting and editing congressional correspondence; grassroots activity organizing; attending Committee hearings and legislative markups; research and lobbying.
We are looking for individuals with strong organization skills, a can-do attitude, and a passion for saving wildlife for future generations. Available internships include:
* Climate & Energy
* Water Resources and Restoration
* Education Advocacy
Qualifications: BA or BS, with strong course work or work experience in political science, wildlife science/ecology, climate science, environmental policy, or economics preferred. Ability to conduct extensive research is a must. Excellent writing, speaking and computer skills are required. Power point skills and knowledge of lay-out and design programs are a plus. Experience in or demonstrated commitment to environmental advocacy and climate change in particular is a plus.
The National Wildlife Federation is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.
To apply: http://sj.tbe.taleo.net/SJ12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=NWF&cws=1&rid=460
Director, Operations & Administration
National Wildlife Federation
National Advocacy Center
901 E St, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Phone: 202-797-6638 | Fax: 202-797-6646 | wallacee at nwf.org<mailto:wallacee at nwf.org>
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Roger B. Griffis
Climate Change Coordinator
NOAA Fisheries Service
P: 301-427-8134 *NEW OFFICE PHONE NUMBER*
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