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The Nature Conservancy
4245 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 100
DescriptionThrough the GLOBE (Growing Leaders on Behalf of the Environment) internship program, The Nature Conservancy hires students and recent college graduates to fill paid internship positions during a 10-week summer internship. This is a unique opportunity for students and recent graduates to bridge the gap between what is learned in the classroom and on-the-ground work in the world of conservation. Additionally, the GLOBE program provides interns with the chance to directly work toward a sustainable future for our planet on the side of the Conservancy, the world’s largest environmental organization.
To apply all candidates must go to www.nature.org/careers. This job # is 41463 and is a part of the GLOBE Program
• Develop articles and content to support internal quarterly External Affairs Newsletter and develop articles for the Climate Policy Newsletter.
• Develop and design material for external international audiences including bilateral and multilateral agencies that TNC partners with. Specifically, this position will prioritize climate change and international development policy activities. For example:
o Support climate policy communication activities, including but not limited to the development of regional Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) brochures and creating a social media presence for REDD+ rapid response on Twitter.
o Program/Policy Briefs
• Develop an internal website site for International Climate Policy Team, linking to external websites and other International Government Relations internal websites.
• Additional activities, depending on skills and interest, could include development of visual and graphic design content to support online and print materials.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT:
• Work performed in a general office setting.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, stressful environment and manage deadlines.
• Work requires only minor physical exertion and/or strain. Work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements.
The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process.
• Undergraduate student or recent graduate in Communication, Public Policy, Environmental Studies, Marketing, or Government Relations.
• Experience using MS office, Word and Excel, navigating the Internet, and social media platforms.
• Experience in customer service and/or written/verbal communication with staff, vendors, customers, the public, or others.
• Experience organizing files, coordinating projects or meetings
Graduate student pursuing degree in communications, marketing, graphic design with an interest or experience in international environmental policy, such as climate change and international development.