7 months ago
Government Relations Intern
Washington, DC preferred. Remote locations considered.
The Government Relations team at The Wilderness Society (TWS) is seeking highly motivated students and post-graduates to join us for our year-round internship sessions. Our team is dedicated and passionate about protecting public lands across the US and connecting people to the outdoors. We do the work behind TWS’ public advocacy and federal policy strategy. Our priority campaigns include work on defending public lands, designation of new wilderness areas, appropriating federal funds for conservation programs, ensuring equitable outdoor access, protecting cultural heritage stories and sites, responsible and renewable energy development, outdoor recreation, and telling a full and inclusive history of public lands. We work with numerous political players and partners, from Congress to environmental coalitions, to the Department of the Interior, and to the White House, to set strategy and priorities across all of our issues.
The Government Relations team offers internships and volunteer opportunities to those who wish to gain hands-on experience working closely with dedicated staff on public lands issues.
This position plays an important role in supporting an inclusive organizational culture that is grounded in trust and accountability to shared goals and outcomes. TWS has made diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic priorities for the organization and the Government Relations Intern will integrate these priorities throughout their work. Across our team, we aspire to be campaign oriented, nimble, collaborative, innovative, transparent, and supportive of staff – our greatest asset.
Salary Range: $17.00 To 17.00 Annually (Pay will be $17.00/hour unless in a location with higher minimum wage.)
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