Sunday, January 29, 2017

Spring Climate Reality Solutions Internship

The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit organization founded by former Vice President Al Gore, is dedicated to leading a global cultural movement demanding immediate action on the climate crisis by using cutting-edge communications and grassroots strategies to educate the public about the urgency and solvability of the climate crisis.

The Climate Reality Project offers an unpaid internship program to qualified candidates in several areas of interest including communications, grassroots organizing and development. Every Climate Reality intern is assigned an intern mentor who is responsible for ensuring that the intern experience is educational and rewarding. The overall objective is for the intern to gain as much knowledge and experience as possible while working with the organization.

The Science and Solutions team is looking for an intern who will be part of campaigns to make the general public aware of climate change science, impacts and the push for clean energy solutions.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
♣ Researching climate and energy related issues.
♣ Summarizing reports, briefings, and hearings.
♣ Reviewing, vetting, editing, and developing support materials for program and campaigns.
♣ Providing administrative help to the team, as needed.

Time Commitment
• This position requires a minimum of 10 hours per week and a maximum of 20.
• Based on the candidate’s availability, a slightly flexible schedule may be possible.



Desired Qualifications

♣ A strong interest in and educational background related to climate change and energy.
♣ Excellent analytical research skills, strong written and oral communications skills and attention to detail.
♣ Ability to juggle multiple deadlines and assignments.

Eligibility

♣ Applicants who have recently obtained or are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree focused on energy, climate change, environmental engineering, environmental science, environmental economics, environmental finance, or public policy are encouraged to apply.


To Apply: Send a resume, cover letter, short writing sample, and dates of availability to internships@climatereality.com. Please use the subject line in the email to identify that you are interested in the Solutions internship. Applications will be accepted until a candidate is identified.

Students can find more information on Careers4Terps by searching the internship’s ID number: 152211