Thursday, April 1, 2021

Behavioral Research Internship with Rare


Position Overview

*Please note this is a remote role with flexible working location. Please see below for specific details regarding applicant elligbility


Rare’s Center for Behavior & the Environment (BE.Center) was launched in 2017 to bring the best insights from behavioral science and design to tackle some of the world’s most challenging environmental issues. Through partnership with leading academic and research institutions, we are translating the science of human behavior into practical environmental solutions worldwide. The BE.Center is searching for a
Behavioral Research Intern who will support the Center to research the
application of behavioral science in developing environmental solutions.


Position Overview

Projects may include assisting in the design and execution of cross-sectional and experimental studies to test psychological hypotheses into the barriers and motivations for taking environmental action and behavioral science desk research to inform program
design. Interested in seeing how behavioral
science can be put into action? This role is for you!


Valuable skills

  • Applying behavioral science to addressing real-world situations
  • Writing, editing, and conducting primary and secondary behavioral science research
  • Quickly picking up new tools and applying them to novel problems

Important commitments  

  • To Rare’s mission and values    
  • To addressing important environmental issues such as climate
    change, overfishing, sustainable agriculture, etc is required. Experience
    working on these issues is not required (in fact, sometimes experience working
    outside of these issues drives the sort of innovation a project most needs)

Application and Selection Process:

Rare’s Talent team will contact candidates directly for interviews and finalize hiring decisions between the end of April and mid-May. Please keep in mind that not all candidates will be contacted for interviews. Due to the volume of applications, we do not confirm receipt of applications. You can confirm the submission of your application by logging back into iCIMS via our Career Page.  [For best consideration apply by April 15.] Apply on the Rare website:


*The selected candidate must have current residence in the following states:

  • Virginia 
  • Maryland
  • DC
  • California 
  • Washington 
  • Florida 
  • Texas
  • Georgia 
  • North Carolina 
  • Indiana 
  • Delaware 
  • Maine 
  • Oregon 
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania