International Coastal Cleanup Intern

LOCATION: Washington DC
DEPARTMENT: Trash Free Seas
REPORTS TO: Associate Director, International Coastal Cleanup
DURATION: Internship

Learn More About the Position:
Ocean Conservancy is accepting applications on a rolling basis for summer and fall internships for the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) based in Washington, DC. The ICC is the world’s largest volunteer effort for ocean health, engaging hundreds of thousands of volunteers to collect trash along streams, rivers, lakes, and ocean shores and record what they find. Intern responsibilities may include helping manage incoming data and databases, outreach to volunteers and volunteer coordinators, handling incoming email, event planning, keeping tabs on current marine debris research and other projects as assigned. This internship provides an opportunity to work with a dynamic team of professionals on solutions to one of the greatest pollution problems of our time. Applicants should be currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students, or recent graduates. This internship is unpaid, with the opportunity for travel stipends and academic credit. Accepted candidates must make a minimum commitment of 20 hours a week. To apply, please submit a statement of interest, a resume and three references.

If you think you have what it takes to join Ocean Conservancy's team, please send a cover letter speaking to your qualifications and abilities along with your resume to: and note your name and "ICC Intern #1405" in the subject line.

Ocean Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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