Ocean Conservancy offers a variety of internships throughout the year to help train the next generation of ocean conservationists.
The ocean is at the center of the most important food, energy and resource issues of our time. Ocean Conservancy champions science-based solutions to tackle the largest ocean conservation challenges we face and collaborates with partners to strengthen the health of the ocean for future generations. We mobilize citizen advocates to facilitate change, and we are committed to supporting efforts that benefit the people who depend on the ocean for food, jobs and recreation. Ocean Conservancy shapes the political agenda for the ocean so sound decisions are made that sustain our planet and improve lives.
Department: Trash Free Seas
Reports To: Associate Director, Trash Free Seas
Compensation: This internship is unpaid
Ocean Conservancy is accepting applications on a rolling basis for spring, summer and fall internships for the International Coastal Cleanup based in Washington, DC. The Cleanup is the world’s largest volunteer effort of its kind and engages hundreds of thousands of volunteers to collect trash along streams, rivers, lakes and ocean shores during which, they record what they find. Intern responsibilities include:
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, graduate or recently graduated students. All internships are unpaid, with the opportunity for travel stipends and academic credit. Accepted candidates must be willing to make a commitment of up to 40 hours a week. To apply please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to email@example.com. Note your name and “ICC Internship #1219” in the subject line.
Primary Responsibilities: Ocean Conservancy is looking for a creative individual who is eager to help grow a passionate community of online activists in an effort to reduce the amount of ocean trash impacting the world today. This person must be willing to take initiative and work hard for the sake of a healthy ocean by working on projects related to digital engagement. While working with Ocean Conservancy they will learn to strategically use social media, visual communication projects, email campaigns, and other outlets to help save marine wildlife like sea turtles, blue whales and sea otters. Depending on skill level and interest, this person may also be able to do some blogging, video shooting, editing, or digital graphics work.
Required Qualifications: Candidates must have completed at least two years of college and should be working toward a degree in marketing, communications, or a related field. If you don’t fit this profile but you think you’d be a perfect fit for the internship based on passion and experience, we welcome you to apply. Position includes a commuting stipend, ability to learn from a team of impassioned and motivated digital marketing experts, and the chance to get first-hand experience from a leading nonprofit.
To apply, please send a resume and short personal statement to Sara Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ocean Conservancy is accepting applications on a rolling basis for spring, summer and fall internships for the following teams based in Washington, DC: Government Relations, Media Affairs and Digital Media. Applicants should be currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students, or recent graduates. All internships are 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 to the following:
Government Relations: email@example.com
Media Affairs: firstname.lastname@example.org
Digital Media: email@example.com
Primary Responsibilities: Ocean Conservancy is looking for a detail-oriented individual who can support our work in the Gulf of Mexico, ensuring that the Gulf, as well as the communities and economies that depend on it, recovers fully from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster. This person must be willing to take initiative and work diligently by researching and analyzing the many complex facets of the restoration processes unfolding on the Gulf Coast. The intern will work with a multidisciplinary team of professionals, coordinating with our staff across the Gulf Coast. This position also offers the chance to get first-hand experience with a leading nonprofit dedicated to marine conservation.
Required Qualifications: Candidates must have completed at least two years of college and working toward a degree in law, politcal science, or environmental studies. Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required, and the candidate must demostrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Compensation: This internship is paid, and we expect a commitment of 20 hours for week for 8 weeks.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Rachel Guillory at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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