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Earth Day Network Internship Announcements

Earth Day Network (EDN) is a driving force steering environmental awareness around the world. EDN's network reaches over 50,000 organizations in 192 countries, while the domestic program engages 10,000 groups and over 40,000 educators coordinating millions of community development and environmental protection activities throughout the year. Our mission is to grow and diversify the environmental movement worldwide, and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle for promoting a healthy, sustainable planet. We pursue our mission through education, politics, events, and consumer activism.

The following positions are available.  In addition to working closely with specific departments and having leadership roles, interns will have the opportunity to play a vital role in the planning and implementation of Earth Day Events on the National Mall in April. All interns also contribute to EDN’s blog on topics ranging from education and technology to renewable energy and international issues.

Please note, all internships are unpaid; however, Metro fare of $5 daily is included, and college credit if your institution provides for this.


Communications Intern

Fall 2015 Semester
Applications accepted on a rolling basis through October 1st  

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate social media platforms
  • Develop social media assets
  • Create online activation toolkits for EDN events
  • Research communication outlets for increasing social outreach  
  • Research information for op-eds and blogs
  • Write weekly blog
  • Assisting in the day to day operations of the Communications Department.

 

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Respectful, hardworking, results oriented individual
  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude that works well in a team
  • Experience with web and multimedia design and/or development preferred
  • Prior campaign experience preferred
  • International background or experience, with intermediate to superior-level fluency in French, Spanish, Chinese Mandarin, or Arabic preferred

 

This position is unpaid; however, Metro fare of $5 daily is included, and college credit if your institution provides for this.
Application Instructions: Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Johanna Bozuwa, Director of Education bozuwa@earthday.net


Department Intern

Fall 2015 Semester
Applications accepted on a rolling basis through October 1st  

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Supporting Earth Day Network’s global network of grass-roots organizations, local authorities, educators, and youth
  • Coordinating outreach to members of our network and new constituents
  • Assisting in the research, evaluation, and outreach to prospective partners
  • Monitoring domestic and international environmental efforts
  • Contributing to the coordination, resource development, and planning of events and activities
  • Participating in the planning, execution, and promotion of year-round campaigns
  • Engaging in the day-to-day operations of Earth Day Network, including meetings, correspondence, and events

 

Qualifications:

  • A strong interest in and knowledge of current education and environmental issues at the domestic and international level
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Experience with web and multimedia design and/or development preferred
  • International background or experience, with intermediate to superior-level fluency in French, Spanish, Chinese Mandarin, or Arabic preferred

 

This internship is unpaid; however, a daily Metro fare of $5.00 is included.  College credit can be awarded if your institution supports it.
Application Instructions: Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Johanna Bozuwa, Director of Education bozuwa@earthday.net


Education Intern

Fall 2015 Semester
Applications accepted on a rolling basis through October 1st  

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the research, writing and development of curricula and lesson plans for grades K-12 on environmental education, STEM and green schools
  • Promoting our Educator Network and education programs in our online newsletter and blog
  • Assisting network members in generating and managing specific programs and education events
  • Contributing to the coordination and planning of these events, as well as supporting the day to day operations of the Education Department
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Qualifications:

  • A strong interest in and knowledge of environmental issues
  • A strong interest in and knowledge of K-12 education
  • Familiarity with standards-based lesson plans and curricula
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Multi-tasking, organization and event-planning skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Respectful, hardworking, results oriented individual
  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude that works well in a team
  • Prior teaching experience in either formal or informal environments is a plus
  • Professional demeanor
  •  

This internship is unpaid; however, a daily Metro fare of $5.00 is included.  College credit can be awarded if your institution supports it.
Application Instructions: Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Johanna Bozuwa, Director of Education bozuwa@earthday.net


Earth Day Intern

Fall 2015 Semester
Applications accepted on a rolling basis through October 1st  

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Support Earth Day Network’s global network of grass-roots organizations, local authorities, educators, and youth
  • Coordinate outreach to members of our network and new constituents
  • Assist in the research, evaluation, and outreach to prospective partners
  • Conduct research for blogs and op-ed pieces and build our domestic and international presence through social media
  • Monitor domestic and international environmental efforts
  • Contribute to the coordination, resource development, and planning of events and activities
  • Participate in the planning, execution, and promotion of year-round campaigns
  • Engage in the day-to-day operations of Earth Day Network, including meetings, correspondence, and events

 

Qualifications:

  • A strong interest in and knowledge of current education and environmental issues at the domestic and international level
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Experience with web and multimedia design and/or development
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • International background or experience, with intermediate to superior-level fluency in French, Spanish, Chinese Mandarin, or Arabic preferred
  •  

This position is unpaid; however, Metro fare of $5 daily is included, and college credit if your institution provides for this.

Application instructions:

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Johanna Bozuwa, Director of Education Bozuwa@earthday.net


Development Intern

Fall 2015 Semester
Applications accepted on a rolling basis through October 1st  

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Identify and research potential donors, including corporations, foundations, and individuals
  • Assist in creating presentation material needed for funders, including letters, electronic presentations, and informational packets
  • Help maintain donor database
  • Assist with organization and tracking of annual fundraising

 

 

  • A strong interest in and knowledge of environmental issues
    • Knowledge of InDesign
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
    • Excellent writing and communication skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Respectful, hardworking, results oriented individual
    • Enthusiastic, positive attitude that works well in a team
    • Experience with web and multimedia design and/or development preferred
    • International background or experience, with intermediate to superior-level fluency in French, Spanish, Chinese Mandarin, or Arabic preferred

 

This position is unpaid; however, Metro fare of $5 daily is included, and college credit if your institution provides for this.
Application Instructions: Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Johanna Bozuwa, Director of Education bozuwa@earthday.net

 


International Intern

Fall 2015 Semester
Applications accepted on a rolling basis through October 1st  

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Report on Earth Day Network partner organizations internationally
  • Research event opportunities
  • Assist in translation for EDN materials and communications
  • Facilitate MobilizeU activities
  • Assist EDN-India office in the writing of a weekly blog
  • Research COP21 avenues for participation
  • Report on Women and the Green Economy in the international arena

 

 

  • A strong interest in and knowledge of environmental issues
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
    • Excellent writing and communication skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Respectful, hardworking, results oriented individual
    • Enthusiastic, positive attitude that works well in a team
    • Experience with web and multimedia design and/or development preferred
    • Prior campaign experience preferred
    • International background or experience, with intermediate to superior-level fluency in French, Spanish, Chinese Mandarin, or Arabic preferred
    •  

This position is unpaid; however, Metro fare of $5 daily is included, and college credit if your institution provides for this.
Application Instructions: Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Johanna Bozuwa, Director of Education bozuwa@earthday.net