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Earth Day Network Internship Annoucements

Earth Day Network (EDN) is a driving force steering environmental awareness around the world. EDN's network reaches over 22,000 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, interns will have the opportunity to play a vital role in the planning and implementation of Earth Day Events on the National Mall. 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

Spring 2015 Semester
Applications accepted on a rolling basis through February 1st  

Earth Day Network Description:
Earth Day Network is a driving force steering environmental awareness around the world. Earth Day Network’s global network reaches over 20,000 organizations in 193 countries that coordinate 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, policy, civic engagement, and events. 2015 marks Earth Day’s 45th anniversary and Earth Day Network is committed to coordinating an effective day of events and action worldwide.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring and distributing daily news clips
  • Researching information for Op Ed’s, press releases and fact sheets
  • Creating written and verbal pitches to journalists
  • Maintaining Earth Day Network’s social media presence
  • Writing blogs, Op Ed’s, and press releases
  • Assisting in the day to day operations of the Communications Department.

Qualifications:

  • 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, Program and Policy Coordinator bozuwa@earthday.net


Earth Day Department Intern

Spring 2015 Semester
Applications accepted on a rolling basis through February 1st  

Earth Day Network Description:
Earth Day Network is a driving force steering environmental awareness around the world. Earth Day Network’s global network reaches over 20,000 organizations in 193 countries that coordinate 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, policy, civic engagement, and events. 2015 marks Earth Day’s 45th anniversary and Earth Day Network is committed to coordinating an effective day of events and action worldwide.

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, Program and Policy Coordinator bozuwa@earthday.net


Education Intern

Spring 2015 Semester
Applications accepted on a rolling basis through February 1st  

Earth Day Network Description:
Earth Day Network is a driving force steering environmental awareness around the world. Earth Day Network’s global network reaches over 20,000 organizations in 193 countries that coordinate 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, policy, civic engagement, and events. 2015 marks Earth Day’s 45th anniversary and Earth Day Network is committed to coordinating an effective day of events and action worldwide.

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

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, Program and Policy Coordinator bozuwa@earthday.net


EARTH DAY INTERN DESCRIPTION:

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 our Program and Policy Coordinator, Johanna Bozuwa, Bozuwa@earthday.net