Wildlife Protection Intern (remote; Spring 2022)
We are accepting applications for Spring 2022 until December 3, 2021. Thank you.
Please submit a cover letter (note your preferred start and end dates in your letter), résumé, and a short writing sample on the topic of your choice with your application. Thank you.
Our Wildlife Protection department combats cruelty to wild animals, both captive and free-living, through education, outreach, and advocacy. We have an opportunity for interns (click to view position description) to learn about state and federal wildlife policy and the animal protection field. Interns will develop their research, writing, community outreach, and lobbying skills while networking with fellow animal and wildlife protection advocates. This is a unique opportunity to work with some of the nation's leaders in the wildlife protection field.
Responsibilities and projects include:
- Read and draft wildlife-related media and educational materials
- Research, compile, and draft campaign materials
- Analyze and draft informational documents relating to data, public records, and policies
- Assist with outreach related to wildlife protection issues
Strong intern applicants have a desire to learn about wildlife protection advocacy and meet the following requirements:
- Must have completed some university-level coursework
- Superior written and oral communication skills, as well as strong critical thinking skills
- Strong research, writing, problem-solving, and time management skills
- Able to adapt quickly to changing priorities
- Some knowledge of wildlife, conservation and animal protection issues preferred
Interns are expected to commit to 20-30 hours per week for 10-12 weeks. This position is remote.
This internship is paid. Interns must not require visa sponsorship.
Interns must pass a criminal background check.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, marital or parental status or protected veteran status. EOE