Fellowships & Internships

Fellowship & Internship Opportunities


**In light of Covid-19, some of these jobs postings may have been cancelled, delayed or modified. We are doing our best to stay up to date with accurate job postings; however, you should confirm directly with the employer or employers website about potential changes.**


Updated 07/04/2020:

Paid Fellowship with US Forest Service

Hispanic Access Foundation’s MANO Project is offering enriching paid internship experiences for Latinx college students and upcoming professionals who are passionate about public land conservation and natural resources. We’d like to ask for your help in sharing these opportunities with talented Latinx students and recent grads who may be interested in getting work experience with the U.S. Forest Service
 
There are a total of 24 positions available throughout the country. Here are some positions that are anticipated to start September 21, 2020:
  • 3 – Special Uses Resource Assistant in Colorado
  • 1 – Special Uses Resource Assistant in California
  • 1 – Graphic Designer in Colorado  
  • 1 – Hydrology Intern in Arizona
  • 1 – Public Affairs Fellow in Arizona
  • 1 – Water Resources Fellow in New Mexico
Application Details: My Access to a Network of Opportunities (MANO) Project

Apply Today before July, 6 2020 at 11:59 PM


Updated 06/15/2020:

Legal Momentum Development and Communications Intern

Remote

Legal Momentum, the nation’s first and oldest legal defense education fund, is the unwavering champion for gender equality since 1970. Formerly known as the NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund, Legal Momentum has a long history of promoting gender justice legal advocacy and continues to work on cutting edge issues with a particular focus on women and girls of color. Located in NYC’s Wall Street district, Legal Momentum provides legal support for a range of issues including domestic violence in the workplace, commercial sex trafficking, equity in education, gender bias in the courts, and cyber-sextortion.  

This LM DevComm Program is preeminently focused on enhancing the leadership and teamwork skills of its participants to the long-term benefits of their careers. Responsibilities include writing grants and researching potential donors, contributing to the visual branding of the LM website and newsletter, creating content for the newsletter, pitching stories for national media, and maintaining social media presence. There will also be opportunities to assist Legal Momentum’s legal team’s research, attend virtual legal department meetings, and develop an understanding of the policies and practices related to Legal Momentum’s pro bono services and policy action.   

Interns report directly to Chief Strategic Officer and SVP Siobhan “Sam” Bennett, who is dedicated to providing interns with substantive work and career development opportunities.     

Application Details: Students interested in applying to the position should email their resume and a short cover letter to LMInternDirector@legalmomentum.org.

Apply Today by July 10, 2020


Updated 06/13/2020:

Boulder Food Rescue Internship

Intern with Boulder Food Rescue and help drive an adaptive, fun, and powerful organization fighting for environmental and social injustice in Boulder, Colorado.

Our internship program trains young leaders to run and direct a volunteer-driven organization. Internships consist of developing projects, collaborating with our team of coordinators and staff, and, in short, being an essential link in the day-to-day operations of the organization. To find out more about the internship, please email our staff listed below!

  • Make a tangible impact: Interns play a crucial role in coordinating our daily and baseline operations, making it possible for us to rescue over 1,500 pounds of food every day and 3 million pounds of food to date! This food impacts 17,000 people annually.
  • Facilitate Innovative Solutions: This program is an intern-driven experience that relies on the creativity of interns to address the issues of food waste and food insecurity in Boulder.
  • Develop Leadership Capacity: Our internship team works together to create new projects, direct the organization, and ensure that everything is running smoothly. It is a collaborative experience that teaches young leaders to run a local organization and create a more sustainable community along the way.

Application Details: Please fill out our intern application and e-mail a completed resume to Lindsey@boulderfoodrescue.org.

Apply Today: We offer fall, spring, and summer unpaid internships. For fall and spring internships, we require interns to commit to both fall and spring seasons (an academic year). We offer summer-only internships.


Blue Sky: Program Intern, Rethink Outside

Oakland, Ca.

The Blue Sky Funders Forum seeks a program intern to support the network’s collaborative narrative-change initiative, Rethink Outside. The intern will engage funders, nonprofit leaders and practitioners, educators, researchers and other stakeholders in the environmental education / outdoors field and in allied fields through Rethink Outside outreach and communication efforts. In addition, the intern will support
virtual event planning and assist with monitoring and evaluation efforts for Rethink Outside. The intern will report to the Blue Sky Funders Forum Program Manager, based in Oakland, CA.

Application Details: Qualified candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and 1-2 page writing sample to info@blueskyfundersforum.org to apply. Applicants should specify a desired start and end date and average hours available per week. 

Apply Today


Updated 06/02/2020: 

Audubon Editorial Fellow

New York

The National Audubon Society is offering a crash course in how to create an award-winning magazine and website. As a full-time paid fellow, the journalist will have the chance to be a valuable member of our team, contributing both digital and print content and getting a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to be an editor at a major publication. This fellowship is a training ground for a long-term, successful career in journalism. Ideal applicants will have a strong grasp of environmental science and conservation, impressive writing chops, and a willingness to think independently and hit the ground running. Immersed in the day-to-day operations, the fellow will hone the skill of creating fresh and accurate content on fast-paced deadlines and develop a stronger ability to tell longer, engaging narrative stories. The intent is for fellows to gain experience, published work, and job savvy that will help them land a staff job or launch a successful freelance career.  

The paid fellowship is approximately 35 hours per week and spans a period of up to six months. Typically this positition is located in New York City, but due to COVID-related concerns, there is a strong possibility the beginning of the fellowship will take place remotely. Because of this, we are also considering candidates to work remotely for the entire span of the fellowship. 

To apply, please upload a one-page cover letter, one-page resume and links to three to five writing samples. The links can be included in the cover letter. 

Application Details

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