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Energy Communications Internship

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Washington, DC, USAWashingtonDCUSA

NRDC is seeking an enthusiastic and strong writer to be a summer Energy Communications intern in our Washington, DC, office. He or she must care about environmental issues, be able to meet deadlines, take initiative, be familiar with social media, and possess an understanding of how video, photos, and graphics can help communicate a story. This is a 35/hour per week, summer-long paid internship.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • The intern will be working with the senior energy communications strategist on using various tools to promote energy efficiency and support NRDC’s energy advocacy work.
  • Duties will be varied and are expected to include assisting with Twitter outreach; helping to edit and/or generate fact sheets, news releases, and statements; and assisting with drafting and/or editing blogs for program staff.
Educational Background: 
Open to students enrolled in college at the time of the internship.
  • Interest in communications, advocacy and environmental issues.
  • Ability to write quickly in a clear/concise manner.
  • Familiarity with social media.
  • Knowledge of ways to employ video, photos, and graphics to amplify a message.
  • Ability to commit to at least 35 hours per week.

Organization Info

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

New York, NY, United States
Annual Budget : 
About Us

The Natural Resources Defense Council's purpose is to safeguard the Earth: its people, its plants and animals and the natural systems on which all life depends.

We work to restore the integrity of the elements that sustain life -- air, land and water -- and to defend endangered natural places.

We seek to establish sustainability and good stewardship of the Earth as central ethical imperatives of human society. NRDC affirms the integral place of human beings in the environment.

We strive to protect nature in ways that advance the long-term welfare of present and future generations.

We work to foster the fundamental right of all people to have a voice in decisions that affect their environment. We seek to break down the pattern of disproportionate environmental burdens borne by people of color and others who face social or economic inequities. Ultimately, NRDC strives to help create a new way of life for humankind, one that can be sustained indefinitely without fouling or depleting the resources that support all life on Earth.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Mar 5 2019
Active Until: 
Apr 5 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.