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- Energy Communications Internship, DC, USA

Energy Communications Internship

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Description – Overview

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a non-profit global environmental organization with more than 2 million members and online activists.  We have offices in New York, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Montana, and Beijing, China. Our staff of over 450 includes lawyers, scientists, economists, policy analysts and environmental experts work to protect the environment and public health through advocacy and education.

Position Summary:

NRDC is seeking an enthusiastic and strong writer to be a Spring, 2018 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. 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. This is a 15-20/hour per week, semester-long unpaid internship for the Spring of 2018. Applicants must be able to receive college credit for this internship.


Learning Objective: 

The intern will be working with the Senior Energy Communications Strategist. The work will focus on using various tools to promote energy efficiency and support NRDC’s energy advocacy work.


Skills and Knowledge Requirements: 

  • 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 15 hours per week. 

To apply, please visit www.nrdc.org/jobs. Please include a cover letter, resume, and writing sample. All applications for the 2017 Energy Communications internship position can now be submitted online at www.nrdc.org/jobs. No phone calls or faxes. Please reference where you saw this posting. NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

For further information about NRDC, please visit www.nrdc.org.


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Posted on 07 October 2017
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