Wildlife Protection Intern 227 views

We are currently accepting applications for Summer 2021 until March 15.

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 passion for protecting wildlife and meet the following requirements:

  • Must have completed some university-level coursework; graduate-level preferred
  • 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. Interns may arrange to receive course credit. A commuting stipend corresponding to number of days an intern commutes to the office (maximum $50/week) is available.

Interns must pass a criminal background check and sign a waiver and release of liability. The position is remote or in our Gaithersburg, Md., office.

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