Intern (Climate Change Team)
Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We’re looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.
This is a 3-month fixed term contract.
Climate Change Intern – The Role
This is a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience with a major international NGO working at the forefront of the fight to combat climate change. Our Climate Change Team has a proud track record of influencing policy-makers on a wide range of climate change and energy policy areas. Their current focus is on bringing about a net-zero GHG economy in the UK and you can be part of the team helping to make that happen.
Join us and you will collaborate with colleagues across the organisation and the WWF network to deliver projects that are core aspects of the polar and climate pillar of our strategy. We will look to include you in areas of our work that interest you as well as build your knowledge and skills in climate policy and campaigning.
Recent interns have led on event organisation for a national consultation on climate ambition, worked on policy positioning and contributed to blogs and research summaries.
Climate Change Intern – Requirements
You must be passionate about our mission and have some knowledge of and understanding of climate change issues. Ideally you interest in this area will have developed from having worked on or studied climate change, the environment or related issues in an NGO, the public or private sector, in a research organisation or to some depth at university. You will possess some knowledge and understanding of UK politics and political institutions too.
Highly organised and able to work to tight deadlines, you will also possess good communication and PC skills as well as a ‘can do’ attitude.
Climate Change Intern – How to Apply
Please visit our website via the link, complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up to date CV with cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this role as well as why this role is for you.
At WWF-UK we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.