Founder by former Vice President Al Gore, The Climate Reality Project is a nonprofit devoted to solving the climate crisis. ...View Company Profile
The Climate Reality Project is a nonprofit organization founded by former US Vice President Al Gore. Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every sector of society.
At The Climate Reality Project, we come to work every day to help solve the climate crisis. We do it by working from the ground up, empowering people and communities worldwide to fight for their future and together drive a just transition to clean energy.
We are committed to building a more just and equitable world, one where all voices are heard and respected regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or physical ability. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other historically marginalized communities. We encourage applicants to read our diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice statement on our website.
The goal of our internship program is to provide a high-quality learning experience that helps to form the foundation for a career in the climate change or environmental movement for a diverse group of individuals seeking hands-on work experience in the field.
We offer paid internships in three cycles (spring, summer, fall) that align to typical college semesters. Each cycle runs for approximately 10-15 weeks. We ask for a 15-20 hour minimum commitment per week. Interns will be allowed to work a maximum of 30 hours per week. The internship opportunities are in a variety of programs and departments that will vary from cycle to cycle. Every Climate Reality intern is assigned a mentor who works closely with them to help navigate the organization, create overall objectives, and oversee their work plan.
Our Spring 2024 Internship begins January 22nd and runs through May 3rd. This is a hybrid position in Washington, DC office is open where our DC-based staff will come to our Washington DC office two days a week.
Interns will be paid $17.00/hr and will receive a Climate Reality Macbook to use during their internship.
The Global Youth Programs team, a sub-team of the Diversity & Justice team, is looking for a Global Youth Programs Intern who will support our work with young people around the world through our partnership with the Global Shapers Community.
The Climate Reality-Global Shapers partnership works to educate and empower Global Shapers to take climate action in their local communities through hub-led projects and to connect them with the Climate Reality HQ and international branch campaigns. The partnership supports Shapers in their Climate Journey through four pathways: education and capacity-building, project design and implementation support, community-building and Shaper mentoring, and amplifying projects and outstanding Climate Leaders.
Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
The Climate Reality Project has adopted a competency-based approach to job definition, hiring, performance assessment, and professional development. The following are our seven organization-wide competencies and examples of how they manifest for this role.
Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Climate Reality, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this internship but your experience does not align perfectly with every qualification in this job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this internship.
The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.
HOW TO APPLY
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 references with their names, your relationship, and their contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use this subject line: Global Youth Programs Internship.
Also, let us know in your email with your submission the job site or other source where you found our posting.