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Internship Program, Winter 2018 The candidate will work with the Energy and Environment Internship - ocean policy. Will have the opportunity to complete substantive work across the team's four main focuses: international climate policy, domestic energy and climate policy, oceans policy, and public lands policy. Within this framework, interns will develop skills and experience to contribute effectively to the national conversation on climate change, clean energy, natural resources management, conservation, and climate adaptation and resilience. Interns will contribute to the core work of the team, completing day-to-day assignments in addition to more extensive research projects. Work closely with one or more staff members to help them foster knowledge of policy areas, government operations, and confidence working in a fast-paced office setting. Typical responsibilities include: contributing to memos, blog posts, columns, event summaries, and reports; carrying out web-based research on issue areas; compiling and manipulating data in Excel; rapid-response communications; updating fact sheets, talking points, and documents on topics of current pertinence; and enhancing the team's social media presence. The Ocean Policy intern may engage in issues including sustainable fisheries, aquaculture, coastal resilience and adaptation, coastal ecosystem restoration, marine conservation and ocean planning, offshore energy, and Arctic policy. Other duties may include conducting targeted research and reporting on policy meetings, seminars, hearings, and lectures. Whenever possible, interns are encouraged to write on the subject of their choice either as a contributor to a larger final piece or as an individual author of a column for the website. Note: Part-time students are accepted, but interns must be able to commit to a minimum of 20 hours per week. Duration: January - March
Submit internship application with cover letter and resume; writing sample (3 pages); college or university transcript; and recommendation letter(s) (optional). No phone calls.
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