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Climate and Energy Program Intern

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World Resources Institute Washington, DC, DC
United States

The World Resources Institute seeks an energetic, well organized, and detail-oriented intern to support its Climate and Energy Program (CEP). The successful candidate will support program staff in a variety of activities including events coordination, financial management, database management, publications management, office organization, and other tasks related to general program administration. This is a part-time internship (approximately 20 hours/wk), and offers an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a fast-paced, non-profit office environment.

This is a 3-6 month unpaid internship. However, the position includes a stipend of up to $1,500 depending on length of term and successful completion of activities.

The intern will work in the following key areas:

Help coordinate and set up meetings and events and provide follow-up support as necessary.
Process expense reports, contracts, and payment requests for consultants, grantees, partners, vendors, etc.
Help manage constituent database and legislative contact tracking systems, including updating contact and communications information and responding to data queries.
Provide publications support including proofreading and distribution (both print and electronic).
Help organize and update the program’s internal wiki, network drives, and electronic and paper files.
Provide other general office and administrative support as needed.

Substantial progress toward an undergraduate degree with an excellent academic record. Administrative support and/or nonprofit work experience a plus.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). Experience with web-based communications and/or constituent database systems a plus.
Excellent English writing and oral communication skills.
Ability to juggle multiple priorities and work under pressure with tight deadlines.
Familiarity with and interest in climate and energy issues a plus.


World Resources Institute Washington, DC, DC
United States