Website Wildlife Conservation Society
This internship is designed to provide experience in legislative affairs, conservation policy, and the Congressional appropriations process. The intern will gain experience in shaping environmental policy to protect wildlife and natural resources on a global scale, while learning about the legislative process first-hand. Possible topics for projects include nature-based solutions to climate change, combating wildlife trafficking, federal funding for international conservation, ocean conservation, and endangered species conservation.
- Learn to identify potential Congressional allies and environmental policy priorities.
- Have the opportunity to attend virtual Capitol Hill related briefings, hearings, and events.
- Research and analyze legislation related to wildlife conservation, natural resources management, and foreign policy.
- Learn about and gain experience in developing and implementing Congressional engagement strategies, working in coalitions, and the federal budget and appropriations process.
- Help track developments in Congress and relevant Federal Agencies related to wildlife conservation, natural resources management, and foreign policy.
- Advanced undergraduate students and recent graduates will also be considered.
- Working towards earning a Master’s Degree with a concentration in political affairs, foreign policy or natural resources policy; OR, a law student with a strong interest/background in legislation and policy.
Qualification & Experience:
- Strong communication, research, writing, analytical, and presentation skills.
- Ability to work remotely, with no or limited distractions.
- A strong interest and/or background in wildlife conservation, foreign policy, and other federal legislative issues.
Company: Wildlife Conservation Society
Vacancy Type: Internship
Job Location: Washington, DC, US
Application Deadline: N/A