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SF - Climate Campaign Intern

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Town/City San Francisco office.
Salary Additional Information A modest monthly stipend will be offered
Salary Range 0 - 9,999
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Part Time / Per Day
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 01/04/2009
Company Name Natural Resources Defense Council
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Directory Entry : The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a non-profit global environmental organization with more than 1.3 million members and online activists.
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.

 

The Center for Market Innovation (CMI) is looking for a part-time or full-time intern for our national Climate Campaign. The CMI combines business and policy innovation to accelerate deployment of clean technologies and practices.  The campaign is focused on building business support for effective national climate and energy legislation. 2009 is a key year for national climate legislation. This position will put you at the center of the discussions in the business community on national climate and energy legislation. You will be working in a very dynamic environment. We are seeking candidates that have a very flexible attitude and understand what needs to be done to keep a campaign moving forward. 

 

The Climate Campaign Coordinator will support the campaign administratively and with outreach tasks. We are looking for at least a 6 month commitment. A one-year commitment would be ideal. This position is located in the San Francisco office.

 

We are looking to fill this position immediately.

 

Duties:

Campaign work is constant and fast-moving. There are many balls in the air at the same time that need to be managed efficiently. The intern will support the campaign with scheduling, phone calls, emails, drafting campaign documents, managing the business network, managing the listserve, and with external and internal communications. 

 

Qualifications:

We are seeking eager and flexible individuals (students or people in a career transition) who care about global warming and want to contribute to getting national legislation passed in 2009.   Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are necessary.  Must be able to work independently. This position will require attention to detail and the ability to manage several tasks at once. Initiative and excellent follow-up skills required.  Knowledge of climate change and energy issues a plus.

 

Compensation: 

A modest monthly stipend will be offered. We may also be able to offer course credit if your program supports this kind of internship. Interns will additionally have opportunities for interaction with other parts of the organization including networking opportunities inside and outside of NRDC.

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