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Spring and Summer 2012 Internships

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location China (North) - Asia & M East
Town/City Beijing
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Company Name NRDC
Contact Name
Telephone 3127807434
Website Further Details / Applications
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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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The Natural Resources Defense Council’s China Program is seeking interns for its Beijing Office, who are energetic, environmentally conscious, intelligent, and self-confident graduate or college students with an interest in improving China’s environment. The interns will work within a specific project area and will learn how policy research and advocacy is carried out by a leading non-profit environmental organization. Interns will provide assistance in research and analysis of policies, drafting and editing of written materials, and implementation of project activities. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in internal and external meetings and discussions as appropriate.

Internships typically last 10 to 12 weeks, with spring internships from February to May and summer internships from May to August. NRDC will not be able to provide financial compensations for the internships.

Available Project Areas:

  • Sustainable Cities, including Green Buildings and Urban Smart Growth;
  • Power Sector Energy Efficiency/Demand Side Management
  • Climate and Energy, e.g. renewables, coal, and shale gas;
  • Nuclear power safety;
  • Environmental law and governance;
  • Environmental protection and environmental health, e.g. low-sulfur diesel, marine fishery protection, and heavy metal pollution.
Required Skills
  • Graduate student, college student, or recent graduate.
  • Proficiency in Chinese and English, with strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Preferred majors include, but are not limited to: environmental law and policy, energy and environmental studies, science and engineering, urban planning, building engineering, business, international relations, and communications.

To Apply:

Please apply by submitting an application through the Beijing office intern notice on NRDC’s online jobs webpage (www.nrdc.org/jobs).  In your application, please include a cover letter indicating the project area(s) you are interested in and attach a copy of your resume.  No phone calls or faxes please.  If you have any questions or need further information, you may email Yaling Wang (ywang@nrdc.org) or Yao Zheng (yzheng@nrdc.org). 

Application deadline:

Spring internships – Selections will be made on a rolling basis.

Summer internships – Apply by March 1, 2012 (internship offers are made on a rolling basis so we encourage applicants to apply early)

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