• IN-18042 International Corporate Climate Partnerships

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/19/2018 5:06 PM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Climate
  • Overview

    World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, is seeking a graduate intern to join the International Corporate Climate Partnerships team.

     

    Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, International Corporate Climate Partnerships (ICCP), the International Corporate Climate Partnerships intern, will supports the day-to-day implementation of international corporate climate work under the WWF-US climate & energy strategy.

     

    The ICCP program focuses on creating and scaling high impact corporate-related initiatives to accelerate a low-carbon transition in a manner that helps governments meet, or exceed, their national commitments under the Paris Agreement. The program works closely with companies, WWF offices in priority markets, and other stakeholders to promote action beyond the United States.

     

    The program’s current priority is to help scale demand for, and access to, renewable energy by large corporations in Mexico, India and China.

    Responsibilities

    Internship Description:

    1. Corporate Climate Engagement: Supports the day-to-day engagement by WWF-US with U.S. corporations on international climate and energy issues. Works closely with the Private Sector Engagement, U.S. Low-Carbon Transition, and International Climate Cooperation teams at WWF-US to advance an integrated approach to corporate climate engagement in priority international markets.
    2. WWF Network Engagement: Supports the day-to-day engagement by WWF-US with country offices and international program teams within the WWF Network on corporate climate action, and in particular, in the priority international markets. Collaborates with the International Climate Cooperation team at WWF-US to ensure that the approach to corporate climate engagement is consistent with the broader international climate cooperation goals and strategies, including the development of domestic alliances of non-state actors in support of the Paris Agreement.
    3. Research: Conducts research and develops background, knowledge, and other briefing materials, as needed, in support of the international corporate climate partnerships work..
    4. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements:

    • A Bachelor’s degree is required
    • Graduate degree candidate in a related field is preferred, such as sustainability management, international relations, environmental economics, government policy, international development, environmental science, environmental policy, conservation policy, or natural resources management
    • Subject expertise in one to all of the following climate and energy sub-fields fields is an added asset: renewable electricity policy, carbon markets, corporate climate strategy, sustainable supply chain management, carbon accounting, climate economics, and international climate finance
    • Excellent organizational and project management skills
    • Excellent research and writing skills
    • Ability to work easily with and communicate effectively with persons from a variety of backgrounds and representing a variety of stakeholder groups is essential
    • Ability to work on initiatives with multiple and competing priorities
    • Team player and good interpersonal skills
    • Experience working or living in Mexico, India or China is an added asset but not required.
    • Professional fluency in Spanish or Mandarin is an added asset but not required.

     

     

    Location:

    Washington, DC

     

    Compensation:

    Unpaid. For all unpaid internships, applicants must be enrolled in school and be able to obtain academic course credit from their university.

     

    How to apply: Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers page.

    https://careers-wwfus.icims.com/jobs/search , IN-18042

     

    * Please note that WWF does not provide VISA sponsorship to interns

     

    As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.

     

     

     

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