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Paid Internships related to the Environmental Law, Protection and Rights

We have compiled a list of several paid internships related to the Environmental Law, Protection and Rights.

Intern at Green Climate Fund

Green Climate Fund offers opportunities for conducting internships about climate changes issues. It is a unique experience for students and recent graduates from diverse professional, academic and cultural backgrounds. If you are enrolled in a Master’s or Ph.D. program, or if you are a recent graduate, engaged or recently engaged in academic study in a field directly related to the Fund’s work, it may make you eligible to join Green Climate Fund as an intern.

The intern will be entitled to remuneration and the Green Climate Fund also offers round trip ticket from your home location.  On the website of Green Climate Fund, you can also read about experiences of previous interns.

World Resources Institute Internship program

The World Resource Institute is a global research organization with a presence in more than 60 countries. Its offices in Brazil, Mexico, China, the US, Netherlands, and others, work on the preservation of natural resources around the world. They invite those pursuing, or those who completed at least a bachelor’s degree in international relations/development, environmental science, geography, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), public policy or a related field, to join them and help them in accomplishing their mission.

As an intern in this organization, you will have an opportunity to work on diverse tasks such as a contribution to reporting and publications, supporting the management, gathering and reviewing stories, making videos and many other.

Environment, Safety & Health Intern

Battelle is an organization with 2000 employees aiming to tackle critical challenges in security, health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. As an intern in Battelle, you may work on supporting contract and facility operations. Working in this dynamic environment, your diverse responsibilities may include supporting environmental protection program, participating in safety compliance inspection of laboratory, assisting in the development of departmental policies, procedures and plans, and many others.

If you are interested in internship programs in Digital Marketing, Data Science, Management, Cyber Engineering or Environmental Research, then Battle may be a great place to gain experience for you.

Internship at Greenpeace

If you are a  student or a recent graduate interested to learn how the civil society organization function, then you should consider applying for Greenpeace’s internship program. As a leading global movement in conducting grass-roots activities, this non-profit organization invites you to join them and have an insight into how one international organization functions, and what struggles it has in protecting the environment.

There are several types of internships that Greenpeace offers. Those are primarily related to Information Technology, Politics & Business, Research, Law. Greenpeace also teamed with AISEC, the world largest student organization which spreads opportunities for youth engagement.

Intern at Bolivia Santa Cruz

Halliburton Oil and Gas is one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. And guess what? They offer a paid internship program. If you decided to develop your career towards a field-based role, research, and development, geoscience, engineering or business support, by participating in this program you will find out if you are on the right path.

By investing in their employees and empowering them to personal development, they strive to attract people who have the desire to lead and grow professionally.

ESG Intern, Fixed Term Internship

Pimco is a leading global asset management firm that manages investments and develops solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies, and vehicles. Situated in London, with 17 offices around the world, it could be the right choice for those starting their professional career.

This company has a Campus Recruiting program created for talented students, but also offers a wide range of other opportunities for joining their diverse team, such as paid internship programs.

Pimco awaits young people pursuing an advanced degree with an emphasis in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues or related areas from a leading business school or university.

Intern in Food Standard Agency

Food Standards Agency is an independent organization located in Northern Ireland. FSA open positions within their paid internship program intended to those willing to work in Environmental Health Professions. You are eligible to apply for the Food Standards Agency internship program if you currently undertake a bachelor or master degree, or if you are a recent graduate.

Internship in BMW Group

BMW Group is a giant company working to develop specific technology and sets trends in producing modern vehicles. With 30 facilities in 14 countries, it is lead by inventors, pioneers, and brilliant designers. This company offers a great chance to take the first steps in your career and it offers positions for paid interns. Conducting internship within its Energy team, which is directly responsible for three of BMW’s manufacturing sites in the UK (Hams Hall, Oxford & Swindon), you can improve your engineering skills. It will challenge you to consider new ideas with fresh thinking, identify innovations that will benefit the organization, as well as to show a desire for the development of skills for planning and implementing projects.

Environmental Engineering Internship

Open for current students or recent graduates of an accredited 4 years University, Alcoa (NYSE: AA) offers diverse positions, including full-time jobs and internships.  Alcoa is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products, with a strong portfolio of value-added cast and rolled products and substantial energy assets.

Aiming to gather professionals with different backgrounds who will help the company’s development, they occasionally open internship positions which would provide guidance, coaching, and technical assistance from engineers and drafters in the Central Maintenance Engineering Department and Environmental Department.

Intern in Kent Wildlife Trust

Kent Wildlife Trust is a leading charity organization working to preserve nature and wildlife. It has a strong network of members, supporters, volunteers and partners who jointly contribute in conducting activities to preserve over 65 species in nature reserves. Activities that they realize are mostly educational since their aim is to bring people closer to nature, but also they organize events, realize various projects and programs in order to raise awareness about the importance of such goal.

Offering half-time and full-time internship positions, Kent Wildlife Trust looks for persons who will help them in reaching set up goals. You could work in the consulting or educational team and also, you could learn from professionals about this topic and ways of combating issues that contribute to threatening species. Those positions are usually open for recent graduates who would like to work on marine conservation, record of wildlife sightings or managing habitats and organizing events, conducting project activities for children and youth, etc.

Intern in Cumbria Wildlife Trust

As above mentioned organization, Cumbria Wildlife Trust is also related to the conservation of local wildlife issues. To the persons interested to work in areas of nature and species conservation, Cumbria Wildlife Trust provides an opportunity to gain a range of skills and work-based experience required for employment within the sectors that are implied in organisation’s work. The intern will also have insight into different potential job roles.

When joining this intern position, you will be required to work in the Cumbria Wildlife Trust office in Kendal but may also spend some time in offices of partner organizations.

Green Corps’ Field School for Environmental Organizing

Green Corps is a program launched by U.S. PIRG and led by environmentally-minded college graduates. It has a clear aim: to train future organizers who will make a wave of activities targeting the environmental issues around the world. Those who participated within this program, are now activist and members of many large environmental movements, such as Al Gore’s Climate Reality, The Wilderness Society, Rainforest Action Network, and many others.

Green Corps developed the country’s most respected training program for those who are looking for places where they can learn and train to be leaders and organizers of environmental activities and campaigns. This training program/internship is paid but intended only for recent U.S. college graduates, or for those having a VISA with a work permit.

Willis Towers Watson Interns

If you are a university student, one year from graduation, understanding the importance of preventive activities, and you would like to learn more about it, keep reading because this company brings you just what you have been looking for.

This internship opportunity is offered by Willis Towers Watson which is one of the world’s leading reinsurance advisory and broking businesses. Are you asking yourself how it is connected to the environment? Well, there can be found positions matching your interests, such as Catastrophe Analyst or Health Consultant.

Statistics Intern

Are you good with numbers, but you would like to tackle the most challenging global problem? Here is the internship program where you will be engaged on diverse topics including climate changes. Statistics for Sustainable Development is a non-profit organization where you can practice and develop your skills and contribute to the creation of its activities. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work for one year and support statisticians and data engineers at based our offices in Reading, Berkshire.

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) Internships

This full-time internship program at an alliance of grassroots organizations which advocate for federal policy reform to advance the sustainability of agriculture, food systems, natural resources, and rural communities can be found on the official website of National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition. There are various jobs, like handling EcoFarm, taking care of animals, growing food, so if your mindset is ecologically directed, you can find something fitting your needs.

Intern at World Resource Institute

World Resource Institute is a research organization acting on a global level. It offers both, unpaid and paid internship programs, in various topics.

You can join the World Resource Institute teams in Climate, Energy, Food, Water, Cities or Ocean departments. Their offices are all around a world so you might find the program that fits your interests in Ethiopia, Sao Paolo, Washington, Beijing, Hague, India, or Indonesia… There is something for everybody!

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) Internships for a Sustainable Future

Internships for a Sustainable Future is a program designed for students, giving them the chance to work directly with experts in Business for Social Responsibility member companies while learning how to integrate sustainability into business strategies. The internship locations include Paris, San, Francisco, and New York, and it is open for a master’s level student.

Intern at Ceres

Ceres is a non-profit organization founded in 1989 and launched by the Global Reporting Initiative. Members of this organization advocate for sustainability, and they have numbers of open positions for those who would like to work in a dynamic environment, learning, practicing, and improving advocacy skills.

Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program

Open to college undergraduate or graduate students studying communications, public relations, business, marketing, engineering or environmental sciences, this program is designed for young people who want to work in Clean Cities coalitions across the United States. Clean Cities is a government-industry partnership focused on reducing petroleum use and promoting awareness of alternative fuels in transportation.

Humane Educator

Here is one unusual and exciting internship opportunity, and this time it is for those who enjoy rural life and know how to use its creativity to teach children about animals on the farm.

Working in this friendly farm, you can be a Farm Sanctuary’s Humane Educator and work with middle and high school students, or, you can conduct “Meet the Animals: A Virtual Tour of Farm Sanctuary” and “Environmental Impacts & our Food System” programs.  Besides the Education Internship, there are other internships in Shelter Project, Human Resources, Photo and Video, Visitor or Graphic Design available regularly.

Internship at Danone Waters Sustainability

The Danone Waters Sustainability Strategy is a company aiming to inspire healthier and more sustainable eating and drinking practices. It believes in on-job-learning, so it is delighted to accept applications for their internship program of people who will bring new energy and ideas, jointly working on delivering health through food. Interns are supported by team experts and included in all projects Danone conducts, but also provided with tools and space to work on developing their careers.

Internship: Sustainability

Located in the Netherlands, Avery Dennison Corporation offers an opportunity for entrepreneurial interns who are interested in the following areas: IT, Communication, Finance, Marketing, Procurement or Talent Acquisition. Working in this global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials, you can gain experience in analyzing the sustainability of products and creative problem resolving. Positions like these are open for students holding a Bachelor or Master in logistics and sustainability, an IT background can be required as well.

If you haven’t found a position on this list that fits your knowledge and skills, we encourage you to do a little research by yourself. More and more organizations and companies are realizing that the contribution of young enthusiasts is significant for the functioning of the company. It can bring positive changes, creative ideas and strong motivation for success, and therefore, there are lots of companies who will show its appreciation by opening the paid internship positions. Good luck!

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