Wanted: Higher Education Outreach Intern

Are you interested in assisting higher education outreach while getting professional experience? We're accepting applications for a higher education outreach intern starting in the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. 

POSITION PURPOSE: 

CCE/CCL's mission is to create the political will for climate solutions and to empower individuals to have breakthroughs in exercising their personal and political power. CCL is a national non-partisan non-profit with educational programs and lobbying activities (designations of 501 (c-3) for CCE and 501 (c-4) for CCL). The purpose of this position is to assist with higher education outreach and increase the participation of young people in CCL. 

POSITION REPORTS TO:

Clara Fang, Higher Education Outreach Coordinator clara.fang@citizensclimatelobby.org

SCHEDULE/TIME COMMITMENT:

  • 7 hours a week for 15 weeks starting August 27, 2018.

LOCATION:

  • Remote

PAYMENT:

  • Free registration to CCL’s conferences in Washington DC, academic credit possible. A stipend is possible for students who would not be able to do the internship without payment. 

GOALS:

  • Increase the participation of young people in CCL.
  • Increase support for carbon pricing from higher education.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct outreach to higher education on carbon pricing and CCL’s events and opportunities.
  • Help recruit students to the Campus Leaders Program.  
  • Assist CCL higher ed allies and volunteers with higher ed outreach.
  • Assist with and attend Campus Leader and Higher Ed Ally monthly calls.
  • Assist with advocacy such as the Higher Education Carbon Pricing Endorsement Initiative.
  • Edit and improve existing training and outreach materials.
  • Help with website, newsletter, and social media outreach.
  • Web research and data entry.
  • Other tasks as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google apps, social media.
  • Passion for environmental advocacy and social change.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with attention to details and timeliness.
  • Problem solving and working independently.
  • Graphic design skills are a plus.  

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