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. 


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 facilitate the participation of young people in CCL and build support for carbon pricing in higher education.


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


  • 7 hours a week for 15 weeks


  • Remote


  • Free registration to CCL’s conferences in Washington DC, academic credit possible. A diversity fellowship is available for students who qualify for financial aid.


  • Increase the participation of young people in CCL.

  • Increase support for carbon pricing from higher education.


  • 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.


We are looking for a highly motivated student who is a self-starter, detail oriented, passionate about social change and climate solutions.

  • 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.