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 increase the participation of young people in CCL and increase support for carbon fee and dividend from higher education. 

POSITION REPORTS TO:

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

SCHEDULE/TIME COMMITMENT:

  • 8 hours a week for 15 weeks in Spring/Fall, 20 hours a week for 12 weeks in Summer.  

LOCATION:

  • Remote

PAYMENT:

  • Free registration to CCL’s climate conferences. A diversity fellowship is available for students who are non-white with demonstrated financial need. 

GOALS:

  • Increase the participation of young people in CCL. 

  • Increase support for carbon pricing from higher education. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Draft the higher education newsletter and agenda for monthly calls. 

  • Update the website, mailing list, and other communications. 

  • Edit and improve existing training and outreach materials. 

  • Help recruit students to the Campus Leaders Program, CCL chapters, and events. 

  • Assist and attend the higher education monthly calls.

  • Conduct research on climate education, diversity, and civic engagement. 

  • Research contacts for outreach and partnerships. 

  • Other tasks as needed. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

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.

  • Passion for environmental advocacy and social change.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with attention to details and timeliness. 

  • Problem solving and working independently. 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google apps, social media.

  • Prior leadership or CCL experience. 

  • Graphic design skills are a plus.  

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