Remote Climate Intern


Corporate Accountability stops transnational corporations from devastating democracy, trampling human rights, and destroying our planet. We are building a world rooted in justice where corporations answer to people, not the other way around -- a world where every person has access to clean water, healthy food, a safe place to live, and the opportunity to reach their full human potential.



We are deeply committed to prioritizing the leadership of those who bear the brunt of corporate abuse: women, people of color, low-income people, people in the Global South, disabled and LGBTQ folks around the world, therefore folks holding these identities are strongly encouraged to apply for our internships program.


Our internships are a unique opportunity for you to gain valuable corporate campaigning and nonprofit experience, cultivate your interests in social justice, strengthen your understanding of a fast-paced campaign organization, and gain critical skills and experience. In the internship, you will learn alongside our dynamic, passionate climate and membership team and learn skills such as power mapping, campaign research, member outreach, and project management. Interns will come away from the experience ready to take action and apply these skills to the social change issues they want to address in their local communities or schools.  


As the Remote Climate Intern you will support our organizers by  conducting research and analysis needed to develop and implement campaign strategies that are deeply aligned with the needs and priorities of our campaign partners across the Global South. Additionally, you will work with our membership team to engage our members to take action on our climate campaign.  



Major Responsibilities:

  • Compiling, summarizing, and analyzing data and conducting research that informs Corporate Accountability’s climate campaign and the organizing of international and regional campaign partners;
  • Support our Global South and frontline partners on the campaign to Make Big Polluters Pay with analysis, desk-based research and information that supports their regional and grassroots campaigning;
  • Tracking and monitoring business publications, news outlets, public platforms, and other sources for relevant developments pertaining to climate change, climate justice, and polluting industries;
  • Identify and project manage actions for the Climate Rapid Response Team and engaging our membership in our Campaign to Make Big Polluters Pay;
  • Identify key U.S. elected officials to engage on our work to make big polluters pay;


Qualifications:

  • Experience in research, organizing, and/or advocacy on the frontlines of the fight for social justice and/or at a campaign-oriented organization;
  • Demonstrated commitment to corporate accountability, race equity, gender justice and social justice issues with a strong climate/global justice lens;
  • Great self-management skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Excellent and effective written and oral communication skills, French or Spanish-language skills a plus;
  • Strongly seeking candidates who hold Indigenous, Black, Latinx, and/or Global South identities;
  • Ability and willingness to adapt to changing conditions throughout internship due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and shifting campaign priorities;



Details:

Location: Remote

Duration: Mid-late October - Mid-late January

Compensation: As an organization we are committed to financial compensation for interns. Some schools provide funding for internships, and we encourage candidates to seek that as well as course credit for internship experiences with us. Hourly compensation is available for non-school funded internships.

Training: Internships kick off with a cross-organizational orientation to welcome you and equip you with basic knowledge of our organization to hit the ground running. Specific internship skills training will also be provided by your unit to equip you for your day to day projects.


To Apply: Attach your resume to the online application, and please include a cover letter, where you heard about the position.. If you are having trouble uploading, please email your materials to Carolina Santamaria at info@corporateaccountability.org.


Corporate Accountability is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive organization. People of color, women, disabled folks, nonbinary folks, and folks within the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply. 


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