Women In Conservation 6-Mos. Program Intern (New York City) – PAID


Help Audubon build & further develop its exciting Woman in Conservation Program! We are now accepting applications for our Program Intern position.

Time Requirement: Approximately 25-30 hours per week

Duration:  January 2012 – June 2012

Compensation: Paid


Audubon is looking for a 6 month Program Intern.  This paid position will be based at Audubon’s national headquarters in their beautiful Platinum LEED Certified “green” offices in New York City.  The intern will work directly with Audubon’s development staff on the Women in Conservation Program and the organization’s prestigious Rachel Carson Award.  Additionally the intern will be working with Award Council Founding Chair, Allison Rockefeller, in her midtown offices near Rockefeller Center.

The Internship will:

Introduce you to the environmental non-profit world, National Audubon Society and the concept and developments of its Women in Conservation Program.

  • Allow you to work alongside Audubon staff and other key players and individuals that are invested in the mission and success of the Program.
  • Tailor projects and duties in order to showcase your individual strengths, talents and interests.
  • Include projects in the areas of Non-Profit Project Management, Event Planning, Public Relations, Design Work, Press and Publications, and Website Development.


Job responsibilities would include:

  • Develop content for the Women in Conservation website which serves as an educational and resource tool connecting women across the country with environmental and conservation efforts.
  • Providing event support for the Annual Awards Council Meeting, Awards Council Site Visits and assist with planning for Women in Conservation’s Rachel Carson Award Spring Luncheon.
  • Providing support for the Annual Awards Council Conservation Tour,
  • Conduct media outreach by enhancing press releases, press kits and social networking presence.
  • Assistance with the development, planning, and marketing of new initiatives in the Women in Conservation Program including Women in Conservation Volunteer Days and our first Annual Spring Student Panel.
  • Active participation in all Women in Conservation Meetings.

We are looking for candidates with strong verbal, interpersonal, and organizational skills who can bring a positive and enthusiastic approach to all tasks. The ideal candidate would be able to tackle multiple projects and assignments simultaneously, be a self starter and be comfortable working independently.

To apply please submit your resume and cover letter directly to the Audubon Career Website using the following link: https://careers-audubon.icims.com/jobs/1254/job

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