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12 Oct 2022

Internship Operations Fellowship

Climate Action Campaign – Posted by CAC Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Job Description

The Climate Action Campaign Fellowship is a paid intern program designed to immerse its participants in the environmental advocacy field. Assignments vary and are designed to both support the campaign with its mission to support action on climate change and assist the fellow with their professional growth. This non-exempt position allows interaction with all of the campaign’s departments providing a wide breadth of experiences. As an integral part of the Operations team, fellows will experience how public support is generated for action on climate, and how that shape results on a national level.

The Fellowship will train predominantly with the Operations team completing tasks including but not limited to:
● Assisting the team with organizational duties including but not limited to data, record, and calendar management
● Work with Operations Team and Director of Operations to manage organizational and administrative operations, including office management, on boarding and off boarding of staff, campaign-wide service support, expense reconciliation, materials development, etc.
● Engage in special projects at the direction of the Operations Team
● Creating, editing, and distributing a variety of documents and reports for internal and external use
● Handle meeting logistics: travel, briefing reports, meeting materials, and completing
expense and mileage reports
● Participate in meetings, note taking, and tracking follow-ups and due outs
● Assisting various Departments during surge moments, including but not limited to
reporting, writing, research, grassroots and grasstops outreach, and data entry
● Attending internal meetings around CAC and community-wide climate advocacy efforts
● Managing grants and contracts
● Maintaining organizational operations in conjunction with the various teams
● Completing other duties and tasks as they arise

Who You Are:

A successful candidate has the following:
● Ability to learn to successfully juggle multiple projects from various departments in a fast-paced, high-expectation campaign environment
● Collaborative approach and ability to work successfully individually and with diverse
● Light research and writing experience
● Excellent communicator and self-starter
● Experience in issue-organizing, advocacy or electoral campaigns is a plus, particularly
within the environmental community
● Interest in environmental issues and the environmental community a plus

Who We Are

The Climate Action Campaign (CAC) is a highly effective coalition of national climate,
conservation, and progressive groups, state and local partners, and key allies working to protect clean air and promote action to limit climate change. The Campaign serves as an important center of gravity and convening body for dozens of organizations working together to win the passage of ambitious federal climate policy that is centered on investment, standards, jobs, health, and justice. The Climate Action Campaign is based in Washington D.C., not San Diego, California. Visit us online at:

The Fine Print

This position is a member of the Operations team though will work closely with several other departments. CAC staff are currently working in a hybrid set-up with an expectation for onsite work as needed. COVID vaccinations are required for onsite work. Staff will work East Coast hours regardless of their location. The paid fellowship program lasts for 13 weeks, with an ideal start date of 11/1, and fellows participate for 20 hours/week. Rate of Pay: $16.10 per hour, as an hourly non-exempt position.  The Partnership Project requests that you structure your hours to attend departmental meetings.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to economic and social justice, and do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law. Women, BIPOC, LGBTQ+ people, and members of other historically disenfranchised populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Please click here to apply. Please be sure to include both a resume and a cover letter. If you require reasonable accommodations for a disability so that you may participate in the selection process, please email [email protected].

Job Categories: Climate Change. Job Types: Internship.

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