Title: Pesticides and Birds Policy Intern
Supervisor: Director of Government Relations, Pesticides and Birds Campaign
Duration of Internship: 3 Months, Approximately September 15-December 15 2023.
Compensation: $1,125.00 per month (and potentially school credit)
Submission Deadline: Spring 2023
This is a paid internship with American Bird Conservancy’s Pesticides and Birds Campaign. The specific duties will be determined based in part on the candidate’s interests; projects may include conducting virtual outreach to partner organizations and federal agencies, develop educational materials on pesticide impacts on wildlife, writing op-eds and other professional communications, evaluate Federal and State laws and regulations, evaluate and research Federal and State agency pesticide policies, assist in organizing Fly-Ins, read and analyze published scientific studies, and working with stakeholders.
- Analyze conservation impact of legislation and/or policy;
- Review and summarize scientific literature to guide conservation strategies;
- Prepare fact sheets and other educational materials for a popular audience;
- Conduct strategic outreach to target audiences
- Represent American Bird Conservancy at partner meetings.
- Strong interest in wildlife conservation and/or environmental toxicity
- Understanding of basic principles of biology, physiology, government, and/or law
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Software (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
- Strong writing skills
- Authorized to work in the US
- Background screening required
- This is a short-term, part-time position that pays $1,125.00 per month for 3 months and potentially school credit
- Unfortunately, does not include benefits.
Please apply on Paylocity.
If you have any difficulties uploading your resume and cover letter, then please send them as ONE document to HR@abcbirds.org
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