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Communications and Development Intern — Albany, NY

Organization: Environmental Advocates of New York

Job Title: Communications and Development Intern

Location: Albany, NY

Hours and Compensation: we require a 15 hour/week commitment. Scheduling is flexible. unpaid

Application Deadline: rolling

Position Dates: We are currently looking for interns for spring 2013. This internship runs from January–June

Posted On: Dec. 6, 2012

Organization Overview

Environmental Advocates of New York seeks a Communications and Development Intern.

Environmental Advocates of New York’s mission is to protect our air, land, water, and wildlife and the health of all New Yorkers. Based in Albany, we monitor state government, evaluate proposed laws, and champion policies and practices that will ensure the responsible stewardship of our shared environment. We work to support and strengthen the efforts of New York’s environmental community and to make our state a national leader.


Environmental Advocates of New York is the state’s government watchdog for environmental issues in Albany. Our organization has more than 10,000 members, and we focus on issues as diverse as climate change, renewable energy, hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”), water pollution and water quality, and removing toxic chemicals from the products we use every day. The person in this position will support a three-person development team and two-person communications team.


  • Assisting in the planning and execution of public events.
  • Conducting outreach to members and partner organizations.
  • Researching issues and contacts.
  • Gathering social media metrics, and identifying ways to strengthen new media efforts.
  • Developing connections with student activists and some day-to-day administrative tasks.


We are looking for an individual who is committed to environmental conservation, is interested in gaining experience in a fun, fast-paced setting, and wants to gain and/or build skills specifically within the areas of communications and fundraising.

Individuals with technical experience, such as web development, web design and/or database management knowledge, are also encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to with Communication and Development Intern as the subject line.

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