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Equity Internship – San Francisco, CA

Organization: Wild Equity Institute

Position Title: Equity Intern

Location: San Francisco, CA

Hours & Compensation: Unpaid.

Application Deadline: Rolling.

Posted On: March 1, 2013.

 

Organization Overview: 

WEI is a San Francisco-based organization with a national and international mission: to build a healthy and sustainable global community for people and the plants and animals that accompany us on Earth. As such, WEI is engaged in cutting-edge litigation at the intersection of the environmental justice and grassroots conservation movements, and our cases highlight the two movements’ shared moral foundation: equity, the creation of a more just and fair world.

Description:

The Wild Equity Institute (“WEI”) is currently accepting applications our Equity Internship program for the Spring & Summer of 2013.  The Equity Internship program is designed to provide students, recent graduates, or dedicated volunteers with an opportunity to spur the creation or a more equitable world for all. Interns will work closely with experienced activists and environmental attorneys.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect data on imperiled species and disadvantaged communities
  • Submit information requests under the Freedom of Information Act
  • Draft fact sheets, alerts, and editorials pertaining to our work
  • Assist with grassroots organizing
  • Draft formal administrative petitions to spur government action
  • Some administrative work may also be required.
Qualifications:
  • Three month time commitment required, although part-time and project-specific internships can be accommodated.
  • A background in ecology and/or civil rights is preferred.
How to Apply: Please submit a resume, a writing sample, a copy of your school transcript, a list of references, and a cover letter explaining your interest in our work via email to info@wildequity.org.

Contact Information:

Wild Equity Institute, http://www.wildequity.org

474 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Job URL: http://wildequity.org/pages/3019

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