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Intern, Communications

Washington, DC
Department:  Communications
Job Type: 
Clerk, Extern or Intern

The communications intern works with communications staff in Earthjustice's Washington, D.C. office to generate media and brand awareness of Earthjustice’s work. The intern will assist various teams within the department with communication projects that involve writing, online research, event planning, social media outreach, press tracking, blogging, multimedia producing and the occasional administrative duties. Through the internship, the intern will learn the various roles of the communications department at a large nonprofit environmental organization.

Applicants should be passionate about environmental issues and have exposure to previous communications work, though professional work experience is not required. Applicants should have excellent writing, organizational, and communication skills, and be an independent, motivated worker. A working knowledge of online research and MS Office programs is required.

This is a part-time internship that requires a minimum of 15 hours per week. We offer a stipend and also welcome applications from candidates who can secure outside funding.

Applicants should email a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to with "Communications Internship" in the subject line. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Our Values

Earthjustice is driven by a passion for justice, partnership and excellence. Our core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission and to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff are valued and respected.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the position.

About Earthjustice

Founded in 1971, Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health; to preserve magnificent places and wildlife; to advance clean energy; and to combat climate change. We partner with thousands of groups, supporters and citizens to engage the critical environmental issues of our time, and bring about positive change. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.