Communications/Social Media Intern (Oakland)

Position Summary
Are you a social media junkie who loves writing and has a passion for protecting the environment? Global Footprint Network is seeking a communications/social media intern to help us spread the word about our innovative environmental work around the world.  Global Footprint Network is an international think tank that promotes a sustainable economy by advancing the Ecological Footprint, a tool that makes sustainability measurable. We provide decision makers with robust tools to help the human economy operate within the Earth's ecological limits.  Our vision is that all people can live well, within the means of nature.

Recent graduates with a degree in communications, public relations, marketing, or related field as well as advanced undergraduate students are encouraged to apply. Candidates with degrees in the environment or natural resources and strong writing and communications experience are also encouraged to apply.  Depending on skills and interests, intern projects may include: Writing blog posts, Q&As and press releases about our latest research and reports; Developing creative, new social media campaigns and writing social media posts;

Salary And Benefits
Our internship positions are unpaid. We prefer full-time interns, but for part-time arrangements we require a minimum commitment of 16 hours per week for 12 weeks. Hours are flexible. Free healthy lunches are provided most days. School credit may be available depending on the requirements of your institution. This internship offers a unique opportunity to gain nonprofit communications experience and be part of an innovative communications team.

Send resume and statement of career goals to

The subject line of your email MUST include the term "Communications Internship Application." No phone calls, please.  For more information about Global Footprint Network and the Ecological Footprint visit: