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Conservation Policy Intern

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$1,500 per month (and potentially school credit); does not include benefits

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Aug 7, 2023

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Position Summary:


Title: Conservation Policy Intern

Supervisor: Farm Bill Policy Director

Location: Remote

Duration of Internship: 3 months, approximately Oct 1 – Dec 31, 2023

Compensation: $1,500 per month (and potentially school credit); does not include benefits


Submission Deadline: Aug 18, 2023


This is a paid internship with American Bird Conservancy’s Policy Program. The specific duties will be determined based in part on the candidate’s interests; long-term projects may include collaboration with partner organizations on conservation messaging and event planning, analysis and outreach and research and development of Farm Bill policy.


Primary Duties:


· Analyze conservation impact of legislation and/or policy

· Review and summarize Farm Bill law, policies and strategies

· Review and summarize reports, scientific papers, and other materials as directed

· Prepare fact sheets and other educational materials for a popular audience

· Conduct strategic outreach to target audiences

· Represent American Bird Conservancy at partner meetings

· Help to organize policy events


Position Requirements:


· Strong interest in wildlife conservation and/or public policy

· Understanding of basic biological principles, government, and/or law

· Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

· Strong writing skills for a variety of audiences

· Self-motivated

· Strong emotional maturity

· Authorized to work in the US

· Familiarity with scientific and policy literature and resources

· Background screening required


To Apply:


Please apply online at Paylocity.


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At American Bird Conservancy, we believe that a diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills makes us more effective. We are committed to creating a respectful and inclusive work environment for all of our employees.


As an equal opportunity employer, ABC is committed to ensuring that employees and applicants for employment have equal opportunities regardless of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor unrelated to the requirements of the position.

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