California Wilderness Coalition Policy Intern
Institute for International Public Policy (open to underrepresented minority)
The IIPP Fellowship program provides students with specially designed education and training experiences critical to entry and advancement in international affairs careers. Students are recruited from across the nation and apply as sophomores to participate in a multi-year sequence of summer policy institutes, study abroad, intensive language training, internships, and graduate study, complemented by career development services along the way. UNCFSP is aided in the student recruitment effort by its institutional partners and distinguished selection panels comprised of practitioners, academics, graduate school admissions directors, foundation executives, and IIPP alumni.
Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements: Sophomore student, enrolled full-time at four-year (baccalaureate) institution; U.S. citizen or permanent resident (documentary support required)
Minimum 3.2 grade point average (on 4.0-scale) Strong interest in international affairs
CALIFORNIA WILDERNESS COALITION
JOB TITLE: Policy Intern
The California Wilderness Coalition (CWC) protects the landscapes that make California unique, providing clean air and water, a home to wildlife, and a place for spiritual renewal. Since 1976, CWC has been the only statewide organization in California dedicated to protecting California's last remaining wild places. We currently have field offices in Eureka, Riverside, and Redding. Our central office is in Oakland.
CWC seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual to work as a Policy Intern. CWC's conservation program includes: advocacy for wilderness on public lands, fighting against irresponsible development proposals in wild lands, and building a stronger constituency for conservation throughout the state. The responsibilities for the Policy Intern include: providing assistance to CWC's policy staff and Executive Director in research, drafting materials, and organizing.
Candidates should be committed environmentalists with superior public speaking and writing skills. The ability to work independently and a keen political sense are essential.
The position is part-time 5 to 10 hours a week with a $200 a month stipend during the school year.
HOW TO APPLY:
For more information on the CWC, go to www.calwild.org.
Send resume and cover letter to:
Meredith Eilers, Office Manager