World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Education Content Intern.
This position will play an active role in the development and distribution of educational materials and the implementation of tactics to help the Wild Classroom team meet their programmatic goals.
- Assist with the creation and development of engaging and inclusive educational content. This could include written curriculum, student material (readings, games, quizzes), educational videos, live events, and more.
- Support the development of promotional and written content for the Wild Classroom program. This may include:
- Regular updates to wildclassroom.org and web stories
- Emails to our WWF educator community
- Social media posts
- Presentation decks
- Internal communication
- Contribute innovative and creative ideas to expand the program’s reach and engage K-12 educators from a variety of learning backgrounds, experiences, and geographic locations.
- Work directly with members of the marketing and communication teams and program teams on education projects and collaborations with internal and external partners.
- Stay up to date and report to team on trends in the education field and successful learning/teaching strategies.
- Handle administrative duties for the Wild Classroom team such as monitoring the Wild Classroom email inbox and responding to relevant emails or forwarding to appropriate team members.
- Monitor and analyze data from user analytics and survey results. Report feedback to team to help improve the program
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Current enrollment or a completed bachelor’s degree, preferably in education or environmental sciences
- Experience in teaching youth, formally or informally
- Experience in developing curriculum, to be used in a formal or informal education setting
- Experience in (or interest in learning) webpage coding/management
- Demonstrates exceptional organizational skills, ability to multitask, attention to detail, writing ability, verbal communication skills, and creative and innovative thinking
- Skilled with Microsoft Office tools; familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and coding appreciated
- Takes initiative, and is a proactive self-starter who works well independently and as part of a team
- Committed to the mission, goals, and values of WWF and is passionate about education and conservation
- Available full-time (35 hours per week) for a minimum of 3 months, with opportunity to extend up to a year
- Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Integrity, Respect & Collaboration
- Demonstrates courage by speaking up even when it is difficult, or unpopular.
- Builds trust with colleagues by acting with integrity, owning mistakes, and holding oneself accountable.
- Welcomes other points of view and ideas, recognizing and embracing different and contrary perspectives with kindness, curiosity, and encouragement.
- Makes conscious efforts to promote cooperative practices, behaviors, and ways of working across many groups and individuals
*Please note that WWF does not provide VISA sponsorship to interns
Washington, DC or remote. US Remote – WWF employs interns in all states with the exception of: Alabama, Hawaii, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Wyoming.
WWF is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace and requires all US-based staff to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. WWF will consider requests for accommodation from the vaccine requirement based on disability, medical contraindication, sincerely held religious belief, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.
- Submit cover letter and resume through our Careers Page, Requisition #IN-23034
- Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone
As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status. WWF values diversity and inclusion and welcomes diverse candidates to apply.