The United Nations Foundation is committed to working with the UN, governments, and other critical stakeholders to galvanize the collective action required to meet the world’s climate and environmental challenges. Toward that goal, the Climate, Energy, and Environment Intern will provide support to the Climate, Energy, and Environment team on research, communications, and event management until December 2022.
This position can be based in Washington, DC, or remote.
Essential FunctionsWork with other team members to research, monitor, and synthesize key findings and developments in the international climate and environmental policy and diplomacy spheres.Help advance UNF’s work on the climate-food nexus by supporting engagement with international coalitions and initiatives (e.g. Agricultural Innovation Mission for Climate).Support UNF’s partnership with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on climate science and communications, in particular to prepare for the Synthesis report expected in early 2023.Support UNF’s work in the ocean-climate nexus by conducting research and preparing materials on current and emerging issues in the space.Help produce a range of written projects for internal and external audiences.Support the team through coordination of materials for leadership and other teams.Assist with organizing and executing in-person and virtual meetings and events, with a particular emphasis on key international moments such as the United Nations General Assembly (UNA) in September and COP 27 in November 2022.Keep abreast of climate and environmental news.Other duties as assigned.
📌 𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝘁𝗼 𝗴𝗲𝘁 𝗮 𝗷𝗼𝗯 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗨𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗡𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀? 𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗱 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗡𝗘𝗪 𝗥𝗲𝗰𝗿𝘂𝗶𝘁𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗚𝘂𝗶𝗱𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗨𝗡 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗨𝗡𝗗𝗣 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮 ✔
⚠️ 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐋𝐢𝐟𝐞 𝐍𝐨𝐰: 𝐏𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐮𝐥 𝐓𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐧𝐢𝐪𝐮𝐞𝐬 𝐡𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐨 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐚 𝐣𝐨𝐛 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐍𝐎𝐖!
*Please note this is a remote, paid internship opportunity from September 12 - December 16, 2022*
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