Intern, Global Networks and Partnerships, Clean Cooking Alliance Internship

Tags: internship Covid-19 climate change Environment
  • Added Date: Monday, 21 August 2023
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Position Overview

The Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA) works with a global network of partners to build an inclusive industry that makes clean cooking accessible to the three billion people who live each day without it. Established in 2010, the CCA drives consumer demand, mobilizes investment to build a pipeline of scalable businesses, and fosters an enabling environment that allows the sector to thrive. Clean cooking transforms lives by improving health, protecting the climate and environment, empowering women, and helping consumers save time and money. In alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals, CCA is working to achieve universal access to clean cooking by 2030.

The Fall 2023 Intern will be integral to CCAโ€™s Global Networks & Partnerships Team. The Intern will assist in all aspects of GN&Pโ€™s research and advocacy on areas including but not limited to gender and climate justice.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this is to be a remote internship. The Intern will need to have access to a computer and an internet connection. This is a paid internship.

Essential Functions

โ€‹โ€‹Provide research and writing support for the development of GN&P knowledge products.

โ€‹Develop communication materials, including blog posts and social media content, highlighting the gender and climate change dimensions of CCA's work.

โ€‹Participate in meetings with CCA partners, providing logistical support and contributing to discussions on gender, climate change, and clean cooking.

โ€‹Support CCAโ€™s advocacy efforts, including brainstorming engagement opportunities for new and existing champions and youth advocates.

โ€‹Participate in relevant meetings, such as team meetings, all-staff meetings, internal webinars, and other learning opportunities.

โ€‹Other duties as assigned.


Selection Criteria

โ€‹โ€‹Candidate must be enrolled in a masters degree-granting program in a relevant field (e.g., Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, International Development, Public Policy, or a related discipline) during the internship or must be a recent graduate (within 8 months of graduation) of a college or university.

โ€‹Strong writing skills.

โ€‹Prior research experience working on gender equality, poverty alleviation, and climate change-related projects in developing economies.

โ€‹Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively in a diverse and multicultural team.

โ€‹Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

โ€‹A strong willingness to take initiative and a desire to learn.

โ€‹Must have a personal laptop computer and access to the Internet.

โ€‹Must be available to work a maximum of 29 hours per week.

โ€‹Must be authorized to work in the United States.

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