Intern, Communications
Earthjustice - San Francisco, CA

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The communications intern works with the communications department at Earthjustice headquarters in San Francisco, California, to generate more media and brand awareness of Earthjustice’s work. The intern will assist various teams within the department with communication projects that involve writing, online research, event planning, social media outreach, press tracking, blogging, multimedia producing and the occasional administrative duties. Through the internship, the intern will learn the various roles of the communications department at a large nonprofit environmental organization.

We prefer applicants to be currently enrolled in college, but will make exceptions for qualified candidates. They should be passionate about environmental issues and have exposure to previous communications work, though professional work experience is not required. Applicants should have excellent writing, organizational, and communication skills, and be an independent, motivated worker. A working knowledge of online research and MS Office programs is required.

This is a part-time internship that requires a minimum of 15 hours per week.

Applicants should email a brief cover letter and resume to with "Communications Internship HQ" in the subject line. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Below is a general time line for the deadline and duration of communications internships. Applications are accepted year-round. In-state applicants preferred.

Internship Duration
Application Deadline

June through August

September through December
August 1st

January through June
December 1st

We offer a stipend and also welcome applications from candidates who can secure outside funding.

Earthjustice is driven by a passion for justice, partnership and excellence. Our core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission and to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff are valued and respected. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the position.