The intern will conduct desk research to create a database of philanthropic climate investments, with opportunities to conduct more in-depth analysis and produce presentations and visuals centered around these investments.
This research assistantship is envisioned as a 4 month commitment, with potential to extend to a full year if desired; the position is currently open but can start on a flexible basis if needed. This position is located at ClimateWorks headquarters but may include working remotely for the right candidate.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Planning team, you will:
- Conduct detailed research on funding flows and specific projects in support of climate change mitigation, primarily centered on philanthropic action for climate
- Analyze data sets of official development assistance (ODA) for climate change
- Create and maintain a database of information related to climate funding streams
- Produce and present a slide deck outlining research findings to ClimateWorks staff and leadership
- If interested, opportunity to produce graphics and data visualizations highlighting research findings
- Support the ClimateWorks campaigns and Strategic Planning team with other issue area research tasks
- Collaborate on other Strategic Planning team activities as needed
- Excellent research and analytical skills, familiarity with data analysis preferred
- Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
- Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
- Ability to initiate and manage projects
- Proficiency in MS Excel required. Proficiency in MS PowerPoint preferred.
- Ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision
- Ability to keep calm under pressure, prioritize, and multi-task
Compensation and Location
Compensation will be commensurate with experience, with an expectation of at least 8 hours per week.
This position is not eligible for ClimateWorkls benefits, other than commuter reimbursement.
ClimateWorks Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse candidate pool. The Foundation recognizes diversity as an asset essential to accomplishing its work and views diversity as encompassing differences in race and gender, as well as age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, job skills, education, and geographic location. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
To be considered, please submit your resume and a cover letter expressing your passion for the mission and fit for the role.