Climate Data and Policy Intern - WRI

Washington, D.C.

Internships at WRI provide opportunities for motivated young professionals to learn from our experts and participate in engaging work at the intersection of environment and development. WRI provides many internship opportunities throughout the year in all of our programs and offices. We seek interns with diverse backgrounds and who are passionate about the environment to help us make a direct global impact. For more information, see our website: Internships at WRI

The Climate Data and Policy Intern will support WRI's exciting new Cities GHG Inventory Data Portal project, within the Climate Program, which collects GHG Inventory data for various cities within the US and globally. In this role you will be able to contribute to research, and logistical support in an environment conducive to learning and professional development.

The World Resources Institute's Climate Program is recognized as a leader in the field of international climate research. The Cities GHG Data Inventory Portal project will help nations and municipalities develop the capacity needed to build GHG inventories. This project will work with big data, analytical tools, policy research and partners to help cities and subnational entities progress on climate action. The initiative will be performed in collaboration with globally-renowed organizations, including the Global Covenant of Mayors, ICLEI, C40, Google, NASA, as well as national governments across the globe. WRI is committed to ensuring gender equity across our program portfolios. As such, the Intern is expected to incorporate attention to gender where appropriate.