WRI is a global research organization that spans more than 50 countries, with offices in the United States, China, India, Brazil, Indonesia and more. Our more than 450 experts and staff work closely with leaders to turn big ideas into action to sustain our natural resources—the foundation of economic opportunity and human well-being. Our work focuses on six critical issues at the intersection of environment and development: climate, energy, food, forests, water, and cities and transport.

Current Opportunities for World Resources Institute

Writing and Editing Internship

Opportunity Type: Internship
Description: The WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, an innovative global program that aims to influence 200 cities by 2019, is seeking a creative intern to assist our Marketing and Communications team in generating content for TheCityFix.com blog and EMBARQ.org news section, as well as email monthly newsletters. This internship is ideal for recent graduates or early-career professionals in communications, marketing, public relations, environmental studies, urban studies, English, liberal arts, or related studies. You will get real world experience in a fast-paced environment. Internships may vary in length depending on your schedule, interest, and abilities. The WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities integrates WRI’s global analysis and builds on its on-the-ground experience in urban planning, sustainable transport, energy, climate change, water management, and governance. The Center galvanizes action that will help cities grow more sustainably and improve quality of life in developing countries around the world. It operates through a global network of offices in Brazil, China, India, Mexico, and Turkey, and Washington, DC where this internship will be located. More information at www.wri.org/wri-ross-center-sustainable-cities Responsibilities The intern will gain experience in the following areas: 70% Editing, writing, and publishing online as support to experts 15% Researching news stories, blogs, on new initiatives and trends; interacting with and assisting WRI experts in promoting their work 10% Email marketing 5% Organizing content on websites, databases, social media

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