Want to help lead the clean energy transition in Nebraska? 

Make a difference for the environment and your community by interning with Nebraska Conservation Voters this summer.

Job Title: Organizing Intern

Reports to: Clean Energy Program Manager and Deputy Director

What: Help Nebraska Conservation Voters win clean energy policy victories in Nebraska.

Function: Implement advocacy campaigns in Nebraska to advance clean energy and protect the environment.

Job Description:

Nebraska Conservation Voters protects our state’s natural legacy by educating voters, advocating for sound policies, and electing conservation champions.

We are looking for students with a passion for protecting the environment and the ambition to make a difference.

Organizing interns will train under NCV’s Clean Energy Program Manager and Deputy Director, learning grassroots organizing, with a focus on advancing clean energy policies in Nebraska. This is an excellent opportunity to learn how organizing can be conducted while acquiring communication and leadership experience. This is an ideal internship for those interested in issue advocacy on climate change, environmental policies and the political process, or for those pursuing a career in politics, public policy, public affairs, government relations or community outreach.

Essential Duties:

  1. Participate in training and skill-building exercises related to the work of Nebraska Conservation Voters.
  2. Provide support to the Clean Energy Organizing program. These duties may include, but are not limited to:
    • Assist in the development and implementation of strategies to effect change.
    • Assist with phone programs and other direct outreach activities.
    • Staffing events, as needed.
    • Recruit, train, and manage volunteers.
    • Write content for social media and advocacy communications.
  3. Other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Interest in action on climate change, protecting Nebraska’s natural resources, and political/electoral advocacy
  • Understanding of grassroots advocacy is preferred but not required
  • Reliable and self-motivated
  • Ability to work productively remotely
  • Working knowledge of Google Suite
  • Excellent writing ability
  • Some night and weekend hours may be necessary

Hours: Part-time (min. 15 hours per week), flexible schedule.

Stipends may be provided depending on hours of availability and experience.

Application: Submit a resume, cover letter explaining why you want to intern for Nebraska Conservation Voters, and a short writing sample.

Internship dates (these can be flexible depending on individual circumstances): May 17 – August 15.

Applications accepted on a rolling basis.