EcoAgriculture Partners is a nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC, engaged in research and advocacy in sustainable agriculture, rural development, landscape restoration and biodiversity conservation. Specifically, EcoAgriculture Partners strives for a world where agricultural communities manage their landscapes as ecoagriculture to enable them simultaneously to enhance rural livelihoods, conserve biodiversity and ecosystem services, and sustainably produce crops, livestock, fish and fiber.
EcoAgriculture Partners is the convener of the 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People (1000L) initiative, a radical collaboration of change agents working together to accelerate landscape efforts to sustain and restore ecosystems, build rural prosperity and confront climate change.
Reporting to the 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People Program Coordinator, the intern will undertake program activities for EcoAgriculture Partners over a negotiable period that can begin as soon as the right candidate is available. The program intern will gain an understanding of integrated landscape management by supporting the work we do in finance, policy, capacity development and climate-smart agriculture.
The 1000L Program intern will regularly interact with program staff across the 1000L initiative and gain an understanding of international rural development and finance, integrated landscape management and international policies related to agriculture, ecosystem restoration and biodiversity. The intern will also meet weekly with the 1000L Program staff for feedback, to monitor the status of projects, and to develop projects of their own design.
We are seeking interns who can contribute approximately 20 hours or more per week from September to December. Time commitment and hours are negotiable.
Tasks and duties include:
This internship position is unpaid, though a stipend of $400/month for related costs is available.
To apply, please email a cover letter specifically describing your background, experience, and interest in this position; your current resume; and two professional references to Patricia Bon (firstname.lastname@example.org ) with the subject line "Program Intern - [your name]".