College/School Eligibility:

  • Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Computing and Information Science
  • Engineering
  • Graduate School
  • Human Ecology
  • Law

Class Year Eligibility:

  • N/A

Open to:

  • Cornell Undergraduate Students
  • Cornell Graduate/Professional Students
  • Cornell Postdocs

Qualifications: This position is flexible in educational background, with experience or knowledge of one or more of the following areas a plus: climate change impacts, policy and political process, economics, environmental justice, social science, environmental science, hydrology, design, planning, and engineering. Other qualifications include:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be well organized, motivated, and detail oriented.
  • Ability to work in a team setting and has the ability to work independently when projects are due.
  • Demonstrates self-awareness, cultural competency and inclusivity, and ability to work with colleagues and stakeholders across diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Familiarity with organizations and climate impacts facing New York and/or New Jersey (especially through a social justice and environmental lens) preferred, but not required.
  • Facility with ArcGIS/mapping or design software a plus, but not required.

Location: Washington, DC (or remote)

Term: 10

Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week)

Compensation: This internship will be fully funded through Cornell Atkinson; a
$5,250 stipend is provided.

Application Materials: Interested applicants should attach their cover letter and resume.

To be eligible, Cornell students must be returning to Cornell for the Fall 2022 Semester.

All proposal materials MUST be received by 11:59 PM ET on Wednesday, February 7th, 2022.