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College/School Eligibility:

  • Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Computing and Information Science
  • Cornell Tech
  • Engineering
  • Graduate School
  • Human Ecology

Class Year Eligibility:

  • N/A

Open to:

  • Cornell Undergraduate Students
  • Cornell Graduate/Professional Students

Key Responsibilities
Tasks will include but are not limited to:

  • Synthesize materials and products for both publication and distribution to the workshop teams.
  • Investigate linkages to other aspects of EDF’s goals, and work with other workstreams within EDF to push broader opportunities (e.g., EDFBiz, policy).
  • Provide support to the Climate Innovation technology workshops.
  • Participate in advancing EDF Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) goals in which people from all backgrounds and experiences feel connected, included, and empowered to address the environmental and organizational challenges in alignment with EDF values.


  • Must have coursework in the natural sciences, engineering, or other technical degree program with a demonstrated interest in climate change mitigation, technology, and/or environmental advocacy in a rigorous scientific context.
  • Experience and proficiency in using MS Word, Excel, and other office products is required.
  • Experience in interdisciplinary and intersectoral projects is a useful skill.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be well organized, motivated, and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a team setting and have the ability to work independently when projects are due.
  • Demonstrate self-awareness, cultural competency and inclusivity, and ability to work with colleagues and stakeholders across diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Demonstrate initiative and problem solving skills.

Hybrid out of Boulder, Colorado or U.S. Remote. (US Remote means the intern must be physically located in the US while working, for tax/employment based reasons, for the majority of the internship. If desired, the intern may work hybrid out of Boulder CO office, but remote is also fine.)

10 weeks

Full time (35 hours per week)

Application Materials
Interested applicants should attach their cover letter and resume to the EDF application. In your cover letter, please discuss your interest in the climate innovation project, including its relationship to technology, and any experience with interdisciplinary and intersectory (e.g., academics and technology companies) that you may have.