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BR-14 Bering Strait Co-Management Communications & Marketing Intern

World Wildlife Fund
Washington, DC 20037
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BR-14 Bering Strait Co-Management Communications & Marketing Intern

Type: Short Term (Fixed Term)
# of Openings: 1
Remote Alaska


WWF Overview

For 60 years, WWF has worked to help people and nature thrive. As one of the world's leading conservation organization, WWF works in more than 100 countries, connecting cutting-edge conservation science with the collective power of our partners in the field more than one million supporters in the United States and five million globally, as well as partnerships with communities, companies, and governments.

In 1999, WWF-US opened an office in Anchorage and works with partners around Alaska to implement conservation programs addressing topics such as underwater noise, increases in shipping traffic, area-based conservation, marine mammal co-management, and community-based conservation in the marine and coastal areas of the Bering, Beaufort and Chukchi Seas.

Our vision for diversity, equity and inclusion at WWF is an organization as diverse as the world we protect; where the richness of all our unique views, experiences, and backgrounds combines to create the most sustainable and inclusive conservation outcomes possible bringing the greatest benefit to the planet and every person who lives on it.

Across the many cultures and individuals that represent WWF, we are unified by one mission, one brand, and one common set of values: Courage, Respect, Integrity and Collaboration.

Internships at WWF

WWF's internship program vision is to recruit professionals early in their careers who bring fresh thinking and innovation to the environmental and conservation sector and are well positioned to develop into the next generation of leaders. Our mission is to increase exposure of students from underrepresented populations including Alaska Native populations to conservation and environmental careers, provide professional development opportunities, reduce the barriers to attracting a diverse pool of internship candidates, and develop a pipeline for future WWF hires from underrepresented populations, including Alaska Native populations.

Position Summary

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world's leading conservation organizations, seeks a Bering Strait Co-Management Communications & Marketing Intern.

Internship Description

WWF US's Arctic Program seeks a paid intern with close ties or roots in the Bering Strait region to contribute to our Bering Strait-related communication efforts and to support the communications and marketing needs of an ongoing collaborative learning project with Alaska Native co-management bodies active in the Bering Strait. This position will offer an exciting array of opportunities to grow and expand your communication and marketing skills.

The ideal candidate has roots in the Bering Strait region, with a deep personal and cultural connection to the region's people and environment and an interest in the field of communications and marketing. You will be a great fit if you are eager to learn, bring new ideas and perspectives, and seek out ways to support and grow the work of WWF and collaborating entities in the Bering Strait.

You will join a passionate team of talented communications, marketing, conservation, and co-management professionals who are leaders in their fields and are eager to share our knowledge and learn from you.


  • Developing audience-specific strategic communications and marketing plans to cultivate support and funding for Alaska Native marine mammal co-management bodies active in the Bering Strait
  • Writing, designing, and quality-checking Bering Strait-related communication materials for the WWF US Arctic Program

Skills and Abilities

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Familiarity with or interest in learning to use design software
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

Learning Outcomes

  • Increased knowledge of co-management issues in Alaska
  • Communication and marketing skills
  • Strategic planning experience
  • Nonprofit conservation work
  • Familiarity with WWF's activities in Alaska and beyond
  • Networking with other interns and leadership within and beyond WWF


  • Meaningful connection with the culture and environment of the Bering Strait region,
  • Pursuing either an Associate's or Bachelor's Degree program in communications, marketing, conservation, or a related field.
  • Organized and self-motivated
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Integrity, Respect & Collaboration


US Remote WWF employs interns in all states with the exception of: Alabama, Arkansas, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Wisconsin, Wyoming.


Paid - $15 per hour (35 hours per week)

One time stipend net $100


June-August 2021

How to apply: Please submit cover letter and resume through our Careers Page, Requisition #BR-14. If selected for consideration, you will need to provide 2 letters of recommendation as part of the WWF application process.

* Please note that intern must have U.S. work authorization that does not require sponsorship of a visa.

As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.


Posted: 2021-05-14 Expires: 2021-06-15

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