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SIERRA CLUB CANADA INTERNSHIP - General

Sierra Club Canada National Office, Ottawa, Ontario

One position available.

Positions starts the week of September 8, 2009

Deadline for applications: August 23, 2009

Benefits

  • Make a meaningful contribution to the environment
  • Be immersed in the most current and pressing environmental issues
  • Learn from some of Canada’s most experienced environmentalists

Location

National Office
Sierra Club Canada
1-412 Nicholas Street
Ottawa Ontario
K1N 7B7

Duration

Usually three to four months, but Sierra Club will consider longer internship periods.

Hours of work

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday to Friday (usually)

Position description

Sierra Club Canada interns have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the day-to-day activities of one of Canada’s most effective environmental organizations.

Responsibilities

Work closely with Sierra Club Canada’s operations and campaigns staff

  • Internet, telephone and face-to-face research
  • Analyzing and collating data and empirical information
  • Write and edit reports and proposals
  • Some clerical duties such as answering phone, operating office equipment
  • Other duties as relevant and directed by supervisor

Qualifications

  • Proven skills in research and analysis
  • Excellent written and oral communications and intrapersonal skills
  • Project management experience
  • Interns must have or be working towards a university degree

Please note that this position is unpaid.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact:
communications@sierraclub.ca

 

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Sierra Club Canada National Office
412-1 Nicholas St., Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 7B7
Tel: (613) 241-4611, Fax: (613) 241-2292,
info@sierraclub.ca