IN-17030 Private Sector Engagement Intern, Communications


World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Communications Intern to support our Private Sector Engagement team at our Washington, DC office. In close collaboration with the Communications Manager, the intern will support the planning and implementation of communications activities (with a significant emphasis on written communications) related to WWF’s corporate partnerships.


This internship provides an opportunity to learn more about environmental sustainability by working with the team that advances sustainable business practices with leading US corporations.



Key Responsibilities

Supports the Private Sector Engagement team through written communications and administrative tasks that contribute to the successful management of existing corporate partnerships and written materials that further business development.


  • Participates in the development of key materials including blog posts, reports, PowerPoints, talking points, partnership activity summaries, and web copy related to WWF’s sustainability initiatives with corporate partners.
  • Drafts, reviews, and updates select Private Sector Engagement communications materials including digital platforms and collateral (brochures, presentations, one-pagers).
  • Provides administrative support to Supervisor including meeting scheduling, note-taking, and event planning
  • Attends calls and meetings with WWF staff, stakeholders and corporate partners, summarizing key points and action items in collaboration with Supervisor.
  • Provides additional communication and strategic support as needed.


  • A bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism or related discipline or equivalent work experience is required.
  • Excellent writing and research skills, particularly with ability to write, deliver and evaluate communications for specific audiences and outcomes. Strong editing and proofreading skills.
  • Strong desire and capacity to learn. 
  • Ability to prioritize projects, manage details, and meet deadlines with limited supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a willingness to work in a team environment across institutional and reporting lines to contribute toward larger goals and projects
  • Basic understanding of HTML (for web updates) and working knowledge of MS Office tools
  • Demonstrated history of leadership, initiative and accountability
  • Available a minimum of 25 hours per week
  • Experience in conservation or sustainability a plus


Washington, DC





How to apply: Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers page. , IN-17030


* Please note that WWF does not provide VISA sponsorship to interns




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