The Nature Conservancy Texas Programs Intern in Texas

OFFICE LOCATION

Austin, Texas (TX)

TX308 TX308

WORK WITH US

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact for people and nature around the world in 69 countries, all 50 United States, major US cities and in your neighborhood. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Visit www.nature.org/aboutus to learn more.

The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Texas Programs Intern position provides support to Austin based program staff (Legal, Science, Policy etc.). Other responsibilities include administrative tasks, project support, drafting correspondence, organizing and filing, creating reference materials, conducting research and other tasks as assigned. S/he may coordinate logistical support for program events and/or meetings. The Texas Programs Intern position reports directly to the State Director’s Executive Coordinator.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Employment term is June 2017 - August 2017.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to organize time and manage diverse activities and meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrated ability using advanced computer functions including generating detailed reports and analysis.

  • Proficient in manipulating, analyzing, and interpreting data.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Student applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in a course of study relevant to legislation/policy, conservation/science or a related field.

  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and using the Internet.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply to position number 45426, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on May 23, 2017.

Click “submit” to apply for the position or “save for later” to create a draft application for future submission. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited. Failure to complete required fields may result in your application being disqualified from consideration.

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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of *The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process.*

Job Title: Texas Programs Intern

Location: Texas

Job ID: 45426

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Full/Part Time: Full-Time