Summer 2024 Workplace Communications Internship

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Earthjustice’s Workplace Experience & Sustainability team is accepting applications for one full-time workplace communications intern to work with us for 10-12 weeks during summer 2024. We will accept applications from undergraduate students who will have completed their first year of college by June 2024. This is a paid position. The successful candidate may work remotely or on a hybrid schedule from one of Earthjustice’s offices.
Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health; preserve magnificent places and wildlife; advance clean energy; and combat climate change. We partner with thousands of groups, supporters, individuals, and communities to engage in the critical environmental issues of our time and bring about positive change. We are guided by a passionate, ambitious vision for the future for people and our planet: until justice stands for all, we will never rest. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.
The Workplace Experience & Sustainability (“WES”) team works to manage and curate workplaces, experiences, and practices to enable Earthjustice staff to successfully advance our critical mission while centering sustainability in all practices. The workplace communications intern will work with the WES team to develop Earthjustice’s intranet sites to be more engaging for Earthjustice staff. This internship will provide undergraduate students a great opportunity to develop collaboration, communication, and technical skills within a mission-driven, non-profit organization.
Under the supervision of the Sr. Workplace Operations Manager, the intern will:
Intranet Management
  • Collect data and statistics on site pages and most used resources.
  • Incorporate feedback from the Internal Communications team on existing pages.
  • Identify and track WES organization-wide policies and procedures and update accordingly.
  • Review and update page tags with guidance from WES staff and Internal Communications
  • Update existing intranet spaces for a cohesive user experience.
  • Develop a template for future WES intranet spaces.
  • Develop guide for WES intranet space manager.
  • Develop summary reports based on feedback gathered at stakeholder meetings.
  • Produce and present a design plan for immediate implementation.
  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate program during summer 2024. Those who have completed their first year of college by June 2024 will be prioritized.
  • Being enrolled in programs that focus on communications, marketing, web development, and other related fields is preferred.
  • Knowledge of CSS and HTML is a plus.
  • Demonstrated passion for and experience participating in the environmental movement.
  • Detail oriented with good organizational skills.
  • Awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and orientations.
  • Must be available for a full-time schedule (37.5 hours/week).
Internships at Earthjustice are paid. Undergraduate students will receive $18.07/hour, less applicable taxes.
To Apply:
Interested candidates should submit the following materials by February 21, 2024 via Jobvite. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will be reviewed beginning February 22.
  • Resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Click “add files” to include: (1) proof of enrollment in your academic program (e.g., verification from your registrar’s office), and (2) list of relevant courses you’ve taken and/or a portfolio of any web design projects.
  • Finalist(s) will be asked to submit 2 references, including one academic and one professional reference.
Information about our hiring process and tips for success can be found at Please reach out to if you are having technical difficulties submitting your application. No phone calls, drop-ins, or hard copies. Earthjustice only considers applications submitted for current openings via Jobvite. Unsolicited resumes or resumes for posted positions that are not submitted via Jobvite will not be reviewed or retained.
Earthjustice is driven by a passion for justice, partnership, and excellence. Our core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission and to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff are valued and respected. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other factor that is not related to the position.
For positions located within the City and County of San Francisco: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
For positions located within the City of Los Angeles: We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.