P4G Partnerships Intern

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World Resources Institute

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Washington, DC, United States

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17 days ago

About the Program:

P4G – Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 – is a global initiative that brings together business, government, and civil society organizations in innovative public-private partnerships. We focus on breakthrough solutions that help meet humanity’s greatest needs in five key areas: food and agriculture, water, energy, cities, and circular economy. P4G supports innovative partnerships to become global models for sustainable solutions. In addition, through major convening moments such as the P4G Summit as well as our State-of-the-Art report and awards program, we showcase the most innovative partnerships driving sustainable development in the world. Additional information about P4G can be found at www.p4gpartnerships.org.

This position is fully remote.

What you will do:

In this role you will work primarily with P4G’s Partnerships Team and will also work in coordination with P4G’s Operations, Engagement, Communications, and Investment Teams. As part of this internship, you will gain experience in international sustainable development, investment impact selection, project management, stakeholder outreach, engagement strategy and event planning, and stakeholder management for a high-profile international initiative involving governments, the private sector, and global NGOs. You will play an active role in the implementation of P4G’s partnership acceleration and funding and support the selection process for the next cohort of P4G partnerships.

Internship Learning Outcomes:

You will gain experience in the following areas:

Data management and tracking.

  • Track partnerships’ quarterly progress updates and deliverables, as well as opportunities to accelerate partnerships.
  • Aggregate and assist in analysis of program-wide data using Airtable, Salesforce and Microsoft Office tools.

Project administration.

  • Assist in the administration of the application review process and ongoing partnership support activities.
  • Prepare briefings and materials for stakeholders such as P4G country partners, partner organizations, and Board.

Planning and logistics.

  • Prepare materials for Partnerships Team presentations and meetings.
  • Assist with coordination of partnership participation in the 2021 P4G Summit and other key events.

Partnership selection and project management.

  • Contribute to refining, creating tools and producing templates.
  • Support data analysis, including data transfer and validation within database systems.
  • Develop flow diagrams, workflows, power points, documents as part of the training material, selection, and management process, as required.
  • Support scheduling and note taking at meetings.
  • Collaborate on reports, executive summaries or other documents required to manage partnerships, PM meetings and reporting processes.

Overall support for the mission of the P4G Global Hub.

  • Contribute to cross-cutting projects with other parts of P4G team that increases efficiency and knowledge sharing, including with Partnerships and Communications teams.
  • Participate in conference calls and meetings to expand understanding of P4G partnerships and P4G network.
  • International events, travel, and logistics: Support participation of P4G Network and P4G Hub in international and in-country events.
  • Support participation of P4G network in international events, including correspondence with host, all travel logistics, travel systems, visa applications, etc.
  • Participate actively in external meetings, events, and outreach, coordinate mission trips to partner countries, and provide logistical and administrative support for in-person and virtual meetings and events.

What you will need:

  • Pursuing or recently completed an undergraduate or graduate degree.
  • Writing, editing, research, and oral communication skills.
  • Experience with quantitative and qualitative data management and analysis
  • Commitment to P4G’s mission, values, and approach


The pay range for this internship opportunity is $20/ hour for undergrads and $22/ hour for graduates.

Length of Contract:

This is a full-time, 3-month internship with a flexible start and end date.


  • This is a remote-based internship with the option to work out of the Washington D.C. office once it reopens.
  • WRI will provide a laptop for the duration of your internship.

How to Apply:

Please submit a resume with a cover letter. Applicants must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered.

About Us: Founded in 1982, World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, nonprofit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being. We are working to address seven critical challenges that the world must overcome this decade to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet: climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, and the ocean. WRI has a global staff of over 1,800 people with work spanning 60 countries. We have offices in Africa, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia and the United States, as well as a growing presence in other countries and regions.

The foundation of our work is delivering high-quality research, data, maps, and analysis to solve the world’s greatest environment and international development challenges and improve people’s lives. We work with leaders in government, business, and civil society to drive ambitious action and create change on the ground. Equally important, we bring together partners to develop breakthrough ideas and scale-up solutions for far-reaching, enduring impact.

Internships at WRI are learning experiences designed for current students, recent graduates, and other candidates who wish to gain knowledge about a specific area of our work. We strive to attract diverse, intellectually driven candidates who have a passion for sustainability and development. WRI provides many internship opportunities throughout the year in all our programs.

WRI is committed to advancing gender, racial, and social equity for human well-being in our mission and applies this principle to our organizational and programmatic practices.

Our mission and values:

WRI’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations.

Our values are shared ideals that bind us together: Integrity, Innovation, Urgency, Independence, Respect.