Discovery's TreeHugger & Planet Green Are Looking for an Intern!


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Discovery's Planet Green/TreeHugger seeks an intern to collaborate on a high-impact innovative environmental initiative. Intern will perform research (primarily online) related to climate change initiatives, and will assist with the development of a presentation addressing questions of how individuals can most effectively reduce their carbon footprint. This presentation will be given on a regular basis by multiple Discovery team members, and will represent the first step in a significant, broader initiative. This is an unpaid position and the intern will work as part of a virtual online team, from their location of choice.

Must haves:

  • Broadband internet access
  • Excellent online research skills
  • Demonstrated passion related to environmental issues
  • Familiarity with issues around climate change science and carbon-cutting initiatives
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytic skills


  • Familiarity with Excel, Google docs
  • Familiarity with presentation-making programs (Powerpoint and/or Keynote)
  • Graphic sensibility (i.e. finding, selecting and/or creating strong graphics to support this presentation).
Please submit resume to and respond to the following questions.

1. Why do you feel that you would be a strong candidate for this position? How do your skills compare to the "must haves" and "good-to-haves" listed above?
2. How much time will you be able to devote to this project?
3. When will you be able to begin?