Jobs & Internships

Earthwatch is an international environmental nonprofit organization that funds field expeditions in more than 50 countries.

Earthwatch expeditions provide individuals with opportunities to participate in hands-on scientific research all over the world. We also partners with schools, businesses, governments, and other philanthropic organizations to enable a broad range of people to learn and change the world through our experiential model.

Staff members at Earthwatch develop, manage, market, and recruit for our varied expeditions, programs, and partnerships. Earthwatch does not employ the scientists or research staff that runs the expeditions we support; they generally work for universities or other research institutions.

We currently have the following positions available.

Program Coordinator (Public)

December 17, 2014

The Public Program Coordinator will focus on delivery of the Public Program for North America, United Kingdom and Europe as well as other locations as appropriate, working to prepare all volunteers from the region fielding across the international portfolio. The role will liaise with other Program Coordinators across Earthwatch regions to implement and inform best practice of outstanding customer service as devised by the Program Manager (Global Public Program). The ideal candidate will ensure the programs you work on deliver an excellent Earthwatch experience, which advances mission objectives, makes best use of resources and meets or exceeds customer expectations. Your focus is on delivering program activities to time, budget and required mission standards, working with your program manager and other team members to deliver results against the agreed business plan. Key to this is being an effective team player and working collaboratively with other parts of Earthwatch to achieve

Research Associate Intern

December 11, 2014

Assist with a variety of tasks relating to the development of and impacts of research projects Earthwatch supports across climate change, biodiversity conservation, ecosystem services, marine biology, and archaeology and culture.

Development Coordinator

December 02, 2014

Reporting to the director of annual giving and advancement services, with a dotted line reporting to the chief development officer (CDO), the Development Coordinator is primarily responsible for providing core department operations support for the department, including processing gifts, generating gift receipts, acknowledgements, and reports, entering and retrieving gift data,, conducting prospect research, and maintaining the overall integrity of donor and development records. Additionally, the Development Coordinator will provide administrative support to the chief development officer, CEO, and development staff as needed. The Development Coordinator will contribute both independently and as a team member to the overall fundraising and stewardship efforts of the organization by performing the essential functions listed below

EA to the CEO

November 29, 2014

This position is an integral member of the executive team and provides expert level secretarial and administrative support skills to the CEO, assignments involve work that is confidential and complex in nature, and involves the handling of information of strategic importance. This role requires the use of discretion, judgment, diplomacy, and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, project management, prioritization, excellent organizational skills and strong interpersonal skills. Supports wider executive team needs as time permits and handle matters of a routine nature to conserve time and resources.

Sales Trainer

November 13, 2014

The Sales Trainer role is designed to augment training and support to the sales team in order to build skill capacity and support productivity.

Environmental Volunteering Intern

October 01, 2014

Assist with a variety of tasks relating to preparing volunteers to participate in citizen science, focused on customer service and evaluation of volunteer experience.

Customer Service Intern

September 10, 2014

Assist with a variety of tasks relating to preparing volunteers to participate in citizen science, focused on customer service and evaluation of volunteer experience.

Education and Corporate Sustainability Intern

August 05, 2014

Assist in a variety of tasks that aim to engage and inspire confident ambassadors who are passionate about supporting sustainability within their organization and their community.

Earthwatch is an equal opportunity employer.


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If you don’t see the position you’re looking for, feel free to contact us through your local Earthwatch Human Resources department.

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