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.

Office Administration Intern

March 26, 2015

Earthwatch is seeking an Office Administration intern, this individual will support, COO, Controller and HR Director in a variety of tasks relating to the many operational administrative duties required to maintain all front office functions within the organization.

Education and Corporate Sustainability Intern

March 25, 2015

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.

LA Based Program Support

March 22, 2015

Earthwatch is seeking an independent contractor to support their Los Angeles based programs. The appropriate candidate is one who can take initiative and form partnerships for us with different high schools, community organizations and likeminded non-profits in Los Angeles.

Online Marketing Lead

January 22, 2015

This primary goal of this key marketing position is to help Earthwatch Institute launch a new loyalty and referral marketing program. The Online Marketing Lead will work with other key staff to create a shared vision for the program, and will be responsible for executing its launch in 2015. There are additional online marketing / web duties as well, and the position requires a solid understanding of online loyalty programs, website design, and Microsoft CRM. This position is directly responsible for delivering results that positively affect the bottom line, and is best-suited for a driven, collaborative, creative leader with an integrated marketing / IT skillset. The position is new to our organization and will provide the right candidate with the opportunity to work on a powerful new initiative with professionals who are passionate about making a positive difference in the world. Earthwatch provides a working environment where innovation and creativity are encouraged.

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.

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.

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.

No phone calls please.