Earthwatch Available Jobs and Internship

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 partner 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 run the expeditions we support; they generally work for universities or other research institutions.


Earthwatch is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to achieve excellence and diversity among our staff. Employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or parental status, or any other category protected by law.


We currently have the following positions available.


Research Associate Intern

Job Post Date: January 03, 2020

Earthwatch supports field research that utilizes highly motivated non-specialist volunteers, also called citizen scientists, to collect data. The Research Department is responsible for soliciting, reviewing, and recommending research proposals for funding and supporting researchers throughout their Earthwatch careers. Earthwatch supports cutting-edge science through field-based expeditions that address: • What is changing? (Discovery) • Why is it changing? (Understanding) • What can we do? (Action). Research Associate Interns will assist the Research Department in a variety of tasks to help support the research team and Earthwatch scientists. Applicants accepted on a rolling basis.


Strategic Partnerships Intern

Job Post Date: November 14, 2019

As a Strategic Partnerships Intern, you will assist in a variety of tasks to build awareness of Earthwatch programs with foundations and within the corporate sustainability world. You will support the Development department in highlighting the value and impact of Earthwatch’s corporate and foundation partnerships. You will gain skills and knowledge in corporate social responsibility and in non-profit partnership development, including lead prospecting, market research, and how to communicate the value of a program or organization. You will work with your manager to design a project to grow the professional skills included in this posting.

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