Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization working with the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through their powerful networks and advocacy, they tackle the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.
Moreover, Ceres’ interns support Program, Communications, and Development staff working with a wide variety of constituents within the Ceres network: environmental activists, investors, funders, as well as corporations. While providing some administrative support, interns will primarily work in one of the following areas using skills in research, project coordination, IT and communications. Detailed descriptions of this specific position can be found below.
Each February, Ceres advertises for summer program. During February & March they conduct interviews and make placements. Their Summer Intern Program is held during the months of June, July, half of August, and runs for a 10-week period. The work hours are Monday through Friday, from 9am to 5pm.
- They pay a stipend of $5,500 for the ten weeks.
- Also, They also provide for their Boston interns an option of (1) a pass on the MBTA systems for June, July and August, or (2) $75 per month for those who walk, cycle or run to the office.
They typically hire 10-15 interns, who are a mix of undergraduate and graduate students. This year, the program will begin on Monday, June 3, and run through Friday, August 9. In addition, interns need to be available for a lunch orientation one week prior to start date, to take place the week of May 27th (in the Boston & San Francisco offices).
How to Apply
- Review each program internship opportunity carefully at https://www.ceres.org/about-us/career-opportunities/ and apply for the one applicants feel best fit.
- If applicants are interested in applying for this position, please press the ‘Apply for this position’ button and submit a resume, cover letter, and two (2) brief writing samples, as well as complete the additional information as instructed.