The Executive Assistant provides complete administrative support to the President and to the Senior Vice President of Conservation (SVP). This person will handle sensitive tasks that are critical to accomplishing the mission of the organization including handling financial information, assisting with board relations, meeting and event planning and providing scheduling and travel arrangements for the President and SVP. The Executive Assistant will also provide logistic and administrative support to the Board of Directors. More »
American Rivers seeks a Development Intern for its California Regional Office. Working under the supervision of the Associate Director of Development, the Development Intern will assist with research, drafting proposals and reports, integrating information into development databases, and developing and producing comprehensive research reports. Through purposeful, authentic, and meaningful projects and tasks, the Development Intern will gain essential professional skills and deepen his/her understanding of development and fundraising in the environmental non-profit sector. More »
American Rivers is seeking a communications and media-savvy self-starter to intern in the Communications Department at our Washington, DC office. This is an unpaid position, and can be either be part- or full-time. College credit is available. More »
American Rivers offers volunteer internships to college students and college graduates interested in conservation policy, environmental protection, legislative issues, online community development, public relations or communications, or resource development.
We are seeking applicants with a commitment to the environment that are energetic, creative, and enthusiastic about river conservation. We strive to give our interns an experience that will prepare them for employment in the environmental and/or non-profit field.
Each intern will have the opportunity to interact with staff members involved with conservation policy and legislative work, and to learn about these areas. This program provides an excellent opportunity for interns to gain direct experience with the workings of a national nonprofit environmental organization, develop expertise in the area of river conservation, and gain valuable office skills and experience. The open environment at American Rivers will insure that interns have an opportunity to interact with staff members at all levels. Our office is a hard-working yet friendly place. Interns will also find excellent opportunities for networking within the environmental community at large.
The internship period is for three months during which interns work approximately twenty-five hours per week. The internships are not paid. However, we do work with students to assist with college credits for internships.