Policy Intern - Green Umbrella

April 12, 2021 1:47 PM | Anonymous

Organization: Green Umbrella

Green Umbrella is seeking a policy intern to work approximately 15-20 hours per week on its Policy Impact Area starting June through August 2021. The Policy Intern will work closely with the Climate Policy Lead to assist with research, program development, and communications. This is a paid internship.

About Green Umbrella:

Green Umbrella leads collaboration, incubates ideas and catalyzes solutions that create a resilient, sustainable region for all. We envision a vibrant community where sustainability is woven into our ways of life. To that end, we collaborate with businesses, institutions, non-profits, local governments and concerned citizens to bring our vision to life throughout our region’s 10-county tri-state area.

About the Position:

This internship with Green Umbrella provides a chance to learn more about both the nonprofit sector and environmental sustainability efforts within the Greater Cincinnati region, with a specific focus on local government and policy. The compensation for this internship is $12/hour. We are open to partnering with your university cost-sharing program if applicable. Interns will work on average of 15-20 hours per week. The intern will work with our team virtually.


Green Umbrella is seeking a highly motivated, responsible, and enthusiastic undergraduate student, graduate student, or recent graduate with a passion for sustainability, equity, and resilience. The position requires basic knowledge of climate issues; familiarity with local government; a strong work ethic; excel data management skills; perseverance to solve problems; and diligent attention to detail. Candidates should be comfortable working independently as well as with a supervisor.


Research relevant local, state, and federal climate policy news and program opportunities

Support strategy, development, and review of policy communications such as newsletters, webpages, and social media

Work with local and regional partners to develop local government case studies

Support strategy, communications, and implementation of policy events done in partnership with local to national organizations

To apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume (with applicable experience) to savannah@greenumbrella.org, with “Policy Intern” in the email subject line.

GREEN UMBRELLA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF ITS WORKFORCE. We are committed to making sure our applicant pool is diverse and reserve the right to extend the application period or seek additional candidates if it is not.

Deadline to apply is Friday, April 30, 2021. Please refer to http://greenumbrella.org/Green-Jobs to stay updated. No phone calls please.

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