Join the Activist Network! Intern with Greenpeace

Do you want to join the fight for climate justice with the world’s largest independent environmental organization?

Greenpeace has several incredible volunteer internships available in San Francisco! You’ll get the chance to work on the most pressing issues of our time – saving ancient rainforests, protecting our oceans, stopping toxic threats, and launching a clean energy revolution.

Whether it’s activating volunteers and other students across the country or mobilizing people here in San Francisco, you’ll gain grassroots activism skills, learn about the environmental movement, gain issue expertise, meet awesome people, and make a real difference! Find out how this isn’t your average internship.

Apply today!

The deadline for Fall 2011 Intern Applications is July 31st!

The Network interns primarily help us connect with our Lead Activists over the phone, email and online social networks to assist them with all of their campaign work in hundreds of communities nationwide. They also help our Network team in SF with all other priorities that arise including the following –


  • Manage research projects
  • Logistics coordination and administrative work
  • Materials production (trainings, kits, etc)
  • Data entry as needed
  • Quickly develop knowledge of global warming and other campaign issues
  • Assist in other projects as needed

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Able to inspire, recruit and train campaign volunteers over the phone
  • Strong communication skills including public speaking, written and oral
  • Critical thinking and time-management skills
  • Able to keep a level head in a fast-paced campaign environment
  • Commitment to grassroots organizing as a means of affecting change
  • Reliable and responsible

What you gain from a Greenpeace Internship:

  • Leadership experience
  • Hands on grassroots organizing and campaign experience with the world’s largest environmental organization, Greenpeace!
  • References and a letter of recommendation upon completion of the internship
  • Experience building citizen power using new media and a cutting edge organizing model
  • An opportunity to explore a career in the non-profit sector, politics, community services, activism, and grassroots organizing

Greenpeace strongly encourages applications from women, people of color, LGBTQ folks, people with disabilities, and members of other marginalized communities.

***Be sure to mark ‘San Francisco’ and ‘Activist Network’ on your application!***

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  1. I like your work. Close the loggers in Plumas and Lassen county California. Shut those fornicating, child abusing, alcoholic, deer poaching, hypocrites out of work. My dad is a ‘bastard’, and all of the above. His first name is William. He is to be accursed to the lower hell. Lose his dream even this day, as mine was shattered. May he learn to hat life even more than me. Even to his committing suicide. Satan take him.
    Keep doing the ‘good work’. Destroy him. Destroy the loggers in these counties.

  2. Please join us this fall in San Francisco! As the Activist Network Fellow, I look forward to working with you all!!

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