US-Canada Remote Internship with Future Earth

About the Internship

Future Earth works around the world to connect scholars, researchers, and innovators in support of a more sustainable planet.  With global, regional and national offices in 30+ counties, and with research projects spread across the world, and in every domain of sustainability science, we connect research to action through partnerships, programs, platforms, and new forms of outreach and engagement.  We are looking for exceptional applications to work on programs that connect efforts initiated by our global programs in Canada and the US. Opportunities for engagement include working with sustainability leaders in Canada and US through Future Earth's Earth Leadership Program; supporting Canadian engagement and content in the first Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress; and working with Canadian leaders, and research leaders from around the world, in our Biogenesis Program and our Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society

Details & Requirements


DURATION: 8-10 weeks

DEADLINES: Wednesday, May 12, 2021

FUNDING: The standard grant for a remote internship is $1500, meant to help defray expenses while student is engaged in internship opportunity. To be eligible for funding you must have an "L term" status with the college.

ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for funding, you must have an "L term" (Leave Term) status with the College.

APPLICATION: To apply for funding, complete the Arctic-Environment Remote Internship online application by the deadline. This is a generic application for the Arctic-Environment Remote Internships, please indicate you are applying for the Future Earth Project. If you are interested in our other Arctic-Environment Remote Internships, please find them here. Note: You may apply for more than one Arctic-Environment Remote Opportunity at a time. Please specific your first and second choice of opportunity.

ITEMS TO SUBMIT WITH YOUR APPLICATION: You are required to submit a statement of interest, a writing sample (1-3 page) and your resume/CV with your application at the time of submission. These are uploaded directly from within the online application. 

Expressions of interest and questions may be directed to Director of the Institute of Arctic Studies, Melody Brown Burkins, PhD