Editorial Intern

Part-Time &/ or Full-Time Environmental Markets Internship Positions, Ecosystem Marketplace

Washington DC or remote location
Description: Ecosystem Marketplace has multiple intern openings from 10-40 hours/week, paid on an hourly basis from $10-13/hour (depending on level of education), for three months or more starting in the fall of 2010.  Preferred location is Washington DC.  Intern needs are described below.  When applying, send resume to appropriate contact(s).  All internships require a familiarity with payments for ecosystem services in general, excellent research and writing skills, and experience with Excel spreadsheets. 

Closing Date: September 1, 2010

About Ecosystem Marketplace: Ecosystem Marketplace (www.ecosystemmarketplace.com) is a global information platform supporting ecosystem service payments and markets.  Among our analysis products is the popular annual State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets report. This year, Ecosystem Marketplace has released several new reports highlighting the State of Forest Carbon Markets, the State of Biodiversity Markets, and the State of Payments for Watershed Services.  Our intern needs include assistance in follow-up reports, research of daily news posted on our main site, research and writing for bi-monthly and monthly newsletters, and research to update information on the Forest Carbon Portal, SpeciesBanking.com,  MarketWatch, and the Ecosystem Services Matrix.

Editorial Intern Responsibilities:
•Ã‚ Â Â  Assist in researching, fact-checking, and writing articles for Ecosystem Marketplace.
•Ã‚ Â Â  Lay out articles for the site; edit and upload audio.
•Ã‚ Â Â  Conduct outreach to bloggers and reporters.
•Ã‚ Â Â  Desired qualifications: Knowledge of payment for ecosystem and watershed services programs; knowledge of html and audio editing.  Strong research and writing skills and experience in policy analysis a plus. Writing sample and references may be requested following interview process. This is a remote-work position.