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National Audubon Society Editorial Intern in New York, New York

**National Audubon Society**

**Editorial Intern**

US-NY-New York

**Job ID:** 2021-4662
**Type:** Seasonal, Full-Time
**\# of Openings:** 1
**Category:** Internships/Fellowships
National Audubon Society

**Overview**

Now in its second century, Audubon is dedicated to protecting birds and
other wildlife and the habitat that supports them. Audubon’s mission is
engaging people in bird conservation on a hemispheric scale through
science, policy, education and on-the-ground conservation action. By
mobilizing and aligning its network of Chapters, Centers, State and
Important Bird Area programs in the four major migratory flyways in the
Americas, the organization will bring the full power of Audubon to bear
on protecting common and threatened bird species and the critical
habitat they need to survive. And as part of BirdLife International,
Audubon will join people in over 100 in-country organizations all
working to protect a network of Important Bird Areas around the world,
leveraging the impact of actions they take at a local level. What
defines Audubon’s unique value is a powerful grassroots network of
approximately 450 local chapters, 120 campus chapters, 17 state and
regional offices, 34 Audubon Centers, Important Bird Area Programs in 50
states, and 700 staff across the country.

The National Audubon Society is a federal contractor and an Equal
Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or
protected veteran status. We are committed to a policy of
nondiscrimination, inclusion and equal opportunity and actively seek a
diverse pool of candidates in this search.

The National Audubon Society endeavors to make
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accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us
regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing
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be used to inquire about the status of applications.



**Responsibilities**

- Pitch and write articles for online and print platforms, working on
both short- and long-range deadlines with multiple staff editors.
- Assist with research, story development, and fact checking.
- Attend and participate in weekly editorial meetings.
- Collaborate with art department to see stories through layout and
production.
- Other duties as needed and assigned.



**Qualifications**

- College-level courses in journalism, or science with an emphasis on
journalism.
- Ability to report and write stories for science-based publications.
- Experience honing story ideas and promoting content through social
media.
- An avid interest in science, wildlife, and environmental issues,
including how they affect birds and people.
- Experience with multimedia and content management systems a plus.


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