Jobs & Internships

NicoleNYLCVEF is always on the lookout for top-notch interns and volunteers. We collaborate with high schools, colleges and graduate schools to help generate interest in the environment and encourage careers in the field.

We have openings in the following areas:

  • Communications – writing and research, web content management, media and community outreach, assistance with press events
  • Development – donor research (individuals, corporations and foundations), event outreach and staffing, grant writing
  • Policy and Advocacy – issue research, lobbying policymakers and elected officials
  • Political and Civic Engagement – candidate research, event planning, voter outreach and engagement


  • Interest in the environment, government, politics and advocacy
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and social media


  • During the non-summer months, we’re looking for volunteers who are able to work with us on a part-time or full-time basis.
  • During the summer, we’re looking for candidates who are able to work with us on a full-time basis for 10 weeks.


  • This is an unpaid opportunity; however, we will reimburse for travel expenses to and from the office.
  • NYLCVEF will also work with colleges and universities to offer students the ability to earn college credit/funding while working as an intern. Check with your school to see if you are eligible. Also check out this list of scholarships compiled by NYLCVEF.

To apply:

  • Contact NYLCVEF’s Senior Vice President, Josh Klainberg at (212) 361-6350 ext. 207 or email jklainberg[at]nylcv[dot]org with a resume introducing yourself and indicating your preferred department. Applications are taken on a rolling basis.