The Jane Goodall Institute’s staff strive to make internship experiences valuable and meaningful for both the student and the organization. Over the course of a semester-long experience, interns work independently and collaboratively on an array of projects that are set up to meet their personal goals, interests and strengths. Our aim is to provide students the experience and knowledge to advance both their academic and professional careers.

Click on the individual department opportunities below to learn more and click here to apply.

Current Internship Opportunities

Marketing, Communications & Community Engagement

Interns who work in the Communications department work on a wide variety of projects across a number of departments at the Jane Goodall Institute to help advance and manage the Institute’s messaging and public identity. Learn more here.

Development and Fundraising

This is a unique opportunity to aid a great cause while gaining experience with nonprofit fundraising, marketing and more. The intern will work with the Development team supporting the fundraising efforts for major gifts, foundations, corporate giving, and membership. Learn more here.

Office of the Founder

Individuals interested in working in the Office of the Founder-Global will have a unique opportunity to provide support to the world’s foremost authority on wildlife conservation while gaining a bird’s-eye view into the inner workings of the Institute. Learn more here.

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots is the global environmental and humanitarian youth program of the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI). Individuals interested in working with Roots & Shoots will have a unique opportunity to experience many different areas of focus including writing, online journalism, social media, graphic design, education, member engagement, and youth leadership. Learn more here.

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