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.

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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.

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Office of the Founder

The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) is seeking a proactive, highly motivated college student or recent graduate who is passionate about the mission of our organization and is interested in interning with the Office of the Founder-Global (OOF-G) department for the fall of 2015. Interested individuals will have a unique opportunity to interact with the world’s foremost authority on wildlife conservation while gaining a bird’s-eye view into the inner workings of the Institute.

Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots is the global environmental and humanitarian youth program of the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI). Founded by Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE and a group of Tanzanian students, the Roots & Shoots program provides young people with the knowledge, tools and hopeful inspiration to improve the environment and the quality of life for people and animals. Connected through a dynamic online network, Roots & Shoots members have come from more than 130 countries and through their projects have completed more than 3,700 projects to improve their communities. 
JGI 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 goal is to provide students the experience and knowledge to advance both their academic and professional careers


JGI News and Highlights

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Walk in the footsteps of Jane Goodall with Google Maps

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Saving Chimps From Snares (Graphic Images)!

This is the story of Mugu Moja, a young juvenile chimpanzee.