Current Internship Opportunities
Intern Teaching Assistant, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots
Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, a program of the Jane Goodall Institute, is seeking a creative, goal-oriented and self-motivated individual to act as a Teaching Assistant during an Online Course this summer. The Turning Learners Into Leaders: Empowering Youth Through Service in Education course in an innovative professional development course that will teach participants how to identify and implement a local service-learning campaign using the new Roots & Shoots program model. 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.
The Teaching Assistant will have the opportunity to interact directly with course participants and instructors, be able to contribute to future course development, and gain experience working in a virtual classroom setting. The ideal candidate will have experience in service learning, an interest in working with service learning programs, and experience working in education. The position is unpaid, but academic credit can be arranged.
Office of the Founder Internship
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 2014.
Dr. Jane Goodall travels an average of 300 days per year, spreading her message of hope all over the world. On any given day, she may be speaking about her chimpanzee behavioral research in what is today Tanzania; the threats facing chimpanzees; JGI’s community-centered conservation programs in Africa; and the Institute’s global environmental and humanitarian youth program, Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots.
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.
The OOF-G intern will work with members of the Office of the Founder’s team, as well as other JGI staff, to support their work and projects on a day-to-day basis.