World Resources Institute Internships

World Resources Institute (WRI) is a global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being. 

Internships at WRI offers learning experiences designed for current students, recent graduates, or other candidates who wish to gain knowledge about a specific area of work. WRI offers a variety of paid and unpaid internship opportunities throughout the year its Washington DC and International Offices. They seek interns with diverse backgrounds and who are passionate about the environment to help make a direct global impact.

Topics in which WRI focus include:

  • Gender equality
  • Accountable governance
  • Long-term climate strategies
  • Solutions for climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Clean and affordable energy
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Sustainable forests
  • Mapping, measuring and mitigating global water challenges
  • Environmental economics

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Not only will atomic power be released, but someday we will harness the rise and fall of the tides and imprison the rays of the sun.
— Thomas Edison