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Internship Opportunities at Amazon Conservation

Amazon Conservation is a creative, hard-working, team-oriented conservation organization and we welcome interns with the same qualities. Our internships are highly competitive and typically offered to candidates with specialized skills, relevant experience, and good language skills (but see each internship for detailed specifics).

In addition to a hands-on internship experience, interning at Amazon Conservation gives you the opportunity to learn about nonprofit management and a chance to contribute to the conservation of one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world.

Current opportunities at our Washington, DC office:

Internship Period: We offer three internship cycles a year, following a semester schedule.

  • Winter: January to May
  • Summer: May to August
  • Fall: September to December

Specific dates of the internship are flexible, but should roughly follow the periods outlined above.

Internship opportunities generally remain the same from cycle to cycle, and we do not currently consider applications for internships other than those posted.

Schedule: Flexible, but preference will be given to interns who can commit at least two full days/week in the DC office. However, all are encouraged to apply regardless. No remote or international opportunities are currently available.

All internships are unpaid; if you are seeking credit for this internship, we are more than happy to work with you and your school.

To apply, please follow the instructions within the internship description(s) that most interest you. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis; internships are open until filled.

Thank you for your interest in joining us!

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