Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

  • Multimedia Intern

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/9/2018 6:26 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Communications [102000]
  • Overview

    The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. We use law, science and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.   NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations; our water enforcement cases played a major role shaping current water policy throughout the country. Today, our staff of more than 600 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy and communications experts, and others, work out of offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bozeman, Montana and Beijing.


    Position Summary:


    NRDC is seeking a Multimedia Intern to work with the Communications team in our New York office.  This is a full-time paid internship, beginning June 18, 2018 and concluding August 3, 2018.


    • Research historical environmental photography to add to NRDC’s archive.
    • Assist in photo research for breaking environmental news.
    • Comb through archival NRDC materials to scan appropriate negatives and prints to add to NRDC’s digital asset management system.
    • Assist in the production of multimedia content from an administrative perspective such as coordinating the pickup and delivery of necessary equipment, booking time with studios, and assisting with logistics.
    • Any other duties as directed.


    • Interest in photography, photo research, and video production essential. Experience preferred.
    • Bachelor of Arts degree in photography or other visual medium preferred.
    • Must be well organized and pay close attention to detail.
    • Knowledge of copyright law in relationship to photo and video assets preferred.
    • A curiosity about the intersection of visual storytelling and environmental issues.

    NRDC is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity and expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


    Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, for positions based in San Francisco, CA we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


    To apply, please visit and upload your resume and cover letter through our online portal.  We would like you to upload any additional papers or project work that you think would showcase your abilities. Please no phone calls, emails, faxes or in-person resume drop-offs. Please reference where you saw this posting. NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


    If you are having technical difficulty while applying, please reach out to Customer Care by dialing 1-800-889-4422.


    For further information about NRDC, please visit


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