Summer 2019 Animal Ethics internships

27 Apr 2019

Do you want to learn how to make life better for animals living in the wild?

Animal Ethics spreads awareness of speciesism and promotes respect for all sentient beings, with a particular focus on wild animal suffering.

We are accepting applications for internships to help support this work. Our aims include finding possible ways to help animals in the wild and defending animals exploited by humans.

If you share our goals and want to improve your skills, please consider applying for one of our volunteer internships.

While working remotely on a flexible schedule, you will have the opportunity to improve your research, analytical, and communication skills and be part of a team committed to improving the lives of animals.

Location

Remote, open to international candidates

Length

Negotiable, for at least 1 month, 8-25 hours per week

Application closing date

The deadline for this round of internships applications is June 15th. Applications will be considered as they come in.

Projects offered

1. Communications

Helping with public relations and online outreach

2. Visual Media

Creating infographics, scientific illustrations, or video animations

3. Translations

Translating website pages into German, Danish, Italian, Chinese, Polish, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Romanian, or Swedish (no previous experience necessary, but you’ll be asked to complete a short translation test)

4. Research on sentience

Researching topics related to the sentience of vertebrates and invertebrates

5. Perspectives on global animal activism

Working on how to best approach animal activism in China and India

6. The legal situation of animals

Researching the legal situation of animals in different countries

7. Wild animal suffering 1: Scientific library

Compiling lists of scientific publications relevant to the study of wild animal suffering

8. Wild animal suffering 2: Literature reviews

Writing literature reviews on topics related to the study of wild animal suffering

9. Wild animal suffering 3: Case studies

Writing case studies about interventions aimed at reducing wild animal suffering

10. Wild animal suffering 4: Outreach program

Supporting outreach activities (e.g. developing databases, reaching out to potential stakeholders, organizing events) to raise concern about wild animal suffering and promote research on this topic


How to apply

Please submit your resume (without photo) and a short cover letter stating which project(s) you would like to work on to info (a) animal-ethics.org

About us

Animal Ethics was formed to provide information and promote discussion and debate about issues in animal ethics, and to provide resources for animal advocates. We are based in the USA, also work in Europe and Latin America, and are planning to expand to other places in the near future. Our materials are distributed internationally.