Winter 2018 Animal Ethics Internships

Winter 2018 Animal Ethics Internships

1 Dec 2018

Animal Ethics is an antispeciesist organization with a mission to build a better world for all sentient beings. We are currently accepting applications for interns to help support this work. Our aims include finding possible ways to help animals in the wild as well as defending animals exploited by humans.

If you share our goals and wish to improve your skills by helping us with our work raising awareness and promoting discussion about issues in animal ethics, 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.

Animal Ethics Internships


Remote, open to international candidates


Negotiable, from at least 1 month, and between 8-25 hours/week

Internship types

Research, Communications, Operations, Development

Application closing date

This round of internships applications will end on December, 31st. Applications will be considered as they come.

Projects offered

1. Communication and social media

Includes work on social media, narration for audio versions of Animal Ethics texts, and marketing

2. Visuals

Includes work on infographics, scientific illustration, and video animation

3. Translations

Into German, Danish, French, Italian, Chinese, Polish, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, or Romanian

4. Research on sentience

Includes work on sentience of vertebrates and different phyla of invertebrates

5. Perspectives on global animal activism

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

6. The legal situation of animals

Research about the legal situation of animals in different countries

7. Wild animal suffering 1: scientific library

Compiling scientific publications relevant to the study of wild animal suffering

8. Wild animal suffering 2: project drafts

Preparing welfare biology research projects drafts

9. Wild animal suffering 3: literature reviews

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

10. Wild animal suffering 4: case studies

Developing case studies about interventions aimed at reducing wild animal suffering.

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)

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 in many English-speaking countries.