Join Our Team

We have an ongoing offer of internship opportunities. This is your chance to work for one of the most exciting organizations in the world of animal advocacy!

Open Internship Positions

Position Date Length Hours/Week Location Apply
Research Internship Summer (June-August) 3 months* 20 Remote
Operations Internship Summer (June-August) 3 months* 20 Remote
Development Internship Summer (June-August) 3 months* 20 Remote
Communications Internship Summer (June-August) 3 months* 20 Remote

*With possibility of extension.

Descriptions

Research Internship Mentored by our Director of Research Allison Smith, our research internship involves cataloging information of charities from around the world, helping develop charts and graphs to illustrate data, writing research pages for our site, and learning/implementing some basic research designs.
Operations Internship Mentored by our Operations Manager Amanda Cesario, our operations internship involves organizing state registrations, organizing financials, and writing/editing internal policies. It also deals with many of our day to day operations.
Development Internship Mentored by our Executive Director Jon Bockman, our development internship involves organizing and applying for grants, and investigating other fundraising possibilities. There is also a secondary focus on outreach to donors and helping to coordinate volunteers.
Communications Internship Mentored by our Director of Communications Erika Alonso, our communications internship involves promotion through social media, improving functionality of our site, editing, writing, media outreach, generalized web development, and tracking possible media opportunities.

Open Volunteer Positions

Position Task Dates Hours/Week Location Apply
Research Volunteer Conversation transcriptions Apr, Jul-Sept. Flexible Remote
Research Volunteer Conversation summaries Apr, Jul-Sept. Flexible Remote
Communications Volunteer Interview Transcription Bimonthly Flexible Remote
Web Developer WordPress Development Flexible Flexible Remote

Descriptions

Conversation Transcriptions As part of our research, ACE conducts conversations with leaders at animal advocacy organizations. We seek to make summaries of these conversations available as background material for our charity and intervention evaluations. Volunteers can help by transcribing audio recordings of conversations. Note that some participants in conversations are not native English speakers or may speak with an accent; let us know in your application whether you expect that this would pose a difficulty for you.
Conversation Summaries As part of our research, ACE conducts conversations with leaders at animal advocacy organizations. We seek to make summaries of these conversations available as background material for our charity and intervention evaluations. Volunteers can help by writing detailed but readable summaries of conversations based on audio recordings or transcriptions. let us know in your application whether you prefer to work from a recording or a transcription. Note that some participants in conversations are not native English speakers or may speak with an accent; let us know in your application whether you expect that this would pose a difficulty for you.
Interview Transcription ACE conducts bimonthly interviews with leaders, scholars, and experts in the field of animal advocacy. Volunteers can help by transcribing audio recordings of interviews. Note that some participants in interviews are not native English speakers or may speak with an accent; let us know in your application whether you expect that this would pose a difficulty for you.
Web Developer We are looking for a volunteer to assist us in redesigning our website. Under the guidance of our Director of Communications, this volunteer will help customize the design of an existing theme, code custom functions and/or page templates necessary, as well as implement new features and enhancements for content on the existing website.

Experience required:
Strong knowledge of WordPress
Strong knowledge of web development languages: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, PHP
Familiarity with web standards and usability