Internship - The Governance & Accountability Institute Is Now Looking For Interns

Jan 24, 2012 12:30 AM ET

Job Position:  Internship
Location: NYC

Description The Governance & Accountability Institute is a New York City-based company that specializes in research, communication, strategies and other services focused on Sustainability and corporate ESG performance (Environmental, Social, Governance) issues.  GAI is offering the opportunity for an internship for one or two qualified students. Applicants must demonstrate a strong background and interest in ESG and Sustainability issues and topics.   A plus: strong technical, communication, and organizational skills.  Applicants with writing and editing abilities will have preference.     G&A is the United States data partner for the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).  The Global Reporting Initiative is a non-profit organization that promotes economic sustainability.  GRI provides all companies and organizations with a comprehensive sustainability reporting framework that is widely used around the world.   As part of the responsibilities for this position, the potential candidate will be working to help collect, organize, and analyze sustainability reports that are issued by corporations, public entities, not-for-profits and other entities in the United States.  Learning to read, analyze, use, and create Sustainability reports using the GRI framework will be a large part of this position.
  The students that are chosen will have the opportunity to experience a fast-paced, highly-adaptive (and nurturing) culture in a small but growing company with a unique niche. Their day-to-day activities will be to help the staff execute the strategies of the organization and will have the opportunity to experience many different job tasks -- from research, writing, design, web development, public relations/marketing activities, and many other tasks. This is a hands-on position with considerable learning opportunity for those headed for a career in corporate communication and corporate responsibility.
  Interested students should send a resume outlining education and skill sets. We invite one to two page introduction essays on what you would like to learn more about (in terms of your career goals), what your interests are, and anything else you feel may be relevant to the job/our organization.
  Contact Information Mary Ann Boerner
Governance & Accountability Institute,
215 Park Avenue South, NY, NY  10013
Ph: 646-430-8230 x17