Fellowship

Join the Our Climate Team

Our Climate’s Fellowship is a structured program in which participants organize their peers, engage the media, collaborate with partner organizations and coalition members, and meet with elected officials to advance science-based and equitable climate policies in key states around the country. Fellows commit 7 hours per week and will coordinate with a cohort of Fellows to achieve campaign goals. Fellows receive one-on-one support from Our Climate staff.

Applications are currently closed. Please stay tuned on our website and social media to follow the work of our 2022-2023 Fellows and check back in the summer of 2023 to apply for our future Fellowship cohort. 

Still interested in getting involved with Our Climate this school year? We welcome you to apply to be a Field Representative! Learn more here. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Organizing and hosting events, such as lobby days, workshops, and trainings;
  • Writing blog pieces, letters to the editor, and gaining media attention to build public support for climate justice;
  • Planning and facilitating meetings with elected officials;
  • Engaging in policy analysis and power mapping to identify target legislators and build strategy to pass climate policy;
  • Creating social media content for state and national platforms

Additional Details:

  • Our Fellowship application is currently closed for the 2022 – 2023 cohort. Thank you for your interest! 

  • Location: Most of the Fellowship is run remotely online, with a few opportunities per year for in-person actions, trainings, and gatherings.

  • Positions available: 2 per program

  • Time commitment: 7 hours per week

  • Suggested age range: 16-24

  • Wage: $16/hour

All Fellows Will:

  • Participate in the national curriculum calls and complete weekly assignments;
  • Participate in weekly video calls with the state or federal field teams;
  • Participate in weekly one-on-one calls with state or federal program manager;
  • Attend co-working + office hour time as needed with state or federal field team.

Legislative sessions and priorities will vary by state.

Minimum Qualifications:

We’re seeking candidates who are team playersresults-oriented, and dedicated to our mission. Candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • Belief in the power of grassroots organizing and empowering young people to become compelling advocates;
  • An organized, collaborative, and proactive work style;
  • Commitment to meeting a high bar and a history of getting things done, even in the face of obstacles;
  • Ability to work in remote, fast-paced, and flexible working environment;
  • Commitment to climate, environmental, and social justice.

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