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Internship - General Research – DC Office

Internship - General Research – DC Office

Is Internship: 
Yes
Paid Internship: 
Yes

EWG’s Research Intern will work in a fast-paced environment, assisting the Research team to construct online consumer product databases for which EWG is recognized. They will enter and review data on consumer product ingredients and hazards, among other essential research tasks involved in publishing solid information on safer products for consumers.

The Research Intern will both see how a project develops from an idea to completion, and get first-hand experience of the inner workings of a successful not-for-profit organization.

Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct research (online, phone) as necessary to find information on chemical ingredients, suspected health hazards, and related information regarding everyday consumer products (cosmetics, sunscreens, food, etc.);
  • Construct databases using Excel, EWG’s online data entry tools, or other simple methods.
  • Assist in other related toxic projects as needed
Qualifications: 
  • Preferred: Current Undergraduate students with an interest in science or public health fields.
  • Attention to detail, accurate data entry skills.
  • Ability to independently pursue and complete research tasks.
  • Ability to pace work to meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with MS Excel and Internet research.
How to Apply: 

Internships may be available in Summer, Fall or Spring.  Questions regarding application deadlines or availability of internships can be directed to [email protected]

Applicants must send resume and cover letter including the title of the specific internship to which they are applying and their approximate start date to Brett Dorow at [email protected].

 

Location:

Position is available in our Washington, DC office only.