Research Intern

  • Wild Animal Initiative
  • Remote
  • Apr 07, 2019
Intern Education Environmental Non-Profit Remote Job Research

Job Description

This Internship is a temporary employment internship with Wild Animal Initiative. The Intern will assist researchers with their work, work on original research projects, such as literature reviews, and provide technical feedback during the review process for research. The position is a remote, part-time position. The Research Intern will report to an assigned Researcher.

This position is a paid internship. Hours expected per week 5-10. Duration dependent on availability of intern, preferred 8-10 weeks. The wage range for this role is $23-$25 / hour, depending on experience and location.

Wild Animal Initiative offers a competitive wage, flexible working hours, and significant opportunities for creative research into wild animal issues. To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, and relevant research and writing samples in PDF.

Wild Animal Initiative provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.



-Contribute to research projects within the Wild Animal Initiative research agenda.

-Contribute to the wild animal suffering citation library.

-Conduct research on prioritization and other foundational topics within the welfare biology space

-Provide technical expertise during review process of Wild Animal Initiative’s publication cycle.

-Conduct additional projects at manager’s discretion.



-Background (current student or previous degree) in biology, ecology, zoology, or other related fields.

-Strong writing and qualitative research skills.

-Strong understanding of issues related to wild animal suffering and the effective altruism movement.

-Strong alignment with Wild Animal Initiative’s mission.