Communications Research Fellow

  • The Humane League
  • Remote
  • Nov 07, 2019
Intern Design Non-Profit Other Professional Services Remote Job

Job Description


The Humane League is an international nonprofit ending the abuse of animals raised for food through institutional and individual change. The Humane League fosters a high-energy culture of teamwork and mission-driven problem solving, and we have earned recognition as Top Charity from Animal Charity Evaluators for all of their rating periods. The Humane League seeks a fellow with a communications, copywriting, or research background who wants to gain experience in creating content for large marketing initiatives and designed pieces. The Fellow will help research and organize vital information for a comprehensive animal agriculture education piece to support The Humane League’s programs.


As a fellow, you will:

  • Tackle real-world challenges that positively impact the lives of animals.

  • Develop your professional skills, and enhance your resume.

  • Collaborate with animal protection professionals, and build lasting relationships with like-minded activists who share your values.

  • Experience the work culture of The Humane League, and learn what it’s really like to work within the animal protection movement.

  • Research, and work with our on-staff experts, to compile and organize in-depth animal agriculture information

  • Take a hands-on role, in partnership with our copywriting and design teams, to help craft that information into a finalized piece. 


  • Research in-depth animal agriculture information to support The Humane League’s work

  • Compile this information in an organized and efficient manner.

  • Work with our copywriting and design team (within our Communications Team) to see this information through to a fully realized, finished piece. 


  • Exemplify a strong commitment to The Humane League’s philosophy and activism methodology. 

  • This fellowship requires a time commitment of 10 hours per week.

  • The Humane League offers school credit or a paid stipend as compensation for your time. The stipend for this fellowship is $1200.

  • Must be over 18 years old, have a high school diploma, GED, or college diploma.

  • Proven experience with in-depth research

  • Excellent communication skills—verbal and written

  • Effective time-management and organizational skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Some understanding of design-based thinking preferred

*Please note, this application closes on November 27, 2019.

You agree that the fellowship does not create an "employment" relationship under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") or any other definition, and the FLSA's minimum wage and overtime provisions do not apply. This fellowship does not replace or displace any employee of The Humane League, and The Humane League does not derive an immediate advantage from the activities performed by you.

The Humane League is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please email our People Operations team and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.