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Planetary Health Intern - Panorama

Full-time position
Closing Date: November 4, 2017
Job #11864
Posted: October 4, 2017
Description:

Title: Planetary Health Intern
Department: Planetary Health
Reports to: Project Manager
Status: Fall Internship
Term: October – December 2017
• Projected hours per week: 10-20 hours per week for 10 weeks | up to 200 hours total
• Reports to: Panorama office, 2101 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2100, Seattle, WA 98121 USA

Internship Description
A unique opportunity to work on this internship will support the Panorama Planetary Health team. It will focus on research projects and administrative tasks that are vital for maintaining our high-quality outputs.

Background on Planetary Heath
Panorama received funding by The Rockefeller Foundation to help advance the nascent concept of
planetary health, which focuses on the linkages of the health of humans, animals, and the environment. Panorama is motivated by the audacious and visionary concept of planetary health. It represents a tremendous opportunity to solve the biggest health and environmental problems of today. We are focused on advancing planetary health through advocacy and partnership development. We aim to strengthen and grow a network of like-minded people and organizations inspired by the potential of planetary health. We seek to raise awareness of the concept, improve understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing the advancement of planetary health, and identify ways to move from concept to practical application. Ultimately, we envision planetary health as a framework for business and policy decision-making that better balances human advancement with environmental sustainability.

About Panorama
Panorama is a non-profit action tank working to solve global problems through audacious thinking and bold action. We bring together diverse perspectives to spark new ideas that create change on issues affecting people, the planet, and productivity. We partner with ambitious leaders to help strengthen their organizations and advance priority issues. To make the biggest impact, we combine strategic thinking and the know-how to get things done. Panorama was founded by CEO Gabrielle Fitzgerald and we are a team of strategists, advocates, campaigners, analysts, storytellers, resource mobilizers, and organizational designers with deep experience in foundations, non-governmental organizations, private companies, and public institutions. We are all inspired by a life-long commitment to improve our world.

Skills/Eligibility:

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and capabilities:
• Strong research and writing skills
• Editing with attention to detail
• Ability to prioritize and elevate important themes from dense information
• Comfortable contributing ideas and suggesting improvements
• Flexibility and ability to pivot quickly between multiple projects
• Interest in learning about integrated approaches to the environment and health

Benefits to Intern
• Paid internship with an hourly rate, TBD
• Access to high-level professionals from diverse backgrounds in international affairs, business,
communications, and project management
• Experience in a fast-paced nonprofit startup organization
• Research and writing experience
• Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) experience
• Joining a small, passionate team working to advance an innovative concept across multiple
sectors including: global health and development, environmentalism, and animal health.

Professional development opportunities with Panorama
• Sharing networks and making introductions
• Participating in Panorama and program activities, including meetings and events
• Other opportunities as suggested by the intern and approved by intern supervisor

Internship goals and learning objectives
These are the main objectives for the internship, as of now, and could change based on new opportunities or updates.
• Objective 1: Execute projects as relevant to the support of the team, which may include but are
not limited to: systems organization, scheduling and administrative support, and other technical
support.
• Objective 2: Research and analyze issues related to planetary health and potentially other relevant
topics.
• Objective 3: Strengthen Panorama and the planetary health community’s network by ensuring
contacts are tracked and connected with via constituent relationship management (CRM)
software.

Activities
Responsibility #1 Research and Analysis Support ~ 25-50% of time
Responsibility #2 CRM Support ~ 15-25% of time
Responsibility #3 Additional Project Support ~ 25-50% of time

Outcomes
• Contribute to Conversations on Planetary Health Report Series
• Updated planetary health stakeholders in CRM database
• Others to be determined on an ongoing basis

How to Apply:

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to careers@panoramaglobal.org, with the subject line,
“Planetary Health Internship [FIRST AND LAST NAME].”

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