Deadline: October 15, 2021 5:00pm

Organization profile

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) is an intergovernmental organization located in Montreal, Canada. The CEC was created by Canada, Mexico, and the United States and is governed by the Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (ECA), which implements the environmental provisions of the Canada-US-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA). The CEC was established to address trinational environmental concerns, help prevent potential trade and environmental conflicts, and promote the effective enforcement of environmental law in North America.

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation is offering a paid internship to recent graduates or current students enrolled in an environmental science, environmental studies, science communication, public relations and communications, or a related post-secondary program.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Conduct stakeholder research related to key CEC projects and initiatives.
  • Conduct research for potential new partnerships, events, and opportunities for increased engagement.
  • Create email lists of potential stakeholders aligned with Borealis (CEC stakeholder platform) guidelines.
  • Conduct research on remote and underserved communities in Mexico and the US, and French-speaking communities in Quebec.
  • Help coordinate the distribution of Trello boards, partner toolkits, and social media material related to outreach activities and partnerships.
  • Help draft emails to key and potential partners.
  • Support analysis of data related to stakeholder surveys.
  • Support research related to the CEC’s Youth Innovation Challenge.

Qualifications include:

  • Interest in political science, international relations, environmental protection, and climate change.
  • Research and writing skills.
  • Capacity to summarize documents and information.
  • Fluency in English is required; proficiency in Spanish and French is an asset.
  • Familiarity and interest in digital media and social media.

Other requirements:

Applicants must be residents of Canada, Mexico or the United States. Most of the work will be done remotely, but since this position might require occasional in-person interactions, local candidates will be preferred.

The position will begin on Monday, 25 October 2021, and continue until Friday, 25 February 2022. The position will be 25 hours per week with a salary of $25/hour, based on experience.

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation promotes employment equity and encourages diversity. Please submit your résumé to by 15 October 2021 COB.

Georgina O’Farrill
Commission for Environmental Cooperation
700 De la Gauchetière St. West, Suite 1620
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3B5M2