IT Infrastructure Internship--Summer


IT Infrastructure Internship--Summer

Washington, DC
  • Responsibilities

    Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health; to preserve magnificent places and wildlife; to advance clean energy; and to combat climate change. We partner with thousands of groups, supporters, individuals and communities to engage the critical environmental issues of our time, and bring about positive change. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.

    Founded in 1971, Earthjustice has a distinguished track record of achieving significant, lasting environmental protections. We achieve this by hiring people who share a passion for justice and a healthy environment. Our headquarters are in San Francisco with offices in Anchorage, Juneau, Los Angeles, Tallahassee, Miami, Honolulu, New York, Philadelphia, Denver, Seattle, Bozeman, and Washington, DC.

    The Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure intern will work with the IT department in a variety of IT related activities, including hardware configuration and support, documentation, data governance, cloud-implementation projects, training, and project management. The intern will participate in meetings where he or she can build networking skills, learn about new technologies, and recommend solutions. The intern will also learn how a non-profit environmental organization manages its IT infrastructure challenges, procedures, and policies. This internship is based in Washington, DC.


    • Carry out research on projects as agreed with the IT infrastructure team.
    • Help develop and update IT infrastructure documents and standard operating procedures.
    • Contribute with ideas aimed at improving and streamlining IT processes.
    • Perform administrative tasks as requested (e.g., updating inventory, coordinate recycling hardware).
    • Help with equipment and server configuration as requested.
    • Assist on troubleshooting network and infrastructure issues as requested.
    • Participate in planning and implementation of multi-scale projects.
    • Create and update documentation on technology for staff and IT team.


    • Must be currently enrolled in a college/university program to apply (Information Technology / Computer majors only).
    • Full-time schedule is desired.
    • Basic Knowledge of modern computer-networking technologies.
    • Basic Knowledge of Windows, Office, and cloud technologies.
    • Must reside in the DC metro area or be willing to relocate for the duration of the internship.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills.
    • Solid writing, organizational, and communication skills, as well as willingness to work in a team environment.



    • Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume online via the Jobvite system by the application deadline noted below. Emailed or incomplete applications will not be accepted.


    _INTERNSHIP DURATION: _ May through July

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 15th, 2018

    Please, no phone calls, hard copies, or drop-ins. If you're having technical difficulties submitting your application, please reach out to

    Earthjustice is driven by a passion for justice, partnership and excellence. Our core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission and to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff are valued and respected. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the position.