Earthwatch is a global environmental charity aiming to create a society that lives in balance with nature by empowering people to save the natural world.  We're all about empowering people to take action in key areas where we can have the most impact: to keep ahead of climate change, save the reef and oceans, restore our iconic landscapes and protect our unique wildlife. Central to our approach is the use of citizen science, where people from all walks of life gather critical scientific data to generate environmental insights, inform future policy and motivate long-term behaviour change.  

Position Description

Position: Design Intern  
Department: Marketing and Communications
Reporting to: Impact & Communications Officer 

The marketing and communications team looking for a motivated, creative, and personable intern to assist in graphic design and video editing for the brand. Undergraduate qualification in design and creative arts required, with experience in Adobe suite and Canva highly regarded. You will be working to help advertise environmental programs to a broad range of audiences and increasing our reputation as a global environmental charity.  


  • Graphic design using tools such as Adobe Illustrator or InDesign and Canva

  • Video editing (shorts, reels, and longer length feature pieces as needed)

  • Photo editing, sorting and filing per convention

  • Updating media archives to identify top images aligned with brand


  • Proficient in photo editing and has access to photo editing software 

  • Proficient in video editing and has access to video editing software 

  • Proficient in using Canva and Adobe InDesign

How to apply

To apply, you will need to send us your CV and a short cover letter telling us why you’d be great in this placement to [email protected]. Please include the Internship position title in the subject line. If you intend to put this internship toward university credit, your application must include a letter of support from your unit chair which outlines any specific requirements or obligations. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applications for Intake 2 close 11:59pm Sunday 3rd July 2022. 

Earthwatch Australia is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, all genders, young people, LGBTQI people and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.