Apply for Mongabay Internship – Spring 2024

Mongabay Internship
Apply for Mongabay Internship – Spring 2024

Apply for Mongabay Internship – Spring 2024

Application is open for Mongabay Internship – Spring 2024. This is a six months partially paid remote internship program for environmental ethusiats. offers an internship program, which primarily involves writing environmental news stories for their affiliated news site – Interns will have the opportunity to develop their writing skills and have their news stories be published on Mongabay’s renowned website which boasts over two million global readers every month.

Mongabay’s interns will be writing roughly six news stories on a variety of conservation and environment topics over a course of a six-month commitment. Topics will be assigned to interns by one of Mongabay editors. The Mongabay interns will work closely with Mongabay journalists and receive writing guidelines and feedback on their news stories before publication, receive a deeper understanding of journalistic programs and processes at Mongabay and receive one-on-one training and mentorship from the editors who work with the fellow.


This is a partially paid opportunity. The interns will be paid for 4 of their articles, with the two first being part of the initial learning period (rates will be discussed with internship editors in due course).

The interns will be working virtually (at home or wherever they feel most productive) with set deadlines to be met. An average of 10 hours per week is required for the full six months. Some weeks could require 15 hours or so while others may be considerably less; interns have to be flexible and plan accordingly.


  • Publishing experience in a high-profile news outlet
  • Learning about journalistic programs and processes at Mongabay
  • Becoming part of a community of passionate and talented writers
  • Coaching and support:
    • Meet and greet training session via Skype and Q&A with Mongabay staff
    • Working with different editors and receiving guidance and feedback
  • Developing writing skills
  • Developing interviewing skills
  • Resume building
  • Mongabay letters of reference and personal recommendations

Eligibility Requirements

Below is a list of traits Mongabay looks for when selecting individuals for ther internship program

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivator
  • Passionate about environmental subjects
  • Positive attitude
  • Coachable and open to learning
  • Strong values – personally and professionally
  • Problem-solving skills

Applicants will be notified in mid to late December. Do not email asking about the status of your application in the meantime. If selected, you will start in the first month of the term (January 2024).

Required Application Materials

Applications must be submitted in English. Applicants are required to submit the following documents (they strongly recommend that you have these items prepared before beginning the application process):

Deadline: November 28, 2023 (11:00 a.m.

Apply here

For more details, visit Mongabay Internship

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