Jobs & Internships

Earthwatch is an international environmental nonprofit organization that funds field expeditions in more than 50 countries.

Earthwatch expeditions provide individuals with opportunities to participate in hands-on scientific research all over the world. We also partner with schools, businesses, governments, and other philanthropic organizations to enable a broad range of people to learn and change the world through our experiential model.

Staff members at Earthwatch develop, manage, market, and recruit for our varied expeditions, programs, and partnerships. Earthwatch does not employ the scientists or research staff that run the expeditions we support; they generally work for universities or other research institutions.

We currently have the following positions available.

Research Coordinator FreshwaterWatch

09 November 2015

Earthwatch brings individuals from all walks of life together with world-class scientists to work for the good of the planet. Our projects and programmes engage people from all walks of life in science, inspiring them to take action for a sustainable environment. We are passionate about what we do and are looking for someone who can match our passion to join our team.

The Research Coordinator will support the Freshwater Research Manager in the successful delivery of research outputs for the HSBC Water Programme - see www.thewaterhub.org and www.freshwaterwatch.thewaterhub.org.

You will deliver on three key areas: data analysis, modelling statistical and geographical global and UK data sets; scientific dissemination of programme outcomes and research training involving regular travel to UK field locations.

You must be a suitably qualified scientist with strong communication skills and demonstrable passion and enthusiasm for environmental issues.

Director of Corporate Partnerships

27 October 2015

Earthwatch has been a pioneer in partnering with business. Over the past two decades they have partnered with some of the world’s biggest blue-chip companies, including HSBC, Shell, Rio Tinto, Kraft Foods, Ernst & Young, and Microsoft. Introducing a brand new position to the organisation; The Director of Corporate Partnerships will lead Earthwatch Europe’s ongoing approach to corporate partnerships; enabling enhanced mission impact through the development and delivery of innovative corporate engagement and science programmes and outstanding partner relationships.

Earthwatch is an equal opportunity employer.


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If you don’t see the position you’re looking for, feel free to contact us through your local Earthwatch Human Resources department.

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