IN-24050 Corporate Due Diligence Intern , WWF – United States

negotiable / YEAR Expired 2 weeks ago
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World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Corporate Due Diligence Intern.

Major Function

Due diligence is part of the full lifecycle of our corporate engagement process and helps WWF assess the potential areas of risk and opportunity and the strategic value of every WWF corporate partnership. WWF’s corporate due diligence approach examines potential corporate partners’ structure and operations as well as its environmental, social and governance policy, performance, and impacts. This paid internship provides an opportunity to practice project coordination and administrative skills in a professional setting, gain knowledge about corporate sustainability, global environmental issues, and contribute to WWF’s mission. The intern will work closely with members of WWF’s Private Sector Engagement and Development Teams. The work will involve processing requests and developing internal WWF resources and tools for corporate due diligence.


  • Manage queue of due diligence research requests
  • Coordinating with WWF Private Sector Engagement and Development teams and external consultants
  • Prioritizing incoming requests based on coordination with others
  • Updating SharePoint databases with incoming information and decisions
  • Pull due diligence reports from licensed ESG databases and make recommendations on how to use the database resources to improve due diligence business process
  • Plan and evaluate success of training for WWF corporate relationship managers on interpreting corporate due diligence research in collaboration with expert consultant
  • Document business process changes, post guidance materials to SharePoint site, and recommend business process and SharePoint site improvements
  • Schedule internal consultations for the development of new due diligence resources
  • Conduct occasional desktop prospect and due diligence research on potential partners
  • Other research duties as assigned such other corporate engagement or donor opportunities, agricultural commodity supply chains, or available tools or resources.


  • Current or recent graduate student in a relevant field such as business administration, international environmental policy, natural resources, business, agriculture & rural development, environmental science, or sustainable development are preferred; highly qualified undergraduate students may be considered;
  • Full-time (35 hours per week) for ~6 months with extension to 1 year considered;
  • Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills;
  • rScript capabilities/proficiency desired;
  • Administrative and project management experience, including organized attention to details;
  • Ability to work productively on both independent research assignments and as part of a team;
  • Proactive problem-solving and good communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Proficiency in Microsoft SharePoint, Teams, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Fluency in English
  • Demonstrated familiarity with database management, enterprise risk management, global environmental impact trends, business-related environmental impacts or corporate sustainability strategy is preferred.
  • Identifies and aligns with WWF’s core values: Courage, Integrity, Respect, and Collaboration:
  • Demonstrates courage by speaking up even when it is difficult, or unpopular.
  • Builds trust with colleagues by acting with integrity, owning mistakes, and holding oneself accountable.
  • Welcomes other points of view and ideas, recognizing and embracing different and contrary perspectives with kindness, curiosity, and encouragement.
  • Makes conscious efforts to promote cooperative practices, behaviors, and ways of working across many groups and individuals.

*Please note that WWF does not provide VISA sponsorship to interns


Paid – $22.50 per hour

US Remote – WWF employs interns in all states with the exception of: Alabama, Hawaii, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Wyoming.

To Apply:

  • Submit cover letter and resume through our Careers Page, Requisition #IN-24050
  • Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone


As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status. WWF values diversity and inclusion and welcomes diverse candidates to apply.

Washington DC, United States
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