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30+ days ago

Digital Marketing Manager

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

The Digital Marketing Manager reports to the Managing Director, Interactive Marketing Membership and will lead the development and execution of the… Ivy Exec


30+ days ago

Oceans Communications Team Intern

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

With world attention focused on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders… Percipio Media


1 day ago

Senior Assistant, Oceans – new

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

With world attention focused on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders… Percipio Media


30+ days ago

Legal Fellowship, U.S. Climate & Air Legal and Regulatory Advocacy

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

The Climate & Air Legal Fellow is a key member of our domestic Climate & Air team. The Climate & Air Legal Fellow works in a high-intensity… Environmental Defense Fund


30+ days ago

2L Legal Intern, U.S. Climate Legal & Regulatory Advocacy (Summer)

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

The internships are ten weeks in duration, and thirty-five hours per week (full-time). We seek students interested in working on cutting edge… Environmental Defense Fund


10 days ago

U.S Climate Legal & Regulatory Research Intern

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

The internship is ten weeks in duration, and thirty-five hours per week (full-time). We seek candidates interested in working on cutting edge… Environmental Defense Fund


30+ days ago

Intern, Corporate Partnerships Natural Gas

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

EDF, a leading national nonprofit organization, creates transformational solutions to the most serious environmental problems. Our innovative… Environmental Defense Fund


30+ days ago

1L Legal Intern, U.S. Climate Legal & Regulatory Advocacy (Summer)

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

The internships are ten weeks in duration, and thirty-five hours per week (full-time). We seek students interested in working on cutting edge… Environmental Defense Fund


22 hrs ago

Cornell Iscol Policy Intern: U.S. Climate & Air Legal and Regulatory Advocacy (S – new

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

This internship is only available to 2nd and 3rd year Cornell students. The internship is ten weeks in duration, and thirty-five hours per week… Environmental Defense Fund


30+ days ago

Director, National Field Operations, US Political Affairs

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

The Director, National Field Operations will report to the Senior Director, Climate Policy, US Climate and Political Affairs. Key Responsibilities… Environmental Defense Fund


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    Pros

    EDF has very smart people who obviously care about making a positive difference. EDF also provides an excellent benefits package.

    Cons

    EDF is an extremely liberal organization staffed by people who think they are moderates. There is no diversity of thought from management who almost go out of their way to hire far left staffers. At EDF diversity only means skin color. EDF would be wise to follow Pew's model especially since so much of the money they raise comes from Republican donors. And this is why management puts on a bipartisan facade when meeting with its board and donors.

    The few conservatives on staff either hide their views or quickly learn that their input and analysis will be completely ignored and dismissed if it dares contradict some sacred liberal belief. Many of the goals at EDF are noble but management is so partisan and protective of Democratic interests that they will sacrifice their own agenda if it dares to upset other liberal NGOs or any Democratic politician in DC. For example, EDFs scientists determined fracking is safe and does not harm the water table yet their official statements were much less supportive so as not to upset the left. During cap and trade no one at EDF ever mentioned or discussed climategate because management primarily gets their news from MSNBC so they put their blinders on and pretended the scandal didn't exist. Then they were flabbergasted when climategate led to the death of their cap and trade bill. Most sadly, EDF management caved go the fascist voices on staff who refused to attend their annual retreat because it was being held at a beautiful hotel complex with a pro-American theme where Pat Robertson had a small stake in ownership.

    Lastly, no one advances up the chain unless their ideology comports with managements almost like a religious litmus test.

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    Diversity means thought not how much melanin one has in their skin. Start hiring a diverse group of people if you want to stay relevant.

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