Thank you for your interest in working at International Rivers. Our global staff is dedicated to working in partnership with communities, organizations, and movements protecting their rivers, their ways of life, and our planet’s freshwater.

Internships & Volunteer Positions

From time to time, paid internship positions will be listed here. We do not offer unpaid internships. If you’re interested in interning with International Rivers, sign up for our jobs and internships alert listserve.

Open Positions

Director of Philanthropy: International Rivers is looking for a Director of Philanthropy to lead the design and implementation of the organization’s fundraising strategy. Preference for candidates based in the Bay Area, though candidates outside of the Bay Area are encouraged to apply.

Communications Manager: International Rivers is excited to announce an opportunity to join our team as a Communications Manager. The Communications Manager will be responsible for coordinating an effective external communications strategy that increases the organization’s visibility, support base, impact, and coordination across our regional teams.


If you are a student with opportunities for an internship to be compensated by a fellowship or academic credit from your educational institution, you are welcome to send your resume, a cover letter detailing your interest in our work and the specific internship requirements to


If you have skills and experience you would like to contribute to our work on a volunteer basis, you are welcome to write to Most of our volunteer opportunities are based out of our California headquarters and include help with database administration and communications.

If you’re interested in working for International Rivers in the future, sign up for our jobs and internships alert listserve.