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NGO Sustainability, Inc. offers opportunities for interns and associates who want to be involved in global sustainable development, renewable energy, and women’s empowerment issues.

Experience, Connections, Learning

Throughout the course of the year, selective groups of bright, hard working college and graduate students volunteer their time to NGO Sustainability.  They help running every aspect of the organization, from drafting reports on UN events to aiding meetings of our staff with top business people and ambassadors in the world of sustainable development.


Interns and associates get extensive experience with the United Nations. They organize events and often attend relevant UN sessions with Roma Stibravy, President and Founder of NGO Sustainability, Inc.


Their work helps build connections while raising awareness and promoting sustainability. Their contributions are critical to meeting mission and using resources for direct service.


Post-graduate students and experienced professionals also join our team for special projects or as longer term advisors.


NGO Sustainability seeks a dynamic, self-starters to assist in its outreach, research, and awareness-raising efforts. This unpaid position is a unique opportunity to attain knowledge of current advancements in the field of sustainable development while learning about the inner workings of a nonprofit organization. The intern will also become familiar with how the United Nations deals with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and will attend and report on relevant meetings at the United Nations and local organizations.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Synthesis articles, prepare and distribute newsletters, to a mailing list of 1,000+ subscribers.

  • Maintain correspondence with NGO Sustainability’s mailing list, and responding to inquiries via email and telephone.

  • Coordinate meetings with innovators, entrepreneurs, and UN ambassadors.

  • Organize and facilitate conferences at the United Nations.

  • Administrative duties, such as filing, making phone calls, gathering materials.

  • Research current literature on sustainable development and renewable energy.

  • Manage website and social media accounts, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

  • Contact local, state, federal and international officials working on these issues.

This is an unpaid, part time position. But past interns have received funding or academic credit from their universities as compensation. Interns living within commuting distance of Norwalk, CT (Westchester and Fairfield counties), or those who can attend in person are preferred and encouraged to apply.

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to for consideration. 


Internships are unpaid but students may coordinate with their schools to receive academic credit or funding for their experience.

Our Interns on Their Experience at NGO Sustainability:

Kyle White

“My internship at NGO Sustainability has broadened my horizons and understanding on the challenges the environment faces. I have learned the importance of living in a sustainable way such as shopping locally, using renewable energy and participating organic gardening!”

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Tiya Jain

"This internship encouraged me to be more mindful about the big changes that are happening everyday, both in climate disaster as well as the way people think about and execute solutions. Where I once perceived articles as repetitive and too lengthy to read, I now view them as invaluable windows into new perspectives, as the battle against climate disaster continues. Thank you, NGO, for making me a better citizen and activist!"

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Tara Sawrikar

"Interning at NGO Sustainability has greatly widened my knowledge of the many ways one can live sustainably and benefit their community. This experience has shown me the power of activism and the importance of reaching out to local elected representatives in your community."   

Bridget Riley

"Interning at NGO Sustainability has increased my awareness on the importance of political activism, as well as my confidence when advocating for sustainable initiatives. Through my internship I have learned about a variety of environmental issues and successes that I would not have had otherwise"

Gautier Pez

"In my time at NGO Sustainability, I learned so much about sustainable practices and what happens behind the scenes for something to come to fruition concerning the environment. I was lucky enough to work with some incredible and talented people who motivated me to be at my best at all times."

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