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Passionate people, pragmatic enviro ngo, bad salaries and inexistent career development for junior staff

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Current Employee - Research Analyst in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Research Analyst in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Environmental Defense full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

The people that work there are great, passionate and interesting; great colleagues.

Cons

salary and lack of carreer development plan

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great EDF Climate Corps Fellowship

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    Former Employee - EDF Climate Corps Fellow
    Former Employee - EDF Climate Corps Fellow

    I worked at Environmental Defense as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    The EDF climate corps fellowship gives graduate students an excellent opportunity to affect change at major companies and organizations around the country

    Cons

    The application process was very drawn out and slightly disorganized. More communication between the submission of the application and the first interview would have been helpful.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great learning internship!

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    Former Employee - Economic Policy Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Economic Policy Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at Environmental Defense as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    -Work with really smart people
    -Given intellectually challenging work
    -Interesting weekly lunches with lectures from senior management and outside speakers

    Cons

    -Unpaid internship
    -Sometimes given work without quite enough guidance
    -Not an easy internship, but overall a very good experience and one that will prepare you for a lot of different types of work down the road

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Move away from paper mail fundraising. It might work for now, but it comes across as hypocritical and it's more outdated than the fundraising staff thinks.

    Recommends
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