Internship, Clean by Design


 About NRDC:

 The  Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) is one of the world’s most  effective environmental groups with more than 2.0 million members and  online supporters. Since 1970, our lawyers, scientists, and other  environmental specialists have worked to protect the world's natural  resources, public health, and the environment. NRDC works in countries  including the United States, China, India, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Costa  Rica, and EU.

Position Summary:  

The  Clean by Design (CBD) program, launched in 2009, is an innovative green  supply chain initiative to leverage the purchasing power of  multi-national corporations to reduce the environmental impacts of their  manufacturing abroad. Working with a number of prominent global apparel  retailers and brands, the program has focused first in the textile  sector, which is notorious for its energy and water intensity and for  its high pollution load. Clean by Design reduces the environmental  footprint of textile mills with a business-friendly model that focuses  on increasing production efficiencies, which saves factories money.  The  project is seeking an intern to work in our Beijing office. (more  information is provided via  )



1. Native Chinese language ability and highly fluent in English (including reading, writing, speaking, and listening)

2. Bachelor's degree with relevant working experience.

3. Excellent communication skills and experience working in both English and Chinese language environments

4. Detail-oriented and with a strong sense of self-initiative, responsibility, patience and curiosity.

To Apply:

Please  send a cover letter and resume in both English and Chinese to Please also note in your cover letter what dates  you will be available and reference where you saw this posting. NRDC is  an Equal Opportunity Employer.