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Student Employment

Student Job List (Updated: February 15, 2024)

Student workers help fulfill the mission of YPCCC by providing critical support to our staff team. YPCCC jobs are intended for current Yale University students, both grad and undergrad.

YPCCC offers a variety of student jobs to support various program needs. Below is the list of positions offered by YPCCC. Openings can be found on Yale Student Employment. The jobs listed here are not open unless they are also posted on Yale Student Employment. 

Social Media Content Creator (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)
Instagram Content Creator
Community Manager
TikTok Content Creator

Digital Content Editor

Speaker Series
Strategic Environmental Speaker Series Event Coordinator

YPCCC Partnerships Research Assistant [CURRENTLY HIRING] 
Environmental Justice Community Partnerships Assistant
YPCCC Partner Success Assistant
Partnerships Student Team Manager

Survey Research Assistant 

YPCCC Partnerships Research Assistant (Summer 2024)

 The Yale Program on Climate Change Communication (YPCCC) invites applications for the position of Partnerships Research Assistant.

Based at the Yale School of the Environment, we conduct scientific research on public climate change knowledge, attitudes, policy preferences, and behavior, and the underlying psychological, cultural, and political factors that influence them. We also engage the public in climate change science and solutions, in partnership with governments, media organizations, companies, and civil society, and with a daily, national radio program, Yale Climate Connections.

YPCCC’s Partnerships Program grows the capacity of the climate movement to conduct strategic communication campaigns and transformational organizing. The Partnerships Program helps organizations understand audiences, use tactics and tools based on YPCCC’s cutting-edge research, and run experiments to refine strategies. We work with more than 200 groups ranging from environmental justice organizations to foundations. These relationships vary from short consultations to in-depth partnerships in which we help build organization capacity for data-driven campaigns.

Position Focus:

The Partnerships Research Assistant will support outreach and building external relationships for the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication. In this role, the Research Assistant will help conduct market research, develop outreach materials, and message experiment templates in support of the Partnerships program’s work.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the Partnerships strategy and outreach to diverse climate organizations, ranging from large institutions to small grassroots groups.
  • Develop outreach and marketing materials for the Partnership program including case studies, presentations, and key messages.
  • Develop tools for partner organizations to run digital and field experiments, such as message test blueprints.
  • Test and deploy new tools for partner organizations.
  • Support tracking our success through the Salesforce Constituent Relationship Management system. 
  • Further develop materials for consulting and training in climate communication strategy, tactics, and tools to improve the communication and engagement capacity of partner organizations and the broader climate change community.
  • With the YPCCC research team, help assess the utility of new YPCCC research products, tools and data.

Desired experience:

  • Experience in issue or political campaigns, including field and/or digital campaigns.
  • Experience with online message testing using social media platforms such as Facebook.
  • Passion for building a more effective and equitable climate change community.

Required skills and abilities:

  • Ability to set priorities and multi-task;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication;
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse partners;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a team, as well as on one’s own;
  • Ability to work from a remote office, with Google Docs, Office 365, Salesforce, and join Zoom calls.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Positions run from June through August. The YPCCC Partnership Research Assistant is a 10 hour a week position.


YPCCC supports a diverse and inclusive workplace and climate change movement. Women and people of color are especially encouraged to apply. For all jobs: Yale University Statement on Non-Discrimination