Anne Kantor Young Women Environmentalists Fellowship

In 2023 there will be three Young Women Environmentalist Fellowships available. Two Fellowships will be with the Australia Institute undertaking research and advocacy work in our Canberra office. 

The third Fellowship is delivered in partnership with the Tasmanian Independent Science Council and located in our Tasmanian Office.  This role provides secretariat duties for the Science Council in addition to contributing to the work of the Tasmanian branch of the Australia Institute. Our work in Tasmania focuses on democracy and accountability, marine governance, climate change, environmental and economic policy. 

You can apply for any or all of the Fellowships available in 2023.  Please indicate at the top of your application which role(s) and location you wish to be considered for.

Fellowship duration: 12 months

Remuneration: $55,000 p.a. plus superannuation and standard work entitlements + $1,000 relocation allowance if relocating from interstate.

Hours: Full-time, although part-time options will be considered.

Location: Canberra/Tasmania.

Eligibility: Applicants must satisfy the following criteria:

Applications for the Anne Kantor Young Women Environmentalists Fellowship are open to young women aged 18 to 27 years.

  • An undergraduate degree or significant progress towards one in a relevant discipline (e.g., Economics, Politics, Law, Environment, etc);
  • A good writer and fast learner;
  • A skilled communicator; and
  • A team player who enjoys working with a high-performing team to get results and create impact.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply.

Applications open: 1 October

Closing Date: 31 October

The Anne Kantor Fellowships welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women of colour, non-binary people, trans women and those from regional or rural communities.

The Anne Kantor Fellowship (General)

Applications for this Fellowship are now closed

In 2023 there will be three Fellowship available. Two Fellowships will be with the Australia Institute undertaking research and advocacy work in our Canberra office. 

The third Fellowship will be delivered in partnership with a climate change law firm.  This position is located in Sydney.  To apply for this Fellowship you must have completed a tertiary legal qualification and either completed or be in the process of completing a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (or equivalent). 

You can apply for any or all of the Fellowships available in 2023.  Please indicate at the top of your application which role(s) and location you wish to be considered for.

Fellowship duration: 12 months

Remuneration: $55,000 p.a. plus superannuation and standard work entitlements + $1,000 relocation allowance if relocating from interstate.

Hours: Full-time, although part-time options will be considered.

Location: Canberra/Sydney (legal Fellowship only).

Eligibility: Applicants must satisfy the following criteria:

  • An undergraduate degree or significant progress towards one in a relevant discipline (e.g., Economics, Politics, Law, Environment, etc);
  • A good writer and fast learner;
  • A skilled communicator; and
  • A team player who enjoys working with a high-performing team to get results and create impact.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply.

Applications

To apply, please provide a copy of your CV, contact details for two referees, and a letter no longer than two pages addressing:

  • Why you are applying for the role, and how this experience will help with your future career goals.
  • In your view, the most influential Australia Institute report published in the last 12 months, and why you selected it.
  • What you think is the most significant public policy issue currently facing Australia, and why.

Please forward your application to [email protected].

Note: Applications will only be accepted as a single PDF or MS Word document and must be saved as ‘LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_Fellow Application’ (e.g. PARK_SAM_Fellow_Application.pdf).

If eligible you may apply for both Fellowships. Separate applications are required and must be submitted to the email address above during the applicable application period.

Receipt of applications will be acknowledged by email.

Late applications will not be accepted.

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