Save the Rainforest! Business Development Internship for Environmental Nonprofit


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2745 w dalepark drsan dimas, CA 91773

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Planet Rehab is seeking a Business Development Intern to modify and further develop an existing business plan for Planet Rehab’s Rainforest Initiative.

About the Organization:

Planet Rehab is an environmental nonprofit with the mission of protecting the environment by nurturing the relationship between humanity and nature. Its Animal Sanctuary is home to more than 350 rescued and donated animals. Planet Rehab has three main goals: environmental education, habitat protection, and species propagation. For more information, please visit

About the Rainforest Initiative:

Did you know that we are losing 56 million acres of rainforest every year? This is the biggest reason that we are losing 137 species EVERY DAY.

Planet Rehab is dedicated to forming a coalition to protect the Caribbean Rainforest of Costa Rica as part of its Rainforest Initiative. The organization plans to build an animal sanctuary to breed endangered birds and animals, as well as open up an Eco-Educational Center in Costa Rica.


  • Convert Planet Rehab’s Rainforest Initiative from a for-profit plan to a nonprofit plan
  • Seek out donors and government grants in Costa Rica
  • Communicate with land owners for sponsorship opportunities
    • Make travel arrangements for Costa Rica tours
    • Identify and contact interested individuals and groups
    • Manage all logistics of Costa Rica tours


  • Current student or graduate of a Business, Communications, Marketing, or related discipline
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Passion for the environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Previous project management experience is preferred
  • Fundraising experience is preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred

Time Commitment:

10-15 hours/week for a minimum of 3 months. Duration can be adjusted according to the intern’s and Planet Rehab’s needs. Schedule is flexible and will be set at the beginning of the internship.


This internship will provide the opportunity to learn the logistics of nonprofit operations and develop skills in communications, fundraising, and business. Interns will have the opportunity to gain professional experience in project management and business development for a nonprofit organization.


This is an unpaid internship. College credit may be offered on request.


  • Research
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising
  • Business Development
  • Environmental Science

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