Apply to be a Planet Forward Correspondent

Planet Forward Correspondents are talented students from across the country looking to apply themselves to tell the ongoing story of climate change, with an eye toward solutions and hope.

You must be currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program – or starting one in the upcoming school year – to apply.

Apply by May 20, 2024.

Apply to be a Planet Forward Correspondent

2024-25 Correspondent Application Form

If you are selected we will reach out to you for a phone or a Zoom interview. Your phone information will not be used for any other purpose.
Your preferred method of contact(Required)
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Your letter should give us a better idea about your life and your goals after graduating and should be written conversationally. We recommend Dropbox to share your essay, or provide a link.
Dropbox is preferred if your work is not hosted online. Preferred work samples include personal essays, college newspaper articles or video news reports, short documentaries, podcasts, blog posts, video selfies, etc. (Please, no academic papers.)
Are there any storytelling mediums that you are interested in practicing and learning more about through your role as a correspondent?(Required)
This can be a professor, your adviser, your school’s director of sustainability or other person affiliated with your university. If you do not have one, please let us know below.
Please provide their phone number and/or email address, or enter n/a if you do not have a sponsor.