Mongabay regularly offers opportunities for journalists, students, and nature enthusiasts to be involved with our efforts to raise awareness and report on environmental issues.

Opportunities E-mail List

Be sure to sign up for our Special Reporting Initiatives email list.  We will send out email announcements every time a new reporting opportunity opens.

Internship Program

Mongabay.org offers a six-month internship program which usually involves writing environmental news stories for our affiliated news site – Mongabay.com.

Paid Reporting

Mongabay is always seeking pitches for news articles, features and in-depth reporting related to one of our ongoing reporting initiatives. Please follow the specific directions for submitting pitches to each individual reporting opportunity.

Please follow instructions on the respective program pages. Mongabay does not currently commission unsolicited pitches outside these specific topic areas.

Unpaid Submissions

We can only pay for accepted submissions in the above categories.  If you are still interested in publishing your piece on Mongabay, please review our submission guidelines.


Please see opportunities page for a list of current job openings. Please do not send unsolicited job inquiries to Mongabay staff outside our official application process.