PETA's International Grassroots Campaigns (IGC) Department
works on the front lines of the animal rights movement, managing groundbreaking
public campaigns against corporations and industries that exploit animals for
food, clothing, experimentation, and entertainment.
Staging street-theater–style demonstrations in cities around
the world, helping to create attention-grabbing videos and Web sites, and
giving interviews for local and national media outlets are just some of the
many ways that this fast-paced, exciting department works to bring animal
suffering into the spotlight.
By putting relentless pressure on corporations that abuse
animals, IGC has won countless victories for animals over the years. IGC's work
has caused McDonald's, Wendy's, and Burger King to adopt standards for
farmed-animal welfare; persuaded J.Crew, Wet Seal, and Forever 21 to
permanently remove fur from their stores; and convinced Gillette, Ocean Spray,
and Welch's to end their cruel animal tests, among many other lifesaving
As PETA's membership and support continue to grow, so does
our ability to make positive changes for animals. Our dynamic and effective IGC
Department is looking for outgoing and motivated professionals for a variety of
Check out PETA and The PETA Foundation's open positions now.
Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.