Employment and Student Opportunities

We are soliciting applications for 6-8 internship positions to work under the mentorship of faculty and other experts for periods of 3-6 months this Summer and Fall to start immediately (20 hours per week; pay commensurate with experience). The FCI seeks student interns to assist with data collection and tracking for the greenhouse gas inventory and support work to evaluate potential net-zero strategies as part of a net-zero action planning effort for the State.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work with project workgroup leads and workgroup members to complete a greenhouse gas inventory based on specific sector
  • Collect data from different departments and power utility for inventory
  • Create a report demonstrating key findings.
  • Determine most valuable metrics for tracking state sustainability for potential integration into strategic plan.
  • Recommend goals and initiatives to reduce statewide carbon emissions and achieve net-zero by 2050.
  • Draft written materials like reports, plans, and recommendations.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

 

Experience and Skills

  • Must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in engineering, natural sciences, environmental policy, public administration, sustainability, or economics.
  • Ability to compare, analyze, and report on data findings and trends.
  • Ability to work independently and add value to their work beyond initial assignment.
  • Experience with collecting and organizing data from multiple stakeholders a plus.
  • Experience with greenhouse gas inventories, renewable energies and other net-zero strategies and assessments a plus.
  • Ability to design visually interesting reports and graphics a plus. Samples appreciated.

Please send brief statement of interest and resume to Alyssa Hernandez (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by May 17 for priority consideration. Positions are open until filled.

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