The USGCRP is looking to fill a
National Climate Assessment Internship position, located in Washington, DC.
Basic Job Function:
This position facilitates and carries out administrative and technical tasks for the National Climate Assessment (NCA) at the USGCRP National Coordination Office. This position provides an excellent opportunity for exposure to the organizational structure within the Federal government that supports global change research and application, and to interact with a wide variety of experts and stakeholders in the field.
- Conducts scientific literature reviews under guidance from senior staff
- Takes meeting notes, summarizes key messages and themes from technical and detailed policy discussions, and writes workshop reports and other summary documents
- Prepares meeting materials and provides logistical and administrative support for meetings, working closely with senior staff and working group coordinators. When possible, attends meetings and events to provide real-time support
- Drafts or edits materials for NCA communications and other interactions with individuals in government agencies, universities, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector, for review and approval by senior staff
- Drafts and edits new website content or coordinates the collection of content from various staff members, and working closely with web-developers, ensures updates are completed in a timely manner
Required Education and Experience:
- Must be enrolled in a college, university or professional school
- Preferred candidates will have college level coursework in a relevant discipline, such as environmental or earth sciences, engineering, political science, social science, or communications
All Applications MUST be submitted via the UCAR career portal in order to be eligible for consideration. Initial consideration will be given to applications received prior to 5:00 p.m. MST on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Thereafter, applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.Apply here. Applications due by Wednesday, March 27, 2013