Internship with City of San Ramon
Student Internship [posted 11/7/2008]
City of San Ramon Greenhouse Gas Emissions Analysis
The City of San Ramon seeks a graduate or exceptional undergraduate
student intern for fall semester. The intern will help the city begin
the process of tackling global warming emissions.
San Ramon has committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by joining
the Cities for Climate Protection Campaign (CCP), a program of the
International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI). The
intern wit I work in City's Public Services Department to begin the CCP
process of developing a strategic local plan to reduce emissions.
To help San Ramon develop a local climate protection plan, the intern
* Assist San Ramon in completing an inventory of green house gas (GHG)
emissions generated by City facilities, vehicles, and operations. The
intern will work with multiple City departments to collect information
and use GHG software to compile the emissions data and to forecast
* Help the City to begin designing its Local Action Plan to reduce GHG
emissions. This will involve aspects of energy efficiency, water
conservation, solid waste management, land use planning, and
transportation. It will include evaluation of current recycling program
for City facilities.
The City of San Ramon seeks students with:
* Prior experience working for and knowledge of government, particularly
* Experience with issues surrounding energy use, transportation,
utilities, and/or solid waste;
* Assertive personality, persistence, and strong people skills critical
for working with a variety of city
departments and personalities;
* Basic computer and data manipulation skills.
* General understanding of the causes, science, and impacts of global
Deadline: This position is open until filled.
Compensation: Based upon experience/qualifications.
Hours: Flexible part-time hours. Approximately 20 hours per week for
Please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Public Services Dept.
Recycling Programs Manager
Davis Street Station for Material Recovery & Transfer
A Waste Management company
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