City of San Jose Internship Opportunity
- Third largest city in California and the tenth largest in the nation,
San José has a national reputation for environmental leadership and
innovation, award-winning recycling, water conservation, and wastewater
treatment programs. The Environmental Services Department (ESD)
integrates these programs and other environmental protection services.
Selected interns would work in the Integrated Waste Management Division
of the Environmental Services Department on Zero Waste implementation
projects such as: Commercial Collection and Processing System Redesign,
Green Event Technical Support, School Recycling, Waste Conversion to
Energy, Sustainable Landscaping, Large Scale Compost Market Support, and
Critical skills include:
Grant writing, Document management and editing, Event planning &
logistics, Marketing/sales experience, strong organizational &
interpersonal skills, Data management and Report writing, PowerPoint
presentations, Research support etc.
TERM OF ASSIGNMENT:
4-6 months with option to extend
HOURS PER WEEK:
up to 20hrs per week
Student Intern $10.73hr
Graduate Student Intern $14.38/hr
APPLICATION DUE DATE:
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by e-mailing
their resume and cover letter to sarah.sanchez@.... Please
include "ESD IWM Student Intern" in the subject line.
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- Title: NeighborWalk Program Coordinator
Summary: The City of San José City Manager's Office seeks a student intern to coordinate and develop an already well established program, NeighborWalk. NeighborWalk is a program that encourages neighbors to walk together with the purpose of creating and maintaining clean, safe and engaged neighborhoods.
Duties and Responsibilities: Along with previously established neighborhood leaders, the intern will recruit walkers, schedule the walks, and determine the purpose of the walks (litter pick up, graffiti removal, code enforcement, exercise and/or socializing) and the routes taken. The intern will prepare written reports on NeighborWalk experiences and give suggestions on how to improve the continuously growing project. The intern will also collaborate with Nextdoor, a private social media site for neighborhoods, to notify participating neighbors of upcoming walks in their neighborhoods.
The intern will be expected to have excellent interpersonal skills, be very outgoing and not timid of contacting new people. Relevant experience in community organizing is preferred.
Hours: Hours are flexible with a minimum requirement of 20 hours per week.
Deadline: Open until filled.
How to Apply: Send a short cover letter and resume to Mr. Ernest Guzman, ernest.guzman@...