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Internship with Ecologic Institute (sustainability analysis - San Mateo office)

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  • Rick Kos
    Ecologic Institute Washington DC has an outstanding opportunity for a student intern in its project office in San Mateo, CA. *Research and Project Assistant -
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 2, 2011
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      Ecologic Institute Washington DC has an outstanding opportunity for a
      student intern in its project office in San Mateo, CA.

      *Research and Project Assistant - Minimum 15-20 hrs/wk*
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      *Duties*:

      - Assist with research, editing, and writing of reports and articles
      - Perform data and literature research, summarize and present findings
      in concise form
      - Help identify funding opportunities and draft letters of inquiry
      - Assist in the development of relationships with project partners and
      in project-related communication Help with administrative activities

      *Skills & Qualifications:*

      - The ideal candidate will be a graduate student or a highly-skilled
      advanced undergraduate in environmental sciences, public policy, political
      science, or statistics. In addition: An understanding of current
      environmental policy issues is preferred and desired areas of
      specialization include resource and energy efficiency, climate change
      policy and sustainability assessment.
      - Basic knowledge of the California environmental policy and legislative
      processes
      - Excellent research, reading, writing and communication skills
      - Is self-motivated, highly organized, and has the capacity to multitask
      under limited guidance from senior staff
      - Proficiency in MS Office
      - Desirable is some basic understanding of statistical analysis and
      spatial mapping and analysis software
      - German language skills are an asset but not required

      *Other Details (Dates, Stipend)*

      - The start of the internship is flexible, but should be between
      November 1, 2011 and January 1, 2012
      - A minimum commitment of six months is expected
      - Interns at Ecologic Institute are eligible for either a monthly
      stipend of $500 or class credit
      - Foreign students are eligible but applicants must hold a valid F-1 or
      J-1 visa as well as the appropriate work authorization to receive
      compensation. EIUS is a recognized host organization for J-1 visa trainees.

      *Application Process*
      Ecologic Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are
      accepted on a rolling basis. Please include a cover letter, resume, and a
      short, policy-relevant writing sample in English (and German if available)
      of maximally 20 pages, your availability and the contact details of at
      least two references to the attention of Tanja Srebotnjak. Please apply
      online at http://ecologic.eu/washington/opportunities.

      *About Ecologic Institute*
      Ecologic Institute in Washington DC is an IRC 501(c)(3) non-profit think
      tank for applied environmental research, policy analysis and
      public-interest advocacy. Launched in 2008, Ecologic Institute focuses on
      transatlantic environmental relations through the development of original,
      policy-relevant research and the organization of transatlantic study tours
      and other exchanges. It cooperates closely with the Ecologic Institute in
      Berlin, Germany, and its representation in Brussels, Belgium. Ecologic
      Institute is dedicated to bringing fresh ideas to environmental policy and
      sustainable development.


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