Job/Internship Board

On this page you will find available job listings, internships and fellowship opportunities suited to past and present students at the Voinovich School.

Director of Donor Relations with the Athens County Foundation

Location: Athens, OH

Description: “The Director, Donor Relations oversees all of the development activities at the Foundation. Specific duties include interacting with current and prospective donors, assisting with the Foundation’s communication and outreach efforts in coordination with the Executive Director.”

Posted: August 8, 2017

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Points of Intervention Tour Coordinator with the Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN)

Location: Flexible; position can start anywhere, and office spaces are available in Philadelphia, PA and Dover, NH.

Description: “The POI Tour Coordinator will manage and coordinate the details of PLAN’s Spring 2018 Points of Intervention Tour. The tour will visit 15-20 campuses across the US from mid-February to late April, 2018, to host repair and reuse fairs and coordinate speaking events, documentary screenings, and panel discussions.”

Closing: August 18, 2017

Term: Sep. 4, 2017 – May 25, 2018

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Facilities Management Intern with Washington Intern Student Housing (WISH)

Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: “As the Facilities Management intern, you would: Be a primary resource for building management.
Assist with the management of improvement projects; Conduct property inspections; Review contracts and provide input to management; Manage and maintain properties project improvement logs; maintenance logs; equipment and supply logs; lost key log; Assist residents with lockouts and lost keys; Assist residents with maintenance emergencies, including contacting the proper party to resolve the matter as quickly as possible; Communicate with WISH management as to property needs or issues; Maintain an inventory of supplies needed for the unique furnished intern-only community; Be a primary on-site resource to residents and associated faculty; Assist staff with the “judicial” process as needed, communicate to WISH management if additional steps need to be taken; Manage the scheduling of meeting rooms and common areas; Ensure that meeting rooms and common areas are kept orderly, request cleaning service as needed; Post and remove flyers, building notices.”

Term: August, 2017 – July, 2018

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Deputy Director with Global Reporting Initiative

Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Description: “In this leadership role, the Deputy Director will head the team within the Standards Division that is tasked with developing new and existing GRI Standards through a multi-stakeholder based process. The Deputy Director will have an opportunity to develop their leadership skills to a next level with the responsibility to recruit, grow and manage the team. They will report to the Director Standards.”

Closing: August 31, 2017

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Education and Stewardship Coordinator with the Baltimore Orchard Project

Location: Baltimore, MD

Description: “Civic Works, Inc. seeks an organized, independent individual with leadership and administrative experience and a demonstrated passion for food justice, community development, education and the environment to work with the Planting and Stewardship coordinator in running the day to day operations of the Baltimore Orchard Project. Baltimore Orchard Project (BOP), a program of Civic Works (CW), works to strengthen Baltimore’s communities through planting and cultivating orchards, teaching citizens to be long-term stewards, and sharing the harvest among neighbors. BOP’s five programmatic areas are: Planting, Stewardship, Youth Education, Harvest and Distribution. The position requires 40 hours per week and offers a salary plus benefits including short and long-term disability, supported health care, 401k, and dental. The Education and Stewardship Coordinator and the Planting and Stewardship Coordinator report directly to the Civic Works Chief Operating Officer.”

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Marketing Manager with Hocking-Athens-Perry Community Action

Location: Logan, OH

Description: “This position is accountable for coordinating region-wide communication efforts to inform the media, donors, community leaders, policy makers, clients and other stakeholders about complex issues families struggling with poverty face and HAPCAP’s efforts to address these issues.”

Application period: Preference given to applications received before July 9

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Conservation Corps Program Director with the Nevada Conservation Corps

Location: Reno, NV

Description: “Great Basin Institute is seeking a dedicated, service-minded professional who desires to make lasting, positive change for public lands and communities in Nevada and other Western states. By uniting environmental resources from federal, state and county agencies, GBI’s conservation corps program provides individuals opportunities to make meaningful contributions toward protecting and conserving our public lands, while also gaining valuable work experience in the field of natural resource management. The ideal candidate will have proven experience developing and fostering partner relationships and project opportunities, leading highly effective teams, passion for conserving our nation’s public lands and providing opportunities for professional development, and willingness to travel.”

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The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: “The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Program invites recent college and graduate school alumni to apply for full-time, six-to-nine month fellowships in Washington, DC. Outstanding individuals will be selected to work with nonprofit, public-interest organizations addressing peace and security issues. With the exception of Congressional lobbying, fellows may undertake a variety of activities, including research, writing, and organizing that support the goals of their host organization. The purpose of the fellowship is to provide an opportunity for college graduates to gain practical knowledge and experience.”

Application Period: September 2 – October 2, 2017

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Web Mapping/Web GIS Internship with United Nations University

Location: Bonn, Germany

Description: “Interactive visualization of a set of global case studies on ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (EcoDRR) and/or adaptation (EbA) in an open-source web map tool. The successful candidate will develop an open-source web map tool for the interactive visualization and querying of a set of global EcoDRR (ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction) and EbA (ecosystem-based adaptation) case studies using OGC (Open Geospatial Consortium) web mapping standards. The final solution shall be browser-based and will potentially be embedded into the UNU-EHS website.”

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Environmental Education Staff for Camp Oty’Okwa

Location: Hocking Hills, OH

Description: “During the spring and fall, Camp Oty’Okwa works with many Ohio schools to deliver high-quality, inquiry-based environmental education. Schools, most of which bring 5th or 6th grade students, typically come for a three-day, two-night stay at Camp. While there, the students get to explore Camp’s more than 730 acres of Hocking Hills forest and participate in some of Camp’s 13 offered classes, all of which meet academic state standards. The driving force of our environmental education program is the staff. Camp hires dedicated and enthusiastic environmental educators. Educators of all skill levels are welcome.”

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Job Fairs & Additional Job Lists

Ohio EPA Internships and Jobs- list of current offerings and opportunities with the Ohio EPA

A list of positions all across Ohio with an emphasis on conservation, policy, law and watershed management.

Full list here

World Wildlife Fund Internships – list of current internship offerings and opportunities with the WWF

A list of internships in Washington DC and New York, NY with an emphasis on conservation, policy and law, watershed management, and disaster response.

Full list here

The Conservation Job Board – ongoing list of conservation jobs and opportunities

A regularly-updated list of jobs across the country with an emphasis on conservation, policy and law, and ecology.

Full list here

The Give – curated monthly list of social impact jobs and opportunities

A regularly-updated list of jobs across the country with an emphasis on social impact, corporate social responsibility, and social enterprise.

Full list here

Resource Recycling – curated monthly list of recycling jobs and opportunities

A regularly-updated list of jobs across the country with an emphasis on work in plastics, e-waste, and processing.

Full list here

District Daybook – curated monthly list of jobs in Washington, DC, especially environmental positions

District Daybook is the premier job listing resource for political and policy professionals in Washington D.C. District Daybook features the latest job openings on Capitol Hill and open positions and internships in government and public affairs.

Full list here

If you have a position, internship or fellowship opportunity that you’d like to see listed on this page, please email it to: VSJobBoard@ohio.edu.