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.

Coastal Climate and Resilience Specialist with the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium

Location: Charleston, SC

Description: “The Coastal Climate and Resilience (CCR) Specialist will address the coastal climate and resiliency needs of a variety of constituencies by extending science-based climate and weather information and providing hands-on operational and technical support to coastal communities, resource managers, and interest groups in South Carolina and the region. The CCR Specialist will also contribute to research driven by community needs and provide hands-on operational and technical support for coastal climate issues addressed by and the Consortium and CISA.”

Application review: July 7 until position filled

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Sanitation Supervisor at Duke University

Location: Durham, NC

Description: “Duke Recycling & Sanitation Services is hiring a Supervisor to lead our Sanitation team. This person will manage a crew of 6 full time employees and oversee daily operations of our sanitation program.”

For the full listing and to apply, please visit Duke HR and search for requisition number 401197535.

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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Students for Zero Waste & Volunteer Coordination Intern with PLAN

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Description: “The Post-Landfill Action Network is seeking a student with a passion for large event organizing and the skills to coordinate a group of volunteers to help run our 4th annual Students for Zero Waste Conference! This is a PAID internship running August 28th – November 17, 2017.”

Apply by: August 18th, 2017

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Energy Research Analyst (Shale) with World Energy Reports

Location: New York, NY

Description: “This position is a long term career opportunity for mid-career professionals to utilize his/her skills and experience to participate in building the premier strategic planning and business advisory service in the upstream oil/gas sector.”

Posted: May 22, 2017

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Advocacy Manager with the Mid-Ohio Food Bank

Location: Columbus, OH

Description: “The Advocacy Manager will create and implement an advocacy agenda in a multi-jurisdictional system that increases awareness of the Foodbank’s mission to end hunger. This will be completed through the management, surveillance and communications on public policy, legislation and regulations that could impact Mid-Ohio Foodbank, its network, government partnerships and clients served.”

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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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Research Assistant with the Woods Hole Research Center

Location: Falmouth, MA

Description: “We are seeking a Research Assistant, focused on the development of novel approaches to the direct measurement and mapping of aboveground carbon dynamics and restoration of land carbon reservoirs at local to global scales. The successful candidate will work closely with the lead scientists and their collaborators as part of new and ongoing research efforts supported by variety of sources, included NASA. This position requires advanced remote sensing, GIS, and statistics experience, including the ability to manipulate large data sets within a LINUX-based cloud-computing environment.”

Desired Start Date: Summer, 2017

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Internship with the Wayne National Forest Public Affairs Office

Location: Athens County, Ohio

Description: “Are you or do you know someone that is a recent graduate with a Public Relations, Business Administration, or Communications degree? If so, here is an exciting paid internship opportunity to work with the Wayne National Forest Public Affairs Office. The internship is for 52 weeks. August 1st is the proposed start date.”

Application Details: Send your resume to the following email addresses: dmeier@fs.fed.us, loridswiderski@fs.fed.us and gchancey@fs.fed.us

GIS Technician with TRC Companies

Location: Augusta, Maine

Description: “TRC Companies, Inc., a pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960s, is a national engineering consulting and construction management firm that provides integrated services to the energy, environmental and infrastructure markets.  TRC serves a broad range of clients in government and industry, implementing complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation. The successful candidate will provide GIS support services to the TRC Permitting, Planning and Licensing group and the position is located in the Augusta, ME office. Primary duties include utilizing current versions of Desktop GIS Software to create GIS layers from GPS data collected by field staff.  The GIS Technician provides GIS support services to several different individuals and departments in a fast-paced consulting environment.  The GIS Technician will work on a variety of projects including: linear natural gas pipelines, electricity transmission projects, wind and solar power projects, and other energy generation facilities.”

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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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Program Specialist with the Office of Sustainability at the University of Southern California

Location: Los Angeles, California

Description: “The Office of Sustainability is seeking a fixed-term Program Specialist that will act in the role of Coliseum Waste Diversion Coordinator to assist and supervise the program for the 2017 season. This position will be responsible for coordinating across several departments both on and off location to ensure the continued success of the Zero Waste initiative for all football games held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (LAMC). This includes games for both the USC and LA Rams teams.”

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Community Garden Program Coordinator

Location: Athens, OH

Description: “Coordinate five community garden sites across Athens County, Ohio and facilitate education on the basics of gardening, meal preparation, and food preservation. Empower low-income youth entrepreneurs and much more! Plan and facilitate garden and culinary workshops with community partner. Manage and support community gardeners at multiple site. Provide gardeners resources for best practices in organic garden methods. Identify and procure garden resources including mulch, compost, and tools. Collaborate on youth entrepreneurship programming. Coordinate volunteers for monthly garden work parties.”

Apply by: July 1, 2017

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School Garden Program Coordinator

Location: Athens, OH

Description: “Support school garden and outdoor education in public schools by providing resource and technical support to teachers and parents. Develop planting plans, coordinate school garden stewards to assist in maintenance, and develop and teach school garden lessons to pre-kindergarten to 12th grade! Coordinate roundtable meetings with school garden partner. Work with fellow AmeriCorps members based in schools to support and   utilize school gardens. Support teachers with resources to integrate school garden into curriculum and meet testing standards. Provide support and resources for other youth garden projects, such as day care centers, Athens County Children Services. Coordinate volunteers to assist in year-round maintenance support for school gardens. Collaborate on youth entrepreneurship programming.”

Apply by: July 1, 2017

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Waste Assessment and Business Networking

Location: The Plains, OH

Description: “The Waste Assessment and Business Networking Ohio Stream Restore Corps member responds to two key priorities of the Sugar Bush Foundation: waste minimization and economic development. This member will be responsible for growing the Zero Waste Pledge program. The goal of the Zero Waste Pledge program is to support businesses in minimizing their waste stream and then diverting the remainder from the landfill. Usual hours of service will be Monday-Friday during regular office hours of 8:00-5:00pm. The ability to serve flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends, is needed. Hours may fluctuate, increase or decrease, in consideration of seasonal changes such as inclement weather or other extended activities such as Zero Waste events.”

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Zero Waste Events and Dumpsite Cleanup Coordinator with Rural Action

Location: The Plains, OH

Description: “The Zero Waste Events and Dumpsite Cleanup Coordinator of the Ohio Stream Restore Corps AmeriCorps program is the point person for all dumpsite cleanups and local, small-scale zero waste events. Addressing illegal dumping in the community is one of the priorities that emerged from community meetings hosted by Rural Action in 2012, and this member will be working with regional partners to clean and remediate dumpsites. This person will also be responding to one of the key interests of the Sugar Bush Foundation, one of the Zero Waste Program’s funders, and the highest priority on the zero waste scale: waste minimization. By working with event organizers, this member will help the organizer first minimize waste generation and secondly divert the remaining waste from the landfill.”

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Experiential Learning Program with One Heart Source

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Description: “We are offering a variety of 1, 2, and 4-week volunteer programs and internships for summer 2017. As an OHS Volunteer/Intern you will: Gain international experience for graduate school and employment; Develop skills in international communication, mentorship and community outreach; Mentor students to achieve academic growth and cultivate lasting relationships; Immerse yourself in local communities and broaden your global perspective; Collaborate with groups of university students from around the world.”

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Apply by: June 23

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.