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.

State Director of Advocates for Ohio’s Future

Location: Columbus, OH

Description: “Provide staff leadership to AOF and its Executive Committee, Steering Committee, and others elected committees (Public Policy, in particular) for general coalition work and policy advocacy. Supervise other AOF staff in accordance and coordination with CCS policies and procedures. Coordinate organization meetings and subcommittee meetings. Foster strong internal coordination and accountability among coalition members. Work with the Public Policy Committee to craft legislative strategy; attend legislative hearings and other relevant lobbying/advocacy activities including but not limited to providing public testimony. Work with Outreach/Field Committee to significantly expand the number and variety of member organizations and supporters; through communication and training, presentations and other public speaking, engage organizations and supporters in public policy advocacy. “

Closing: October 20, 2017

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Executive Director of Oberlin Community Services

Location: Elyria, OH

Description: “The Oberlin Community Services Board is seeking applications for the position of Executive Director of Oberlin Community Services (OCS). OCS is a responsive community organization that provides direct assistance, referrals, outreach services and educational support to Oberlin, New Russia Township, and southern Lorain County residents who seek help meeting basic needs. This is a full-time, permanent position reporting to the OCS Board.”

Closing: October 20, 2017

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Annual Giving Specialist with the Fairfield Medical Center Foundation

Location: Lancaster, OH

Description: “Responsible for the day-to-day management of the annual giving program of the fairfield medical center foundation, with special emphasis on special events. Associated duties include, but are not limited to: planning, executing and monitoring of the events, interacting and coordinating closely with the internal operational services and financial departments and coordinating participation of event volunteers. Also responsible for the planning and effective execution of the employee annual campaign to raise money that coincides with the foundation’s strategic plan.”

Posted: October 16, 2017

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Southeast Regional Coordinator with the Ohio Environmental Council

Location: Columbus, OH

Description: “The Ohio Environmental Council and OEC Action Fund seeks a Southeast Regional Coordinator. The Coordinator will build power, presence, and relationships on behalf of our organization, and to organize citizens to get involved and make the protection of Ohio’s land, air and water a political priority. The ideal candidate will be a rising community leader who can serve as the OEC and OEC Action Fund ambassador to new networks as well as build long-lasting relationships with our members in the targeted region. This position is an opportunity to become the local resource on politics and the environment and to build strong relationships with elected officials, partner organizations, grasstops leaders, and grassroots advocates.”

Posted: September 21, 2017

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Natural Resources Specialist – Watershed Volunteer Program Assistant with the Cleveland Metroparks

Location: Cleveland, OH

Description: “The Watershed Volunteer Program (WVP) Assistant provides administrative and technical support to day-to-day operations of the Watershed Volunteer Program. The WVP Program Assistant works with the WVP Coordinator to provide database management and reporting, monitoring and restoration project design, event coordination, volunteer recruitment and recognition, and communication with volunteers. The position also assists other Natural Resources Division monitoring and restoration projects as needed.”

Posted: October 16, 2017

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Public and Private Mandates Analyst with the Congressional Budget Office

Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: “CBO’s Budget Analysis Division seeks an analyst for its Public and Private Mandates Unit to help CBO carry out its responsibilities under the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act. The analyst’s primary duties include the following: Write clear and concise estimates of the impact of federal legislation on the budgets of state, local, and tribal governments and on private-sector entities, including businesses and individuals;Respond to inquiries from the Congress; Support the production of CBO’s cost estimates and publications in other areas, as needed; and Track the production of cost estimates and mandate statements.”

Closing: October 25, 2017

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Editor with the Congressional Budget Office

Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: “The Management, Business, and Information Services division, which provides editorial and publishing services for the agency, seeks an editor with extraordinary talent—someone who can see both the forest and the trees, who can transform drafts if necessary and can catch small errors that others miss. The job involves making analytical and technical reports clear and accessible to a broad audience, including Members of Congress, Congressional staff, researchers, and other members of the public. The work routinely entails substantive editing, copyediting, and proofreading but also includes reviewing and reorganizing drafts, providing writing assistance, and rewriting portions of drafts.”

Closing: October 29, 2017

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Wetland Scientist with the West Virginia Department Of Environmental Protection

Location: Charleston, WV

Description: “Employee will be assigned to the Division of Water and Waste Management, Watershed Branch, Watershed Assessment Section. At the full-time permanent level, employee will perform complex professional work and assist senior wetland scientist on a long-term project developing assessment tools for determining the value of wetlands: biodiversity; water quality; ability to attenuate flooding; and educational/recreational/aesthetic functions. These functional assessments will enable development of a credit/debit process for use in wetland mitigation activities.”

Closing: October 10, 2017

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Programs Administrator with the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio

Location: Columbus, OH

Description: “The candidate chosen for this position is responsible for SWACO programs and initiatives that reduce waste and increase material diversion within the District. Functions may include project management, oversight of assigned program budgets, technical assistance, data collection, program evaluation and reporting, promotion of programs, and facilitating collaborative processes with program partners to ensure effective implementation of assigned activities. The Programs Administrator works directly with the Programs Manager to develop and implement assigned activities. The Programs Administrator also serves as a resource to department staff and participates collaboratively in team activities.”

Posted: September 5, 2017

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Health Care Analyst with the Congressional Budget Office

Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: “The Budget Analysis Division is seeking an analyst who will focus primarily on the Medicare program. CBO’s health analysts work closely with key Congressional staff as they develop federal health care policy. They prepare multiyear spending projections for federal health care programs, analyze the Administration’s budget proposals, and prepare cost estimates for legislation being considered by the Senate and House of Representatives. That legislation may consist of a wide range of proposals to modify the financing or delivery of health care—for example, proposals to modify the set of health care services that federal programs cover, the terms under which the federal government will pay for services, or the amount that the federal government or beneficiaries will pay for covered services. The Congress relies on such analyses to prepare its annual budget plan, evaluate the President’s budget proposals, and measure the potential budgetary impact of policy proposals.”

Posted: October 2, 2017

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James H. Dunn Jr. Memorial Fellowship

Location: majority in Springfield, IL with limited placement in Chicago, IL and Washington, D.C.

Description: “The Dunn Fellowship Program provides bright, highly motivated college graduates a unique opportunity to experience firsthand the operations of state government for one year. Dunn Fellows are recruited from public and private colleges and universities throughout the nation. Qualified applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree at the program’s commencement and must have demonstrated a commitment to excellence through academic honors, leadership ability, extracurricular activities and community/public service involvement. The program begins on the first weekday in August and ends on July 31st of the following year. Fellows spend one week of August receiving an orientation to state government including tours, policy discussions, a panel of program alumni and a brown bag lunch with senior staff among other activities. After the orientation period, fellows return to their home office to work under the direction of their supervisor.”

Closing: January 15, 2018

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Legislative Fellow with the Joint Education Oversight Committee of the State of Ohio

Location: Columbus, OH

Description: “Modeled after the LSC Legislative Fellowship program, this program is a 13-month commitment for a college graduate. The Legislative Fellow of JEOC reports to the Executive Director and assists the director with administrative and policy/research tasks to support the work of JEOC and the JEOC members. JEOC is a nonpartisan research entity of the General Assembly. Primary Responsibilities: Assists with JEOC meetings, including scheduling, distributing meeting notices, reserving meeting rooms and equipment and ensuring members have meeting materials; Supports and conducts research on education topics of interest to JEOC and develops policy options and recommendations for JEOC members; Attends meetings with JEOC members and stakeholders upon request; Provides administrative support to the JEOC director including maintaining office files, office schedule, orders and maintains JEOC office supplies, maintains inventory records; Attends JEOC meetings and prepares meeting minutes and other duties as assigned.”

Closing: October 13, 2017

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Executive Director with SEPTA Correctional Facility

Location: Nelsonville, OH

Description: “The Executive Director manages the strategic planning process, implements methods of service delivery, manages personnel, administers finances, manages facilities and equipment, manages information systems, ensures compliance with laws, oversees staff training. The Executive Director will also oversee contracts for medical services, food services, and commissary services.”

Posted: August 25, 2017

Term Start: January 1, 2018

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Internship with The Society for Public Health Education

Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: “The SOPHE Internship Program offers participants an opportunity to gain valuable experience in a nonprofit health education organization serving over 4,000 members globally. SOPHE interns can expect to work on a variety of projects pertinent to SOPHE’s mission but similar to other nonprofit voluntary organizations. Among these are advocacy, program planning, communications planning/outreach, research, conference planning, fundraising, chapter development, administrative responsibilities/data entry.”

Closing: February 1, 2018

Term: May – August, 2018

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Watershed Coordinator with the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays

Location: Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Description: “The Watershed Coordinator is an experienced planner who develops organizational partnerships that result in leveraged financial resources necessary for the implementation of the Inland Bays Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP). He/she understands watershed ecology and nutrient cycling, and works with the Science & Restoration Coordinator to ensure that best available science drives plan implementation. The Watershed Coordinator works with both municipal and agricultural sectors. They develop operational plans for pollution control and habitat restoration, tracks and reports their progress, and coordinates their revision as necessary. The Watershed Coordinator has significant grant writing and grant administration responsibilities and will oversee contractors and/or an employee. The Coordinator has knowledge of watershed pollution models and control techniques, environmental policies and ordinances, and can facilitate agreements.”

Posted: August 17, 2017

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Executive Director with The Matriots PAC

Location: Columbus, OH

Description: “The Executive Director is the key management leader of The Matriots PAC. That person is responsible for overseeing the PAC’s administration and programs and working with the Steering Committee to implement the PAC’s strategic plan. Major responsibilities include fundraising, marketing, and statewide community outreach.”

Posted: August 16, 2017

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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.”

Closing: January 5, 2018

Term: Fall 2018

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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.

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