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.

Communications and Stigma Fellowship with Respect Ability

Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: “RespectAbility’s stigma-busting Communications Fellows are on the frontline of fighting prejudice, misinformation and low expectations. Fellows work on a team to create and deliver positive images, stories and best practices. We identify, test, shape and deliver materials that are leveraged in our proactive outreach to employers, the media, thought leaders, Hollywood, elite schools, policy makers and political candidates. We are nonpartisan in our approach, do not lobby and follow guidelines for nonprofit organizations. We focus in particular on the promotion of best practices and will assign fellows who are hoping to enter public relations, new media, communications or media relations to work in this area. Much of our stigma reduction work is associated with outreach to Hollywood and employers.”

Posted: December 15, 2017

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STARS Program Coordinator with The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

Location: Virtual

Description: “This position advances the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) program through participant support and outreach. Provides participant support related to the interpretation of STARS content and use of the STARS website and reporting tool; Reviews STARS reports for accuracy and works with program participants to make necessary revisions; Assists in the creation of tools and resources to help STARS participants and contributes to STARS-related communication materials; Works with AASHE’s Membership & Marketing Team on STARS-focused outreach and marketing campaigns; Supports the development of STARS technical content in accordance with the STARS Technical Development Policy; Assists in the delivery of professional development and training related to STARS; Assists in the preparation of materials for and documentation of STARS Steering Committee meetings; Demonstrates a commitment to diversity in the workplace.”

Closing: January 8, 2018

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Program Specialist for Urban Health with Mount Carmel

Location: Columbus, OH

Description: “The Program Specialist works collaboratively with the Urban Health Manager and staff to provide excellent customer service to colleagues, patients and overall community. Optimizes the use of Information Systems for accurate and timely patient data collection, data entry and reporting. Has autonomy and can act independently to build relationships within Mount Carmel and with outside collaborative partners. Has excellent judgment and decision making skills. Provides community and education support and serves as a community liaison. Actively supports manager with coordination of (schedules, assigns and orients) program initiatives including colleagues, volunteers, and students. Responsibilities Maintains consistent communication with the Urban Health Manager regarding projects and colleague and patient issues. Works closely with program team to coordinate, identify, enroll and monitor participants in the program. Coordinates (schedules, assigns and orients) colleagues, volunteers, students, in coordination with manager.”

Posted: December 7, 2017

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Summer Internship Program with Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC

Location: Piketon, OH

Description: “Fluor-BWXT is the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) contractor for the decontamination and decommissioning of the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PORTS) in Piketon, Ohio. Throughout the years, the mission of the plant has undergone several major changes and companies at the site are taking the first steps toward decontamination and decommissioning. Internship programs with Fluor-BWXT provide an exciting opportunity to spend a summer working with a team of experienced professionals dedicated to the environmental remediation of the former PORTS site. Fluor-BWXT offers paid internships in an effort to provide students from a variety of educational disciplines the opportunity to apply traditional academic classroom learning to actual hands-on work experience. The organization strongly believes that internships are an important resource for students, which provides them with invaluable work experience as they prepare for their professional careers.”

Closing: January 5, 2018

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Deputy Assistant Director with the Congressional Budget Office

Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: “CBO seeks a Deputy Assistant Director, one of two deputies who report to the Assistant Director in CBO’s Budget Analysis Division (BAD). The division’s deputies assist with managing all aspects of the work of BAD’s eight units. Those units are supervised by Unit Chiefs who oversee the work of analysts covering particular programs in the federal budget or carrying out other responsibilities. BAD is the agency’s largest division, with about 80 people. BAD produces cost estimates for legislation (as required by the Congressional Budget Act or for Congressional committees as they formulate legislation); multiyear projections of federal spending and analyses of various policy options; analyses of the spending proposals in the President’s annual budget; analyses of mandates in proposed legislation that would affect state, local, or tribal governments or the private sector; and several statutorily required reports to the Congress. The division’s products are critical, direct inputs to Congressional decision making.”

Closing: December 18, 2017

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Director of Development with Ravenwood Health

Location: Chardon, OH

Description: “The Director of Development’s primary responsibility is to lead fundraising efforts in support of Ravenwood Health. With oversight from the board and CEO, helps create and implement a development plan that details how the organization identifies and solicits donors and utilizes funding sources such as grants, in-kind donations, charitable events and marketing opportunities. Shares the development plans with senior leadership and the board of directors, and works with them to achieve the organization’s contributed revenue goals. Spends time building relationships and personally soliciting donors. Creates marketing materials in support of fundraising efforts and utilizes social media and other vehicles as part of a community relations strategy. Is also responsible for developing a philanthropic culture within Ravenwood Health and communicating its philanthropic connection to the community, focusing on strategies that expand the target audience through community relations, speaking engagements, newsletters and special events.”

Posted: November 30, 2017

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Restoration Ecology Apprenticeship with the Wilds

Location: Cumberland, OH

Description: “The Wilds is one of the largest and most innovative conservation centers in the world, offering diverse training programs for early career professionals. The Wilds has nearly 10,000 acres of reclaimed mineland and remnant forest patches which present opportunities for ecological restoration and research. Six month positions available starting February, May, and September 2018. Three month positions are available starting May 2018. The three month positions are aimed at college students on summer break. Apprentices gain hands-on experience, participate vegetation and wildlife studies and receive field training on a variety of ecological studies in wetland, forest, stream & grassland habitats. Apprentices will have the opportunity to develop their own independent research project involving field, lab, and/or computer modeling components.”

Posted: November 20, 2017

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Summer Internship with the Cleveland Foundation

Location: Cleveland, OH

Description: “The Cleveland Foundation has conducted a summer internship program since 1999 that provides talented and diverse undergraduate students and recent college graduates an opportunity to work with Cleveland-area nonprofit and public sector organizations in an 11-week paid internship. Interns also participate in and coordinate weekly seminars highlighting key organizations and programs being conducted in the local nonprofit and public sectors.”

Closing: January 22, 2018

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Program Manager with Equitas Health

Location: Columbus, OH

Description: “The Program Manager is responsible for coordinating the PROMISE program and managing grant implementation. The position will be split into these two functions as follows: 25% of time as PROMISE Coordinator and 75% of time as Program Manager.”

Posted: November 8, 2017

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Management Intern with The City of Phoenix

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Description: “The City of Phoenix Management Intern Program is a nationally-recognized program that has been training future municipal leaders since 1950. More than 181 former participants have achieved success in all levels of government as well as in the private sector. If you are interested in a rewarding and challenging public service career, this is an excellent opportunity to work in an award-winning, world-renowned municipal corporation in one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the U.S. Our one year, full-time program is designed to attract, develop, and retain talented individuals with an interest in a local government management career. Interns perform a wide variety of duties including studying organizational and administrative processes; analyzing statistical and program information; attending City Council meetings and management meetings; and staffing administrative and community committees. Interns serve rotational assignments in the City Manager’s Office, Budget and Research Department, and selected line departments.”

Closing: January 22, 2018

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Director of Sustainability with Ripon College

Location: Ripon, WI

Description: “This position, funded by a three year grant from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, will support faculty, staff, and students as Ripon College extends sustainability education across the curriculum and into the community. The Director will coordinate and grow campus sustainability initiatives, support faculty infusing sustainability-related themes across the curriculum, deepen connections with local and regional partners involved in sustainability programs, establish experiential learning opportunities for students, and teach two academic courses on sustainability topics each year. “

Posted: November 8, 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 to perform longer-run analyses related to federal health care programs and health care financing. CBO’s health analysts work closely with key Congressional staff members as they develop federal health care policy. That policy may consist of a wide range of legislative proposals to modify the financing or delivery of health care—for example, proposals to modify the terms under which the federal government will pay for services or subsidize health insurance coverage. Health analysts also work to develop new analytical tools or models in advance of Congressional need for estimates of the cost of legislation. “

Closing: November 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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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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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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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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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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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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