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.

Grants and Communications Manager at Sisters Health Foundation

Parkersburg, WV

Description: “Provides technical assistance to applicants and grantees regarding the online grants process; sends appropriate correspondence throughout all stages of the grants process; maintains Foundant™, the online grants management system; participates in Foundant™ webinars, attends user meetings when appropriate, and stays current with software updates; In collaboration with staff, provides leadership on development and implementation of communications plan and strategy; Maintains website updates using WordPress content management system; Manages social media page on Facebook.”

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Field School for Environmental Organizing with Green Corps

Locations all over the U.S.

Description: “You’ll participate in eight weeks of intensive classroom training conducted by representatives from a wide range of organizations and campaigns. Our staff and trainers present overviews on the biggest issues facing our environment as well as teaching our organizers a variety of valuable skills such as volunteer recruitment, campaign planning, public speaking and much more. As a Green Corps organizer, you’ll receive the bulk of your training through hands-on experience working on behalf of organizations such as the Sierra Club, the Wilderness Society and Food & Water Watch. Job responsibilities include recruiting, training and supervising volunteers; organizing visibility events; securing media coverage; and building strong coalitions. You’ll lead three to five different campaigns in communities across the country.”

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Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice with the Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center

Locations: Richmond, VA, Louisville, KY, Topeka, KS, and Daytona Beach, Ft. Lauderdale and St. Petersburg, FL.

Description: “DART hires and trains organizers to build organizations that have successfully addressed issues including: Plugging the school-to-prison pipeline, reining in predatory lending practices, expanding access to primary health and dental care, prioritizing funding for affordable housing and job training, education reform in low-performing public schools and fighting for immigrants’ rights.”

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Assistant Analyst for Health Analysis the Congressional Budget Office

Location: Washington D.C.

Description: “Tasks will include monitoring Medicare demonstrations and the implementation of major health care legislation; collecting and analyzing data; conducting literature reviews; and developing and producing summaries, charts, and tables. The successful candidate will assist with a broad array of projects, conduct independent research on a variety of topics, and work on projections of spending for federal health care programs under current and proposed law. This is not a permanent position: At the end of a two-to-three-year appointment, Assistant Analysts typically leave CBO to continue their education in such disciplines as economics, public policy, medicine, or the law.”

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Summer Internship with the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Location: Washington D.C.

Description: “Interns contribute to CBO’s work in areas such as budget and tax policy, health care, national defense, the environment, education, retirement assistance, other income assistance, regulation, and public investment. CBO internships offer:The opportunity to work with experts in economic analysis, participate in educational events on Capitol Hill, and competitive compensation based on academic level and related experience.”

Apply by: February 27, 2017

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Performance Intern with the Ohio Auditor of State 

Location: Columbus, OH

Description: “The Ohio Performance Team (OPT) is tasked with conducting performance
audits to engage local and state government entities to find opportunities
for improvements in the delivery of government services to the citizens of
Ohio. The Internship Program is a paid position open to graduate level (or
highperforming undergraduate) students from Ohio universities. The OPT
work atmosphere fosters a collaborative environment allowing for
leadership and learning opportunities. Interns will contribute to active
audit teams, assisting in analyzing data, identifying best practices,
and developing practical solutions. Interns will learn performance auditing
techniques, fundamental management principles, and gain insight into
government operations. “

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Environmental Analyst for the State of Vermont

Location: Montpelier, VT

Description: “This position will be working in the Solid Waste Program of the Waste Management and Prevention Division of VT DEC. Primary responsibilities include implementing the state’s Universal Recycling law (Act 148), the statewide materials management plan, and assisting with other materials management programs and priorities. A focus of the work will be on organics diversion and recycling outreach and tracking, specifically to businesses, institutions, and residents. Other duties include working with and supporting solid waste districts, municipalities, haulers, facilities, and other stakeholders to improve organics diversion and waste reduction in Vermont, and developing and disseminating outreach materials.”

Apply by: February 15, 2017

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Analyst for the Natural and Physical Resources Cost Estimates Unit at the Congressional Budget Office

Location: Washington DC

Description: “The cost estimates prepared by CBO play a critical role in the consideration of legislation by the Congress. The Congress also relies on CBO’s work to prepare its annual budget plans and to review the President’s budgetary proposals. CBO’s analysts work closely with Congressional staff and have wide-ranging responsibilities.The analyst will be responsible for a portfolio of program areas that may include the National Science Foundation, the National Park Service, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, federal community development programs, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Indian affairs. The portfolio will be determined at the time of hiring.”

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Advanced Computing for Earth Sciences (ACES) Internships

Location: Charlottesville, VA

Description: “Advanced Computing for Earth Sciences (A.C.E.S.), sponsored by the University of Virginia Advanced Research Computing Services (ARCS) group, NASA, and UVA’s Department of Environmental Sciences, is an exciting opportunity for students interested in computational modeling for atmospheric, ocean, climate, geophysical, and other Earth sciences. Students enrolled in the A.C.E.S. program acquire hands-on application computing experience as well as training in the essentials of software engineering and high-performance computing.”

Apply by: March 1, 2017

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Director of Marketing and Communications for Ohio University’s College of Business

Location: Athens, OH

Description: “Ohio University’s College of Business seeks a disciplined risk taker to lead marketing and communications efforts for the College. The director collaborates with senior leadership at the College of Business to plan, develop, and implement marketing strategies, marketing communications outreach, and student recruitment activities. The director of marketing and communications will be accountable for driving enrollment activities through innovative marketing programming. The ideal candidate will be collaborative, entrepreneurial, and strategic; effectively working across departments and stakeholder groups in the College, across Campus, and throughout the extended College of Business community.”

Apply by: February 26, 2017

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College Intern Positions at the Ohio EPA

Multiple locations in Ohio

Description: “Participates in Ohio EPA’s College Intern Program by receiving training in all aspects of office and in-the-field activities involved in the surface water program, as well as assisting technical staff with routine duties, which will include one or more of the following water quality projects under the close supervision of Standards and Technical Support Section manager and in collaboration with full time staff such as: 1) researching and summarizing published literature on chemical water quality criteria and standards adopted by other States; 2) updating GIS data bases to include new water quality standard use designations and other projects; etc.”

Apply by: February 28, 2017

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Youth in International Development and Foreign Affairs internship

Location: Washington DC

Description: “The summer 2017 program will bring a group of talented graduate students, recent graduates, and rising juniors and seniors with disabilities to Washington, DC, for nine weeks. The summer internship program will include one-week of training and orientation, followed by an eight-week internship at an international organization in the Washington, DC, area. Participants in the summer 2017 program will need to be in DC from May 28 to July 29, 2017. These dates may be subject to change. “

Apply by: January 25, 2017

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Community Leadership and Service Summer Institute

Location: Washington DC

Description: “Spend your summer in the nation’s capital with students from around the country and world who are all passionate about service and affecting change in their communities. The intensive schedule is designed to maximize your time in Washington by combining learning in the classroom with practical internship experience. The Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service (IPVS) will put you on the front-lines working to solve local and national issues.”

For priority admissions and scholarship consideration apply by: February 8, 2017

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Policy Director at National Farm to School Network

Location: Washington DC

Description: “The Policy Director is responsible for leading NFSN’s policy advocacy work. NFSN serves as a national voice for the farm to school
movement and a leading resource on national, state and local policies that impact farm to school and farm to ECE. The Policy Director leads development and implementation of the organizational policy priorities to influence federal administrative, rulemaking and legislative actions, and oversees the annual report of state level policies supportive of farm to school and ECE. The Policy Director cultivates and maintains relationships with policymakers and partner organizations, directs and facilitates NFSN’s Policy Group, and educates and mobilizes NFSN Core Partners and stakeholders around key policy issues.”

Apply by: January 27, 2017

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Communications Intern at the Congressional Budget Office

Location: Washington DC

Description: “The Office of Communications seeks an intern with a strong work ethic to assist with the agency’s media relations and public affairs during the summer. The successful candidate will report to the Associate Director for Communications and will serve as a key member of the communications team. Duties include responding to phone and email inquiries from the media and the public on a wide range of topics, preparing for and attending Congressional hearings, coordinating meetings with outside groups and international visitors, and working on other communications projects and planning as needed. Previous communications interns have served a frontline role representing CBO and have interacted routinely with staff in every area of the agency..”

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Human Resources Intern at the Congressional Budget Office

Location: Washington DC

Description: “CBO’s Human Resources Office seeks a summer intern with a strong work ethic. The intern will report to the Human Resources Director and provide support to a five-person HR shop. Duties will be varied; some will involve taking on substantive projects related to federal benefits, recruitment, or personnel records management. Candidates should be working toward a master’s degree in human resource management, industrial organizational psychology, business, or a related field. Students beginning their senior year in 2017 and students who have completed their undergraduate degree during the 2016–2017 academic year will also be considered.”

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Specialist, Media & External Affairs with the World Wildlife Fund

Location: Washington DC

Description: “The specialist will implement innovative media and external affairs tactics to advance WWF’s conservation mission and drive engagement with policymakers, the public, influencers and media. Also, supports the Media & External Affairs team’s work related to the organization’s Markets & Food Goal, and external engagement on WWF’s work with the private sector.”

Posted: January 6, 2017

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Assistant Director for Financial Analysis at the Congressional Budget Office

Location: Washington DC

Description: “The Assistant Director collaborates with CBO’s Director and senior managers to formulate and implement a strategic agenda for the division’s analytical work. Managing a staff of about six analysts, all of whom have advanced degrees, the Assistant Director oversees research, modeling, and the development of reports. The Assistant Director is responsible for making certain that CBO’s analysis continues to meet the highest standards, reflects the best professional thinking, and is nonpartisan; working with Congressional committees to identify important issues requiring CBO’s analysis; ensuring that reports are objective, insightful, timely, and clear; writing time-sensitive material; and enhancing the productivity and quality of work by the division’s staff.”

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Youth Engagement Strategist with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbus

Location: Columbus, OH

Description: “The Youth Engagement Strategist is responsible for supporting South Side Club members in identifying, accessing, and successfully completing an individualized set of Club and community-based supportive programs and services that promote academic success, good character and leadership, and healthy lifestyles. Emphasis will be placed on interventions that promote frequent Club attendance, long-term Club membership retention, and advancement towards enrollment in post-secondary education, professional credentialing, internships and jobs.”

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Health Care Analyst for the Congressional Budget Office

Location: Washington DC

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. The analysts 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.”

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Senior Events Director for Ohio University College of Business

Location: Athens, OH

Description: “Leads the Office of Events, including development, organization, implementation, evaluation, and management of all major events within the college to deliver superior, effective, and engaging event experiences to all internal and external constituents. With focus on client satisfaction and continuous improvement, the Senior Events Director must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, working both independently and collaboratively, establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors, university partners, program directors, coworkers, and other personnel, to ensure proper engagement and stewardship of event attendees, and to lead others to meet Office of Events, College of Business, and all constituent goals and visions regarding management of events. “

Apply by: January 29, 2017

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Summer Intern with the Congressional Budget Office

Location: Washington DC

Description: “The Congressional Budget Office’s summer internships for graduate students provide excellent opportunities to experience and observe the budget process and policymaking at the federal level. Interns contribute to CBO’s work in areas such as budget and tax policy, health care, national defense, the environment, education, retirement assistance, other income assistance, regulation, and public investment. In addition, interns participate in an educational program that includes briefings on CBO’s role in the budget process. Interns may also participate in seminars such as the Congressional Summer Intern Lecture Series, which has featured former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and journalist Cokie Roberts.”

Apply by: February 27, 2017

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White House Fellowship Program

Location: Washington, DC

Description: “White House Fellows typically spend a year as full-time, paid assistants to senior White House Staff, the Vice President, Cabinet Secretaries and other top-ranking government officials. Their assignments demand a capacity for quick learning and a willingness to work hard, often on issues outside of their area of expertise. Responsibilities range from chairing interagency meetings and designing and implementing federal policies, to drafting speeches for cabinet secretaries to representing their agencies on Capitol Hill and in international treaty negotiations.”

Apply by: January 11, 2017

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Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program

Multiple locations across the U.S.

Description: “The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program provides college students with an opportunity to gain and develop research skills with the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy for 10 weeks over the summer. For 20 years, this program has increased awareness of DOE research opportunities to students pursuing STEM degrees (short for science, technology, engineering and math). The goal of the program is to improve opportunities for women and minority students in these fields, however all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.”

Apply by: December 30, 2016

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Recycling Coordinator at Duke University

Location: Durham, NC

Description: “Plan, promote and coordinate a comprehensive campus-wide Recycling and Waste Reduction Program at Duke University. Recovery Cooperative and various other committees in order to coordinate recycling projects. Determine fiscal requirements, make projections and prepare departmental budgets; monitor, verify and reconcile expenditure of budgeted funds; prepare financial statements reflecting status of programs and activities; ensure compliance with university policies and procedures. Develop, plan and implement promotional activities to publicize and promote the program; conduct educational awareness activities; develop publicity materials and news releases.”

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Cookingham-Noll Management Fellowship with the City of Kansas

Location: Kansas City, MO

Description: “The Cookingham-Noll Management Fellowship is a two year experience that offers recent graduates of Public Administration (or related) Master’s programs a two year experience that gives fellows a “360-degree tour of the city.” This includes rotations in the City Manager’s Office, the Office of Management and Budget, and other departments of their choice. Fellows will also attend and participate in several meetings each week with the City Manager and other City leadership throughout their time as a fellow. This is a 2 year term, full-time, paid position with the City.”

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Program Services Manager with YWCA Columbus

Location: Columbus, OH

Description: “Duties include: Managing Family Advocacy processes including intake, case management, housing placement services, employment resources, and other services to assist families with appropriate next-step housing and on-going community supports. In collaboration with the Director of Family Center Programs plan, develop, and implement comprehensive supportive services to benefit families. Develop and implement client care systems and methodologies that infuse the guiding principles of “Empowerment, Accountability, Respect, and Nurture” (EARN) into the delivery of services.”

For best consideration apply by: October 30, 2016

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Program Administrator with the Community Shelter Board

Location: Columbus, OH

Description: “This position is primarily concerned with the achievement of the goals for the organization by ensuring there are sound program and system planning, development, implementation, and continuous improvement of direct client assistance programs and related initiatives that improve client access to and procurement of resources necessary to secure and maintain housing. The candidate must show overall accountability and partner coordination for planning, development, implementation and quality improvement for the Transition Program, Direct Housing, and Stable Families DCA programs, including providing leadership to the DCA team.”

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Summer Internships with the Environmental Change and Security Program

Location: Washington DC

Description: “Our world is changing – what does it mean for stability, development, people’s health and livelihoods? The Environmental Change and Security Program is looking for interns for the winter/spring 2017 semester to help us explore these issues. ECSP interns have an opportunity to write for our award-winning blog, NewSecurityBeat.org; network with leading experts in environment, development, and security; and work closely with the friendly, dynamic “Green Team” at the Wilson Center. Current students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.”

Rolling applications until Match 31, 2017

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Full time and Internship positions with Ahlum & Arbor Tree Preservation

Location: Columbus, OH

Description: “Ahlum & Arbor Tree Preservation is a family-owned arboriculture business that has been serving central Ohio residential and commercial clients for 40 years. We offer a full range of pruning, tree removal and plant health care services that adhere to industry-leading professional standards. We are looking for both full time workers as well as interns for 2017. Please apply at least 60 days before you are able to start work.”

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Council on Environmental Quality Internship 

Location: Washington, DC

Description: “The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) coordinates Federal environmental efforts and works closely with agencies and other White House offices in the development of environmental policies and initiatives. Christy Goldfuss leads CEQ and assists and advises the President in developing environmental policies and initiatives. CEQ is also responsible for ensuring that Federal agencies operate in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The challenge of harmonizing our economic, environmental and social aspirations has put NEPA and CEQ at the forefront of our Nation’s efforts to protect the environment.”

Closing: February 1 (Summer)

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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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Sustainability Coordinator for Syracuse University

Location: Syracuse, NY

Description: “The Sustainability Coordinator will assist in leading the effort to assure that the University complies with its Climate Commitment of achieving climate neutrality by 2040 as outlined in its Climate Action Plan. The Sustainability coordinator will support in the development and identification of sustainable goals and processes for the University. Manage the Sustainability Management Academic Internship Program that promotes on-campus sustainability efforts during events, classroom presentations, department presentations and other public appearances.”

Posted: August 1, 2016

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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

Resource Recycling – list of current job offerings and opportunities in the recycling industry

A list of jobs with an emphasis on solid wast recycling, E-scrap recycling and more.

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 Bozeman, MT 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.