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.

Programs Administrator with the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio

Location: Grove City, OH

Description: “The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) is seeking a passionate and experienced candidate to join our Innovation and Programs team as a Programs Administrator with a focus on Business Assistance. Central Ohio businesses generate most the waste landfilled in Franklin County. This position will develop and implement innovative solutions to impact and reduce waste generated by businesses.”

Posted: February 27, 2018

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Projections Analyst with the Congressional Budget Office

Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: “The Budget Analysis Division seeks an analyst to work in its Projections Unit, which is responsible for developing, coordinating, and reporting on CBO’s baseline budget projections and for producing other documents, including cost estimates for proposed legislation.”

Closing: April 8, 2018

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Athens Public Transit Manager with HAPCAP

Location: Glouster, OH

Description: “Hocking. Athens. Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) is recruiting to fill a Manager position within our transportation division that is responsible for the grants management, compliance and special project needs of the Athens Public Transit System. Thoughtful, coordinated and innovative transportation options are important to economic development and healthy communities. Athens Public Transit is a growing system that is looking for a dedicated professional to join our team we as try to meet the transportation needs of our region! “

Closing: April 2, 2018

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Internship with the City of Troy

Location: Troy, OH

Description: “The City of Troy is seeking to hire an intern to assist with the completion of updating the City’s Parks Master Plan. Under the guidance of City staff, the intern will be responsible for conducting research into current best practices in parks management, organize and interview focus groups, collect data to prepare a needs assessment, and analyze current demographics and trends as part of the update. A condition assessment and facility inventory will be completed in April 2018 to provide extensive data about the current condition of Troy’s parks system.”

Closing: April 13, 2018

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Human Dimensions Specialist with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Description: “Under the direct supervision of the Legislative Liaison, is responsible for coordinating human dimensions research and surveys to foster citizen participation and public accountability in ODWC’s fish and wildlife management programs. Participates in planning, organizing, and directing successful completion of assessments of stakeholder’s (constituents, citizens, licensees, employees, etc.) knowledge, opinions, attitudes and awareness of wildlife conservation issues including obtaining data regarding participation rates, economics, social issues and demographics. Collects data employing current human dimensions survey methodologies which may include focus groups, facilitating public meetings, database analysis, internet-based surveys, mail surveys, computer-assisted telephone interviews and in-person interviews.”

Closing: April 1, 2018

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Ocean Interdisciplinary Research and Governance with São Paulo School of Advanced Science

Location: São Paulo, Brazil

Description: “Given the complexity of current environmental challenges, the interdisciplinary approach to science has gained increased awareness and use in the global scientific research community. The São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Ocean Interdisciplinary Research and Governance will gather a critical mass of young scientists to discuss scientific knowledge of relevance to society.”

Closing: March 30, 2018

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Resource Assistants Program with the Forest Service

Location: Ohio and Other

Description: “The Forest Services seeks graduating students for a variety of year-long internships from Economists to Botanists.”

Posted: March 23, 2018

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Finance & Data Analyst with the Institute of International Education

Location: New York, NY

Description: “The Finance Analyst will be responsible for institute-wide data analyses, supporting the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) and Pricing teams. S/he will conduct analyses related to drivers of costs, cost allocation methodologies, and cost benefit of organizational decisions. The analyst will support the ongoing implementation of the VENA budgeting system and financial management of the IKM systems department. The analyst will compile data and recommendations in formats that are professional and easily understood by managers, to support decision making. “

Posted: March 23, 2018

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Management & Finance Analyst with the Institute of International Education

Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: “The Management & Finance Analyst is key member of the Business Planning and Analytics department. The Analyst is responsible for providing accurate financial reporting and insightful analytics for a variety of programs. These analytics are used by internal and external stakeholders to make assessments and business decisions for the programs. Specific deliverables include: monitoring expenses and AR balances and preparing and/or reviewing financial deliverables, invoices and reports. “

Posted: March 23, 2018

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Health Analyst with the Congressional Budget Office

Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: “The Budget Analysis Division seeks an analyst for its Low-Income Health Programs and Prescription Drugs Cost Estimates Unit to focus primarily on federal health programs that operate through private markets for health insurance—including employment-based insurance plans and health insurance marketplaces established under the Affordable Care Act.”

Closing: April 16, 2018

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Environmental Sustainability Advisor with Cardinal Health

Location: Dublin, OH

Description: “The Advisor, Environmental Sustainability role reports to the Manager, Environmental Sustainability within the Global Real Estate department. Articulate with strong presentation skills along with a proactive, innovative, and creative mindset to meet customer and business unit stakeholder needs is essential. The position will serve in a corporate role and thus must have knowledge of core Sustainability functions and be able to align existing, and potential projects to Cardinal’s business strategies.”

Posted: March 23, 2018

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2018 Summer Internships with the Ohio Environmental Council

Location: Columbus, Lorain, and Southeast Ohio

Description: “The Ohio Environmental Council is looking for motivated, detail-oriented, and hard-working interns that are passionate about the environment. We are seeking 4 interns for the summer semester in Columbus, Lorain, and Southeast Ohio. Attached are the descriptions for the Drinking Water, Field Biologist, GIS, and Community Engagement internships. A link to all of the OEC job/internship opportunities can be found here.”

Closing: March 30, 2018

Field Biologist Intern

GIS Intern

Lorain County Community Engagement Intern

Drinking Water Intern

Public Health Liaison with Meigs County Health Department

Location: Pomeroy, OH

Description: “Develop and implement marketing and community outreach programs on behalf of Meig’s County Health Department to enhance public health and anti-poverty initiatives including improved access to healthy food options. Work with stakeholders in the community and recruit, educate, and track volunteers to implement community gardens, enhance school gardens, promote the Farmer’s Market, and make fresh produce available at local food pantries.”

Closing: May 30, 2018

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Adjunct Instructor of Management with Ohio University College of Business

Location: Athens, OH

Description: “The Ohio University Department of Management & Strategic Leadership in the College of Business invites applications for one or more adjunct (part-time) faculty positions to teach Operations Management (MGT 3200) and/or Principles of Operations (MGT 3000). Depending on qualifications and interests, other courses may be available. Courses are offered in-person on Ohio University’s main campus in Athens, OH during the academic year year 2018-19. Opportunities to continue as an adjunct instructor may exist in following years as well. Candidates are asked to indicate teaching preferences and schedule availability for the Fall 2018-19 semester.”

Closing: April 1, 2018

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Summer Internships and Fellowships with PLAN

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Description: “Interns with PLAN can expect to work closely with other young, passionate, creative individuals in a collaborative office environment. They should be ready to have their views challenged and expanded, to add their own voice and ideas to the zero waste movement, and to leave a lasting mark on this organization as a whole. As an organization with a strong social and environmental mission, we hope to engage our student interns in the fast paced, value-driven environment of a startup non-profit, while expanding their knowledge of Zero Waste and socio-environmental movements in general.”

Closing: April 1, 2018

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Summer Internships and Year-long Positions with Community Food Initiatives

Location: Athens, OH

Description: See flyers below.

Closing: April 1, 2018

AmeriCorps COMCorps Position

AmeriCorps VISTA Position

Community Garden Intern Position

Donation Station SS Corps Position

Media & Marketing Intern Position

OU Summer Service CORPS with Community Food Initiatives

Biologist with Metro Consulting Associates

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Description: “Metro Consulting Associates (MCA), a civil engineering, surveying, ecological, land management and land planning consulting firm is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented self-starter to join our staff as a Biologist. The Biologist is responsible for completing scientific tasks for the ecological services department, including field work, writing reports, and client/agency coordination. Projects are highly technical with multiple layers of regulatory approvals.”

Posted: February 6, 2018

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Project Worker GIS Intern with the City of Xenia

Location: Xenia, OH

Description: “The City of Xenia is accepting cover letters and resumes for a summer Project Worker/GIS Internship position. The position will assist the public service and engineering departments with project management and developing a GIS database and utility maps.”

Posted: February 13, 2018

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Ohio Stream Restore Corps with Rural Action

Location: Appalachian Ohio

Description: “Ohio Stream Restore Corps is a program administered by Rural Action that places 31 AmeriCorps into communities throughout Appalachian Ohio to perform direct service related to watershed restoration, environmental education, economy building through heritage tourism, and zero waste. Members are placed with Rural Action programs and local partner organizations to serve the needs of the region. Through their direct service and the volunteers they mobilize, AmeriCorps members help build the capacity of local communities while gaining valuable certifications and experience for the future.”

Closing: June 1, 2018

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Health Promotion & Chronic Disease Prevention 2018 Summer Intern with Lorain County Public Health

Location: Elyria, OH

Description: “Under the direct supervision of the Health Education Program Manager and Director, is responsible for field work in one or more health education programs; performs other related duties as assigned. Prepares statistics for Health Promotion & Chronic Disease Prevention Department, conducts periodic surveys as assigned; identifies trends and concerns, ability to interact effectively with partnering individuals and agencies in the community at-large, assist with communication and public information duties by preparing and maintaining newsletters, media releases, social media/website posts, and educational materials.”

Posted: February 12, 2018

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Senior Advocacy Messaging Research Officer with the Colorado Health Foundation

Location: Denver, CO

Description: “This position will manage the creation of a new Foundation signature effort to better understand how Coloradans think about health and what shapes their values, perceptions, and opinions about policy issues. The officer will report to the Senior Director of Public Policy. Over the course of two years, this position is responsible for developing and launching a long-term strategy for commissioning and disseminating public opinion research that produces actionable insights for effective policy advocacy.”

Posted: February 1, 2018

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Nexus Program Manager with Purdue Center for the Environment

Location: West Lafayette, IN

Description: “The Program Manager is a key part of the managerial team that supports the overall mission, goals, and operation of the Arequipa Nexus Institute for Food, Energy, Water, and the Environment (The Nexus) by facilitating all aspects of project coordination among Purdue and partner researchers, stakeholders, and students. Purdue and the Universidad Nacional de San Agustin (UNSA) researchers will, over the course of this three-year partnership, collaboratively address key environmental, agroeconomic, and social challenges limiting the development of adaptive, profitable, and sustainable food-energy-water systems in the Arequipa Region of Peru. This collaboration includes a portfolio of cutting edge, interdisciplinary research projects that will operate in Arequipa and at Purdue University.”

Posted: February 1, 2018

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Program Coordinator – Injury Prevention Research with Nationwide Children’s

Location: Columbus, OH

Description: “The Child Injury Prevention Project Coordinator will be responsible for planning and implementing initiatives to develop partnerships with health, public health, and community organizations and individuals to conduct collaborative activities to increase awareness among parents, child caregivers and others about the importance of and how to prevent child injury.”

Posted: December 15, 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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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: May 15, 2018

Term: September – December, 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: October 1, 2018

Term: Spring 2019

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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

MW Energy Efficiency Alliance Postings – list of current jobs and opportunities with MEEA and MEEA Members

A regularly-updated list of jobs with the MW Energy Efficiency Alliance, members of the MEEA, and other organizations.

Full list here

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

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

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