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This page was last updated on October 27, 2020.


INTERN – Climate Change and DEI/Hudson River Estuary Program (New Paltz, NY)

NEIWPCC is a regional commission that helps the states of the Northeast preserve and advance water quality. We engage and convene water quality professionals and other interested parties from New England and New York to collaborate on water, wastewater, and environmental science challenges across the regions, ecosystems, and areas of expertise.

The Hudson River Estuary Program was established, pursuant to Section 11-0306 of New York State’s Environmental Conservation Law. The Program helps people enjoy, protect and revitalize the Hudson River and its Valley. It extends from the federal dam in Troy to the NY harbor. Partners in the program include several DEC Divisions and Regions as well as NEIWPCC and other federal state and local agencies.

JOB SUMMARY:
NEIWPCC is seeking candidates for a 10-week paid internship to assist with communications, education and engagement on climate change topics relating to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). This position will be assigned to the DEC Region 3 New Paltz, NY office, but will occur substantially through telecommuting and virtual meetings. The project supervisor will be the Estuary Program’s team leader for climate change projects.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Main tasks could include:

  • Conduct research and develop one summary on the topic of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) issues affecting the Hudson Valley environment and intersections with community climate change.
  • Draft outreach and story content for one e-newsletter and 2-3 webpages.
  • Assist in the planning, execution and follow up of virtual events and community engagement, if needed.
  • Translate one climate change topic into an easy-to-digest and visually-compelling outreach poster or other visual material.
  • Assist in maintaining spreadsheet and creating visualizations of community risk metrics.
  • Attend and briefly summarize relevant virtual conferences, webinars, and events.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3+ years of coursework completion towards a bachelor’s degree, with significant studies related to both Environmental Sciences, Communications, or related fields.
  • Must have completed a term of service with the Student Conservation Association/ Hudson Valley Americorps.
  • Familiarity with climate change and with DEI issues
  • Professional work experience in communications, education, outreach and/or engagement on Hudson Valley environmental topics.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to listen to and communicate with diverse stakeholder groups and collaborators with different interests and backgrounds.
  • Ability to multitask and possess the flexibility to work with multiple colleagues on a variety of projects.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Adobe Creative Suite is a +.
  • Demonstrated ability to work remotely.
  • Valid driver’s license (limited travel may be required).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Start date will be on or about November 16, 2020 and end date will be on or about January 22, 2021 (not to exceed three months or 1,000 hours).

Benefits are not provided, except for social security, workers compensation, unemployment insurance, and the elective deferral (employee contribution) portion of the 403(b) retirement plan.

NEIWPCC offers a competitive compensation package, including excellent comprehensive benefits for eligible employees. If interested, we welcome you to send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to us at jobs@neiwpcc.org by November 3, 2020. Please reference 21-NYS-HREP-DEC-001 in the email subject line.

NEIWPCC is an equal opportunity employer, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital status, physical and mental disability, ancestry, genetic information, age, political or union affiliation, pregnancy or related medical conditions, military service or application for military service, veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by applicable law. Physical or mental disabilities will be considered only as they may relate to the candidate’s ability to fulfill bona fide job requirements. This policy refers to all personnel practices including employee recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, training, disciplining, terminating and all other conditions.

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