Opportunity: Consortium for Ocean Leadership Science and Education Community Support Internship
The Consortium for Ocean Leadership is offering a Washington, DC-based internship in the areas of science and education community support. Over the years, interns have come from a variety of backgrounds, disciplines and institutions in the academic and government sectors and have made many valuable contributions to the mission and work of Ocean Leadership.
The Science and Education Community Support internship is designed to further professional development for current or recently graduated students by working with Ocean Leadership’s program and senior staff. The intern will support the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) staff with the development and review of competition questions, creation of surveys, entry and analysis of evaluation data, updates to program website, and completion of tasks related to the planning and implementation of the National Finals competition. The intern will also support fundraising efforts to include research and proposal development. He/she will provide support to the CEO and senior staff in meeting with and convening various groups in the ocean science community, including Ocean Leadership’s annual Industry Forum.
Qualified applicants will possess (or be in the final stages of pursuing) at least a bachelor’s degree in a Natural Science or a related field; students with graduate degrees are welcome; excellent communications skills (written and oral); excellent organizational skills and keen attention to detail; ability to work effectively within a team environment; strong computer skills including proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email, and database management and internet research experience. Familiarity with ocean science, marine education or marine policy is preferred, as is a desire to work in one or more of these fields. Reliable transportation is required.
Interested applicants should provide a writing sample (less than 3 pages), a cover letter, a C.V. or resume, and a letter of recommendation (preferably from a university representative or faculty member if still in an academic degree program). Incomplete application packages will not be considered. Recommendation letters may be sent directly from reference.
This full-time internship is for the period of January or February 2017 through December 2017 or January 2018. The intern will be paid an hourly rate of $11.50 and will be eligible for certain benefits including accrued sick leave, health insurance, and a commuting subsidy.
For more information or to submit your application materials, contact Human Resources: e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject header “Science and Education Community Support Intern 2017”; mailing address: 1201 New York Ave., N.W., 4th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20005; phone: (202) 787-1642.