Clean and Healthy Rivers Policy Research Intern

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships


organization:Oregon Environmental Council
position summary:

Commitment: at least two months Hours: approx 10 - 15 hours/wk

Application Deadline: May 20, 2010

The policy research intern will assist OEC’s Clean & Healthy Rivers program director with researching potential public policy changes and/or programs to protect Oregon’s rivers. Projects may include investigating the toxicity and prevalence of certain emerging contaminants that have been identified as harmful to human health and/or aquatic life and their potential reduction measures; researching potential fees or other funding sources for pollution prevention programs; and/or researching agricultural water conservation practices suitable for Oregon. The intern will have some flexibility in choosing projects.

Desirable skills: Good verbal and written communication skills; Education and experience in environmental science and/or public policy.

To apply please submit a letter of interest and your resume to Ashley Hollenbeck at [email protected] by May 20, 2010 for consideration.

Salary / Pay Rate:unpaid