POSITION: Environmental Policy Intern LOCATION: 1919 University Ave W, Suite 515, Saint Paul, MN 55104 HOURS: At least 20 hours per week during summer 2019 CLOSINGDATE: Open until filled, but preference will be given to those applications received before April 29th.
ABOUT MCEA: The Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy uses law, science, and research to protect Minnesota’s environment, it’s natural resources, and the health of its people. We work at the legislature, in the courts, and with public agencies to enact, strengthen, and enforce smart environmental laws. We currently work across three different program areas: water quality, climate and energy, and mining.
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Provide support to MCEA’s program staff through research, analysis, writing, and administrative tasks. The selected candidate may also assist with development and communications tasks as needed, including social media, fundraising, and event planning.
Assist program directors and staff with research and writing projects;
Draft memoranda; and
Perform administrative tasks, which could include data entry, coping, and scanning.
Undergraduate coursework towards an environmental studies, political science, or related degree;
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, including Word and Excel;
Excellent research and writing ability;
Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
Strong organizational and time management skills; and
Commitment to participating in a diverse and inclusive workplace with a culture that values differences.
COMPENSATION, HOURS, AND LOCATION: This is a 10-week internship located at MCEA’s office in Saint Paul, MN. The ideal candidate will be available at least 20 hours per week. Start and end dates are flexible, but the preferred start date is Monday, May 20th.
A stipend will be provided at the end of the internship period.
TO APPLY: Send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references to HR@mncenter.org.
Preference will be given to applications submitted by Monday, April 29th, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.
MCEA highly values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy 1919 University Ave W, Suite 515 | Saint Paul, MN 55104