Employment Opportunity - GCIS Student Assistant Print E-mail

Monday, January 28, 2013

The USGCRP is looking to fill a Global Change Information System (GCIS) Student Assistant position, located in Washington, DC.

Basic Job Function:

Facilitates and carries out GCIS Interagency Working Group (GCIS IWG) coordination, meeting support and white paper development. The position provides an excellent opportunity for exposure to the organizational structure within the Federal government that supports global change research and applications, as well as exposure to data management and other IT experts across the Federal government.

Duties Include:

  • Works with Interagency Working Group (IWGG) co-chairs to plan and implement IWG and associated workstream meetings or telecons.
  • Attends meetings for the GCIS IWG and related workstreams, assisting with meeting logistics, including developing meeting agendas, preparing pre-meeting materials, recording meeting decisions and actions, summarizing meeting discussions and following up with IWG teams to ensure action items are delivered.
  • Coordinates the development of work group reports, including interacting with report contributors, integrating and editing input, managing interagency or intra-office review processes and delivering final drafts.

Required Education and Experience:

  • College level coursework in relevant discipline such as environmental or earth sciences, political science, science communications, or other relevant fields
  • Must be enrolled in a college, university or professional school

All Applications MUST be submitted via the UCAR career portal in order to be eligible for consideration. Initial consideration will be given to applications received prior to 5:00 p.m. MST on Friday, February 1, 2013. Thereafter, applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.

Apply here. Applications due by Friday, February 1, 2013