Employment Opportunity - Student Assistant, National Climate Assessment Print E-mail

The USGCRP is looking to hire a Student Assistant for the National Climate Assessment at the National Coordination Office in Washington, DC.

This internship position can provide up to 20 hours/week during school and up to 40 hours/week during breaks, not to exceed 1000 hours in one 12-month period. Schedule can be flexible as per agreed upon by Supervisor and based on programmatic need.

Basic Job Function:

This position facilitates and carries out administrative and technical tasks for the National Climate Assessment (NCA) at the USGCRP National Coordination Office in Washington, DC.

Duties include:

  • Assists senior staff with scientific literature reviews
  • Performs detailed review tasks, compiles and evaluates technical information, and assists senior staff with development of scientific reports and documents
  • Takes meeting notes, summarizes key messages and themes from technical and detailed policy discussions, and writes workshop reports and other summary documents
  • Assists senior staff with creation of materials for NCA communications and other interactions with individuals in government agencies, universities, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector
  • Assists with updates to NCA websites, including creating new content or coordinating the collection of content from various staff members, and working closely with web-developers to ensure updates are completed in a timely manner

Required Education and Experience:

  • Preferred candidates will have college level coursework in a relevant discipline, such as environmental or earth sciences, engineering, political science, social science, or communications
  • Must be enrolled in a college, university or professional school

All candidates MUST apply online through the UCAR employment system in order to be considered for this position. Additional details on the position and instructions for applying can be found here.

Apply here. Applications due by Friday, October 4, 2013.