Hiring Organization: U.S. Forest Service
Employment type: Full-Time
Application Deadline: October 6, 2017
Job Location: St. Paul, MN
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In partnership with the US Forest Service, MobilizeGreen is seeking a Natural Resources Communications Assistant for the St. Paul Campus of the University of Minnesota. The U.S. Forest Service's Northeastern Area manages programs that provide funding and professional advice to improve the health of both public and private forests. Those assisted include forest landowners, tree owners in cities and towns, non-profit conservation and greening organizations, universities, state agencies, tribes, and natural resource managers. Program staff identify educational needs and develop informational products and training to address them. In partnership with MobilizeGreen, the U.S. Forest Service seeks to hire a Resource Assistant intern who will help with these educational efforts.
Interns will primarily work with the Urban and Community Forestry program to create and deliver informational products that are far-reaching and impactful in the Northeastern and Midwestern United States. Interns will gain experience in outreach, science delivery, marketing, and project management.
Diverse candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
Duties & Responsibilities
Major duties will include the following:
Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The work environment presents normal, every-day risks or discomforts typical of offices, meeting rooms, and travel situations. There may be occasional travel within a few hours of the metropolitan area but few, if any, overnight trips.
October 6, 2017
Recent graduates, undergraduates and graduate students are welcome and encouraged to apply. Applicants need to submit the following: