San Marcos, TX
Job Title: Fall Intern
Organization: Environment and Public Policy (EPP) Section of the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACP)
Type of opportunity: The EPP Section and Meadows Center are looking for current or recent graduates with a strong interest in pursuing a career in environmental conflict resolution and public policy. The intern will mainly work on efforts relevant to the EPP Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) Committee and the Meadows Center, also seeking to offer opportunities to the intern to immerse themselves in the field of alternative conflict resolution, environment, and/or public policy.
Duties: The intern will work approximately 10 hours per week on ACR EPP activities and 10 hours per week on Meadows Center activities, for a total of 20 hours per week over a period of approximately 10 weeks. Acknowledging, however, these hours will vary each week and will allow for a certain degree of flexibility. Some of the tasks required of the intern for the DE&I Committee include:
- Research organizations and opportunities for dissemination of the Resource Handbook of Opportunities for Students and Early Career Practitioners of Color in the Field of Environmental Conflict Resolution.
- Develop a series of creative communications materials (such as, podcasts, blogs, videos, infographics, etc.) on the experience of practitioners of color in the field.
- Create an alumni network of EPP Diversity & Equity interns and scholarship recipients.
- Develop a white paper on current status of diversity in the EPP field.
- Support planning and facilitating a series of DE&I related webinars.
- Other activities as needed to carry out the work of the D&E Committee.
- Excels at communicating both in writing and verbally (virtually – e.g. on the phone,videoconference, etc. – and in-person).
- Multitasks effectively and tracks diverse deadlines and projects.
- Organizes work projects and completes tasks within assigned time frames.
- Works effectively independently as well as within a team to achieve high quality outputs.
- Establishes effective working relationships, particularly with diverse groups.
- Possess attention to detail and high level of accuracy for deliverables.
- Command of English language and grammar (full working proficiency).
- Strong interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.
- Robust written and oral communication skills and strong editing skills.
- Competency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word.
- Work or volunteer experience working with diverse and historically underrepresented communities and/or environmental, natural resource and/or public policy issues (preferred)
Start and end dates: September 1, 2020- December 12, 2020
Salary/pay: $3,000 stipend available
How to Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and two references to Marielena Octavio at firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline: August 15, 2020