Environment for the Americas
Durham, NC.
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$650 per week + $1000 monthly for housing
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This position is part of a cohort of 20 climate change-focused internships that will receive specialized training and opportunities to engage with other members of the cohort. The RAP intern will help coordinate and produce creative, multi-media content in collaboration with other team members of the USDA Northeast Climate Hub. Types of tasks may include: Research market for a potential podcast story/series that would be focused on investigating or discussing climate change challenges and/or mitigation/solutions in the Northeast region. And depending on interest, help produce podcast episodes. Help organize and coordinate regional climate change webinars with researchers, extension, natural resource managers, and farmers. Interview webinar presenters to create short, candid but informative articles that highlight upcoming webinar topics and state clear climate change connections. Work with webinar presenter(s) to write 1-page research briefs about information presented in webinar and include related/relevant resources. Draft social media posts for the National USDA Climate Hub’s Twitter account that highlight the (Northeast) Climate Hub’s work and share practical/important information within the Climate Hub’s mission (to be reviewed by supervisor and Northeast Climate Hub team members). Create story maps or interactive/dynamic materials to highlight existing USDA Northeast Climate Hub products. Conduct literature reviews for science-based newsletter articles. Help review and add tools to the Hub Toolshed. Provide new inventory support for facility points of contacts, logistics process tracking, training, user account creation, concessionaire permits and regional coordination. Prepare for annual season ramp up and ramp down, training coordination, presentations, reminders, articles in field coordination and on SharePoint. Contact facility managers about refund requests and provide training on processing. Work with managers to update public facing information on
Strong writing/oral and interpersonal skills Strong file management skills Ability to work within the Microsoft environment (e.g., Word, Excel, etc). Familiarity and/or willingness to research/learn/use various web-based platforms that would host different types of media (from tweets and webinars to story maps and podcasts). Familiarity with sound production and/or ability to use audio recording equipment – would be a bonus! Strong teamwork and communication skills Detail Oriented Technical competence with computers and various software programs Agile program management Education Requirements: We are looking for an intern who is interested in the intersection of science and creative, digital communications. Experience with social media, audio and/or podcast production preferred. Some background in environmental/climate sciences would be helpful, but not required. College degree in Communications, Marketing, or Journalism preferred, but not required. College graduates from 1890 or Tribal college preferred.
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Vincent Jones
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