PFPS Policy Internship
PEOPLE FOR PUGET SOUND
Policy and Education Internship
Shoreline Project Coordinator
Educate the public about shoreline ecology and policy issues!
Rein Attemann, our Advocacy Manager, is seeking two interns to work as Project Coordinators for our Shoreline Improvement Project.
Working with the policy and community education teams, you will be asked to carry out a varied array of duties:
ü Collaborate with partners in the environmental community
ü Represent People For Puget Sound at five public events
ü Organize a Shoreline Education Forum
ü Develop strategies to educate community members on Puget Sound issues
ü Engage the public in advocacy for strong environmental safeguards
Training provided: Project Coordinators will be required to attend an advocacy training program to learn the skills and tools needed to achieve significant results on our issue campaigns. These skills will be invaluable and transferable in your future career path. Trainings are scheduled for June 15-17 and July 14-16.
To be the right candidate for this job we ask that you bring these skills and talents:
ü Passion for the environment
ü Strong verbal and written communication skills
ü Familiarity with project management, timelines, schedules, coordination
ü Desire to learn grassroots organizing skills
Availability: People For Puget Sound is seeking two interns to work with our Policy & Education Teams for 30 – 40 hours per week for three months from June 14 until August 11, 2012. Hours are flexible.
Location: This position will be based in the Seattle downtown Pioneer Square office, but some work will be done off-site.
Benefits: This is an unpaid position. You will gain excellent experience working with our professional staff and networking with local environmental leaders. This is a great opportunity to become familiar with current environmental issues in Puget Sound. You will receive school credit where applicable, references for future employment. We will reimburse you for approved expenses relating to work.
ü Flexible schedule and willingness to work on weekends.
ü Access to a vehicle. Mileage will be reimbursed.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Mary Beth Dols mbdols