Environmental Planning Student Intern
Mid-America Regional Council - Kansas City, MO

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The right candidate will assist professional staff in researching and providing public education on a variety of issues related to smart growth, water quality, and natural resource management. The intern will be asked to support meetings of the water quality public education committee, and take notes and prepare meeting summaries. The intern may be asked to represent MARC at community events to share water quality information with the public. Other work may include policy research, grant management, writing case studies of best practices, and surveys of local governments.
Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be a current student enrolled in a bachelor/master’s level program or have graduated from a bachelor/master’s level program within the past six months. Educational and/or past work experience must be in urban planning, environment, geography, public administration or a related field. Experience in environmental studies is preferred. Good research, analytical and writing skills are necessary.

Applicants may work up to 20 hours per week throughout the academic year, and must be available during the day on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the Fall 2012 semester. Future day/time scheduling will be flexible. Occasional weekend or evening event work may be required. Valid driver’s license required.
Compensation

Internships are classified as hourly positions with no benefits and will be paid at the rate of $12/hour. MARC offers an attractive, team-oriented work environment. For more information about the program please visit our website at www.marc.org/environment .

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