The U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance (OEPC), is seeking motivated candidates to engage in environmental policy work as an intern our Regional Office in Philadelphia.
OEPC’s mission is to foster cooperation among Department of the Interior’s bureaus (including the National Park Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, US Geological Survey and Bureau of Indian Affairs) and with other Federal and state agencies; to encourage joint initiatives and to consider the effects of proposed projects on natural, cultural, and historic resources. The office provides environmental policy assistance and coordination to the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, and the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget.
Selected candidates will have opportunities to gain skills and experience researching, presenting and/or reporting on environmental and energy issues relating to the National Environmental Policy Act, National Historic Preservation Act, Federal Power Act, Clean Water Act, Oil Pollution Act, CERCLA, Endangered Species Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act or other federal authorities.
· Seeking independent, highly-motivated candidates with studies or experience in the fields of environmental policy, law, or natural and/or cultural resources
· Internship is unpaid; OEPC will support coordinating internship with capstone, self-study or for-credit project work
· Guidance and training may be provided; preferred candidates will be self-driven, motivated, and exhibit the skills and initiative to work independently
· Seeking candidates for 2020-2021 fall/spring semester; flexible schedule allowed
· Applicants must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university
· Must be able to pass security clearance (fingerprint and background check)
· Must be a U.S. Citizen
If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com