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College Intern - Water and Forest Sustainability

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Sustainability
  • Tempe

Requirements

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills to address challenges that SRP faces to achieving our 2035 water conservation and forest health goals
  • Attention to detail and time management
  • Effective and strong interpersonal skills to work with internal and external contacts
  • Ability to communicate to different audiences
  • Strong writing skills
  • Willingness to learn new concepts and skills
  • Interest in water resource management and nature-based solutions
  • Experience:
  • Requires a minimum of 6 months experience in the water resource management, natural resource management, environmental science, forestry, sustainability, economics, data analytics, or related fields.
  • Should have knowledge of Arizona water resources, sustainability or environmental concepts.
  • Additional Information:
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship, organizational and project coordination, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to act with a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Preferences:
  • At least 60 undergraduate credits from an accredited institution in sustainability, natural resource management, environmental science, water resource management, forestry, public administration, economics, data analytics, or a related field from an accredited educational institution.
  • Completion of Bachelor's degree in sustainability, natural resource management, environmental science, water resource management, forestry, public administration, economics, data analytics, or a related field from an accredited educational institution.
  • Education:
  • College level coursework (100+) from an accredited institution will be evaluated on an individual basis according to the skill/level to determine if applicable to the position by management.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with developing, drafting, and executing agreements, initiatives, grant or funding applications/ proposals, and policies to support and meet water conservation and forest health goals.
  • Assist with project management tasks, including planning and scheduling.
  • Works closely with academic institutions and third parties to prepare communications documents.
  • Monitor and analyzes trends, regulatory action and other activities affecting water conservation and forest management, sustainability or environmental markets.
  • Interact with and present to a wide variety of professional and public audiences representing SRP interests.
  • Support internal water planning and forest health analysts.
  • Support other departments and outside agencies requiring planning data and/or assistance related to planning for water resources.

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