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Emergency Management & Disaster Response Intern - Baton Rouge

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APTIM

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29d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Baton Rouge

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Off-cycle Internship

Business, Operations & Strategy•Baton Rouge

Description

  • APTIM is seeking an energetic and motivated Emergency Management & Disaster Response Intern to join our Resilience team. APTIM's internship program provides students with the opportunity to apply skills gained in an academic setting to challenging projects and meaningful work assignments. Interns will be paired with experienced mentors and should be prepared to work in a fast-paced environment, finishing their internship having gained a broad experience in various aspects of Whole Community Approach to Emergency Management.
  • This is a temporary position.

Requirements

  • Attending an accredited educational institution pursuing an undergraduate degree
  • Interest in one or more of the following areas:
  • Disaster and Climate Resilience; Long-term Recovery and sustainable solutions
  • Serving those historically excluded and underserved communities
  • Policy and legislature analysis, development, assessment, and evaluation
  • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA with at least 60 hours of coursework completed
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Willing to travel 40-50% of internship to numerous sites
  • Must have experience with MS Office software, including but not limited to MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint
  • Excellent critical thinking, analytical, and communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter, excel in time management, and work well under pressure
  • Must be available to work in various settings such as in office or remotely, depending on department needs.

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Undergraduate

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy

Responsibilities

  • Perform research and conduct policy analysis on resilience topics working in collaboration with other team members
  • Works with team members to ensure that APTIM emergency management program demonstrates a "whole community" approach
  • Support stakeholder outreach, coordination, and communication; support the development of preparedness exercises, training seminars, and client meetings; support administration, and logistics for events
  • Collect and compile a variety of data and information to prepare reports, and assessments
  • Perform administrative tasks, such as scheduling, organizing meetings, and taking notes, preparing meeting materials
  • Write, edit, and proofread documents or sections of documents, such as technical reports and other documents

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Baton Rouge