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Environmental Justice Intern

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • You must have analytical skills, be culturally competent, and have experience in data analysis, research, and writing. Studies in various fields related to environmental justice are preferred.
  • You will assist in establishing an internal EJ team, assess programs, research mapping tools, conduct outreach, compile community engagement info, and potentially visit sites.

Summer Internship



  • DFG is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve in a full-time summer internship working under the direction of the DFG’s Environmental Justice Liaison to support the development and implementation of the agency’s first Environmental Justice Strategic Plan.


  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Open-mindedness, cultural competence and adaptive communication skills
  • Studies in Environmental Sciences, Geography, Computer Science, Environmental Engineering, Recreation, Education, Sociology, Anthropology, History, Political Science, English or related courses of study
  • Experience in data analysis in combination with research and writing skills

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • The Environmental Justice Summer Intern will work with DFG’s Environmental Justice and Communications teams to support their collaboration with the agency’s internal Marine Fisheries, MassWildlife, Office of Fishing and Boating Access and Ecological Restoration Divisions to establish the agency’s internal EJ team, research and assess the capacity of existing programs to accomplish EJ goals outlined in DFG’s 2024 EJ Strategic Plan, and conduct research of ArcGIS mapping tools and protocols to better reflect EJ program expansion opportunities.
  • The intern will also conduct outreach and compile information in support of the formation of a comprehensive Public Involvement and Community Engagement catalog of EJ communities, organizations and leaders, which will be supplemented with contacts from the Commonwealth’s state acknowledged or federally recognized Tribes. There will be opportunities for site visits


Work type

Full time

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