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Summer 2024 - Program Development College Intern

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Columbus

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  • The candidate must be a current college student or recent graduate majoring in Environmental Science, Engineering, or Geology. They should have knowledge of safety practices, public relations, Agency policies and procedures, and permits, and the ability to lift 50 pounds. Strong computer skills, a valid driver's license, and a focus on customer satisfaction are also required. This position may involve working longer than 8 hours per day.
  • The candidate will support the development of Ohio's organics management plan, receive training on scrap tire management, provide education to businesses on proper scrap tire management, conduct site visits, perform field work on landfills and construction sites, assist with report preparation, and update administrative files.
Applications are closed

Summer Internship

Science‚ÄĘColumbus

Description

  • At the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, our primary goal is to protect the environment and public health. We do this by ensuring compliance with federal and state environmental laws

What We Need YOU To Do:

  • The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency wants you to be our partnerships and program development intern in our Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) at our Central Office (CO).     

Requirements

  • Must be currently enrolled in college degree program directly related to the position or have recently graduated within the quarter/semester immediately preceding the start date.
  • Major area of study: Environmental Science, Engineering (Environmental, Civil, Chemical), or Geology.
  • Knowledge of safety practices, public relations, Agency policies and procedures, and permits as applicable.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Skills in computers (spreadsheets, word processing and database work, geographic information systems).
  • Selected candidate must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Note: This position may involve working longer than 8 hours per day.
  • Job Skills: Environmental Services, Customer Focus

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Science

Responsibilities

  • Support the development of Ohio's first comprehensive organics management plan.
  • Receive training from technical staff on scrap tire management and educational tools.
  • Provide education and outreach to businesses generating scrap tires for the proper management of scrap tires to reduce theft and open dumping.
  • Identify businesses for assigned areas and perform sight visits to share resources and information with business representatives.
  • Support the division's duties and receive training in aspects of office and field activities involved in the solid waste and construction and demolition debris programs.
  • Perform field work, including explosive gas sampling and ground water sampling at landfills, beneficial use and compost site observations, and facility construction oversight.
  • Assist division staff with the review of explosive gas plans and other landfill reports.
  • Prepare reports and other technical documents.
  • Assist with the updating of files and tabulating information needed for administrative reports requested by central office, outside agencies or citizens.

Details

Work type

Part time

Work mode

office

Application deadline

Feb 24, 2024

Location

Columbus