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This student intern will be working directly with me in implementing and embedding an environmental equity and social justice lens within the environmental program and policies at Seattle City Light.
This is a paid internship and hours will be flexible with school schedules.
|Job Title:||Environmental Equity Intern|
|Salary:||$16.12 – $19.76 Hourly|
|Location:||Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Ave., Seattle, Washington|
|Job Type:||College Intern|
|Department:||Seattle City Light|
|Bargaining Unit:||Not represented|
|Closing Date/Time:||Tue. 02/21/17 4:00 PM Pacific Time|
Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation’s largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle’s electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship.
The Environmental Equity Program strives to make equal environmental and economic benefits and burdens to its customers and the citizens of Seattle regardless of race, economic status, national origin, and English proficiency, as outlined by the City of Seattle’s Equity and Environment Agenda here:
The program works to educate City Light employees on strategies to meet this goal, strives to identify and change internal policies that are hurdles, and works with community partners to identify areas of opportunities to further environmental equity in everything we do. The Environmental Equity Intern will have the opportunity to support these goals and make an impact on a new program that is still in development.
|During this internship, the intern will be specifically responsible for:
This internship will benefit the student through the following learning outcomes:
Education: This position is open to senior undergraduate and graduate students (as of the start of the internship) studying Environmental Justice, Sociology, Environmental Policy, Public Administration, Race and Social Justice, Public Health Policy, or a related major. Undergraduate students must possess at least a 2.0 GPA at the time of application and throughout the internship. Graduate students must possess and maintain a 3.0 GPA.
The student must be enrolled in accredited college courses, with a part-time or full-time course load, leading to a degree or certificate relevant to the internship.
Desired Qualifications: Ideally the candidate will possess a passion for and commitment to community engagement, public policy development, environmental health, race and social justice, equity and inclusion, and environmental justice. Basic computer skills and some experience with promotional and communications strategies is preferred.
|Internship Duration and Hours:
The timeframe of the internship will be June 2017 to June 2018. The candidate must be available to work 40 hours/week during the summer and up to 20 hours/week when classes are in session. Work hours will be flexible to accommodate the intern’s academic schedule.How to Apply:
To complete your application, submit the online form with the following attachments:
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history review.
Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/.
ENVIRONMENTAL EQUITY ADVISOR
SEATTLE CITY LIGHT
ENVIRONMENT, LAND, AND LICENSING BUSINESS UNIT
TEL (206) 684-8956
CELL (206) 349-1273