Maggie Heiser, January 19, 2022
INTERNSHIP POSTING: Water Advocacy Intern
Supervisor: Melanie Houston, Drinking Water Director
Time Commitment: 20-30 hours per week
Start Date: June 6, 2022 for 10 weeks
Location: Columbus, Ohio
The Ohio Environmental Council (OEC) seeks a water advocacy intern to be part of our water team for seasonal summer employment. Their portfolio of work will be focused on research and analysis, building content for lawmaker education and coalition partner meetings, and virtual event planning. This internship will provide opportunities to build skills around coalition-building, policy analysis, and advocacy writing.
Assist the OEC’s water policy team to research policy opportunities, develop written communications, view or attend relevant (virtual) legislative committee hearings and meetings, and plan events. The work will include:
This internship is a paid seasonal position and will receive an hourly wage of $13 for 20 – 25 hours a week.
About the OEC
The Ohio Environmental Council is the state’s most comprehensive, effective and respected environmental advocate for a healthier, more sustainable Ohio. Our experts work daily to restore, protect, and strengthen the quality of life for families and communities — from the air we breathe and the water we drink to the food we eat and natural resources we enjoy. Find out more at www.theOEC.org.
The OEC is committed to inclusion and diversity. We seek to hire and uplift staff that reflects the diverse communities and perspectives that comprise Ohio. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.
The OEC prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with the subject of “Water Intern.” This application will close on March 1, 2022.