Project Title: Environmental Quality in Connecticut (Annual Report) and special interim reports.
Internship Location: 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT
The intern will work closely with CEQ staff, and will also interact with the staff of other state agencies to assist with research in monitoring the state's environmental trends. Research areas may include environmental permitting and enforcement, land use, open space preservation, environmental policy.
The spring semester usually includes monitoring of legislative action concerning the environment, where the intern may attend legislative committee meetings and public hearings.
The Annual Report, and/or supporting documents such as special reports, which will be distributed to the governor, legislators, the media, and the general public.
This internship is unpaid, but course credit may be determined by the educational institution.
The intern will work closely with the Executive Director and Environmental Analyst, but must also be able to work independently.
Must have completed at least junior year in college; background/major in political science, environmental science, biology, or a related field; excellent written and oral communications skills.
For spring semester: December 5
For fall semester: August 10
For summer: March 15
Send a resume and a writing sample, via e-mail or postal mail, to the contact below. The writing sample can be anything you have written yourself that demonstrates your writing ability, such as a short term paper, essay, book review or short story. An in-person or telephone interview will be requested as part of the selection process.
Peter Hearn, Environmental Analyst
Council on Environmental Quality
79 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106
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