CEQ: Internships

Internship Description

Project Title:  Environmental Quality in Connecticut (Annual Report) and special interim reports.
Internship Location:
  79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT {Picture of the CEQ office, 79 Elm Street, Hartford}
Project Description:


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.

{Picture of the Connecticut State Capitol building}

The spring semester usually includes monitoring of legislative action concerning the environment, where the intern may attend legislative committee meetings and public hearings.

Work Product:

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.

Course Credit:

This internship is unpaid, but course credit may be determined by the educational institution.

Supervision Provided:

The intern will work closely with the Executive Director and Environmental Analyst, but must also be able to work independently.

Qualifications:

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. 

Duration:

Negotiable.

Application Deadline:

For spring semester:  January 5
For fall semester:  August 10
For summer: April 15

To Apply:

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. You may include in the resume a list of courses taken that you believe would be relevant. An in-person or telephone interview will be requested as part of the selection process.

Contact Person:

Peter Hearn, Environmental Analyst
Council on Environmental Quality
79 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 424-4000
e-mail: peter.hearn@ct.gov

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