Environmental Conflict Resolution Internship (Washington D.C.)

CONFLICT PREVENTION AND RESOLUTION CENTER (CPRC), THE U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Seeking a student intern interested in environmental conflict resolution. CPRC houses EPA’s experts in environmental collaboration and conflict resolution and provides a range of services to EPA managers and staff, including access to professional mediators and facilitators, case intake and consultation, process design, conflict coaching, and training.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Conflict Prevention and Resolution Center (CPRC) seeks a student intern interested in environmental conflict resolution. CPRC houses EPA’s experts in environmental collaboration and conflict resolution and provides a range of services to EPA managers and staff, including access to professional mediators and facilitators, case intake and consultation, process design, conflict coaching, and training.

Applicants are asked to develop a project proposal (1 page) on a topic of mutual interest to work on during their internship with CPRC. Final products may include a presentation to CPRC leadership, an article for journal submission, a training module, or other appropriate project. New ideas and continuations of existing work are equally welcome. The intern will work under the direction of CPRC staff, who will provide project feedback, involve the intern in appropriate meetings, and introduce the intern to relevant contacts and resources within EPA.

Details:

Who May Apply:         Graduate students with proof of current enrollment and U.S. citizenship.

Please Submit:           Cover letter, resume and project proposal

Schedule: Half to full time, flexible

Compensation:           Unpaid/Volunteer

Location: EPA Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Deadline:                        September 16, 2011 for Fall Term (start and end dates negotiable)

For further information, visit http://www.internationalpeaceandconflict.org/forum/topics/u-s-environmental-protection-agency-s-conflict-prevention-and-res.

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