The project coordinator will be responsible for coordinating day-to-day activities for the Climate Change Adaptation project under a US CDC cooperative agreement. He/she will be responsible for working with the Chief of Air Toxics in the Environmental Toxicology Program in the Bureau of Environmental Health, and others to implement all aspects of the CDC climate change adaptation project. This will include coordination and implementation of CDC’s Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) framework to evaluate climate change health impacts of greatest concern in Massachusetts that can be integrated into adaptation plans by local health departments in the Commonwealth. Learn more/apply.
The Nature Conservancy in NY is hiring a Director of Government Relations for our New York City Urban Conservation program. Please check out the job announcement here and pass on to anyone you think may be interested and qualified.
Applications due by November 4, 2012. The Mayor’s Office Fellowship Program attracts bright, highly motivated individuals, gives them a broad overview of municipal government and provides a unique, “hands-on” experience. Fellows participate in budgetary, legislative, and programmatic areas of city government and work directly with Mayor’s Office staff. Mayoral Fellows are afforded an unparalleled opportunity to learn about public service and policy-making by directly contributing to the executive office of the City of Chicago. For more information and to apply, click here.
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) seeks an intern to work in the Government Affairs department of its Boston office. MAPC is a regional planning agency serving the people who live and work in the greater Boston region. Our mission is to promote smart growth and regional cooperation, which includes protecting the environment, supporting economic development, encouraging sustainable land use, improving transportation, bolstering affordable housing, ensuring public safety, advancing equity and opportunity among people of all backgrounds, and fostering collaboration among municipalities.
Duties may include:
- Working with the department to advance the agency’s legislative agenda at the State House and on Capitol Hill;
- Organizing and participating in program activities related to the agency’s youth violence prevention initiative;
- Conducting research and drafting policy documents on subjects that may include open space, public health and/or municipal finance.
- Collaborating with other agency departments (e.g., Communications, Data Services, and Municipal Services) on projects that may arise.
The intern will have significant responsibilities and will be included in relevant meetings with municipal officials, state legislators and their staff, and various coalition partners. The intern must be personable, have strong writing skills, and possess excellent research capabilities. The ideal candidate is a graduate student with substantial writing experience who is studying law, public policy, public administration, urban planning or another related field. Only current students will be considered for this position. The intern should be willing to commit at least 20 hours per week.
This is a paid position without benefits. Position open until filled. Candidate must have legal authorization and visa status to work in the USA. MAPC is an EOE/ AA employer. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Please see MAPC web site (www.mapc.org) and go to “Jobs at MAPC” and apply online there at the link shown.