Environmental Internship (current students)

  • King County
  • 201 S Jackson St, Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Apr 18, 2017
Internship- Paid Admin Assistant/Environmental Support Communication/Public Outreach Environmental Education/Interpretation Environmental Science/Engineering Waste Management/Recycling

Job Description

The King County Solid Waste Division plans, develops and implements a variety of programs that target residents, businesses, local governments, and schools with programs including waste reduction, recycling and moderate risk wastes.  We are looking for two dynamic and enthusiastic interns. These positions will assist the waste prevention, recycling, and hazardous waste program managers with program planning and implementation, research and other duties as assigned. 
Examples of past intern projects include: planning and implementing a tour of British Columbia plastics recycling facilities, creating an "equity in hiring" checklist, researching policy options for Perchloroethylene, researching sustainable development policies and practices and compiling and analyzing data on green building and hazardous waste collection programs.
King County Solid Waste Division is committed to the principles of racial equity and social justice. We value diverse perspectives and life experiences in our workforce, and are committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive environment.
Who May Apply: This position is open to full-time students in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. This is a year-long internship and if you are not available to work throughout the school year, you may not qualify for this position.
Internship Length: Duration is for one year with up to two, one-year renewals possible while student is enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited university.

Work Schedule: Interns work up to 15 to 20 hours/week during the school year and 40-hours/week during the summer with maximum hours limited to 900 hours per year.  The working hours are within 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Closing Date/Time:Tue. 05/02/17 11:30 PM Pacific Time

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Job Level



Government- Local/Regional


$16.07 - $22.94 Hourly