Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation Richmond, VA, USA
Jan 04, 2021
Internship- Paid
Job Description The Virginia Department of Conservation ( DCR ) is the state’s lead conservation agency, and it takes a diverse agency to work for a diverse commonwealth.   DCR   protects what people care about – clean water, natural habitats, and access to the outdoors, open spaces, and safe infrastructure. The   DCR   Division of Soil and Water Conservation works with 47 Soil and Water Conservation Districts, farmers, urban and suburban landowners, and other land managers to reduce harmful runoff in Virginia’s waters. This division works to reduce nutrients and sediment that can impact the quality of Virginia’s waters, including the nation’s largest estuary, the Chesapeake Bay. DCR   seeks to hire a   Diversity Outreach Graduate Student Intern . The Diversity Intern will assist with the development, revision, and approval of certain policy initiatives that impact Virginia’s Agricultural Best Management Practices Cost Share ( VACS ) Program, as well as other...