Maryland Sea Grant Science Management and Policy Internship

Are you graduating or a recent graduate looking for an opportunity in science policy or management? Apply to join the Maryland Sea Grant (MDSG) team as a Science Management and Policy Intern. This one to two year internship will offer experience working with an environmental focused university organization dedicated to research, education, and outreach. This position will provide fundamental training for interns to transition to graduate school or the private, non-profit, or governmental sectors. As part of the internship, you will be expected to complete 2-3 special projects, participate in several professional development trainings, and contribute to the administration of our main office.

This internship will be for one year with the option to renew for a second year. The internship is a full-time, 40 hours per week, Contractual Contingent 2 position at Maryland Sea Grant’s office in College Park, Maryland. The intern will be paid an annual salary of $33,000 as well as limited benefits including health insurance, tuition remission, and generous leave.

To apply, please send your application as one PDF document to employment@mdsg.umd.edu by Friday, May 11, 2018. The application should include:

•A 750-word personal and career goal statement which describes what you will bring to the internship and how this internship will help you achieve your long-term career goals,
•Please answer the following, keeping your answer to 200 words or less per response: 1) In your opinion, what are the top three major environmental threats facing the Chesapeake Bay? 2) Maryland Sea Grant funds a variety of research throughout the Chesapeake Bay. Peruse our website and let us know which research project in the last ten years interests you the most and why.
•A resume
•An undergraduate transcript

More information can be found on our website: http://mdsg.umd.edu/employment

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