Employment at NEEF
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Environmental Health Education Intern
The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) www.neefusa.org, a national leader in advancing environmental literacy, is seeking an Intern for the Health & Environment Program www.neefusa.org/health. The goal of the Health & Environment Program is to advance environmental knowledge among health professionals to improve the public’s health, with a special emphasis on children and underserved populations. The Program includes projects involving partnerships with federal agencies, health professional organizations, and public health groups to provide environmental education to physicians, nurses, and other primary health care providers.
Responsibilities: The primary focus of this position will be to assist the Health & Environment program with planning, implementation, and evaluation activities for the Pediatric Asthma Initiative www.neefusa.org/health/asthma and Children and Nature Initiative www.neefusa.org/health/children_nature. This will include assisting with program activities, updating environmental health materials, database entry and management, maintaining spreadsheets, mailing and tracking material distribution, and other administrative tasks upon request.
Qualifications: Applicants can be undergraduate or graduate students with an interest and some knowledge/background in environmental health issues and data analysis. Applicants should have excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ability to handle, organize, and prioritize multiple tasks; possess a high-level of professionalism and enjoyment working with a variety of people; and have strong computer and literature search skills.
To Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Please refer to ‘Health Intern’ in the subject line.
This is an unpaid position and the work schedule can be 20-40 hours per week; hours are flexible within organization operating hours (9:00a – 5:00p). The ideal start date is mid to late January.
NEEF is an equal opportunity employer.