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Policy Tracking Internship — San Francisco, CA

Organization: International Council on Clean Transportation

Job Title: Policy Tracking Internship

Location: The office is located in downtown San Francisco near the Montgomery Bart station.

Hours and Compensation: The intern may choose to work full or part-time, with a minimum of 20 hours/week. The internship will be paid; salary will be commensurate with experience.

Application Deadline: open

Position Dates:  The position is open immediately, but current students seeking summer-only internships are also encouraged to apply.

Posted On: Jan. 23, 2013

Organization Overview

The International Council on Clean Transportation is an independent nonprofit organization founded to provide first-rate, unbiased research and technical and scientific analysis to environmental regulators. Our mission is to improve the environmental performance and energy efficiency of road, marine, and air transportation, in order to benefit public health and mitigate climate change.

Description

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has an immediate opening for an internship position in San Francisco, CA. The position will involve expanding and updating content on www.transportpolicy.net, an ICCT-launched wiki-based tool providing comprehensive, up-to-date, accurate, and sourced information on energy and environmental regulations in the transportation sector worldwide. This position will work directly with staff throughout the ICCT and will also interact with a number of partner organizations and government agencies around the world.

Responsibilities

  • Investigating current and proposed emissions and fuels standards and other policies for the transportation sector in countries around the world.
  • Writing concise overviews of those policies for use on the website and other materials and keeping a library of complete regulatory documents.
  • Polishing current content to ensure consistency across the site.
  • Proactively contacting staff and organizations to verify and/or expand content.
  • Developing graphics that compare standards in different parts of the world.

Qualifications

  • Excellent research and writing skills required
  • Editing experience preferred but not necessary
  • Familiarity and interest in mobile sources emission control policy
  • Proficient in Excel and Word use
  • Website/wiki development experience preferred but not necessary
  • Fluency in additional languages preferred
  • Strong project/task management and organization skills

How to Apply

Please send a resume, cover letter summarizing your interests and qualifications, and a short writing or project sample to jobs@theicct.org. Use the position name “Internship, Policy Tracking” as your message’s subject heading. Candidates will be considered on a first come, first served basis and the position will remain open until filled. We will directly contact candidates that are deemed qualified.

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