Skeo Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer: all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Bilingual Paid Intern in Environmental Policy

About Skeo:

Skeo Solutions offers a multidisciplinary approach to navigating the complex issues facing local communities, state governments and federal agencies. Using tailored analysis, we provide innovative and collaborative solutions to pressing issues in environmental stewardship, social equity and economic opportunity. 

Our relatively small, dedicated staff represents a broad range of disciplines and skill sets. Our diversity and size allow us to be nimble, quickly forming project teams that are responsive to our clients’ complex technical needs while providing highly personalized customer service.

With staff located throughout the United States, we provide a geographic reach seldom found in a firm our size. Using state-of-the-art information sharing and collaboration tools and an unequaled commitment to teamwork, we deliver innovative, just-in-time solutions for our clients.

Job Description:

We are seeking a motivated, energetic, flexible and earnest bilingual Spanish/English salaried intern to join the Skeo team. A primary responsibility will be working with Skeo team members to provide a variety of technical assistance services to Spanish-speaking and other communities dealing with environmental problems. The selected candidate will also provide support to numerous other projects depending upon skill set. Ideal candidates will have exceptional communication skills, strong research and writing skills, be able to multi-task as well as perform quick turnaround tasks, and be willing to travel for 20 or more trips per year at various locations throughout the U.S. Work will be performed in a team setting and the selected candidate will report to a Skeo Senior Associate.  Interns are expected to work fulltime (approximately 40 hours/week) for an annualized salary of $30,000 - $35,000 and are eligible for full benefits (including health, dental and life insurance, paid time off, and 401k participation with an employer match). This is a telework position. This position will be subject to an employment contract with a term of up to one year. Upon completion of the internship, interns demonstrating outstanding performance may be given consideration for open Associate positions; however, a right of continued employment is neither expressed nor implied. Throughout the term of employment, both employee and employer will retain the right to terminate employment in accordance with state law. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bilingual Spanish and English.
  • Bachelors degree in related field.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Located or willingness to locate to California.
  • At least one year of experience explaining technical information to lay audiences (e.g. teaching experience).
  • At least one year of experience organizing or managing multi-faceted projects (graduate school thesis can substitute).

Please submit required application materials by October 31, 2014 by clicking here. In addition to taking part in interviews, final candidates may be asked to demonstrate their abilities to perform the required work by completing example exercises.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Minorities and mature candidates looking for a career change are strongly encouraged to apply.

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