EEA Climate Summer Team
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Internship Position Description Form
Program Name: EEA Climate Team
Location/Address: 100 Cambridge St, Suite 900
Intern Supervisor/Title: Kara Runsten, Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Manager
EEA INTERNSHIP PROGRAM POSITIONS ARE UNPAID
Brief Description of Internship Position:
The Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Program intern will work directly with the MVP Manager and other members of EEA’s Climate Team to support grant administration and other program needs.
Description of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Intern will work with me and other members of the EEA Climate Team on grant program administration tasks. Tasks may include building out an online portal to house program information and resources for the MVP team, creating a database of total funding and project descriptions by region, and assisting with developing content for the MVP portal on resilientma.org.
Preferred Knowledge and Skills:
- Strong project management and teamwork skills—ability to take a project concept and seek out the answers and resources need to run with it (with guidance and support!).
- Interest in climate change adaptation and resilience
- An interest in the role of government to lead, innovate, and support around climate adaptation and resilience action
- Skills in website management and/or web-based collaborative platforms like SharePoint—or a willingness to learn!
- Strong writing skills
- Attention to detail
Hours per week: 15-37.5