|Internship Title:||Research Intern|
|Brief Internship Description:||
Paid intern(s) perform research under guidance of staff members and independently, depending on the project(s), and will have to produce memos, reports and written summaries of their research. They are required to analyze and interpret data, and engage in fast-moving problem solving. Interns may be selected to deliver presentations to the companyâ€™s partners, employees, consultants or clients.
|Full Internship Description:||
Title: Research Interns Location: Fredericksburg, VA Job No. 2015-004 Deadline for Applications: March 6, 2015 Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental and conservation consulting firm, is seeking a highly motivated Research Intern or Interns with a strong commitment to a conservation ethic and a strong desire to identify and support strategies for natural resource conservation; and a commitment to use â€œgreenâ€ best management practices in the performance of their work in the Companyâ€™s Fredericksburg Office on a variety of projects, primarily in support of the Companyâ€™s environmental, natural resource conservation, and sustainability initiatives. Marstel-Day is an affirmative action employer committed to equal employment opportunity and strongly encourages women, racial minorities and persons of color to apply for positions with the Company. Duties The selected intern(s) will perform research on one or more projects under the guidance of staff members and also independently, depending on the specific project(s), and will be expected to produce memos, reports and written summaries of their research. They will be required to analyze and interpret data, and engage in fast-moving problem solving. Research Interns may be selected to deliver presentations to the companyâ€™s partners, employees, consultants or clients. Essential Functions Description The intern(s) will normally work in an indoor, climate controlled work station or office, but may be required to travel to various other sites and/or offices which may not be climate controlled; will be required to communicate quickly and precisely with coworkers and clients, and craft written communication including the use of e-mail and other electronic reproduction of words, graphs, and photos. Incumbent will be required to make regular use of and be proficient with computers, telephones, mobile communication devices, copy machines and printers. Qualifications: Orientation, education, experience, training â€¢ Exhibit well-developed research, writing and editing skills â€¢ Undertaken a major independent research project, or participated in a collaborative research project, that led to a final, written report â€¢ Possess a strong desire to identify and support strategies for natural resource conservation and a commitment to use green best management practices in the performance of work â€¢ Be pursuing or have recently graduated with a BS/BA in the Arts, Letters or Sciences o Have a GPA of 3.4 or better o A candidate pursuing or holding a Masterâ€™s Degree in a related field is a plus â€¢ Have strong, demonstrable analytical, oral and written communication skills â€¢ Have the demonstrated ability to work independently and in teams â€¢ Possess strong attention-to-detail, initiative, and self-motivation â€¢ Possess strong skills in preparation and delivery of Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel products â€¢ Have strong organizational skills â€¢ Past military experience is a plus â€¢ Be eligible to work in the U.S. (DHS Form I-9 must be completed by the incumbent and submitted to DHS for verification of citizenship and eligibility through E-Verify) â€¢ The incumbent will be required to submit to a background check as a condition of any final offer of employment. Depending on the exact nature of the work the position may entail, the applicant may also be required to submit to a credit and financial background check. This required contingency and evaluation continues even after hiring. Salary and Hours and Benefits The Research Internship will be a will be non-regular, full- or part-time positions for a fixed period, depending on the intern(s) circumstances. An intern will be paid a monthly stipend set at an hourly rate that will vary based on education and experience, but ranging from $13.50 - $18.00 per hour. Performance of weekly hours will be flexible to accommodate class schedules. The position is considered a â€œnon-exemptâ€ position under the Fair Labor Standards Act and any overtime on a weekly or daily basis would be paid beyond the stipend. Opportunity for Conversion Interns who have completed their academic work toward their Bachelor or advanced degree are eligible for consideration for conversion to regular employment status at the end of their internship, and will be considered for such conversion within one month of the expiration of their internship. Application Requirements If reading this open position announcement on our Companyâ€™s website employment page, follow the instructions provided on the employment page. If viewing this announcement on another independent employment web site, there may be additional site requirements that are necessary for submittal of an application. If reading this announcement offline or on a site that does not link to our webpage, go to . Attach a cover letter, your resume, your most current college transcripts, a minimum of 3 professional references, and a brief writing sample (of 4-8 pages). Applications are accepted only through the company website. Please follow all instructions and directions provided on the Companyâ€™s employment page. Submittals that do not include all of the required items will not be considered complete. NO WALK-INS PLEASE. Equal Employment Opportunity Policy and Affirmative Action Employer Marstel-Day provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, military status, or status as a qualified protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. The Company takes affirmative action to employ and advance individuals within the Company consistent with its Affirmative Action Plan. In addition, the Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities or places its employees for assignment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, pay, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, leave of absence, compensation and training.
513 Prince Edward Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 - 5742
|Hours per week:||40|