Are you interested in climate change policies and sustainability? Benton County is hiring a Climate Action Intern! This is a funded, part-time internship that will begin in September and run approximately through December. There is a lot of County momentum and initiatives addressing carbon reduction, resource efficiency, and climate adaptation. They are looking for a strong candidate to assist and drive their efforts forward.
The position is responsible for helping plan, organize, guide, and carry out Benton County’s efforts to calculate and reduce our carbon footprint and implement policies and actions that proactively address climate change. Activities for the position include calculating carbon emissions, exploring current County methods and practices to improve resource efficiency, researching new and emerging technologies and analytical tools, and educating staff on sustainable practices. Additional information about this position can be found here.
The application deadline is August 21. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume via email or mail to:
Sean McGuire, Sustainability Coordinator
Benton County Community Development
360 SW Avery Avenue
Corvallis, OR 97333