REQ-153039. Application Deadline: April 30th 2024. Salary Range: $17.64/hour.

Job Description:

Are you interested in learning more about Human Resources for the State of Oregon? Are you passionate about helping people succeed? Do you want real human resource experience to list on your resume? Then apply to the DCBS 2024 Summer Human Resources Internship, we are looking to hire 4 interns!

Recruitment Timeline:

*These dates are approximate and are subject to change.*

Recruitment closes: April 30, 2024

1st round interviews: May 13, 2024 – May 14, 2024

2nd round interviews: May 20, 2024

Start date: June 10, 2024

Our mission…

To protect and serve Oregon’s consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.

The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is a progressive business regulatory state agency dedicated to the mission of protecting and serving Oregon’s consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate. The department administers state laws and rules governing workers’ compensation, occupational safety and health, financial institutions, insurance companies and building codes. The department has consumer protection and education programs, offices, and ombuds to help consumers, injured workers, and businesses.

Here’s what you will do:

As a DCBS HR Intern, you will partner with HR professionals and work on DCBS projects to create process improvements for the agency. Each intern will gain knowledge in how human resources works for the State of Oregon and grow skills necessary to be an HR professional. Interns will learn how to apply for future human resource jobs and participate in networking opportunities across the State of Oregon.

This internship will run from June 10,2024 to August 15, 2024. The scheduled hours will be 9:00am to 2:30pm and will be located in the Labor and Industries Building at 350 Winter St NE, Salem, OR. Due to the nature of the duties performed by these positions, remote work is not available.

Here’s what you need to qualify:

  • Be enrolled in college at least half time at the time of application

AND

  • Be at least 18 years of age by the time the program starts on June 10, 2024

Requested skills:

  • Demonstrated ability with Microsoft computer applications, specifically Word, Excel, Outlook and TEAMS
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to clearly present information
  • Skills in team engagement; problem-solving and resolution
  • Working knowledge of research concepts and methodologies
  • Experience working on human resource projects and/or human resource classes

Application information:

  • A resume and cover letter are required for this job posting. Please attach them in the “Resume / Cover Letter” section of the application.
  • Please ensure that you clearly demonstrate in your application materials that you meet the qualifications listed and that you follow all instructions carefully. Only complete applications received by the posted application deadline date will be considered.
  • You may be asked to submit a skills assessment, a writing sample, or a video interview as part of the application screening process.

Additional information:

  • These positions are subject to a fingerprint background check for any convictions directly related to the duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidates.

Helpful links and contact information:

Learn more about DCBS

For more information you may contact us by e-mail at DCBS.Recruiting@dcbs.oregon.gov or by phone at 503-378-3200.

If you would like to discuss the details of the announcement or learn more about this position, please contact Courtney Baker, Talent Management Coordinator, at 971-260-7620 or by email at Courtney.Baker@dcbs.oregon.gov.

DCBS is fully committed to attracting, retaining, developing, and promoting the most qualified candidates without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.  For more information, please visit our diversity, equity and inclusion webpage.

Position Number: P10710SE. Application deadline: May 15, 2024.

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1. A Resume/Vita

2. A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position
3. Please list your top 4 counties, in the order, that you would want to work in. Participating counties include: Baker, Benton, Clackamas, Columbia, Coos, Crook, Deschutes, Douglas, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Malheur, Marion, Morrow, Polk, Sherman, Tillamook, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Warm Springs, Wasco, Washington, and Wheeler Counties.

**If you have a home county in Oregon, please specify that county as well.

For additional information please contact: Wiley Thompson at wiley.thompson@oregonstate.edu

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

OSU will conduct a review of the National Sex Offender Public website prior to hire.
Note: All job offers are contingent upon Human Resources final approval.

Position Details

Job TitleOSU Extension Service Internship Program
Appointment TypeStudent Employee
Job LocationVarious Locations
Position Appointment Percent100
Appointment Basis12
Pay MethodHourly
Pay Period16th – 15th of the following month
Pay DateLast working day of the month
Remote or Hybrid option?
Min Hourly Rate14.20
Max Hourly Rate21
Position SummaryThis recruitment will be used to fill multiple part-time (a maximum of 40 hours per week during the summer break) Extension Student Intern positions for the Extension Offices at Oregon State University (OSU) .An internship with Oregon State University’s Extension Service offers a rewarding service-learning experience, in one of our 35 Extension offices across Oregon and allows you to gain valuable skills and knowledge that will benefit you in your academic program and in your future career.Our paid interns: Have a unique, community-based learning opportunity Learn about the Extension Service and our land grant mission Have the opportunity to be a valued team member and contribute to programming by sharing their new perspectives and diverse ideas and energy Learn while they co-create impactful solutions that will be delivered locally and directly to beneficiaries While traditional alignment between academic majors such as Agricultural Sciences, Forestry, Fisheries, Public Health, and Education exist, we encourage students from a broad range of programs of study to apply to our internships.The Extension Student Internship Program may be of interest to students with: An interest in possibly pursuing an Extension career A desire to serve others and a genuine interest in people The ability to lead, teach, motivate and communicate effectively The motivation to continue learning and growing professionally The desire and ability to work as a team member Strong verbal and written communication skills
Position DutiesAn Extension Student Intern: Works with Extension program and office staff to coordinate and implement hands-on, educational program events and activities. Participates in meetings where local issues are identified and prioritized, and program results and plans are discussed. Assists in preparations for planned events and activities by gathering information, assembling materials, contacting participants, and soliciting support from external sources. As appropriate, conducts the teaching, training, or other program presentations. Seeks information from mentors and colleagues regarding the history, purpose and mission of the Oregon State University Extension Service. In some cases, may identify and develop a value-added process, program, or training tool that may be implemented within the hosting unit’s current operations. This contribution should provide a substantial addition to the intern’s resume as practical and applicable work experience. Maintains a log, blog, or journal, as outlined by the Internship Coordinator, outlining internship experiences in order to complete the required record of internship. Completes and submits record of internship at the conclusion of the internship.
Minimum Qualifications
Additional Required QualificationsInterns must be eligible to work in the United States. Must have good organization and planning skills, and be able to demonstrate effective project coordination, facilitation, and implementation based on past work or school experiences. Must possess deductive reasoning skills and be able to analyze and synthesize information for problem solving. Must have a personal commitment to working with diverse clientele and colleagues.
Preferred (Special) QualificationsExperience working with volunteers and youth is preferred. Spanish language proficiency is preferred.
Working Conditions / Work Schedule

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberP10710SE
Number of Vacancies30
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date06/24/2024
Anticipated Appointment End Date09/06/2024
Posting Date02/12/2024
Full Consideration Date
Closing Date05/15/2024
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this searchCompetitive / Student – open to ALL qualified/eligible students
Special Instructions to ApplicantsWhen applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:1. A Resume/Vita2. A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position
3. Please list your top 4 counties, in the order, that you would want to work in. Participating counties include: Baker, Benton, Clackamas, Columbia, Coos, Crook, Deschutes, Douglas, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Malheur, Marion, Morrow, Polk, Sherman, Tillamook, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Warm Springs, Wasco, Washington, and Wheeler Counties.**If you have a home county in Oregon, please specify that county as well.For additional information please contact: Wiley Thompson at wiley.thompson@oregonstate.eduOSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.OSU will conduct a review of the National Sex Offender Public website prior to hire.

Note: All job offers are contingent upon Human Resources final approval.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What interests you about an internship with OSU’s Extension Service? (Open Ended Question)
  2. * How will you use your studies and talents to contribute to Extension programming during your internship? (Open Ended Question)
  3. * What value does diversity bring to an organization? (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document 1 (see Special Instructions)

Link to website and application. Application deadline: April 19, 2024.

What is Pollution Prevention?

Pollution prevention (P2) is any practice that reduces, eliminates, or prevents pollution at its source, also known as “source reduction.” Implementing P2 best practices can improve efficiency, prevent wasted resources and save money.

As an OASE intern:

You will be matched with an Oregon business to create sustainability solutions for industry practices.
During this 10-week internship, you will conduct research that can help improve efficiency, save money,
and prevent/reduce waste. Project topics include energy or water audits, toxics reduction, green
chemistry, and life cycle assessment. Read the Host Businesses Project Descriptions very carefully to
determine which project best suits your interests, skills and knowledge. Additionally, you will benefit from:

  • Hands on experience in project development and management
  • Collaboration with industry
  • Mentorship by an OASE engineer or scientist
  • Communicating science to interdisciplinary audiences

2024 OASE Host Businesses:

Please check back frequently at https://seagrant.oregonstate.edu/OASE/ for the latest updates**
Housing will not be provided for most placements – check “additional considerations” in the
project descriptions. You must be able to commute to the location of the host business for
in-person internship activities.

  1. Oregon Coast Aquarium, Newport, OR
  2. BRING, Eugene, OR and Oregon Coast Visitors Association
  3. LAIKA Studios, Hillsboro, OR
  4. Fiskars/Gerber Blades, Portland, OR
  5. High Desert Food and Farm Alliance, Bend OR
  6. Chapul Farms, McMinnville, OR
  7. Ever Fresh Fruit Company, Boring OR
  8. Solid Carbon, Inc., McMinnville, OR
  9. Pacific Seafood, Clackamas or coastal, OR

Eligibility

Internships are open to any college student in Oregon with junior or senior standing, or attaining
graduate or advanced undergraduate training, in business, economics, engineering, environmental
science, green chemistry, physical science, sustainability science, or other fields.

How to Apply

Oregon Sea Grant uses eSeaGrant for submitting applications. In order to access this system and submit
your application for this fellowship, you must email jenny.engels@oregonstate.edu declaring your
interest in applying. Once you announce your interest in this opportunity, an eSeaGrant account will be
created for you (stating your interest in applying does not make you obligated to apply). All components
of your application will be submitted through this system. We are here to provide assistance as needed,
but please do not wait until the last minute to apply. All application materials must be uploaded to
eSeaGrant by April 19, 2024. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. While we
encourage electronic submission of your application, if this is not a possibility please contact
jenny.engels@oregonstate.edu and we will provide accommodations.

Required Application Components

A complete application will include the following 3 components. The résumé and transcripts must be uploaded to eSeaGrant as one combined PDF in the order listed below.

  1. A one or two-page résumé describing your work and/or volunteer experience. Please use 12-point Times New Roman font and 1 inch margins. The résumé must include your name, contact information (including phone and email address), GPA, and educational history. The résumé should also detail your work and volunteer history, particularly as it relates to the OASE opportunity. Include names and contact information for at least 2 references.

    2. Please answer each of the following questions in 250 words or less per question. Use 12-point Times New Roman font, 1 inch margins, and 1.5-line spacing.

    • Describe your personal/professional/academic background, including your experience related to this opportunity; your major and why you chose it.
    • Why are you interested in pollution prevention, sustainability, chemical policy management,
    • green chemistry, lifecycle assessment, energy efficiency, or related topics?
    • How will your prior experiences with people from various cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds contribute to your success in the Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience program?
    • Describe your academic and professional goals, including your plans for the next academic year, or after graduation. Please include your graduation date or anticipated graduation date.
    • How will this opportunity help you reach your academic and professional goals? Please indicate which project you are most interested in and why it would be a great opportunity for you professionally.

    3. Unofficial transcripts showing all college level education. Official transcripts will be requested at a later date if selected for an interview.

    Note: Please include only the required components in your application packet (i.e., do not include a cover letter, additional recommendations, or photos). Failure to follow all guidelines may result in disqualification of your application.

    OASE Internship Review Criteria – 20 points total

    1. The student’s articulated goals for what they want out of the position align with project objectives.
      (0 – 5 points, poor to excellent).
    2. Applicant has skills relevant to the position. Which may include the following:
      lifecycle assessment, cost benefit analysis, energy audit, economic / sustainability analysis,
      materials/waste management. (0 – 5 points, poor to excellent)
    3. Student degree aligns with those identified by host. (0 – 5 points, poor to excellent)
    4. Priority for graduating / graduated students. (0 – 2 points)
    5. Priority for students who would benefit from this experience (have not already had similar
      opportunities). (0 – 3 points)

    Important Dates

    -OASE Summer Program: June 17 – August 28, 2024
    -Required orientation: 9am-5pm; June 20-21, 2024
    -2 required half day mid-summer trainings, one in July and one in August
    -Required public presentation of your OASE work August 28, 2024.

    Stipend Amount

    $6,700 per student for a full-time, 10-week internship (interns must be available to work onsite or
    virtually at the businesses on a daily basis). Housing costs are not provided, but limited funds may
    be available to support program-related expenses.


    Contact Information

    OASE Fellowship Coordinator: Jenny Engels, 541-737-2011, jenny.engels@oregonstate.edu. Oregon Sea Grant Research and Scholars Program Leader: Sarah Kolesar, 541-737-8695, sarah.kolesar@oregonstate.edu.

    Application deadline: December 12, 2023

    Salary: ~$35,000 – $56,000, depending on duty station and experience level

    Many vacancies in Lakewood, CO; Washington DC; Durham, NC; and Cincinnati, OH. Some telework eligible, but remote work not available. Multiple schedules available, depending on student’s school schedule, from 16 to 32 hours/week.

    Two announcements in different EPA departments: 1) Administration: EPA-HG-OII-2024-0002, Control #: 762797800. 2) Biology, Engineering, Physical Science: EPA-HG-OII-2024-0001, Control # 762804500.

    Conditions of Employment

    You must submit transcripts & proof of enrollment. You must be age 16 or older. If you are selected, a written participant agreement must be signed. You must submit a resume and required documents. You must be a U.S. citizen. You must be able to pass a background investigation.

    Eligibility

    Open to enrolled students or individuals who have been accepted for enrollment seeking a diploma, certificate, bachelor’s degree, graduate degree, or professional degree from a qualifying educational institution on a full- or half-time basis, including awardees of the Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship Program. Students must be in good academic standing and have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA. Veterans encouraged to apply.

    Candidate selected for internship program will be considered for permanent positions at the EPA.

    Agency contact: Alan Hixenbaugh. Email: hixenbaugh.alan@epa.gov. Tel: (513) 569-7601