College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Internships 3/5/2010

March 3, 2010

I. University of California Office of the President – Climate Action Intern (Students Only)
II. Summer Paid Internship at EPA- Region 2 New York Now Open
III. Occupation Health Internship Program (OHIP)-Paid Summer Internship for both Undergradutes and Graduates
IV. 7 week Free Summer Volunteer Internship in CHINA

I. University of California Office of the President – Climate Action Intern (Students Only)

The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) has committed to measuring its carbon footprint and seeks a student intern to help develop a greenhouse gas emissions inventory.

Working closely with UCOP staff, the selected candidate will gain hands-on experience with greenhouse gas reporting methodologies and protocols.

• Flexible – there are 260 hours available for this project, which could be spread over a period of six months or concentrated during a shorter timeframe.
• To be considered, applicants must commit to spending at least two days onsite each week over the course of the project, with some exceptions made for mid-term and finals periods.
• Applicants who are not available to begin work immediately will be considered.

Primary Responsibilities
• Work with Building Services and Sustainability staff to catalogue and analyze purchased utilities (electricity and gas) data
• Work with Environmental Planners and Building Services, to develop and implement survey of UCOP staff commute patterns
• Work with Travel Office, Environmental Planners, and Sustainability staff to obtain and analyze air travel data
• Develop a case study to guide future emissions inventories

The student intern will report directly to the UCOP Sustainability Specialist and will work closely with Environmental Planners, Building Services personnel, and Travel Office staff.

• Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must
• Ability to work independently and keep track of multiple tasks and data requests
• Participation in UC Berkeley sustainability initiatives, including BERC, CalCAP, RSEC/RSSC, Building Sustainability @ Cal, Green Campus, and Sustainability Summit, a definite plus
• Relevant undergraduate or graduate course work will also be strongly considered.

$20 per hour.

To apply:
Submit resume and cover letter to Andy Coghlan ( by March 26, 2010

II. Summer Paid Internship at EPA(Environmental Protection Agency)- Region 2 New York Now Open

United States Environmental Protection Agency
Region 2 - New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

MARCH 1- MARCH 15, 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2 is looking for energetic and highly motivated summer interns to work directly with professionals and gain valuable “real-world” experience. There will be approximately 12 positions available in the following series/grades and


You must be a student to apply for these positions. A student is an individual who is enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a degree seeking student and is taking at least a half-time academic course load in an accredited 2 year or 4 year college or university or graduate school. If you are graduating in May 2010, you must indicate that you are enrolled or plan to enroll in a degree seeking program in the fall of 2010. Those being considered for employment will be asked to show proof of fall enrollment/acceptance.

To apply, submit a resume and transcript of your college courses (an unofficial transcript is acceptable; ensure your current courses are reflected. You must indicate your interest in one or more of the 7 categories of positions listed above. Please clearly indicate the category/ies for which you are applying. If you apply for more than one category of positions, you are responsible for submitting a separate complete application (resume, cover letter and transcript) for each category of interest. Applications should be sent via email to or fax to 919-541-2186, or mail to USEPA, HRMD, Attention Pam McClure – Region 2 Summer Employment, MD-C639-02, RTP, NC 27711. PLEASE INDICATE YOU ARE APPLYING TO: R2 SUMMER 2010

If you cannot obtain a transcript, provide a listing of all college course work, including course titles, grades, and credits earned, that you will have completed by the end of the current school year. Regardless of the format you choose, you must include all of the credits you expect to earn by the end of the spring 2010 semester.

Contact Pam McClure, RTP, at if you have questions about the application process.

Internships will tentatively begin on 5/24/2010 and run no later than 8/27/10.

All positions are full-time, 40 hours per week. Candidate selected must be age 16 by the date they begin work.

As a minimum, applicants must have education in the following amounts:

GS-3 1 academic year above high school (30 semester hours)
GS-4 2 academic years above high school (60 semester hours)
GS-5 4 academic years above high school leading to a bachelor’s
degree (120 semester hours
GS-7 Bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement, OR 1 year
academic year of graduate education (generally 18 semester
hours) OR 1 year experience related to the job

We have additional information on our web site:

III. Occupation Health Internship Program (OHIP)-Paid Summer Internship for both Undergraduates and Graduates

This is the 7th year of its very successful summer program that is designed as a field-based learning experience in occupational safety and health. Students work with labor unions or community-based organizations on a variety of issues of major importance to workers and the occupational safety and health professionals.

Students interested can apply for the Occupational Health Internship Program – OHIP. The application and more information can be obtained on the website at
Students can apply to work in any of the following cities, regardless of where they now reside: Berkeley/Oakland, Los Angeles, San Diego, and New York City. Supervision and mentorship is provided by senior occupational health researchers from UC Berkeley, UCLA, San Diego State University, Hunter College and the California Department of Public Health.

The deadline to apply is April 1, 2010.

The program is open both to undergraduates (3rd and 4th year) and graduate students with an interest in occupational health or related fields. A stipend is provided for the 8-week experience ($500/week for undergraduates, $650/week for graduates. No housing allowance is available, but we can assist those relocating for the summer to find temporary housing.)

IV. 7 week Free Summer Volunteer Internship in CHINA

We are recruiting primarily U.C. Berkeley Students for a 7-week volunteer internship, with paid housing, dining, and travel expenses.

Knowing Chinese is Not Required
Become a teacher/conversationalist in one of China's Fastest Growing Cities.
Interact and develop lasting relationships with 17 and 18 year-old Chinese Students
Tour China for two weeks, with paid travel expenses.
Experience Chinese Culture directly from Chinese students instead of as a tourist
Gain the Valuable Experience of working in China
Work, Learn and Travel with your fellow Berkeley Students

The Experience Awaits You
Apply Now at