Student Summer Internship Program – Needs Interns (ASAP)

Student Summer Internship (SSI) Program – Need Interns
Institute for Tribal Environmental Professional
Environmental Education Outreach Program
Northern Arizona University

The EEOP staff is recruiting interns for Summer 2010.  The deadline for student intern on-line application is Feb 15th.  (www.nau.edu/eeop)  (Supporting documentation is due by Feb 22nd.)  The host sites selected will be published on the website.  (Host sites range from Seattle Washington to Aquinnah, MA.).  The intern selection process will begin February 22nd.  The EEOP staff will select three or four intern applications for each host office.  The interns will be notified and provided a copy of the host site application.  The host office will review the intern applications and conduct telephone interviews with the potential interns.  The host office will make the final selection.

There is an online intern application (www.nau.edu/eeop) that should be completed, followed by several additional documents can be mailed to the EEOP office.  All the documents submitted will be evaluated for clear, effective communications.

Contacts or questions:
·     If you want to check on your application, contact Carol.
·     If you have questions about the program, contact Mansel.

EEOP Contacts

Mansel A. Nelson, 928 523 1275, mansel.nelson@nau.edu

Carol Seumptewa, 928 523 1496, carol.seumptewa@nau.edu

EEOP website: http://www.nau.edu/eeop/

The internship is designed to give college students an opportunity to:
·     Assist EPA/Tribal agencies with environmental issues.
·     Acquire new work skills.
·     Gain actual experience while contributing to a project.
·     Earn $4,000 during the ten week experience.
·     Receive a limited housing allowance.
·     Receive a limited travel allowance.

Eligible interns will meet the following requirements:
·     Be a US Citizen.
·     Be a full-time student (12 hrs undergrad, 9 hrs grad) with satisfactory academic standing.
·     Major in environmental or related field like science, engineering, planning, policy,
law, management, political science, anthropology, health, etc.
·     Be proficient verbal and written communication skills.
·     Interested in working with Native American tribes or topics of interest to Native American tribes.

If you have any preferences for a particular host site, please contact Carol with your preferences.

Selected Host Sites – Summer 2010
1.Nez Perce ERWM Air Quality ProgramLapwai, ID
2.Southern Ute AQ ProgramIgnacio, CO
3.Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan Sault Ste Marie, MI
4.Wampanoag Natural Resources DepartmentAquinnah, MA
5.Yakama Tribe and Tribal Air Program R10Seattle, WA
6.Navajo Nation EPA Air QualityFt. Defiance, AZ
7.Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa IndiansHarbor Springs, MI
8.USGS Central Region Energy Science CenterFlagstaff, AZ and Denver, CO

Alternate Host Sites
1.Yavapai-Apache NationCamp Verde, AZ
2.Kickapoo TribeHorton, KS
3.USEPA Region 10, Office of Air Waste and ToxicsSeattle, WA
4.USEPA Office of Air and Radiation, OAQPSResearch Triangle Park, NC
5.USEPA Region 9, Air Division/Air Quality AnalysisSan Francisco, CA

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