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In partnership with Region 2 of the U.S. Forest Service, MobilizeGreen seeks a 26-week Information Resource Assistant (RA) Intern to work in the Geographic Information Services Program area of the Rocky Mountain Regional Office. This position will provide the RA with a career-oriented introduction to the background, philosophy, concepts, and scope of the Forest Service Physical Sciences functions and a practical understanding of the policies of the Forest Service. RA assignments will be project-oriented. The RA also will gain the necessary skills for future career opportunities in the Physical Science field as part of their internship. We are committed to creating a diverse conservation workforce and diverse applicants with relevant experience are encouraged to apply.


The Resource Assistants Program is a rigorous, immersive, paid experience for individuals interested in Forest Service careers. Resource Assistants work under the mentorship and coaching of Forest Service staff to complete mission-critical work while developing leadership, critical thinking, and strategic communication skills. RAP is a vehicle for emerging professionals to launch their natural and cultural resources careers. For more information on the Resource Assistants Program, go to: https://www.fs.usda.gov/working-with-us/volunteers/resource-assistants-program


Location: Rocky Mountains Region, 1617 Cole Blvd, Lakewood, CO 80401


Term:

Benefits:

Responsibilities

Experience and Qualifications

Work Environment: The Rocky Mountain Regional Office is located in Lakewood, CO, just west of Denver. As a Resource Assistant, the intern will be part of a cohort and will need to participate in an orientation.


To Apply:

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U.S. Forest Service Information Specialist Resource Assistant Intern

MobilizeGreen

Customer Support Internship

Join us. Do work that matters!


In partnership with Region 2 of the U.S. Forest Service, MobilizeGreen seeks a 26-week Information Resource Assistant (RA) Intern to work in the Geographic Information Services Program area of the Rocky Mountain Regional Office. This position will provide the RA with a career-oriented introduction to the background, philosophy, concepts, and scope of the Forest Service Physical Sciences functions and a practical understanding of the policies of the Forest Service. RA assignments will be project-oriented. The RA also will gain the necessary skills for future career opportunities in the Physical Science field as part of their internship. We are committed to creating a diverse conservation workforce and diverse applicants with relevant experience are encouraged to apply.


The Resource Assistants Program is a rigorous, immersive, paid experience for individuals interested in Forest Service careers. Resource Assistants work under the mentorship and coaching of Forest Service staff to complete mission-critical work while developing leadership, critical thinking, and strategic communication skills. RAP is a vehicle for emerging professionals to launch their natural and cultural resources careers. For more information on the Resource Assistants Program, go to: https://www.fs.usda.gov/working-with-us/volunteers/resource-assistants-program


Location: Rocky Mountains Region, 1617 Cole Blvd, Lakewood, CO 80401


Term:

  • 26 weeks, starting September 21, 2020

  • Full Time/40 hours per week


Benefits:

  • $500 per week living allowance (stipend)

  • Housing stipend of $1000 per month

  • Hands on learning and job training experience

  • Site travel stipend eligible

  • 2-year direct hiring certificate with the Forest Service (with successful completion and 960 hours completion)

  • Health insurance eligible

  • Mentorship for career and professional development


Responsibilities

  • Analyze trails data

  • Work with partner organizations and universities to develop new tools and analytics to interpret and process trails and social media data.


Experience and Qualifications

  • Degree requirement: Recent graduate (0-5 years) with degree in Natural Resources or Information Systems from an accredited educational institution.

  • Strong GIS technical skills

  • Experience with crowdsourcing data is a plus

  • A creative self-starter

  • Excellent written and oral communication

  • Demonstrated ability to multitask.

  • Must also have a good eye for details and be flexible to accommodate continuous shifting priorities

  • Deep interest in environment/natural resource management and the U.S. Forest Service

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Work Environment: The Rocky Mountain Regional Office is located in Lakewood, CO, just west of Denver. As a Resource Assistant, the intern will be part of a cohort and will need to participate in an orientation.


To Apply:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter explaining your interest in the position and why you would be a good match

  • 3 references