City of Ann Arbor
Sustainability and Innovation Circular Economy Intern (R&D)
Starting Hourly Rate: $16.13
*Please note: this position will be remote the majority of time, with attendance at some meetings as required by the manager.
As a condition of employment, if selected for the position, the City will require proof that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.
Nature of Work
The CE intern will support the research and compilation of metrics associated with the NextCycle grant “Researching and Developing Metrics for Assessing the Contribution of Municipal, Private, and Nonprofit Investment in a Circular Economy,” a project that aims to develop a set of specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely (SMART) metrics for community scale circular economy at the city and county levels, including scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions. The CE intern will also perform outreach to local businesses in the circular economy sphere including resale and repair businesses. The CE Intern may also be asked to support other relevant activities within the Office of Sustainability and Innovations.
• Strong research skills
• Highly collaborative style and experience working with, serving, volunteering, or engaging with under-represented residents and volunteers.
• Strong interpersonal skills to develop positive community relationships.
• Strong verbal communication skills.
• Strong written communication skills.
• Undergraduate degree or commensurate experience in relevant field.
Intermediate experience in Microsoft Office application suite, especially Excel.
The hours of work may vary during the weekdays. Up to nineteen hours per week are available for this position. This is a time-limited position without a funding guarantee for continuation after April 2022.
Positions in this class typically require: reading, hearing, and talking. Individual must be able to either hear, talk, or see. Individuals should be able to: move and lift light objects less than 20 lbs. such as mail, files, and supplies; operate office equipment that requires continuous or repetitive hand/arm.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential duties.
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