Climate Response Intern

Organization
Ramsey County
Organization Summary

The Saint Paul-Ramsey County Public Health Department is seeking candidates for an internship on our Climate Action team. This team leads the county’s work to respond to climate change and increase community resilience. The county will launch our first Equitable Climate Action Framework this spring and this internship will focus specifically on associated data collection, tracking and analysis

Posting Date
Closing Date
Location in MN
Metro
Job type
intern-paid
Salary

$18.90/hour

Hours

40 per week, May - September

Primary Duties

Projects include:

• Collecting and analyzing GIS data to update chapters of the county’s climate vulnerability assessment chapters, with support from the climate and health planner.

• Updating an xcel spreadsheet/pivot-table version of the county’s Equitable Climate Action Framework with work progress data from departments implementing climate action strategies, with support from the climate and health planner.

• Tracking news and reports related to climate change, response and adaptation, to share sciencebacked information with the county’s Climate Change Governance Team, Equitable Climate Action Resident Advisory Team and emergency response teams.

This intern will receive a structured orientation to the county’s climate response work, consistent work support from the Climate Action team and regular check-ins with the county’s Clima

Experience

Minimum qualifications:

• Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of colleagues and residents.

• Ability to organize complex data into easy-to-understand resources or narratives.

• Software competency in Microsoft Office (specifically excel spreadsheet) and GIS spatial data analysis.

Desired qualifications:

• Experiencing collecting data via interview and online search.

• Knowledge of common climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies.

How to Apply

For more information about the position or to express interest by sending resume and unofficial transcript: Please contact Abi Phillips at [email protected].

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