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Forest Industry Career Pathways Intern (Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund)

Organization Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
Location 3 Pitkin Court Suite 301E
Montpelier, VT 05602
Description

2020 Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Summer Intern

Project: Career Pathways in the Forest Industry

Hours: 20/week over 12 weeks

Rate of pay: $13.50/hour

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is an effective communicator (both in writing skills, and outreach ability)
  • Works independently and collaboratively
  • Sees projects through to completion
  • Is accountable for their work and has strong time management skills
  • Has a positive attitude and ability to problem solve effectively
  • Is committed to the mission of the VSJF, which is to nurture the sustainable development of Vermont’s economy.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to search for, collect and analyze data from multiple sources
  • Solid writing skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, etc.)
  • Familiarity with basic statistics
  • Knowledge of the forest industry in Vermont

Job Description:

·        Create a Career Exploration Guide for the Forest Industry: This guidebook explores the wide range of careers within our forest and wood products sector, and outlines potential next steps for pursuing those careers. It includes occupational titles, wage and job opening data, as well as information about the types of degrees, certifications, or other training that may be required.  An example of such a publication created for the Vermont food system can be found here: https://www.vtfarmtoplate.com/resources/exploring-food-system-careers

·        Creating this guide will involve research into Department of Labor job titles and NAIS codes, research into Vermont degree programs, apprenticeship programs, and other learning opportunities in the Forest Industry.

 

Logistics:

·        A portion of the 20 hours/week will be expected to take place at the VSJF office in Montpelier, but some may be worked remotely.

Date Posted February 12th, 2020
Deadline March 16th, 2020
# of Positions Available 1
Type Internship/Apprentice/Other
Compensation $13.50/hr
How to Apply Send a cover letter & resume to jobs[at]vsjf.org. No phone calls, please.