ICCT maintains TransportPolicy.net, a public, open-access website that provides comprehensive, transparent, and accurate information on vehicle regulations around the world to support better policymaking. This Intern position helps track and communicate the status of regulatory programs around the world, contributes to the overhaul of the TransportPolicy.net website, provides quality assurance and control for the updated site, ensures that existing data and links are up to date, reviews and edits text, and creates additional content.
Working under the direction of a program researcher, tasks and responsibilities for this position include:
- Research and contact regulatory agencies and experts to locate and select relevant sources;
- Work with ICCT researchers to review and edit existing pages and develop new content;
- Review pages ported over to the rebuilt site to ensure accuracy of content, links and formatting;
- Collect primary source material for content pages of TransportPolicy.net, plus organize and inventory them in a digital library; and • Update and maintain regulatory databases with most recent information and resources.
- Undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as engineering, environmental or other science, policy, or comparable work experience;
- Excellent proficiency in English and fluent in a second language is a plus;
- Great written and verbal communication skills coupled with good interpersonal skills;
- Strong analytical and project management skills combined with excellent attention to detail and organizational skills;
- Experience with WordPress, website development or HTML useful but not required;
- Strongly proficient with Google sheets and MS Office suite in a Mac environment; and
- Interest in environment, climate change, public health, and other similar issues.
Position can be either part- or full-time for 10-12 weeks in the summer months of 2017. This internship is located in our San Francisco, CA office near the Montgomery BART station, however potentially could be located in another ICCT office. To be successful in our environment, you must possess intellectual rigor, curiosity, intrinsic motivation, and share in our mission-driven enthusiasm. You also enjoy working with a diverse group of people around the globe in a collaborative, dynamic workplace. Interns earn an hourly wage commensurate with education and experience. We offer certain benefits and a clean transportation subsidy to interns. The ICCT has a business casual work environment. Learn more about us at www.theicct.org.
Please send your resume, a cover letter with your wage expectations, a short writing or project sample, and the name and contact information of three references (letters not necessary) all as attachments to email@example.com with the subject line “Global Vehicle Policies Intern 2017”. Preference will be given to candidates whose cover letter directly address this position. Applicants without the supplemental materials will receive less consideration. No calls and no recruiters, please. Equal opportunity employer.