State of Michigan Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Intern in Lansing, Michigan

Job Description Michigan Department of Environment and Quality promotes wise management of Michigan's air, land, and water resources to support a sustainable environment, healthy communities, and vibrant economy. em*Student Intern Program, currently accepting applications to work at the Michigan Department of Environment and Quality. Internship positions are limited so apply today for the Fall 2018, Winter/Spring 2019 and Summer 2019 semesters. */em em*Are you looking for an Internship? */emThe Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) offers opportunities to students interested in learning more about environmental positions at the state level while gaining meaningful professional experiences. The DEQ has opportunities for unpaid student interns to work in a variety of capacities throughout the DEQ. Positions are offered across the State of Michigan in the DEQ district offices, the lab, or the field to match student interests and create personally fulfilling assignments and projects. Interns work directly on key environmental issues, alongside department professionals and executives, and often branch out to work on projects involving the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Agriculture. Offered year round, opportunities to gain academic credit are available, and the DEQ works with students' busy schedules to afford more possibilities and options for anyone interested in applying. All levels of students are encouraged to apply, offering undergraduate, graduate, and law students challenging work in their areas of interest. Student enrollment is NOT a prerequisite. Examples of past projects include the following: liCollaborating with the Office of Great Lakes on evaluating the Governor's Water Strategy/li liDepartment of Natural Resources trail manual operations/li liOrganizing activities and information for the Michigan Green Healthcare Conference/li liWorking to enhance the DEQ's Environmental Education's teacher programs, such as Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum Support (MEECS)/li liDNR State Parks and Waterways Analysis/li liICC Mining and Farm Bill work group support/li liCreating, giving presentations, and leading meetings at state-wide environmental conferences/li liPreparing and comparing environmental statutes for routine analysis/li liDrafting legislative memos for administration To learn more about the Michigan Department of Environment and Quality please visit Additional Requirements and Information/li /ul Please attach a cover letter, resume, three references and a writing sample. Applicants must upload email addresses as well as phone numbers to their references in the reference section of the application. With the writing sample we are asking that applicants submit a piece of work which showcases their writing skills; this is separate from the cover letter and can be anything from a research paper to a personal essay. Please click on the link to download a Michigan State Police Criminal Background Authorization Form. Once you complete the form please upload the form to the attachment section of your application along with your resume, cover letter and college transcripts. This form will be required to be considered for an interview. Please click on the link to the form located on the job posting. If you have questions regarding this form, please call (517) 284-0100. State of Michigan Internship Program – Statewide 400 South Pine Lansing, Michigan 48909 517-284-0100 800-788-1766 emSalary:/em $0.00 Hourly emLocation:/em Lansing, MI emJob Type:/em Internship