Job Title: Graduate Intern - Research Proposal Project
Job ID: 6084
Location: Seattle, Port HQ Pier 69
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
The Port of Seattle is seeking an energetic and motivated graduate student candidate to develop, design and execute a research project of their choice in an area of mutual interest to the student and the Port. The Port of Seattle’s Environmental and Planning Department manages a variety of issues. Though not a complete list of relevant subject matter, some guidance on proposed research topics could include: enhancing freight mobility; supply chain management for larger vessels; Land use issues and strategies related to urban ports and gentrification pressures; revitalization of marine related industry; regulatory frameworks that create win-win scenarios for the environment and business growth; ;; electric energy systems analysis planning for 21st century; clean water strategies; strategies for leveraging national port policies and grant opportunities to the Port’s benefit; application of green technologies to port operations, etc.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Must have broad exposure to the disciplines of environmental sciences, engineering, planning or related disciplines. Must have strong personal initiative and the ability to work independently. Must possess the ability to prioritize, organize, and complete projects under time constraints. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Ability to work collaboratively in interdisciplinary department required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and automated data systems required. Should have experience with extensive research and ability to manage data in an organized manner. Should have a working knowledge of the components to create a strong research proposal. Must possess strong analytical and time-management skills.
Combination of education and experience demonstrating knowledge, skills and abilities equivalent to:
Must be enrolled in (or recently graduated from; interns may intern up to twelve months post-graduation) a graduate degree program, leading to a degree in environmental science, earth science, natural resource management, environmental policy, environmental engineering or a related field.
For full job description and application details: http://careers.nwjobs.com/jobs/detail/print/62523929