Job Description

Requisition Number
20-0017

Post Date
6/29/2020

Title
Talent Pool Internship - Fall

City
Washington

State
DC

Description

Title: Talent Pool Internship
Position Type: Full-Time Paid Internship (3 months - October to December)
Location: Washington, DC

What we do and offer our team

AGU is a global community of 118,000 Earth and space scientists, advocates and experts. As the Talent Pool Intern, you will be part of a dynamic association that publishes peer-reviewed journals and scientific books and convenes the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world. Through our initiatives, such as mentoring, professional development and awards, AGU upholds and fosters an inclusive and diverse scientific community.?
AGU offers our employees great benefits, including flexible work schedules, retirement savings options, as well as health, dental, life and disability insurance. AGU also provides exciting opportunities for professional development and tuition support.

AGU’s Workplace Values
We believe in accountability and ownership of work, by taking responsibility for decisions and results. We believe in member and customer service, and that they come first through providing high quality service.

We believe in excellence and giving it our all, through striving to be outstanding. We believe in integrity by doing the right thing, we achieve this by being honest and fair.

Our teams believe that with teamwork together we achieve more, we achieve this through collaboration. We believe in respect, that you earn it and give it, by open communication and collaboration.

What the Talent Pool Intern does
The Talent Pool team (part of the Affiliation & Engagement group) manages programs related to education, student programs, and career services. AGU’s Talent Pool team works to build the next generation of Earth and space scientists while also increasing our understanding of the barriers to gender and ethnic diversity and involvement within these scientific fields.

* Data entry and analysis of Talent Pool programs, including travel grants, mentoring programs, student competitions, research grants, and other programs. Tasks will include quality control of the data as well as database management. Ability to apply basic statistical analysis and present data to internal staff is also expected.
* Assists in science communication activities such as social media engagement, blog posts, and other duties as needed.
* The internship provides an opportunity to learn some of the behind-the-scenes processes of planning events at large scientific conferences, communicate to the membership via monthly newsletters, provide customer service to various stakeholders, and gain knowledge about current science education, diversity, and career issues along with program management experience.

What the Talent Pool Intern brings to the team:
* Undergraduate student, a graduate student, or a recent graduate. Preferred majors include Earth or space sciences or an allied physical or natural science.
* Must be well-organized and skilled at prioritizing and managing multiple tasks and should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Experience, poise, and interpersonal skills necessary to interact with AGU staff, volunteers, and members is also required.
* Must be willing to relocate to Washington DC area for the internship at own expense.
* Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Office, Excel), internet browsers, and web search engines. Experience using WordPress is a plus. Mastery in using Excel and knowledge of basic statistical methods is a plus. In-house training will be provided on using the AGU membership database and sending newsletters.

Who the Talent Pool Intern works with:
* The Talent Pool Intern will work closely with the Talent Pool department staff and other AGU staff and reports directly to the AGU assistant director for grants and education programs.

To Apply:

For consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume to
https://rew12.ultipro.com/AME1056/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=399

The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

AGU proudly offers a casual work environment, excellent compensation, generous work-life opportunities, and an outstanding benefits package.

AGU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Application Instructions

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