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Carbon Management Intern

Location
St. Catharines, ON
Job Type
Internship
Salary
Salary: $11.40 /hour

Overview of the Position

Supporting NSI’s Carbon Project members is vital in helping organizations achieve their goals of reducing their GHG emissions. The Carbon Management Intern will work on a variety of data analysis and research projects to assist our members in reducing their environmental impact. Key tasks include:

  • Analysis of Carbon Accounting Data, generation of reports and graphs within Excel.
  • Assisting in the creation of Member Report Cards, outlining annual progress on GHG reductions, and recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Supporting members in developing and implementing Sustainability Action Plans.
  • Assessing the needs of our Carbon Project members to develop a resource library with a variety of technical documents. Topics may include: LED lighting, Waste, Transportation, Water, Energy Efficiency, Regulations etc.

Requirements

To be eligible for this Canada Summer Jobs position, students must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act ; and,
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.
  • NOTE: this position is dependant on NSI's funding application to CSJ

Skills Needed to Succeed

  • Background in energy, sustainability, or environmental science/studies is preferred.
  • Understanding of carbon accounting principles and general data analysis/ quantitative methods is preferred.
  • Preference will be given to upper-level students and post-graduate students.
  • Positive and problem-solving attitude.
  • Excellent Communication - oral & written.
  • Strong Attention to detail and organization.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and adaptability to new technology.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and a strong ability to start projects and see them through to completion.
  • Self-motivated, exceptional time management skills, and the ability to work independently

Time Commitment

Full-Time (16 weeks) with flexibility for some evenings and weekends – Must be available May 25, 2017.

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