Environment for the Americas has been described as “a pretty awesome place to work” by former employees. We seek people who are passionate about engaging diverse people in natural resources, guiding young people into careers in the sciences and conservation, bird conservation, and education. Our projects often vary, and we need special skills, including data analysis and office management.

 

We’re hiring! See the positions below and if interested, please send a cover letter expressing your interest and your resume to eftajobs@environmentamericas.org

Recruiter: Diversity Internship Programs

The person in this position is responsible for coordinating Environment for the America’s diversity internship program recruitment, as well as developing and implementing plans to expand our outreach to professional organizations, Tribal Colleges, Hispanic Serving Institutions, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the United States. This person will collaborate with a small team to develop and implement recruiting plans and tactics. This person will build relationships across a number of campuses and organizations to aide in the development of Environment for the Americas’ talent pipeline. This position plays a key role in attracting diverse talent and candidates to our organization and the organizations that we serve.

 

Recruitment at Colleges, Universities, and Diversity Serving Organizations

– Maintain and improve an effective college recruitment program by working with college staff and other partners

– Build and maintain deep, sustainable relationships with select key universities, professors, administration, and student organizations

– Coordinate efforts including organizing on-campus information sessions, career fair participation, and outreach events

– With support from communications, prepare and maintain marketing materials and promote Environment for the Americas utilizing social media platforms

– Develop and implement our virtual career fair sessions

– Organize recruiter notes and candidate resumes to establish a shared candidate pipeline across Environment for the Americas’ internship programs

– Conduct first screening of applicants to determine most qualified for internship positions

– Assist with applicant interviews to screen candidates

– Outreach to BIPOC students and early career professionals:

– In alignment with our DEI strategy, develop and implement plans and tactics to attract interns to our programs

– Coordinate efforts including career fair participation and outreach events with diverse organizations and at colleges and universities

Process improvements:

– In collaboration with internal stakeholders, evaluate effectiveness of centralized elements of processes, develop improvement plans, and coordinate implementation of improvements

– Monitor, track, and analyze metrics and success of recruitment and diversity outreach efforts. Make data-informed decisions and recommendations to internship program leads

Minimum Qualifications:

– Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or other relevant discipline

– Two or more years of experience in human resources- 

Administrative Assistant: Diversity Internship Programs

Are you a super organizer with an interest in working with our diversity internship programs? We’re looking for someone to organize our activities, from scheduling and purchasing flights and hotel rooms to reviewing timesheets and managing reimbursements. We anticipate working with over 100 BIPOC students and graduates in 2023 and want to be ready for them. 

Responsibilities:

The Internship Programs Adminisitrative Assistant will be responsible for the following activities:

Organization of program activities, such as agendas and meetings;

Maintainance of meeting notes for internship programs;

Responding to requests for information about internship programs;

Managing the purchase of intern uniforms and other materials;

Reviewing and approving intern reimbursements;

Scheduling webinars and other virtual activities;

Planning workshops;

Handling travel logistics for interns, including flights and hotels;

Processing invoices;

Compiling and maintaining other administrative information.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Associate degree and a minimum of three years of progressively responsible administrative office experience or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and to exercise independent good judgment and common sense effectively. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate courteously and effectively with the public both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills including tact, patience, and courtesy. Self-motivated, reliable, conscientious with the ability to adapt to changing situations.

Prior experience working with diverse early career professionals and Spanish language proficiency are a bonus!!

Intern Liaison: DIVERSITY INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS

Are you a good listener? A communicator? Someone who enjoys working with people? Join our team to help support our interns who work across the country. The successful candidate will be organized and capable of working with over 100 BIPOC internship program participants throughout the year, tracking their activities and helping with any challenges.

 

The position will include some travel to sites where interns are working and the ability to collaborate and meet with their supervisors. 

 

Responsibilities:

– Communicate regularly with interns via Zoom;

– Maintain information about communications in our database

– Conduct site visits to meet with interns and their supervisors in person

Minimum Qualifications

– Experience working with diverse early career professionals

– Bachelor’s degree in education, career counseling, or other related field

– Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Powerpoint