Program Specialist Resource Assistant – REMOTE – Washington, DC

  • Internship
  • Remote

Start/End Dates: February 5, 2024 – September 30, 2024

Compensation: $650 per week + $1000 monthly for housing

Medical insurance provided on request.

Application Due: October 31, 2023 

This position is a remote, work from home opportunity. 

The Resource Assistants Program seeks to engage ethnically and racially diverse young professionals in natural resource careers.

You must be:

  • a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
  • a college graduate.

Please Apply Here 

Position Description: 

The Planning Service Center Intern will play an essential role in supporting the daily operations of the Planning Service Center. The RA will encompass a wide range of responsibilities, allowing for valuable hands-on experience in various aspects of the organization’s functions. Daily tasks will be diverse, including tasks such as file and data management, overseeing file permissions and access, assisting in SharePoint design and management, and providing editing support.

In addition to these core responsibilities, the intern will have the opportunity to engage in other duties as their expertise and interests allow. This could involve tasks such as budget analysis, participating in recruitment efforts, and contributing to public engagement initiatives. This role offers a dynamic and multifaceted learning experience, making it an excellent opportunity for professional growth and development.


  • Maintaining the Planning Service Organization SharePoint site. 
  • Provide access management for incoming and outgoing employees. 
  • Help develop and implement file migration and records management systems.


  • Major studies relevant to this position: environmental science, information science, information technology, computer science, business administration, graphic design, communications, marketing
  • Experienced working with Microsoft 365 products. Willing to learn new skills. 
  • Comfortable working in a remote environment.

Direct Hire Authority (DHA)

All RAP interns receive Direct Hire Authority (DHA) at the successful conclusion of their internship. DHA status enables an agency to hire, after public notice is given, any qualified applicant. A DHA expedites hiring by eliminating competitive rating and ranking, veterans’ preference, and “rule of three” procedures. For more information, please click HERE.

EEO Statement

Environment for the Americas provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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