Public Citizen’s Texas office is currently seeking a press officer to be located in its office in Austin, Texas. Please pass along or post this position. This posting will be open until December 1, 2018. The Press Officer will work with the Director, Texas office staff, and D.C. communications staff to develop and execute media strategy for the Texas office. The Press Officer will be responsible for daily social media engagement, press releases and traditional media outreach, rapid response to current events and requests, blog and website maintenance, and engagement with the D.C. communications team and the Houston media collaborative. For more information, including full duties, qualifications, and application instructions, visit citizen.org.
Programs at the Marine Discovery Center (MDC) are for all ages and are designed to offer hands-on, feet-wet learning opportunities through classes, camps, lectures, boat and kayak eco-tours with certified naturalists and teachers. MDC is currently accepting applications for summer camp staff: lead summer camp counselors, summer camp interns, an aquarist/educator intern, and a media intern. The general purpose of these positions is to deliver the Marine Science Summer Camp Program to children ages 4-9 or ages 8-16 and to utilize the classroom, kayaks, a boat and the outdoor environment to teach a hands-on, feet-wet summer camp curriculum. All employees and interns must demonstrate the ability to interact professionally and exercise careful oversight of all campers, volunteers, parents, and to work with MDC staff, MDC Board and the general public. These positions require excellent independent work skills and the ability to multi-task.The application closing date is March 31, 2018. For more information, visit marinediscoverycenter.org or contact Michelle West at [email protected].
The intern will assist with research and clinical initiatives that aim to improve asthma and quality of life for patients with poorly controlled asthma. The intern will also work on an education effort that seeks to create and disseminate a post-flood healthy-homes toolkit to help people protect themselves in the event of flooding and make their home healthier overall. The intern’s duties will include: (1) updating internal documents and protocols based upon current scientific evidence; (2) assisting with community outreach events; (3) attending regular staff meetings, training sessions, conferences and other meetings as requested; and (4) assisting with other administrative aspects of the Environmental Health Service. The intern must be willing to commit to a minimum of 20 hours a week. The internship is unpaid and does not include housing. Selected participants are responsible for securing their own housing and transportation. Applicants must submit a statement of interest, resume with name, and contact information for two references. For more information, bcm.edu.