Jobs and Internships

Position: Program Coordinator and Communication Specialist (FT)*

Date Available: October 01, 2014

Education: Required:  Bachelor’s Degree.  (Master’s Degree preferred).

Candidates with an earned degree in environmental sciences, sustainability, or related fields will be preferred.

Candidates with excellent communication (written and verbal) skills will be preferred. 

Experience: Prefer candidates with 1 year of professional experience related to program coordination (internship experience will be considered)

Job Location: Washington, DC

Key Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities of this position will support NCSE’s various services related to the University Affiliate Program, Council of Environmental Deans and Directors (CEDD), Council of Energy Research and Education Leaders (CEREL), and the Community College Affiliate Program (CCAP).

Specific Tasks: This position will primarily report to the Associate Executive Director of NCSE.  Support with planning, coordination, and implementation of all activities is required.

Specific list of responsibilities may include coordination of monthly conference calls; ensuring that NCSE’s affiliate members receive the best value for the services offered; CEDD, CEREL, and CCAP conference and event planning; collaboration with federal agencies, academic community, and others;  outreach and communications with partners/collaborators; logistics, promotion and marketing of events;  participation in NCSE events; support with all CEDD, CEREL, and CCAP pre- and post-conference related activities;  Co-create and support all responsibilities related to the publication of “Daily Environmental News Digest” and weekly Newsletters; CEDD, CEREL, and CCAP web-page content management; promotion and marketing of CEDD, CEREL, and CCAP events, activities, and services; Support and help with all other NCSE activities and tasks to include memberships and development.

Other Criteria              

  • Attention to details
  • Solution oriented
  • Social media savvy
  • Productive attitude
  • Team player

Application: To apply for the position, please submit

  • Resume (not to exceed 2 pages)
  • Cover Letter (not to exceed 1 page)

Please send the Resume and cover letter to Christopher Prince (NCSE Meetings and Office Manager) at

Application Deadline: Position will remain open until filled.  However, a decision is expected to be made soon to fill the position on or before October 01, 2014. 

Salary and Benefits: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


*Candidates will be required to complete a 3-month probationary period before receiving the FT grade salary and benefits.

Additional Questions/Information: Contact:  Sudeep Vyapari at