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Earth System Science Research Coordination Student Assistant
ICF seeks to hire an Earth System Science Research Coordination Student Assistant to support and coordinate activities of the U.S. Global Change Research Program’s (USGCRP) interagency groups that work to advance agency efforts in Earth System science. The interagency groups are a primary vehicle for coordinating USGCRP activities across Federal agencies.
The USGCRP coordinates and integrates global change research and supporting activities conducted by 13 Federal Agencies and Departments. It is overseen by the Office of Science and Technology Policy of the Executive Office of the President and by representatives from the 13 member agencies. The day-to-day activities and operations of the USGCRP are facilitated by the USGCRP National Coordination Office (NCO). The NCO is responsible for promoting interagency coordination and integration of Federal climate and global change research programs and facilitating international cooperation.
The Student Assistant, under direction of the Advance Science Lead, will support interagency groups and the coordination of interagency activities around Earth System science topics, with a particular emphasis on water cycle and clouds and aerosol processes. Responsibilities include:
Creating background documents and synthesizing materials for the interagency groups with oversight from senior staff
Planning and organizing meetings and taking notes that summarize key messages, outcomes and actions from technical and detailed interagency group discussions
Researching and organizing science webinars and discussions around topics identified by the interagency groups, and providing logistical support
Conducting research to gather and maintain awareness of the breadth of integrated water cycle activities and interagency activities within the Federal government
Assisting in assembling reports and documents
Other duties as assigned
This is a part-time position without benefits. The schedule is flexible based on course load, up to 30 hours per week.
Must be enrolled in an accredited secondary or postsecondary school, college, or university
Must have college level coursework in a relevant discipline such as earth systems or environmental sciences.
Skill in successfully using word processing software, databases, and collaborative software tools.
Ability to capture meeting discussions in writing and synthesize those discussions into trackable actions.
Possesses excellent oral and written communications skills.
Demonstrated organizational skills, including ability to organize and successfully implement a variety of tasks within a project.
Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. ICF—together for tomorrow.
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