Careers & Internships

Looking for a career or internship protecting our natural resources? Listed below are available opportunities at the Ohio Environmental Council and our partners in the environmental-conservation community in Ohio and across the country.  

We also list openings from our weekly Green Jobs & Innovation News Roundup. To find these, select "Green" from the drop down filter.

Montgomery County Soil and Water Conservation District, District Director

Location: Brookeville, OH
Organization: Montgomery County Soil and Water Conservation District
The Montgomery SWCD is accepting applications for the District Director position. This leadership role will provide guidance and leadership to staff, community, partners and Board of Supervisors toward meeting the Soil & Water Conservation District goals. The District Director will implement policies and strategies approved by MSWCD Board Members and challenge the organization to fulfill its goals of conserving Montgomery County’s natural resources through education, technical assistance and leadership.  Broad areas of responsibility include planning and evaluation, policy implementation... Read More

Digital Marketing Intern

Location: Columbus, OH
Organization: OEC
Digital Marketing Intern
Working at the Ohio Environmental Council is a great experience for any student looking to learn more about digital marketing technologies and strategies in a nonprofit setting with Ohio’s leading advocate for fresh air, clean water, and sustainable land use.
As a digital marketing intern you will help craft social media strategy and content across the OEC’s multiple social media outlets. You will learn how to manage a complex editorial calendar, assist in growing the OEC’s online presence and following, and help track critical data. The digital marketing intern will... Read More

Photo Contest Intern

Location: Columbus, OH
Organization: OEC
JOB DESCRIPTION
Photo Contest Internship
Working at the Ohio Environmental Council is a great experience for any student looking to learn more about marketing and communications in a nonprofit setting with Ohio’s leading advocate for fresh air, clean water, and sustainable land use.
The photo contest intern will work directly with the director of marketing and communications and the director of green jobs and innovation to execute a successful mobile photo contest across OEC’s social media platforms. As an intern you will have the opportunity to hone your copy writing skills, manage our... Read More

Program Manager, Energy Efficiency / Ohio

Location: Columbus, OH
Organization: ICF International
ICF International is currently seeking a Manager of their Energy Efficiency Division to help manage and grow ICF’s energy efficiency business. The successful candidate will lead the development and management of integrated energy solutions that target the residential and/or commercial and industrial (C&I;) sectors including energy efficiency, demand response, smart grid, and renewable energy offerings; manage program budgets; build relationships with clients; hire and mentor staff; design and implement program strategies and plans; as well as develop and execute strategies to influence... Read More

Ohio River Basin Research Intern

Location: Columbus, OH
Organization: The Ohio Environmental Council
The Ohio Environmental Council (OEC) is seeking a volunteer intern to assist with the OEC’s water policy work in the Ohio River Basin. As an intern you will assist the OEC in developing a framework for a nonprofit coalition to restore and protect the Ohio River watershed, which spans 15 states and houses nearly a 1/3 of the US population. Other opportunities may include attending meetings with partner groups and meeting with state agencies
Responsibilities
Research models for nonprofit policy and advocacy coalitions, including the advantages and disadvantages of each. The research will be... Read More

Short-term Clean Water Supply Fellow, Great Lakes

Location: Toledo, OH
Organization: American Rivers
The Clean Water Supply Fellow, Great Lakes will work to move Great Lakes communities toward a sustainable and integrated approach to water management while providing program support for the American Rivers’ Clean Water Supply Program in the Great Lakes. The Clean Water Supply Program focuses on ensuring communities and their rivers have enough clean water by promoting sustainable and decentralized water management practices such as green infrastructure (rain gardens and green roofs), water efficiency and reuse. Working with local, state, federal, and nonprofit leaders and officials, Clean... Read More

OEC: Scenic River Intern

Location: Columbus
Organization: Ohio Environmental Council
Supervisor: Kristy Meyer, Managing Director, Agricultural, Health & Clean Water Programs
The Ohio Environmental Council (OEC) is seeking an intern to assist with the OEC's scenic river work. The intern will work with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to assist in holding Stream Quality Monitoring (SQM) trainings, training volunteers on SQM, collecting data on scenic rivers, and entering in data into the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) water quality monitoring database. 
Responsibilities: 
Assist Scenic River Coordinators plan and implement SQM trainings
Possibly train... Read More