Sustainability Research Associate Posted Sep 06
Confidential, Palo Alto, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
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Description and responsibilities:

Two co-authors are writing a book on green jobs and are looking for research support on various topics. One of the authors is looking for someone with strong research skills who can prioritize a long list of research questions, find primary source documents, and summarize key findings. The position requires a general understanding of a broad range of sustainability issues: climate change science, green building, advanced energy communities, alternative transportation, circular economy, food waste, regenerative agriculture, and ecosystem services.

Desirable qualifications:
• Excellent research skills
• Clear, concise writing
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Familiarity with MLA 8 citation format
• Facility with MS Word and Excel
• LEED Green Associate or LEED AP accreditation preferred

• Completed or in-progress Master’s degree in Environmental Policy, Environmental Management, Environmental Science or related field
• Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Economics or Business

Time frame: 8 hours/week for 3 months
Pay: $15/hour

Application process: Please send a cover letter, one page resume, and short writing sample by Sunday, September 17, 2017. Include “Sustainability Research Associate” in the subject line.