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Environmental Health Research Internship

RTI International
Durham, North Carolina, US
Closing date
Dec 13, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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The RTI University Collaboration Office seeks a prospect for the Environmental Health Research Internship within the Technology Advancement & Commercialization.

This internship is a contract position. The employment contract is administered by Greene Resources Powered by Array, RTI's supplemental staffing partner.

RTI International's Exposure and Protection Department has conducted a broad environmental health research and supported various federally funded programs and international clients.

The selected intern will support air pollution exposure research using various air quality and exposure monitors. The intern will perform both laboratory and data processing tasks in hybrid working environment.

Conduct data compilation and cleanupFabrication of master data setsPrepare field study equipment and sampling substanceConduct literature searches, and assist with manuscripts and reports preparationOther duties to support research staff for air pollution exposure studies.RTI's Internship Program emphasizes experiential and mentored learning experiences, providing students and recent degree recipients an opportunity to apply their academic knowledge and skills in a meaningful and practical way. We are committed to developing the future workforce by encouraging interns to explore various career paths in a nonprofit research institute setting that values diversity and inclusion. Through this program, interns will be exposed to RTI's open and educational culture; support RTI's mission to improve the human condition; and build upon their career goals. Additional Information This hybrid paid internship will take place from January 2023 through April 2023. The internship requires a minimum commitment of 15 hours per week. Hours are flexible during business hours, Monday through Friday.

Required QualificationsCurrent senior at an accredited four-year university pursuing a degree in Environmental Science or related field.Highly interactive interpersonal skills for effective communication with project team members and ability to work equally well independently and as part of a larger team.Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills. Ability to follow standard operating procedures to perform assigned tasks with high accuracy and precision.Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.Strong verbal and written communication skills.Experience with programming and/or scientific software such as Python, Java, LabVIEW, MatLab, R statistical software, etc.Preferred QualificationsN/A

EEO & Pay Equity Statements:
As a global employer of choice, RTI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace and the communities and markets where we serve our mission. We value diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective and welcome applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, creed, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws or RTI policy.We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach and one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit USA Job Postings Only: RTI participates in the US Government E-Verify program. Further information regarding the E-Verify program and laws that are designed to protect you against discrimination relating to your legal right to work in the US can be found here.For San Francisco, CA USA Job Postings Only: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Further information is available here. The anticipated pay range for this role is listed below. Our pay ranges represent national averages and may vary by location as a geographic differential may be applied to some locations within the United States.RTI considers multiple factors when making an offer including, for example: established salary range, internal budget, business needs, and education and years of work experience possessed by the applicant. Further, salary is merely one element to our offer.At RTI, we demonstrate our commitment to rewarding individual and team achievement through a total rewards package. This package includes (among other things) a competitive base salary, a generous paid time off policy, merit based annual increases, bonus opportunities and a robust recognition program. Other benefits include a competitive range of insurance plans (including health, dental, life, and short-term and long-term disability), access to a retirement savings program such as a 401(k) plan, paid parental leave for all parents, financial assistance with adoption expenses or infertility treatments, financial reimbursement for education and developmental opportunities, an employee assistance program, and numerous other offerings to support a healthy work-life balance.
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