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Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy Intern

State of Michigan Lansing, MI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy promotes wise management of Michigan's air, land, and water resources to support a sustainable environment, healthy communities, and vibrant economy.

**Student Intern Program, currently accepting applications to work at the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy. Internship positions are limited so apply today for the Winter/Spring (January through April 2019), Summer (May through August 2019) and Fall (September through December 2019) semesters. **

**Are you looking for an Internship? **The Department of Environment, Greak Lakes & Energy (EGLE) offers opportunities to students interested in learning more about environmental positions at the state level while gaining meaningful professional experiences.

The EGLE has opportunities for unpaid student interns to work in a variety of capacities throughout the EGLE. Positions are offered across the State of Michigan in the EGLE district offices, the lab, or the field to match student interests and create personally fulfilling assignments and projects. Interns work directly on key environmental issues, alongside department professionals and executives, and often branch out to work on projects involving the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Agriculture. Offered year round, opportunities to gain academic credit are available, and the EGLE works with students' busy schedules to afford more possibilities and options for anyone interested in applying. All levels of students are encouraged to apply, offering undergraduate, graduate, and law students challenging work in their areas of interest. Student enrollment is NOT a prerequisite.

Examples of past projects include the following:

* Collaborating with the Office of Great Lakes on evaluating the Governor's Water Strategy
* Department of Natural Resources trail manual operations
* Organizing activities and information for the Michigan Green Healthcare Conference
* Working to enhance the EGLE's Environmental Education's teacher programs, such as Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum Support (MEECS)
* DNR State Parks and Waterways Analysis
* ICC Mining and Farm Bill work group support
* Creating, giving presentations, and leading meetings at state-wide environmental conferences
* Preparing and comparing environmental statutes for routine analysis
* Drafting legislative memos for administration
To learn more about the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy please visit
Additional Requirements and Information

Please attach a cover letter, resume, three references and a writing sample. Applicants must upload email addresses as well as phone numbers to their references in the reference section of the application. With the writing sample we are asking that applicants submit a piece of work which showcases their writing skills; this is separate from the cover letter and can be anything from a research paper to a personal essay.

Please click on the link to download a Michigan State Police Criminal Background Authorization Form. Once you complete the form please upload the form to the attachment section of your application along with your resume, cover letter and college transcripts. This form will be required to be considered for an interview. Please click on the link to the form located on the job posting. If you have questions regarding this form, please call (517) 284-0100.

State of Michigan Internship Program - Statewide
400 South Pine
Lansing, Michigan 48909

*Salary:* $0.00 Hourly

*Location:* Lansing, MI

*Job Type:* Internship - Non Paid

*Department:* State of Michigan Internship Program - Statewide

*Job Number:* 1903-CON'T-MDEQINT

*Closing:* Continuous

*Bargaining Unit:* N/A

*Agency:* State of Michigan

*Address:* 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909

*Phone:* (800) 788-1766


State of Michigan


Lansing, MI