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Work Study Off Campus Job #260A

Employer / Name of Business: 
Earth Economics
Contact person: 
Tedi Dickinson
Email: 
tdickinson@eartheconomics.org
Address: 
107 N Tacoma Avenue
City: 
Tacoma
State: 
WA
Zip: 
98403
Hourly Pay Rate: 
$10.00 per hour
Job Title: 
Ecological Economics Office Intern #260A
Job Description: 
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Duties & Responsibilities: 
Tasks may include, but are not limited to: -Assisting staff with economics research -Workshop and meeting planning and coordination -Data entry, bookkeeping -Assisting with grant seeking, fund-raising, grant writing -Support in the areas of communication and publicity (media, Internet, phone, website, campus, etc.) -General business administration
Minimum Qualifications / Skills Needed: 
Must have a financial aid work-study award or be willing to volunteer Must have: basic economics literacy; strong proficiency with MS Office Suite including Excel and PowerPoint; self-motivation and ability to work independently; interest in learning how a non-governmental organization works; excellent communication skills, strong research ability, and an interest in the intersection between economy and environment.
What educational benefits will the student gain from this position?: 
Students will learn about the field of ecological economics -- the intersection between environmental health, societal health, and economic health. They will gain understanding of the functions, goals, and workings of the non-profit sector, including hands-on experience in ecological economics, environmental advocacy, coalition building, non-profit fundraising accounting and small business management.
Term: 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Work Study: 
Work Study
Hours Per Week: 
10-19
Number of Students Needed: 
1
Summer: 
not-summer
Filled: 
Filled