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EERI has a Post Graduation Internship Position Open

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) has one internship available for a recent college graduate interested in gaining valuable relevant professional experience while supporting the Institute’s mission.

The four-to-six month position will assist on a number of interesting EERI projects including the Concrete Coalition, the World Housing Encyclopedia, the Confined Masonry Network, the Learning from Earthquakes Program, the Mitigation Center and the USGS PAGER project. In addition the interns will help with other EERI activities such as technical seminars and various publications. Tasks are varied and include some website data entry and maintenance, data analysis and research, and basic organizational tasks.

Desirable education and background include a bachelor’s degree in engineering or science, familiarity with structural or geotechnical engineering, proficiency in Excel and WORD, some knowledge of website development and maintenance or willingness to learn, a flexible attitude towards work, initiative, curiosity, and strong interpersonal skills. The intern will be provided a monthly stipend ($1,200/month).

EERI Post Graduation internships are a great way to gain valuable professional experience, to be involved in meaningful projects related to seismic safety and to make critical contacts with others in the profession. The EERI office is located in downtown Oakland, close to BART and the freeway.

You can learn more about EERI at www.eeri.org and the EERI Post Graduation Internship Program available by clicking here.

Interested applicants should send their resume and a one page cover letter highlighting their qualifications and interest in the EERI internship program. Please email the documents to Juliane Lane (juliane@eeri.org). Applications should be received by December 15th. The position will begin in early January 2011. New internship positions become available every four to six months.

posted December 01, 2010