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Policy and Communications

Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) is currently seeking applications for a Policy and Communications Intern. The intern will learn about estuarine ecology, coastal processes, and environmental policy and planning with a focus on engaging community decision-makers on issues such as coastal hazards, climate change, and sea level rise. The intern will learn how to help communities and the state address coastal resource management issues through translating scientific information into appropriate materials and engagement activities. The intern will practice communication and engagement techniques to use in a variety of settings and gain valuable hands-on science policy experience as well as communications, leadership, and organizational skills. 

AmeriCorps Educational Award (optional): Interns engaged in Education, Management, Administration, or Environmental Stewardship are eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion of their service if they choose. The award amount varies and is based on the total number of hours served. The award can be used for educational expenses including tuition, student loans, books, and other fees for up to 7 years after completion of service.