Internship Opportunity! 

The Otsego County Conservation Association, Inc (OCCA) is seeking an intern to head up the design and building of an interactive website using a website builder platform. Using the Otsego County Energy Taskforce (OCET) Roadmap draft, the intern will work with staff and contractors to translate the background information and data into an interactive tool for general public use.  

Internship term: Fall Semester 2021, with potential option to extend  

Time Commitment 
This internship requires a minimum time commitment of 10- 18 hours per week while actively taking classes.  Up to 35 hours per week when not taking classes.  Time will be tracked using a shared timesheet document. 

Scheduling Conflicts 
OCCA recognizes that academic, work, and family events can create scheduling conflicts with work to be performed as part of the Internship. All deliverables must be provided to OCCA staff by the end of the internship term. Should deadlines result in scheduling conflicts, OCCA staff must be notified one week in advance. 

Methods of Communication 
Communication related to the Internship shall take place primarily via Zoom, Podio, and email. Pending availability, OCCA will schedule in-person meetings on an as needed basis. 

The intern will be required to submit a bi-weekly timesheet to OCCA Project Coordinator, Deirdre Crouse. The internship is paid, with the pay rate being $15/hr. Payments will be disbursed on a bi-weekly basis. Time sheets updates are due on Fridays by noon.  

Work Location(s) 
This internship is intended to be primarily remote.  

Work Plan

  • Work with Executive Director, Planner and Consultant to review data from completed Otsego County Energy Roadmap
  • Translate data into website to create an interactive tool for public use
  • Interacting and coordinating with entities throughout the county to connect webpages with this new website. 

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to director@occainfo.org with the subject line: Energy Intern

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