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    Summary

    Unpaid internships with OPIC are offered year round in Washington, D.C., and can last from 12 weeks to 12 months. Duties vary based on the department and/or office in which the intern is placed. OPIC's Internship Program offers valuable experience that contributes to educational and professional growth, and may be applied in any future employment endeavor, including federal, state and local governments or in the private sector.

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    Responsibilities

    As an Environmental Impact Analysis Intern with OIP, you will:

    • Identify, collect and provide in-depth analyses of the potential environmental and social impacts of international projects in developing nations and markets under consideration for OPIC support in the areas of debt finance, insurance or equity finance using international guidelines and standards. Projects include a wide range of industries, such as renewable energy, manufacturing, construction and financial intermediaries.
    • Assess potential environmental and social impacts of projects and ensure appropriate mitigation measures are included in a project's environmental and social action plan;
    • Assist in making recommendations to OPIC management regarding project eligibility and conditionality on environmental and social grounds, and specify environmental and social conditions of default to be included in OPIC finance, insurance and investment fund agreements; and
    • Conduct research on important environmental and social policy issues related to emerging technologies, environmental variability and social outcomes.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512258100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.