Call for Trans4M Fall 2012 Fellow

Fall 2012 – Transportation for Michigan Fellow

The Michigan Environmental Council (MEC) is seeking a talented part-time fellow to support various activities of the Transportation for Michigan (Trans4M) Coalition from September to December 2012, with the possibility of turning into a full-time fellowship from January to May 2013.

Transportation for Michigan Fellowship

The fellow will work on a variety of projects related to the Coalition, with a focus on legislation and policy research, analytical report writing, and communications. Additionally, this fellow will have the opportunity to undertake short- and long-term policy research projects, meet with state policymakers, take part in special events and field trips, and attend committee meetings and sessions of the Legislature.

This fellowship includes a stipend, and/or can be used for college credit. Work schedule is flexible, although individual must commit to working at least two days at the MEC office (602 W. Ionia St., Lansing, MI) with other hours to be flexible. Bus pass included in stipend.

Ideal applicant will:

Be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, or have graduated the previous semester.

  • Have knowledge of research methods to collect and analyze relevant information.
  • Have a basic understanding of current transportation policy issues and public policy.
  • Be self-motivated and self-directed, seeking guidance when appropriate.
  • Have a good sense of humor and a strong ability to collaborate with others.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé and a short writing sample to Kathryn Gray, Transportation for Michigan Coordinator at kathryng@trans4m.org by Friday, September 21st, 2012.

Late submissions will not be accepted.

To view the full fellowship posting, click here.

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