July 27, 2016

Sustainability internship offer at the Port of New Orleans

The Port of New Orleans, in partnership with the International Youth Offices of Québec (LOJIQ), is offering a 3-month internship from September 26 to December 16, 2016. The intern will act as advisor in sustainable development.

The Port of New Orleans is a deep-draft multipurpose port at the center of the world’s busiest port system — Louisiana’s Lower Mississippi River. Connected to major inland markets and Canada via 14,500 miles of waterways, six class I railroads and the interstate highway system, the Port is the ideal gateway for steel, project cargo, containers, coffee, natural rubber, chemicals, agricultural products, manufactured goods, passenger cruises and more.

The port of New Orleans is committed to protecting the environment and encourage the sustainable development of ports. The Department of Environmental Services works with entrepreneurs, tenants, operators, customers, community organizations and all stakeholders to meet and exceed environmental requirements.

The intern will provide support to the staff of the Department of Environmental Services, and at 40 hours / week. His term will be primarily to continue the implementation and development of compliance programs (quality of air and water, waste management, and emergency measures, sustainable development) for the environmental management system of the Port and its Green Marine certification.

Depending on the skills and interests of the student, special projects could also be included in the mandate, including:

Eligibility criteria:

If your application is accepted, you have to become a member of the LOJIQ in order to receive support from the LOJIQ Foundation. The annual membership of $ 25 allows you to support the actions of LOJIQ among young Quebecers engaged in international mobility and gives you the benefits negotiated with partners.

Required profile:

Upon approval of the application, the participant will receive from the LOJIQ:

For more information contact Linda Asseli at the LOJIQ lasseli@lojiq.org or by phone at 418-528-7373 or toll free at 1-800-465-4255.

To submit your application (curriculum vitae and motivation letter) you need to connect to LOJIQ web portal and create an account to access the application form.

Deadline to Apply: Thursday, August 18, 2016, 5pm

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Sustainability internship offer at the Port of New Orleans