GAIACA, Monterey County’s only permitted cannabis waste revitalization company, is seeking a driven intern to fill an environment and public health internship position, with the ultimate goal of full-time employment post-graduation contingent upon successful completion of internship KPIs.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has the tenacity to learn and grow with a rapidly scaling company;
  • ability to multitask;
  • is flexible and can pivot tasks/projects easily;
  • has strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • are data-driven and an analytical thinker;
  • isn’t afraid to ask for clarification.

Preferred educational background:
Pursuing a degree in environmental science, technology & policy; agribusiness; environmental science/studies or a comparable field of study.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Administrative tasks (record keeping, document prep, logistics, general office work, etc.)
  • Research (Ex: environment and public health impact, employee exposure assessment, composting techniques, cannabis in traditional agriculture business, etc.)
  • Apply for grants a develop program, identify grant and funding opportunities, prepare proposal
  • Creating and conducting studies and surveys
  • Testing/profiling of cannabis waste to create analytical database
  • Reports directly to the COO

Length of internship: negotiable
Start date: 2 January 2018
# of hours per week: 10-15 hours/week

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