The Chesapeake Bay Foundation seeks a Database Support Intern to be based at their Philip Merrill Environmental Center headquarters located in Annapolis, MD. This is an unpaid internship for the summer of 2015.
THE CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATION
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest regional non-profit conservation organization working solely to save the Bay. Established in 1967, CBF has a staff of approximately 185 employees working in offices in Annapolis Maryland; Richmond and VA Beach, Virginia; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and Washington, D.C., and in 15 field education program locations. Our staff and volunteer corps work throughout the region educating students and adults, advocating for clean water polices, restoring waterways, and litigating when necessary.
CBF's headquarters office in Annapolis, MD is the Philip Merrill Environmental Center, the world's first U.S. Green Build Council's LEED platinum building. In 2014, CBF opened The Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach, VA. The Brock Center is one of the most energy efficient, environmentally smart buildings in the world.
CBF has an annual budget of approximately $21 million and is supported by more than 200,000 members and e-subscribers.
CONTEXT OF THE POSITION
The Database Support Intern has the opportunity to shadow members of the Information Technology team in order to learn about the process of maintaining, configuring, troubleshooting and managing complex enterprise level database systems. The intern will enjoy hands-on experience by observing and assisting the IT team in day to day database server management, troubleshooting of end user problems, and designing business process solutions that utilize database systems. This summer, CBF will be embarking on a project to replace all of their core database systems. The intern will have the opportunity to play a role in the implementation of an enterprise level constituent relationship management database replacement project.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
CBF seeks an enthusiastic student who can derive the most benefit from this valuable learning experience. Such a candidate should be currently enrolled at a college or university, preferably in a related program or with two to three years of related coursework, and should have familiarity and enthusiasm for technology and databases. The student should also have a general knowledge of and enthusiasm for CBF's mission and work.
To apply, please send cover letter and resume no later than April 10, 2015 to:
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.