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Insights & reflections from our summer intern, Juliáe Riva!

This summer, I was thrilled to be hosted by Oregon Environmental Council through the Emerging Leaders Internship program. I was especially excited because I’d be using my time in the internship to conduct research to help OEC assess its own efforts to support other young or new professionals through its Emerging Leaders Board (ELB). My work included external research, in-depth interviews with staff and former ELB members, and a survey with former ELB members. The culmination of this project resulted in a detailed report, which includes all the data, analysis, and a set of recommendations with regard to reinstating the ELB.  First and foremost, ...

My First Week at Oregon Environmental Council

Post by Hosana Medhanie  As a recent graduate of Willamette University, I set out to find an internship that would allow me to get involved with environmental protection and sustainability because it’s an area I am excited in exploring further. Fortunately, this summer I have the opportunity to work as OEC’s Environmental Leadership and Justice Intern. OEC has partnered with Emerging Leaders Internship Program (ELI), a program that provides college students with paid internships at top companies in Portland. ELI’s goal is to bring underrepresented groups -- first generation students, low-income students, and students of color -- into ...