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Education & Outreach Intern

Date Posted: 1/23/2020

Location: Central Office (Des Moines)

Type of Employment: Temporary

Metro Waste Authority is seeking an Education and Outreach Intern to assist with educating the community on MWA’s mission and programs. This position is a great fit for anyone excited about talking trash and having a positive impact on the environment.

Below is a sampling of the responsibilities of this position:

  • Shares fresh, creative messages and curricula to educate targeted audiences.
  • Recommends and implements community awareness and outreach initiatives.
  • Coordinates and conducts facility tours and maintains tour guidelines and talking points.
  • Assists with the planning of internal and external events, as well as presentations.
  • Researches environmental issues and trends.
  • Supports education programs offered at the Metro Waste Authority Environmental Learning Center.


  • Course work pertaining to education, communications, marketing and/or public relations, or related field.
  • Valid driver’s license

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A job application and resume are required to apply for this position. Please download and complete this application. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits including IPERS.

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