Climate Change & Sustainability Research Assistant – ICF International – Full-Time Position

Research Assistant – Climate Change & Sustainability – College

Employer: ICF International – Fairfax, VA

Date: Friday, December 30, 2011

Job Type: Gov’t Affairs


About ICF International

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy and climate change; environment and infrastructure; health, human services, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement [please cite The Brad Traverse Group]. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,700 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is .

ICF is at the forefront of preparing leading-edge technical and policy analyses, identifying viable market solutions, and building real-world management tools. In climate change and environmental markets, ICF has provided advice to more than 30 governments and international institutions, and served more than 60 companies in the FT Global 500. We develop emissions inventories and carbon footprints; conduct greenhouse gas mitigation policy analysis; assist clients with offset and carbon credit projects; perform renewable energy assessments; and support federal and state clients on analyses related to climate change impacts and vulnerabilities, among other service offerings. We offer our clients around the globe unparalleled analytical, policy, and business management services.

Job Description: To support our growth we seek Research Assistants to work supporting our clients and projects in Climate Change & Sustainability division. Research Assistants will contribute to the development of innovative, accurate, timely, and high quality products and services, typically working on multiple projects with all levels of staff. Research Assistants at ICF International have an opportunity to apply their academic knowledge, gain exposure to major projects, and interact with experts and clients in the field, while also building content knowledge and consulting skills. Research Assistants advance in our consulting practice or go on to outstanding graduate programs around the country. This position is intended for graduating seniors or recent Bachelor’s graduates who are available to start working in summer 2012.

Responsibilities: Data collection and analysis Reviewing literature Conducting interviews and surveys Solving quantitative and qualitative problems Interacting with federal and commercial clients Drafting and reviewing written materials for clients

Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental or other Earth Sciences, Economics, Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Public Policy or related subjects Minimum GPA of 3.0 Demonstrated quantitative and/or modeling skills

Preferred Skills/Experience: GPA of 3.2 or higher

Professional Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills Computer proficiency Organized, detail oriented, ability to prioritize and multi-task Ability to work under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment ICF International offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. To apply, please submit your resume, transcript, and a 3-5 page writing sample.