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ICF Consulting Group, Inc. 2023 Summer Intern, Disaster Management in Helena, Montana

At ICF we make big things happen. Let’s work together to help disaster impacted communities recover and re-build for future resilience. ICF’s growing Disaster Management division seeks interns to support our project activities. As an intern, you will provide support to specific recovery projects and functions for the Division. You will also work alongside project teams, helping state and local clients administer United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and United States Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funded programs. You will be exposed to a wide variety of experts across the firm including those who address issues related to infrastructure, disaster planning and recovery, financial literacy, energy efficiency, green building, and job training. This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success. We’re currently hiring Disaster Management Program interns to join us from June through August 2023 across the following three teams:Disaster Recovery (Intern location: Virtual)

  • Support project teams implementing HUD and FEMA funded programs, helping to refine program procedures and processes for implementation

  • Research, interpret and apply disaster recovery regulations and policies

  • Provide reconciliation, accounting and supporting documentation for the assigned grants to ensure that each subrecipient will have an audit quality file

  • Provides general assistance to subrecipients in preparing documentation, invoices, and information to request reimbursement

  • Review applications for missing documents, accuracy, and quality

  • Assist in the creation of written reports, policies and procedures, and training materials

  • Assist with operational improvement initiatives and address operational problems as they arise

HUD Housing, Infrastructure, and Mitigation (Intern location: Virtual)

  • Provide support to specific recovery projects and functions for the Division

  • Work alongside project teams, helping state and local clients administer HUD CDBG-DR and Mitigation-funded disaster recovery programs.

  • Interact with a wide variety of experts across the firm who address issues related to energy efficiency and green building, infrastructure, disaster planning and recovery, financial literacy, job training, and others.

  • Support project teams implementing HUD Disaster Recovery and Mitigation funded programs, helping to refine program procedures and processes for implementation

  • Work with staff to set up systems and help interpret and apply disaster recovery regulations and policy

  • Provide reconciliation, accounting, and supporting documentation for the assigned grants to ensure that each subrecipient will have an audit quality file

  • Conduct reviews of supporting documentation for the assigned grants to ensure that each subrecipient receives appropriate reimbursement for approved, federally funded programs

  • Provide general assistance to subrecipients in preparing documentation, invoices, and information to request reimbursement for approved, federally funded programs

  • Help develop written products and tools for grantee policies and procedures and program implementation and design

  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of various documents, training materials, and presentations

  • Assist with operational improvement initiatives and address operational problems as they arise

  • Conduct program and policy research

FEMA Mitigation (Intern location: Tallahassee, FL office)

  • Provide support to specific mitigation with hazard mitigation funding and planning projects for the Division

  • Work alongside project teams, helping state and local clients administer FEMA Mitigation-funded programs.

  • Interact with a wide variety of experts across the firm who address issues related to utilities, critical infrastructure, climate planning, finance, and more.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities

  • Strong time management skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

  • Experience conducting research, organizing, and analyzing information

  • Experience writing detailed guidance and procedural materials

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program

Our work is done in a professional, collegial, and intellectual environment that allows individuals to pursue their passions, grow their careers, and generate meaningful results on behalf of our clients.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy (https://www.icf.com/legal/equal-employment-opportunity) .

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf) and Pay Transparency Statement (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_English_unformattedESQA508c.pdf) .

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final salary for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The salary range for Colorado is -

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