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Resource & Government Affairs Intern

Idaho Forest Group is currently seeking a Resource & Government Affairs Intern for approximately 6 months during 2021.
This intern will assist in researching protocols, develop an inventory management system for GHG emissions, and collect all necessary data to complete scope 1 and 2 emissions assessments at all 7 IFG manufacturing facilities.

Essential Functions:

• Develop GHG inventory management system recommendation and protocols for data collection compatible with potential future carbon footprint assessment (scope 3- corporate value chain) and life cycle analysis
• Work with staff at each facility to collect data necessary to complete NCASI Spreadsheets for calculating GHG emissions from wood products manufacturing facilities (or similar)
• Prepare final report and presentation to management team summarizing IFG's emissions inventory and recommendations for improvement as well as effort necessary to complete scope 3 (all other indirect emissions)
• Research and provide guidance on corporate accounting and reporting standards for GHG emissions, including scope 1 (direct emissions from fuel consumption, etc.) and scope 2 (indirect emissions from purchased/acquired electricity, steam, heat and cooling) 


• Currently pursuing or have recently graduated with an undergraduate or graduate degree in Environmental Science or Biological Engineering
• Must be a Senior or higher, minimum GPA of 3.0
• Knowledge of State & Emission regulations
• Have own housing and transportation, none will be provided

As a condition of employment, Idaho Forest Group requires employees to complete a variety of pre-employment screening processes which may include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug and substance test, reference check, prior work verification, driving history (MVR), education verification, aptitude/skills testing, and credit checks. The depth of screening will vary based on the position.

Physical Requirements:

Move safely, quickly, and perform duties with repetitious movement. Sit and/or stand for shift, reach with hands and arms, stoop, squat, twist, push and pull, maintain balance, bend at the waist, kneel, walk varying distances, and climb stairs. Must be able to tolerate all weather elements, loud conditions, vibrations and airborne particles (sawdust).

Idaho Forest Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, genetic information, family medical history, or any other status protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 208-762-6630 and/or