Office Administration Intern

Office Administration Intern

Davis, CA

Stillwater Sciences is seeking a highly motivated individual to add to our diverse staff and assist with various office activities in our Davis office. The position is available immediately. Applicants should be available to work 10–15 hours per week, with the possibility of slightly increased hours during summer months. Work hours are flexible to fit with class schedules. The successful applicant will be provided with experience related to many facets of a small office as it relates to the environmental consulting business, from business development and administration to analysis and reporting of data with the potential to support field studies, as class schedules permit.

Desired Skills and Attributes:

  • Some coursework completed towards a college degree
  • Experience in, or desire to work in an office setting
  • Highly developed organizational skills, attention to detail with the ability to multi-task
  • High energy and contagious enthusiasm
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willingness to be proactive, initiate tasks that need to get done, and ask for clarification when the desired outcome is unclear
  • Computer skills with word processing and spreadsheet software
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Flexibility and willingness to do whatever needs doing
  • Valid Driver’s license in good standing


  • Organization, digitization, and maintenance of technical library and office filing systems
  • Word processing and editorial support
  • Environmental documents/reporting support: literature reviews and summaries, report preparation and production (copying, binding, filing, shredding, mailing)
  • Assistance to administrative and accounting staff
  • Mailing and delivery support, minor accounting assistance, and running errands (post office, car rental company, grocery store)
  • Maintenance and organization of field equipment
  • Occasional project-related field work
How to apply

Compensation and Application Details:

  • The salary range is $17–$20/hour, depending on education and experience.
  • Please send a cover letter and  resume (preferably in  PDF format) to:
  • Please write “Davis Administration Intern” in the subject line of the email.
  • Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.
  • Position will remain open until filled.
  • Due to the collaborative nature of our work and given that our company is a Federal contractor, Stillwater Sciences employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (or apply for an accommodation for a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief), and we strongly encourage employees receive a booster.

About Stillwater Sciences

Stillwater Sciences is an employee-owned environmental consulting firm specializing in scientifically based solutions to aquatic, terrestrial, and watershed resource management. We assist government agencies, NGOs, and private clients with environmental problem solving, planning, and permitting using a multi-disciplinary approach that integrates physical and biological processes. We have approximately 80 full-time dedicated and enthusiastic employees in nine offices throughout the Western U.S.

We maintain a collaborative work environment that promotes productive and rigorous applied scientific research, and pride ourselves on defining and shaping our individual careers in a way that provides a healthy rhythm of work and life responsibilities. Success at Stillwater requires a blend of passion, initiative, commitment, flexibility, and teamwork.  Learn more about us.

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