Office Administration Intern

Davis, CA

Stillwater Sciences is seeking a highly motivated individual to assist with various office activities in our Davis office. The position is available immediately. Applicants should be available to work 12-15 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.

Desired Skills and Attributes:

  • Some course work 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
  • Desire to learn about office management in a professional services firm
  • Clean driving record with a current “Class C” Driver’s License


  • Mailing and delivery support, minor accounting assistance, and running errands (post office, car rental company, grocery store)
  • Office maintenance (organization, caring for plants, cleaning kitchen, printer updates and supplies)
  • Logistical support for office operations and projects; reservations, supplies ordering, scheduling
  • Maintenance and organization of field equipment
  • Word processing and editorial support
  • Document support: report preparation and production, copying, binding, filing, shredding, mailing
  • Clerical assistance to administrative and accounting staff
  • Organization and maintenance of technical library and office filing systems


About Stillwater Sciences:

Stillwater Sciences ( is an environmental consulting firm specializing in scientifically-based solutions to aquatic, terrestrial, and watershed resource managementWe 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 65 dedicated and enthusiastic employees located along the West Coast in six main offices. We maintain a collaborative work environment that promotes productive and rigorous applied scientific research. We 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 healthy blend of passion, initiative, commitment, flexibility, and teamwork. Stillwater Sciences is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and recently began an employee ownership transition process.

How to apply

Compensation and Application Details:

The salary range is $12-$14/hour, depending on education and experience.

Please send a cover letter and  resume (preferably in  PDF format)  to:

Please write “Davis Administration Assistant” in the subject line of the email.

Resumes without cover letters will not be considered

Position will remain open until filled


Electronic submissions preferred.