Laura Goldin
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"Open Door Always"

EarthNotes: Sept. 4, 2009

This Issue

  • Reservoir clean-up Saturday - Sept. 5
  • Study abroad fair
  • Idealist grad school fair
  • Alums: Environmental leadership program

Reservoir clean-up

Sat, Sept. 5
2 p.m., meet at Shapiro Campus Center Atrium

From SEA: "Join SEA as we head over to enjoy the day at the beautiful reservoir near campus. We'll be providing trash bags and gloves to pick up the trash that has accumulated in the area, making the area truly clean and safe for all who visit. Hope you join us!"

Study abroad fair

Thursday, Sept. 17
12-4 p.m.

This year the off-campus study fair will feature over 40 different organizations and overseas institutions from our approved list. Running from noon. – 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17 in Levin Ballroom, this is a great event for you to learn more about study abroad options.

Idealist grad schools fairs

Providence: Sept. 14
Boston: Sept. 15
Both are at 5-8 p.m.

Thinking of going to grad-school next year? These fairs are a place to meet with representatives from graduate programs in fields such as Nonprofit Management, Education, Social Work, Global Health, International Affairs, Law, Business, Public Policy, Urban Planning, and many more. For more information, to register (it's free but they need to know how many people will be there), and to see which schools will be at each fair, please visit their Web site.

If you want to get a better sense of what these fairs are like, you can also watch this short video.

Environmental leadership program

Over the past 10 years ELP has been helping emerging leaders from academia, business, government and the non-profit sector to strengthen and refine their leadership capacity. Through its residential learning program, Fellows are challenged and inspired by their peers, trainers and ELP staff to move their professional and personal goals to the next level. ELP applications are now being accepted. For further information and to apply, visit their Web site.

New job listing: Forest partnership

Outreach coordinator

Mass-Conn Sustainable Forest Partnership
Wales, MA (S. Central MA/N. Central CT)

If you don't see the job you want in EarthNotes or in your own searching, don't forget the Brandeis Hiatt Career Center.

From Hiatt: There are more than 300 organizations in Hiatt NACElink focused on environment/conservation, energy, NGO/non-profit, agriculture, or government, including 80 with a specific focus on green careers. In addition to the Environmental Studies Program and the annual Green Careers Forum, Hiatt brings many green employers to campus for recruiting, networking and informational purposes. Located in the Usdan Student Center, Hiatt offers daily walk-in hours for students and alumni. Stop by for assistance with resumes, cover letters, and interview preparation.