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EarthNotes: Nov. 30, 2009


A weekly newsletter of news, events, and other opportunities


This Issue November 30, 2009

  • Climate Change Panel - Dec. 2
  • Environmental Internship Symposium - Dec. 3
  • Harvard Forest REU
  • EPA Management Fellowships
  • Spring Internships for Course Credit
  • More Jobs and Internships

Climate Change Panel and Dinner

"Copenhagen Climate Change Conference: What's the Deal?"
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Usdan International Lounge

Panel followed by a light vegetarian buffet dinner and the screening of "The Age of Stupid" (2009). For more information and to RSVP, visit the Facebook event page.

Environmental Internship Symposium

Thursday, Dec. 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Schneider Building, Heller, Room G-1
*Refreshments served

Come to hear the environmental interns present their work, from protecting piping plovers and preserving forest land, to preventing lead exposure and formulating water policy and much more. Recommended for all students thinking of doing an environmental internship or hoping to learn about the breadth of opportunities in the environmental field. For more information, contact Laura Goldin.

Harvard Forest Summer Research Program

The Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology offers up to 30 undergraduate students the opportunity to collaborate with scientists conducting ecological research. Applications will be available online Dec. 1. The application deadline is Feb. 5. Interested students should consult with Prof. Donahue before applying.

EPA Environmental Management Fellowship Program

This program provides students an opportunity to participate in a fellowship project directly related to their Field of study.  Fellowship categories include Environmental Policy, Regulation, and Law; Environmental Management and Administration; Environmental Science; and Public Relations and  Communications. $400,000 expected to be available, and up to 40 awards anticipated. Responses due Feb. 5, 2010. For more information, visit the EPA's Student Fellowships Web site. Refer to Sol#EPA-EED-10-01.  (Grants.gov 11/5/09)

Spring Academic Internships Available

We have a wealth of environmental internships available for spring, from water policy, energy and recycling to environmental justice and environmental health through the ENVS89a Environmental Internship.  Find the right fit for your interests and academic and career goals, and get invaluable experience. Please contact Laura Goldin ASAP if you are interested.

Job and Internship Corner

Orion Online Latest

The following are some of the latest listings for environmental nonprofit internships and jobs around the country from Orion Grassroots Network. Some of these internships are eligible for course credit with ENVS89a. Just discuss with Laura Goldin first.

Design Internship
"e" inc. The Environmental Learning and Action Center
Boston, MA

Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator
"e" inc. The Environmental Learning and Action Center
Boston, MA

Microenterprise Internships
International Institute of Boston
Boston, MA

Farming and Education Internships
Phillies Bridge Farm Project
New Paltz, NY (Hudson Valley)

Communications Intern
BerkshireTaconic Community Foundation
Great Barrington, MA

Start-up CEO/Manager
Boston Community Energy Services Co-op
Roxbury, MA

Director of Organizational and Higher Education Partnerships
Northwest Earth Institute
Portland, OR

Spring Creek Farm Interns
Alaska Pacific University - Spring Creek Farm
Palmer, AK

Assistant Farm Manager
Alaska Pacific University - Spring Creek Farm
Palmer, AK

Farm Educator
Alaska Pacific University - Spring Creek Farm
Palmer, AK

Education Director
Phillies Bridge Farm Project, Inc.
New Paltz, NY

Field Team Leader, AmeriCorps Position
Northwest Service Academy-Mt. Adams Center
Trout Lake , WA

Development Director
Point Reyes National Seashore Association
Pt. Reyes, CA

Internships
Reptile and Amphibian Ecology International
Tucson, AZ

Mid-Atlantic Regional Program Coordinator
Veterans Green Jobs
Denver, CO (Mid-Atlantic Residence Required)

Director of Administration
Veterans Green Jobs
Denver, CO

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.