Laura Goldin
Raab 347

"Open Door Always"

October 18, 2010

This Issue:

*Meet the Majors - Oct 19
*Gov't Careers - Oct 20
*Experiential EXPO - Oct 21
*Statewide Sleepout - Oct 23-24
*Internship & Job Corner

Meet the Environmental Studies Majors!
Tues, Oct 19, 2:30-4:30
Shapiro Campus Center Art Gallery

From your excited and dedicated UDRs, Ellen Abramowitz and Emilie Schuler! :
"This Tuesday, October 19 is the Environmental Studies Meet the Majors Event. It will take place on the third floor of the Shapiro Campus Center in the art gallery (The room closest to the elevator), from 2:30-4:30. This will be an opportunity for students interested in becoming an environmental studies major/minor to talk with upperclassmen and faculty in an informal setting.
Yummy local food will be served as well!
We look forward to seeing you all there!."

Government Careers Forum & Networking Night

Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Sherman Hall, Hassenfeld Conference Center

RSVP via Hiatt NACElink"events" section.
Sponsored by the Hiatt Career Center with the Politics UDRs and the Pre-Law Society
*Professional dress strongly recommended.Participating employers include:

Peace Corps

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, region one (EPA)

U.S. Department of State

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH)

Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs

Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

For more information on this program and how to prepare for it, go to:  Please note: Government career opportunities are available to U.S. citizens only.

Space is limited, so RSVP today!

Experiential EXPO
Thurs, Oct 21, 4:30-6:30pm
Shapiro campus Center Atrium

Posters Available for Viewing in the Atrium 4:30pm-6pm
Two-to-Tell Presentations Running in the Multipurpose Room, 2nd Floor 5pm-6:30pm

A venue for Brandeis undergraduates to present their engaged learning experiences to the Brandeis community. Come to hear stories, connect with new ideas, and gain a wider network of opportunity through recent undergraduate experiences! Be sure to see HSSP internship presentations, 2010 WOW recipient presentations, and 2010 Study Abroad returnees!

From Brandeis Students for a Just and Stable Future:
"SJSF Statewide Sleep Out
Sat, Oct 23 - Sun, Oct 24

Meeting time/place TBA
SJSF is a student led organization dedicated to fighting rapid catastrophic climate change and working together to build a just and stable future for all people around the world. We are sleeping out in protest of the dirty electricity that powers our home and dorms, and in order to build our movement, raise awareness, and jump-start work for real, lasting solutions in the state of Massachusetts. So join the Brandeis group as we head out to Worcester next Saturday, October 23rd, for a night of training, bonding, and fun with climate change activists from across the state! We will leave Brandeis as a group the afternoon of the Oct 23rd and return the next morning. Please fill out this form if interested ("

Green Careers for Students:
A Talk with Kevin Doyle
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 4:30-5:30pm Shiffman 219

Interested in learning more about the opportunities in "green" careers? Kevin Doyle is a leading expert on opportunities for new graduates in the burgeoning environmental field and author of 3 books on the topic, including "The ECO Guide to Careers That Make a Difference: Environmental Work for a Sustainable World". Mr. Doyle is president of Green Economy, an independent consulting, research, facilitation and training firm serving the public and private institutions who are growing a more sustainable global economy and writes the monthly green careers column for Grist Magazine (

Semester in Environmental Science at MBL - Nov 2
The SES is a Fall semester off-campus program taught at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, MA.  The program is approved for credit at Brandeis and 63 other colleges and universities around the Nation. This highly respected program provides a rigorous introduction to biogeochemistry and an opportunity to meet and work with top environmental scientists at the MBL's Ecosystems Center.  During the last five weeks of the semester, students conduct independent research on topics they choose.   About one in five SES alums return to the Ecosystems Center after the program to work on post-course internships at field sites where Center scientists are conducting research.  Currently, Center projects are based at field sites in Massachusetts and Cape Cod,  the tropics (Brazil and Panama), the North Slope of Alaska and Antarctica.  To learn more visit the MBL's website ( or the SES website ( 
Dr. Ken Foreman, Director of the Semester in Environmental Science (SES), an off-campus program focused on global change biology and hands-on field and lab methods in Ecosystems Science, will be on campus to discuss the program with students on 2 November.  Dr. Foreman will also be available to speak with interested students at  3:15pm in Mandell in the sitting area above Mandell 03.

Clean Energy Careers Briefing
November 4 th 2:30-5pm @ Hynes Convention Center 3 rd Floor, Boston

Full Details:
"Overall jobs may have decreased, but clean energy jobs have in creased in recent years in the Commonwealth. Massachusetts is now the second leading clean-energy U.S. state according to a Clean Energy Center report. Join us and learn about Clean Energy Careers in Massachusetts!
    • Learn from two leading clean energy career experts and two HR directors that are hiring
    • Go home with a list of the top ten companies hiring and 100 clean energy job openings in Massachusetts
    • Network with clean energy career experts, professionals and job seekers
Intended for career service and workforce development professionals, students, recruiters, career transitioners, job seekers  … everyone interested in clean energy careers!
Includes ½ hour networking with experts and attendees
Expert Panel:
Kevin Doyle Principal of Green Economy; Workforce Development Co-Chair at New England Clean Energy Council; and Author
Chris Russell President, Green Job Spider
This Clean Energy Career Briefing is organized by Jen Boudrie, an Instructional Designer and director of the Massachusetts Green Career Conference.
$40 for this session only, or $15 Student w/ID
To register please click here for the Clean Energy Careers Briefing.
To register for the whole conference go to
Hynes Convention Center , Third Floor
900 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115
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Take care all,
Laura Goldin