Mar. 5, 2012
Laura Goldin, email@example.com
781-736-3075, Rabb 347
"Open Door Always”
Stay tuned to Earthnotes for events, announcements, and opportunities.
Check out the Environmental ENVS website for all the program information:
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* EFS JBS Application Deadline - March 16
* Sierra Club Beyond Oil Opportunities- March 19
* Focus the Nation: ReCharge Applications
Environmental Field Semester JBS
Deadline: March 16
The deadline for the summer and fall JBS programs is noon on March 16!
There is still time to apply.
Fall 2012, 20 credits
Professor Brian Donahue, Adjunct Faculty Michael Harrity, Hannah
Ramer, and Emily Silver
The program also fulfills many major and minor requirements:
---BIOL 32aj meets the Environmental Studies requirement for the
Natural Sciences Group elective
---ENVS 100ej meets the GIS requirement for the Environmental Studies major
---AMST 104bj meets the Environmental Studies requirement for the
Social Sciences/Humanities Group elective
---AMST 104bj meets the Social Justice Social Policy elective requirement
---AMST 104bj meets the History requirement for the Post-1800 History period
---SN School of Science Distribution Requirement will be met
---SS School of Social Science Distribution Requirement will be met
To learn more contact Alyssa Grinberg (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit
JBS on the web www.brandeis.edu/jbs
Sierra Club Beyond Oil Student Leadership
From the organization: "Please join us for a Beyond Oil, Campus Edition webinar on Monday, March 19th at 8:00 PM EST to learn more about the Beyond Oil Campaign, the tactics it uses to help America kick its addiction to oil and how you can use those strategies on your campus! For more information and to RSVP for the upcoming Webinar, contact Jessica Eckdish, email@example.com
Applications for 2012’s ReCharge! Retreat are now open. Application deadline is April 1st, 2012. Retreat is scheduled for August 12-18, 2012. Focus the Nation selects twenty students, five from each Quadrant, who show passion, dedication, and drive to accelerate the transition to clean energy. The one week retreat includes a balance of intellectual rigor, collaborative practices, reflection and physical activity as it applies to building our clean energy future. APPLY TODAY for your chance to be a part of this life changing opportunity!
*** Internship and Job Corner ****
We have a long list of outstanding internships available for the right students for full course credit when accompanied by the ENVS89a seminar (offered every semester and summer along with your internship experience, and you present your work at the Environmental Internship Symposium!) Just contact me firstname.lastname@example.org . For a snapshot of the many opportunities available and information about the internship course, see the ENVS website at
From the Organization: "The land management interns carry the primary responsibility for maintaining the trails and land management activities on Land Trust properties. Will also work closely with Town of Lincoln Conservation Department staff on maintenance and special projects on Town conservation land. Anticipated compensation is $11.00 – 12.50 per hour, depending upon experience and skills. Formal training is less important than initiative, organization, and enthusiasm for independent outdoor work. Light carpentry and plant identification skills a plus.
National Wildlife Fund
NWF is hiring a Southeast Campus Field Coordinator to support climate leadership and sustainability among colleges and universities in the Southeast. From NWF: "This person will work with campus leaders to reduce greenhouse gas emission, advance sustainability goals, develop green jobs training programs at community colleges, and engage college students in climate and sustainability issues at all levels. It is a great leadership opportunity for someone who has a passion for sustainability and climate and energy issues. More details are available at the application website" here!
First Root Farm Internship
From the organization: "First Root Farm is small, diversified vegetable farm, growing on 2 acres of historic farmland in Minute Man National Historical Park in Concord, MA. We are looking for motivated people, enthusiastic about sustainable farming and community building, to join our farm team this summer. Responsibilities: assisting the farmers in all aspects of vegetable production, including greenhouse management, field seeding and transplanting, harvest and post-harvest handling, weeding and cultivation, tillage and field preparation, CSA distribution and management, and interacting with the public, including CSA members and volunteers. For more information, visit www.firstrootfarm.com or email us: email@example.com."Citizen Schools Fellows
Orion Online Latest Listings
The following are just some of the recent listings for environmental nonprofit internships and jobs around the country from Orion Grassroots Network. For details on these positions and the many other listings, go to:http://jobs.
Hawthorne Valley Farmscape Ecology Program
Harlemville, NY (eastern NY State)
Boston, MA (San Francisco, CA)
Training Program Coordinator
Boston, MA (San Francisco, CA)
Community Access TV Production Manager
WilliNet, Community TV
The Marion Institute, Inc.
Environmental Education Intern
Shangri La Nature Center
Rosie Creek Farm
Ester, AK (Fairbanks area - Interior Alaska)
Communications and Outreach Intern
South Lake Tahoe, CA
High School Conservation Crew Leaders
Student Conservation Association
National Beginning Farmer Technical Assistance Coordinator CTI - New Entry Sustainble Farming Project
Lowell, MA (Nationwide)
Technical Assistance and Incubator Farm Coordinator CTI - New Entry Sustainable Farming Project
Environmental Education Internship Hidden Villa
Los Altos Hills, CA
Public Programs Internship Hidden Villa
Los Altos Hills, CA
Northampton, MA (Western MA area)
St. Louis, MO
NH Water Resources Internship
Merrimack River Watershed Council
Lawrence, MA (New Hampshire)
grassroots organizing interns
First Root Farm
(And if you don't see the job you want on EARTHNOTES or in your own searching, don't forget the Brandeis Hiatt Career Center. From Hiatt: "There are over 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. Hiatt offers students/alumni daily walk-ins hours. Stop by for assistance with resumes, cover letters, and interview preparation. Web site: www.brandeis.edu/hiatt /