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Laura Goldin
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781-736-3075
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Apr. 02, 2012


EARTHNOTES April 2, 2012 Job & Internship Special!
Laura Goldin, goldin@brandeis.edu

781-736-3075, Rabb 347

"Open Door Always” 

Stay tuned to Earthnotes for events, announcements, and opportunities.  

And check out the Environmental Studies ENVS website for more:
http://www.brandeis.edu/programs/environmental/index.html 
And make sure to check out our facebook page: 
 http://www.facebook.com/groups/159239994157799/ 

This Issue: Job and Internship Special!

* Environmental Summer Counselor,Waltham YMCA

*American Jewish Committee Job: Assistant, Office Services for Sustainability Projects

MA Association of Conservation Districts Summer Internship Opportunity

Campuses Beyond Oil Student Webinar Monday April 9th at 9 PM

* And Lots More Summer Internships & Jobs!

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  goldin@brandeis.edu . For a snapshot of the many opportunities available and information about the internship course, see the ENVS website at
 http://www.brandeis.edu/programs/environmental/internship/index.html
 Appropriate positions can meet internship requirements for HSSP, IGS and others programs.

Environmental Counselor for Waltham YMCA- PAID
The Waltham YMCA is looking for an Environmental specialty counselor for their summer camp program. This is a seasonal position with an hourly wage of $11.00-$14.00 per hour. The scheduled days and hours are Monday-Friday between 7:30am-6:00pm for a total of 40 hours per week. The counselor will be in charge of planning environmental games activities each day for children 3-11 years old. For more info about how to apply see attached flyer, and also contact me:  goldin@brandeis.edu.

American Jewish Committee Job: Assistant, Office Services for Sustainability Projects
AJC is looking for an Assistant in its New York, New York office to help with various sustainability projects; tightly manage and control costs; deliver outstanding customer services and timely and accurate information. This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in property and building management as well as environmental studies, green products and technology. For more info on how to apply, please see attached flyer.
 
MA Association of Conservation District Summer Internship Opportunity

The Massachusetts Association of Conservation Districts "offers a summer internship opportunity for a college student entering junior or senior year who has demonstrated interest in conservation, agriculture and the environment.  The selectee will serve under supervision of the MACD executive director in a full time internship for a period of ten weeks.  The position will be located at a Massachusetts USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service office.  The incumbent will work with all fourteen (14) conservation districts in preparing for and in implementing the NACD 2012 national poster contest with the theme “Soil to Spoon.”  The selectee will also work with conservation districts in Local Working Group outreach programs throughout the Commonwealth. A stipend of $3,000 will be awarded to the incumbent at the successful completion of this internship." For more information and for an application form, please visit MACD's blog at URL: http://massacd.wordpress.com/internship-opportunity-summer-2012/.


NOFA-NH Summer Internship Opening
NOFA-NH, the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Hampshire, is looking to hire an intern wo work on a project creating the first draft of a fundraising campaign for NOFA-NH to hire an Executive Director.  The campaign needs to raise approximately $200,000 over the course of one year.  Duties of the position include researching grants, developing a plan for locating major gifts, volunteer time/coordination, and documentation. For more info see http://www.nofanh.org. Please contact Prof G if interested.

GreenLink 
Greenlink is seeking students interested in helping get the word out about Greenlink and Rising Green. From the organization: "Campus Ambassadors are under graduates who act as a liaison between Rising Green and their respective college communities, serving as the face of the organization. This is a semester-long opportunity to work with GreenLink and Rising Green Blog, and allows the flexibility for students to make their own schedules." Apply Here!  Contact President, Adrian Dahlin at adrian@risinggreen.com.
 

 

First Root Farm

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, go to Farm Intern  or email us: firstrootfarm@gmail.com." 

Massachusetts Fair Share From the organization: "Massachusetts Fair Share is a citizen-based non-profit advocacy organization that works to provide every Bay Stater with a fair shot at a good job, a secure future and a strong voice in our democracy. We are NOW Hiring for our office in the greater Boston area to work on the campaign. We're looking for people who work hard, communicate well, and are committed to positive social change. Click here to learn more!"

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.oriongrassroots.org/ . Many of the internships are also ideal for academic credit with the fall, spring or summer ENVS 89a course. Just discuss with me first: goldin@brandeis.edu
 

Community Access TV Production Manager 
WilliNet, Community TV 
Williamstown, MA 

Farm apprentice/intern 
Rosie Creek Farm 
Ester, AK (Fairbanks area - Interior Alaska) 

High School Conservation Crew Leaders
Student Conservation Association
Oakland, CA

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
Lowell, MA

Social Media Internship 
Hilltown Families 
Northampton, MA (Western MA area) 

Organizing Representative for Missouri 
Sierra Club 
St. Louis, MO 

NH Water Resources Internship 
Merrimack River Watershed Council 
Lawrence, MA (New Hampshire) 

grassroots organizing interns 
Midwest Academy 
Chicago, IL 
 
Summer Packout Assistant 
Chewonki 
Wiscasset, ME 

Internships 
The Biodiversity Group 
Tucson, AZ (virtual) 

Education Program Specialist 
NIU's Lorado Taft Field Campus 
Oregon, IL 

Community Crew Leaders 
Student Conservation Association 
Boston, MA 

Internships 
Hillside Farm 
Media, PA 

Marketing and Outreach Director 
Deer Hill Expeditions 
Mancos, CO 

Jobs and internships 
Institute for Environmental Awareness 
Petersham, MA 

Woolman Community Intern 
Woolman Semester 
Nevada City, CA (Sierra Foothills) 

SEEKING FARMER 
Confidential 
Red Hook, NY 

Operations Manager 
Highstead 
Redding, CT 

Co-Director 
University of the Wild 
Petersham, MA 

Garden Internship and Crew Leaders 
The Country Gardeners / Helia Land Design 
Great Barrington, MA 

Chef 
Yestermorrow Design/Build School 
Waitsfield, VT (Mad River Valley) 

Field Organizer 
Grassroots Voter Outreach 
Washington, DC 

Field Organizer 
Grassroots Voter Outreach 
Norfolk, VA 

Field Organizer 
Grassroots Voter Outreach 
Arlington, VA 

» 15 more jobs from Grassroots Voter Outreach → 

Marine Mammal Photo-ID Research Internship 
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute 
Fort Pierce, FL 

Milwaukee Crew Leaders 
Student Conservation Association 
Milwaukee, WI 

Field Manager Positions for Summer NPO Campaigns 
Grassroots Campaigns, Inc. 
Boston, MA (Nationwide) 

Philadelphia Community Crew Leaders 
Student Conservation Association 
Philadelphia, PA 

Hawk Circle Camp Kitchen Manager 
Hawk Circle Wilderness Camp 
Cherry Valley, NY 

Executive Director 
Land's Sake 
Weston, MA 

Coordinator 
Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group 
Belchertown, MA (or home office) 

Assistant Director 
Institute for Regional Conservation 
Miami, FL (South Florida) 

Assistant Director 
Institute for Regional Conservation 
Miami, FL (South Florida) 

Farmer's Apprentice 
Confidential 
Red Hook, NY 

Seasonal Resource Technician 
South Suburban Parks and Recreation - South Platte Park 
Littleton, CO 

Seasonal Park Interpreter 
South Suburban Parks and Recreation - South Platte Park 
Littleton, CO 

Learning Facilitator for Green Leaf Learning Farm 
Knowledge Quest 
Memphis, TN 

Lakeside Classroom Field Teacher 
University of Maine Bryant Pond 4-H Center 
Bryant Pond, ME (White Mountains National Forest) 

Farmer/Educator 
Mill Creek Urban Farm 
West Philadelphia, PA 


Equipment and Tractor Operator
 
Holcomb Farm (non-profit) 
Granby, CT 

Assistant Farm Manager 
Holcomb Farm (non-profit) 
Granby, CT 

Clean Energy Internships 
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center 
Boston, MA (state-wide) 

Field Education AmeriCorps Internship 
Teton Science Schools 
Jackson, WY (Grand Teton National Park) 

Summer Aquatic Education Internship 
Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural and Educational Center 
Salmon, ID 

 

(And of 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 /Hiatt Nacelink: and https://brandeisu-csm.symplicity.com/students‚  Location: Usdan Student Center")