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Laura Goldin
goldin@brandeis.edu
781-736-3075
Bassine 201

"Open Door Always"

May 16, 2012


Laura Goldin, goldin@brandeis.edu

781-736-3075, Rabb 347
"Open Door Always” 


Stay tuned to Earthnotes for events, announcements, and opportunities.
 
Check out the Environmental Studies ENVS website for more:
http://www.brandeis.edu/programs/environmental/index.html 

Facebook page:  http://www.facebook.com/groups/159239994157799/ 

 

This Issue:

*Jammin' for Justice
 
*Job and Internship Corner*

Support Environmental Justice with ACE's "Jammin' for Justice"

Alternatives for Community and Environment (ACE) builds the power of lower-income communities and communities of color to effect change by organizing residents and transit riders of all ages, adding the expertise of lawyers and professionals.
2012 JAMMIN' FOR JUSTICE
ACE's BIGGEST FUNDRAISER FOR THE YEAR
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
6:00-8:30 p.m.

dancing | live music | silent auction | appetizers |
Hibernian Hall | Roxbury Center for the Arts
184 Dudley Street | Roxbury | MA | 02119
Students: If you'd like to come I'd be pleased to bring you as my guests.Just let me know!
goldin@brandeis.edu

Americorps/Vista Position in Boston: Community Works
Community Works is the cooperative fundraising organizations for approximately 30 social change groups in and around Boston, including WATCH.  The office is near the Park Street T station downtown. Check out this opportunity for a recent graduate.!
https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=25732

Sustainability Director position at the University of California Santa Cruz

Job # 1203672
Job Title:  Sustainability Director
Div/Org.:  Business and Administrative Services 
Initial Review Date:  05-28-2012
Use this quick link to access the job posting,
https://jobs.ucsc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65662

Charles River Greenway: Summer Internships- Deadline May 17th!
Watertown, Waltham, Newton, and Weston and Wilson Mountain in Dedham

From the organization, "This summer we are continuing our Youth Conservation Corps program along the Charles River Greenway ...and are currently hiring for a crew supervisor. The Trustees of Reservations began partnering with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation in 2007 to increase stewardship of the Charles River Greenway and at Wilson Mountain. We launched a Youth Conservation Corps program (5 youth and one leader) to provide employment opportunities for youth in the conservation field.  They will be introduced to environmental careers as they care for this community resource and involve others in doing so by leading volunteer projects. " Please find the job description attached.

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

 

Conservation Corps Project Leaders
Student Conservation Association
Charlestown, NH (nationwide)

Head Horse Wrangler
YMCA of San Francisco - Camp Jones Gulch
La Honda, CA (Santa Cruz Mtns)

Summer Garden Coordinator (Seasonal)
YMCA of San Francisco - Camp Jones Gulch
La Honda, CA (Santa Cruz Mtns)

Aquatic Species Policy Intern
Nature Conservancy
South Bend, IN

 

(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")

 

Take care all,
Laura Goldin