EARTHNOTES Nov 27 2012
Laura  Goldin, goldin@brandeis.edu
781-736-3075, Rabb 347

"Open Door Always” 

November 28, 2012

 

Still a lot to experience, learn and explore this semester, so stay tuned to EARTHNOTES for events, announcements, and opportunities

For more on courses, the upcoming Spring 2013 Environmental Health and Justice program, the Field Semester JBS and the Internship program, check out the Environmental Studies ENVS website

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

SAVE THE DATE!

You are cordially invited to join us for the 27th Semi-Annual

ENVIRONMENTAL INTERNSHIP SYMPOSIUM

Thursday, Dec 13

6:30-8:30pm

Heller School for Social Policy,G-3

Refreshments served!

Come to support friends, network & learn about the many opportunities!

Welcome for all or just a part. 

Recommended for all students hoping to do an internship! 

Presenting:

Dena Ayzikovich: Zoo New England

Shanglai Shangguan & Jacyln Kellner: Healthy Waltham

Alisa Rosnerita: Waltham Recycling & Energy Department

Becca Richman: Waltham Fields Community Farm

Christine Amanda: Uganda Wildlife Education Centre

Liza Ansher: EPA Washington DC: Urban Waters Program

Anna Khazan: Environmental Health & Engineering

Iosefa Percival: Conservation Int'l: Ocean Acidification & the Pacific Islands

Rachel Usnik: Coalition on Environment & Jewish Life

Vivian Zeng: Queens, NY Botanical Garden

Lisa Purdy: Ride for the Future: A Better Future Project

Elliot Lustig: Maria Mitchell Association, Nantucket

Mikhail Kern: Ithaca, NY Hydrilla Task Force

Katherine Chin and Raquel Kallas: New York League of Conservation Voters

Caty Fairclough: Connecticut Audubon Society

Sam Porter: Cape Cod National Seashore

See flyer attached!

This Issue:

 

* Summer Environmental Biology

* Internship, Job & Fellowship & Corner for Students,Alumni & Friends

  Featuring:

* Paid Conservation & Land Management Opportunity!

Student Conservation Association Jobs for December Grads 

 


Multicultural Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (IM-SURE)- University of Montana
From IM-SURE: "
We are excited to invite applications for the 2013 session of the Introductory Multicultural Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (IM-SURE) in environmental biology; a National Science Foundation-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates program at The University of Montana. IM-SURE offers eight introductory research internships for undergraduates with little to no research experience in beautiful Western Montana as well as two international research positions located at La Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua in Chihuahua, Mexico for experienced undergraduate researchers. Program Dates: Summer 2013, June 3rd to August 2nd

Website: http://im-sure.dbs.umt.edu." See attached flyer."


 
**Job, Fellowship and Internship Corner**

The following are just some of the recent listings for environmental nonprofit internships and jobs around the country. Many of the internships may also be available for academic credit with the summer ENVS 89a course. Just discuss with me first goldin@brandeis.edu

Conservation and Land Management for Graduates

The Conservation and Land Management (CLM) internship places 75-100 graduates from colleges and universities across the country in five-month paid internships to assist biologists and other professional staff at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Forest Service (USFS), U.S. Geologic Survey (USGS), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and other federal agencies. Internships are primarily located in one of the 12 western states. 

http://www.clminternship.org/.

Student Conservation Association Job Opportunity

Young Program Internship Coordinator (for Seniors Graduating in December) 

As the Young Program Internship Coordinator, you will assist with Branching Out: An Exploration in Landscape Management for Boston Youth.  This is a model youth educational and career development program providing 15 to 25 year old participants with an overview of landscape maintenance practices through instructive workshops and hands-on field experience. Branching Out consists of summer work options and several educational sessions during the school year. At the conclusion of the program, youth are provided with opportunities for pursuing educational scholarships and career placement in the field of landscape management. Apply through SCA (thesca.org)

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 may also be available for academic credit with the fall, spring or summer ENVS 89a course. Just discuss with me first: goldin@brandeis.edu


CommunityMatters Fellow 
Orton Family Foundation 
Middlebury, VT (Denver, CO) 

Farm Manager 
Peconic Land Trust 
Amagansett, NY 

Communications Manager 
Glynwood 
Cold Spring, NY 

Energy Coach 
Co-op Power 
Boston, MA (Dorchester Office) 

Marine Science Educator 
The Marine Science Consortium 
Wallops Island, VA 

College Program Assistant 
The Marine Science Consortium 
Wallops Island, VA 
Natural Science Museum Internship 
Maria Mitchell Association 
Nantucket, MA 

Aquarium Internship 
Maria Mitchell Association 
Nantucket, MA 

Farmer Training Program 
Calypso Farm and Ecology Center 
Ester, AK (Interior Alaska) 
Membership Assistant – Member Support and Acknowledgements 
Center for Biological Diversity 
Tucson, AZ 

Pacific Wolf Organizer 
Center for Biological Diversity 
Portland, OR 

Native Plant Curatorial Internship 
New England Wild Flower Society 
Framingham, MA 

Native Plant Horticulture Internship 
New England Wild Flower Society 
Framingham, MA 
Merck Forest and Farmland Center 
Rupert, VT 
Marine Science Institute 
Redwood City, CA 

Semester School Director 
Kroka Expeditions 
Marlow, NH 
Data Management Specialist 
The Center for EcoTechnology 
Northampton, MA 

Green Business Support Specialist 
The Center for EcoTechnology 
Northampton, MA 

Naturalist Guide 
Camp Denali & North Face Lodge 
Denali National Park, AK 

Greenhouse and Distribution Manager 
The Food Project 
Lincoln, MA 

Interns 
Early Road Gardens 
Youngstown, OH 

(And of you don't see he 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")