January 23, 2013
We have much to experience, learn and explore this semester, so stay tuned to EARTHNOTES for events, announcements, and opportunities!
For more on the Environmental Studies program, courses, Internship Program and upcoming Spring 2013 Environmental Health and Justice JBS program, (applications coming in now) check out the Environmental Studies ENVS website
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*Many Special Opportunities: Heller Scholarships, Charles River Watershed Fellowships, and More.
*Fabulous Jobs, Internships and Fellowships, for current undergrads and grad students, alumni and friends.
*Orion Online latest non-profit listings, including summer internship positions
U.S. Green Data, Inc. (USGD) Policy Analyst Student Fellowship
Another Local Spring or Summer Internship Still Available for ENVS89 Academic Credit:
Interested in helping to combat childhood obesity by getting children involved in healthier eating, growing their own food, and increasing their physical activity? You can intern with Healthy Waltham, a local non-profit engaged in these activities in the local schools and community. Contact me asap if you are interested. One more position available this email@example.com
And there are other Local Internships! You can work with teachers educating low income English Language Learners, and help serve many other needs in the community.
C2C Fellows Training: Sustainability Leadership for Policy and Business
From the organization, "University of Colorado, Boulder: Feb 22-24. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor: March 15-17. Lewis and Clark College, Portland Oregon: April 12-14.
Brandeis Heller School Scholarship AnnouncementsFrom the organization,"[There} are four scholarship announcements for the Graduate Programs in Sustainable International Development as follows:Poverty and Development Scholarship (southern Africa), Poverty and Development Scholarship (Mississippi Delta), Global Health Scholarship, The Feldman Scholarship for Conservation and Development." Please see attached fliers for more information.
The Fletcher School-- Map Your Future: Admissions Option for Undergraduates F rom the organization, "Last year, Fletcher introduced Map Your Future <http://fletcher.tufts.
edu/Admissions/Map-Your- Future>, an admissions program designed to allow undergraduates in their final year of study to apply for admission to the MALD or MIB program for a place in the class two years in the future. This provides students with the opportunity secure admission to Fletcher and still accrue work experience to help them maximize their Fletcher experience. The first cohort of students admitted through the Map Your Future program is now living across the world pursuing professional experiences in a range of sectors.Please feel free to direct interested students to the Map Your Future portion of our site <http://fletcher.tufts. edu/myf>, or to contact our office with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org < mailto:fletcheradmissions@ tufts.edu>."
Charles River Watershed Association- Rita Barron Fellowship Program
From CRWA "CRWA has an opening for our Rita Barron Fellowship program.The Fellowship is a one-year, full-time position, and provides a stipend of $30,000 plus benefits for the work period. The Fellowship, now in its ninth year, provides a recent graduate an opportunity to work in a dynamic non-profit organization. This position is intended for a well trained individual entering the field of watershed science and management; individuals with significant experience in this field will not be considered for the position. The position will provide the right candidate with valuable real-world experience in water resources management, significant on the job-training and skill building, and opportunities to work with a variety of other environmental agencies and organizations both locally and abroad. The Fellow is expected to start on June 1, 2013. Outstanding candidates will be interviewed in February and March 2013." See attachment for more information.
Great Ecology Job Links from Alumni Josh Daskins
Josh, now a grad PhD candidate at Princeton, offers these excellent ecology job resource sites. See his website: http://scholar.princeton.edu/
***Job, Fellowship and Internship Corner. Many of these are fabulous for recent grads, grad students and alums!***
From the organization, "The Alliance to Save Energy is seeking a full-time Program Associate to assist with implementation of its PowerSave Campus Program. The Program Associate will work in the Alliance’s Oakland, CA office or from a home office in the LA area. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the nonprofit Alliance to Save Energy (www.ase.org) promotes energy efficiency worldwide to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security. Please e-mail resume, cover letter, and one writing sample to Meghan Kearns at email@example.com, to be accepted on a rolling basis through January 27, 2013. No calls, please."
Internship- Community Opportunities Group, Boston, MAFrom the organization, "Seeking a graduate student for a paid internship. The intern will contribute to various planning and community development projects, including affordable housing production plans, community development Block Grant (CDBG) applications, fiscal and economic impact analyses, zoning revisions, and master plans. Specific tasks may include: Compilation and analysis of demographic and economic data; GIS analysis; research, including field research, and more. The ideal candidate will be a graduate student in planning or a related field. The intern should be available for approximately 8-15 hours per week through the spring. There is an opportunity to work additional hours during January, and the internship may be extended through the summer. Interested applicants should send their resume with cover letter to Caroline Edwards at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit: http://www.cogincorp.
Internships- St. Johns River Water Management District, Palatka, FL"The St. Johns River Water Management District (SJRWMD) is offering the unpaid internships for the spring 2013 term, starting January 14th and ending on April 18, 2013 . Students will be assigned to a mentor who will provide training and instruction. Interested students should see more details and apply online at http://floridaswater.com/. If you have any questions please feel free to email or phone Rita Smith, Senior Human Resources Analyst at (386) 329-4282."
Intern- China Sustainable Energy Program, Beijing, China
From CSEP: "The China Sustainable Energy Program is looking for an intern for their Sustainable Cities program in Beijing, China for Summer 2013. CSEP assists Chinese agencies, experts, and entrepreneurs to solve China's energy challenges on the national, regional and local level. CSEP is a registered nonprofit in China and a grantee of the Energy Foundation, located in San Francisco. No financial support/stipend provided, 9-10 week internship, Strong English language (written/spoken), Fluency/
Student Trainee/Community Planner- Technical Center for Transportation Policy and Planning (Full-Time Internship), Cambridge, MA
Internship- 1000 Friends of Oregon, Portland, Oregon
Internship- Better Work, Indonesia
From the organization, "Better Work, a program supported by a partnership between the International Labor Organization and the International Finance Corporation, seeks an intern with a master's degree or who is currently engaged in graduate study to provide data collection and general research support in Indonesia from January-June 2013. The internship will provide an opportunity to engage in primary data collection and collaborate with both local research partners in Indonesia and a multidisciplinary research team based at Tufts University. Round-trip flight and $300 monthly stipend will be provided. Please submit a cover letter and CV to express interest to Drusilla Brown at email@example.com . Better work website: http://betterwork.
Oceana Spring Internship
From Oceana: "This campaign focuses on protecting our oceans by preventing the expansion of offshore oil drilling and promoting clean energy alternatives like offshore wind power. The internship will offer students the opportunity to gain experience in grassroots issue advocacy and the opportunity to make an impact in moving the U.S. towards a clean energy future. Additional information regarding the internships can be found here: https://docs.google.com/
From the organization," Green Corps is looking for college graduates who are ready to take on the biggest environmental challenges of our day. In Green Corps year-long paid program, you¹ll get intensive training in the skills you¹ll need to make a difference in the world. You¹ll get hands-on experience fighting to solve urgent environmental problems ‹ global warming, deforestation, water pollution, factory farming and many others ‹ with groups such as Sierra Club and Food and Water Watch. And, when you graduate fromGreen Corps, we¹ll help you find a career with one of the nation¹s leading environmental and social change groups. For more information, read below or visit our web site: www.greencorps.org."
Outreach Intern- Green Corps Recruitment, Boston, MA
From the organization, "Green Corps is looking for people who are serious about saving the planet, and have a desire to strengthen and grow the environmental movement. The start and end dates are flexible, although most interns begin in January and work through March, with the possibility of continuing year-round. Interns typically work between 10-20 hours/week, and the level of commitment can be tailored to your schedule. Benefits The internships are unpaid, but interns are given the opportunity to audit portions of Green Corps' August Introductory Classroom Training, which features training from top environmental leaders in organizing, advocacy, and leadership skills. Course Credit supervision is also available. To apply, visit: http://www.greencorps.
National Community Organizer- Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE)- Los Angeles, CA
From the organization, "LAANE is currently seeking a full-time experienced organizer and coalition builder to help convene a new national coalition to advocate for the growth of good manufacturing jobs in the US related to the production of clean energy railcars and buses for use in public transit systems across the country. The project will also seek to create opportunities for low income communities and disadvantaged workers to gain a foothold in the industry that manufactures clean energy buses and railcars. Application Process: This position is available beginning March 1, 2013. E-mail cover letter, resume and three references to Madeline Janis at firstname.lastname@example.org . Please also attach a recent writing sample that is no longer than five pages. Please put "Senior Community Organizer" in the subject line of the email. No phone calls. Website: http://www.laane.org/
Fellowship- Global Health Corp, New York, NY
Media Liaison and Outreach Manager- The Center for International Forestry Research- Cifor, Bogor, Indonesia
From the organization, "Reporting to the Senior Manager Communications, The Media Liaison and Outreach Manager will lead implementation of a complex and far-reaching communication strategy to translate into impact CIFOR's research in the forestry sector in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The Manager will oversee the activities of eight full-time staff and consultants with the goal of informing and influencing the opinions and behaviours of stakeholders, including leaders of government, the private sector, civil society, media, the research community and others. The Manager will enhance the center's reputation as a leading international research organization. Website: http://www.
Housing & Community Development Office Assistant- City of Portland, Maine
From the organization, "Work involves providing secretarial as well as technical and administrative assistance in the implementation of the Housing and Community Development Programs. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; strong writing skills in order to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals; Employment Opportunity Employer. Apply at: Human Resources Office, Room 115, City Hall, 389 Congress Street, Portland, Maine 04101, Telephone (207) 874-8624, Fax (207) 874-8937, TTY (207) 874-8936, Or via email email@example.com . Website: http://www.
|Environmental Consultant- Dominion, Richmond, VA
From the organization, "Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 28,000 megawatts of generation and 11,000 miles of natural gas transmission. The successful candidate should have expertise in development, permitting and compliance with air permits, preferably with direct experience in the electric generating utility industry. Responsibilities to include: Provide technical diligence and project management for development of air permit applications, studies, and reports, and lead negotiations with environmental regulatory agencies to secure necessary air permits in a timely manner. To find out more and to apply, visit: http://www.Click2Apply.
Program Coordinator- West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition, West Virginia
From the organization, "The West Virginia Food & Farm Coalition (www.wvhub.org/wvffc) is seeking a Program Coordinator to help develop, organize and sustain the rapidly expanding work of the Coalition. As a member of WVFFC's core staffing team, the Program Coordinator will begin with several tasks specific to the Coalition's immediate need, but his or her role may gradually broaden as he or she becomes more familiar with the Coalition's operations, and as he or she demonstrates the necessary skill sets. Expected time commitment is 20 hours per week. Pay will be commensurate with experience. Submit resume, writing sample and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions may be directed to Savanna Lyons, WVFFC Program Director, at (304) 673-0053. Website: http://www.wvhub.org.
Education and Outreach Coordinator- Office of Sustainability, Medford, MA
From the organization, "Reporting directly to the Sustainability Program Director, the Education and Outreach Coordinator will design, implement and manage an innovative campus-wide education, outreach and engagement strategy to increase the practice of sustainable behaviors and enhance awareness of sustainability initiatives and accomplishments in order to foster a culture of sustainable decision making and action at Tufts. Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in laboratory or clinical environments.Experience with wikis, blogs, or e-learning software tools. Video editing experience. For more information and to apply, click here."
Director of Energy Efficiency Programs, Boston, MA
From the organization, "DOER is currently looking to fill the Director of Energy Efficiency Programs position. The posting is open until December 6th. This position plays a key role in the innovative policies and programs implemented in the Commonwealth of MA around energy efficiency including, but not limited to, the MA three year plans, CHP, pilot projects on building labeling, and codes and standards. For more information and to apply, visit: https://jobs.hrd.state.
Program Coordinator- 11th Hour Project, Palo Alto, CA
From the organization, "The 11th Hour Project is looking for a Program Coordinator to assist our funding strategy in energy & climate. The 11thHour Project is a working program of the Schmidt Family Foundation, based in Palo Alto, CA and is committed to promoting a responsible relationship with the planet's food, water and energy resources. Website: http://theschmidt.
Director of Sponsorship and Donor Development- Pan Mass Challenge (PMC), Needham, MA
Multiple Positions-360Chesnut, Brookline, MA
From the organization, "360Chestnut is looking to fill at least four paid positions by January 2013. They include the following: Web Content Editor/Writer, Digital Marketing Professional, Web Design Professional, Sales & Marketing Professional (multiple hires), A detailed description of each position is attached. Most are structured as ten week internships with the possibility of becoming full time positions. All are paid. Some are funded by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and are specifically geared for recent college graduates or graduates of advanced degree programs (Masters, MBA, other). For more information visit:http://www.360chestnut.
|Director of Green Programming- Boston Academy, Boston, MA
From the organization, "Boston Green Academy, is currently hiring for a Director of Green Programming to help lead our work in this mission-critical area. For more information, and to apply, visit: http://
Senior Planner- Comprehensive/Special Projects- Town of Manchester, Manchester, CTFrom the organization, "Under general direction performs research, statistical analysis, and information management in connection with the Comprehensive Plan of Development and other special studies related to the development of the Town of Manchester. Manchester is a first tier suburb of Hartford with a population of over 56,000 within its 27 square miles. Salary range: $52,093 - $66,812. Applications and job description are available in the Human Resources Department, 41 Center, Street, P.O. Box 191, Manchester, CT 06045-0191 or by calling the Recruitment Information Line (860) 647-3170 or visit our website at:http://hr.manchesterct.gov
Community Outreach Associate- Ocean Conservation Program, Boston, MAFrom the organization, "Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) is seeking a community outreach associate who will advance CLF's Ocean Management Initiative across New England, engaging in a robust education and outreach campaign to promote improved management of coastal and ocean waters and ecosystem-based ocean planning that promotes resilient, healthy, and productive ecosystems, and is developed through a robust public participation process. Interested candidates are required to send a cover letter and resume by January 15, 2013 to: Human Resources at email@example.com or mail to: 62 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply. To find out more, visit: http://www.clf.org/
Water Protection Program Manager, Housetonic Valley Association, Corwnall Bridge, CT .From the organization, "Founded in 1941, the Housatonic Valley Association (HVA) is a nonprofit organization that works to conserve the natural character and environmental health of our communities.. HVA seeks a highly motivated professional to manage our Water Protection Program. The full-time Water Protection Program Manager reports to the Executive Director. In addition, the Water Protection Program Manager provides guidance to our New York staff, coordinates with HVA's Berkshire Office staff to ensure consistent watershed programming, and provides leadership and staff support to the Board Water Protection Committee. Send a letter of interest, resume and list of professional references to:Lynn Werner, HVA Executive Directorlynnhva@hotmail.comOR Housatonic Valley Association, PO Box 28, Cornwall Bridge, CT 06754. To ensure full consideration, please submit materials by December 5, 2012. Electronic submission is preferred. Call 860-672-6678 with questions. Website: http://www.hvatoday.
Project Manager Income Development Date and Special Events, American Cancer Society Canter Action Network, Framingham, MA
Director of Community Events- National Brain Tumor Society, Watertown, MA
From the organization, "The National Brain Tumor Society is a leading non-profit fiercely committed to finding a cure for brain tumors. We aggressively drive strategic research, advocate for public policies that meet the critical needs of the brain tumor community, and provide helpful online patient information and resources. We are currently seeking an energetic and creative team player to support and coordinate its constituent-driven event program, with an emphasis on customer service and fundraising and event planning support. S/he will develop a strategic plan for developing third-party event programs, sponsorship support, and strategic account development, as directed and required. If you are interested in joining our organization, please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Local candidates only, please. No agencies, please. Website:http://www.braintumor.
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.
Coastal Studies for Girls
Mountain Watershed Association
Melcroft, PA (Laurel Highlands)
The Great Basin Institute
Las Vegas, NV
Center for EcoTechnology
Allegheny Mountain School
Toronto, ON, Canada
The Center for EcoTechnology
Yestermorrow Design/Build School
Waitsfield, VT (Mad River Valley)
Community Outreach Intern
Yestermorrow Design/Build School
Waitsfield, VT (Mad River Valley)
Nevada City, CA
Environmental Education Instructor
Maria Mitchell Association
sustainable farming jobs and internships
Jane Goodall Institute
Tin Mountain Conservation Center
Albany, NH (White Mountains)
Forest & Avian Ecology Internships
Tin Mountain Conservation Center
Albany, NH (White Mountains)
Tin Mountain Conservation Center
Albany, NH (White Mountains)
Tanglewood 4H Camp and Learning Center
Stewardship Programs Manager
Big Sur Land Trust
Center for Whole Communities
Summer Education and Garden Intern
Green Power Intern
Green Power Leader
Vegetable Production Manager
Senior Farm Camp Counselor/Sustainable Agriculture
Gorman Heritage Farm
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
Mangrove Action Project
Clove Valley CSA
High Falls, NY
Marketing and Communications intern
American Farmland Trust
Powisset Farm/The Trustees of Reservations
Teton Science Schools
Jackson, WY (Grand Teton National Park)
Wild & Scenic Film Festival Producer
South Yuba River Citizens League
Nevada City, CA
Administrative Specialist II
Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture
The Ashokan Center
paid research internships
Coastal Systems Program
New Bedford, MA
Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC)
BOAT CAMP Nature School
The Trustees of Reservations | Crane Estate
DeLano Farms CSA Crew
Kalamazoo Nature Center
Fellowship in Environmental Education: Natural Science Educator
Walking Mountains Science Center
Avon, CO (Rocky Mountains)
Growing Season Apprentice
Chewonki's Salt Marsh Farm
Save the Redwoods League
San Francisco, CA
Mono Lake Committee
Lee Vining, CA
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA)
Denver Urban Gardens
2013 Summer Chainsaw/Trail/Restoration Team Member
Great Basin Institute
The Marine Science Consortium
Wallops Island, VA (Chincoteague area)
Summer Camp Internship
The Marine Science Consortium
Wallops Island, VA
Please see the attached file for more information about Internships
(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 /