February 20, 2013
Lots of opportunities below! Stay tuned to EARTHNOTES for events, announcements, and more opportunities.
For info on courses, the two ENVS JBS programs,the Internship program and other information, check out the Environmental Studies ENVS website Facebook page: http://www.facebook.
*Research, Job, Internship and Fellowship Corner for current students, alumni and friends!
For Undergraduates, New Graduates, Grad Students, Alumni and Friends!
Some of the internships, research may also be available for academic credit with the summer ENVS 89a course. Just discuss with me first
Clean Air-Cool Planet: Applications for 2013 Climate Fellowship program. Due March 1
"CA-CP’s Climate Fellowships pair outstanding students with important projects that will propel the US toward a low-carbon future. Fellows spend 10 weeks during the summer working on meaningful, challenging projects at CA-CP and with our partners. In return, Fellows receive a stipend, as well as supervision, mentorship, and unique networking opportunities. 2013 Fellows will also join a growing group of nearly 50 CA-CP Climate Fellowship alumni, the vast majority of whom have remained in the environmental/energy fields. Review available Fellowship postings and learn how to apply at http://cleanair-coolplanet.
From EA: "Environment America is a federation of 29 state based-citizen funded environmental activist groups that work on national issues at a local level. Currently we are working on campaigns ranging from trying to address the current global warming threats, to reducing our countries dependency on oil, to preserving the country’s parks, wildlife refuges and forests. Start date for positions is August 2013
Lead Farmer- Camp Young Judaea, Wimberly, TX
From the camp: "Position Purpose: To further the mission of the camp through the development and delivery of farming and gardening activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the camper's ages and abilities. They will be responsible for the management of the farming specialists, program, equipment and supplies." See attached flyer for more information. Contactyael@cyjtexas.org.
Internship- The Green Program, Costa Rica "The GREEN Program enhances your understanding of the Renewable Energy and Sustainability industries by taking you outside of the classroom and into the field. By gaining exclusive access to different Renewable Energy facilities in Costa Rica, you will receive the hands-on experience you need to accelerate your career. The GREEN Program provides a perfect balance of interactive online modules, engaging group discussions, and exclusive facility visits to inform, engage, and inspire students of all majors.The GREEN Program is a 12-day experience which combines education, adventure, and cultural immersion that creates a lasting impact and helps you accelerate your career.To gain a better understanding of The GREEN Program visit our website at www.theGREENprogram.com,vie
National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates-- Geospatial Reseach and Mapping (GRAM), O'AHU, HI Application deadline march 1st 2013. Geography and Archaeology undergraduates, as well as others interested in the study of landscapes, may be interested in our summer 2013 field program on geospatial research and mapping (GRAM) that will take place at both California State University Long Beach and at the famous* Kualoa Ranch in the picturesque Ka'a'awa valley on the north shore of O'ahu. For more information, visit: http://www.csulb.edu/
Internship - Vermont Farm Viability Program, Montpelier, VT
The Vermont Farm Viability Program is seeking a summer intern to conduct research and outreach, as well as other projects as they arise. Work would involve a combination of travel to farms and office time. Specific projects may include: site visits to enrolled farms & photographic documentation; writing case studies about participants; surveying participants for program evaluation; attending agricultural workshops and events; data analysis & database management; designing outreach materials Hours for this position are flexible: 20-40 hours a week for 8-12 weeks. Personal transportation will be necessary; mileage will be reimbursed. Unpaid; a stipend may be available to cover expenses. School-year internships also possible. Office is located in Montpelier, VT. For more information, contact Liz Gleason at 802-828-3370 or liz@vhcb.
From the organization, "We are a non-profit organization looking to provide recent graduates with a job opportunity to teach English in China for one year through our Ameson Year in China (AYC) program. Participants will receive a monthly stipend, free housing, reimbursed airfare, free health insurance, and more. The only qualification requirements are to be a native English speaker and have graduated from an accredited US college/university.
Ameson Foundation - www.ameson.org Ameson Year in China - www.ameson.org/ayc Please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Let me know if you
have any further questions!." See attached flyer for more information.
From the organization, " Silent Spring Institute, a nonprofit CBPR research organization, that studies women's health and the environment, is seeking a research assistant or project director. This position will have substantial responsibility for NIEHS-funded projects on how people respond to learning their biomonitoring results and on informed consent and data-sharing in environmental studies. These projects integrate social science, technology, and environmental science through collaborations of Silent Spring scientists and researchers at Harvard, Northeastern, and UC Berkeley. More information at http://www.silentspring.
" Right to the City Boston seeks a Coordinator to support and lead the organization to become a strategic, movement building force in the city of Boston. Position is 3 /4 time with intention of full time as funding permits. The Coordinator is staff of the national alliance and will have some national obligations. For more information, visit their website at: http://www.righttothecity.
Investment Associate, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, Boston, MA
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.
Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
Sprout City Farms
Walking Mountains Science Center
Oregon State Director
Trust for Public Land
summer research jobs
Center for Ecology
Northern Forest Canoe Trail
Waitsfield, VT (NY, VT, NH, & ME)
2013 CSA Crew Members
West Granby, CT
Hartford, CT (Long Island Sound)
Peconic Land Trust
Peconic Land Trust
Point Reyes National Seashore Association
Pt Reyes Sta, CA (N. San Francisco Bay Area)
Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort and Retreat
Englishtown, NS, Canada
2013 Ag/ Environmental Day Camp Counselor
Hart-to-Hart Farm & Educational Center
(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 /