Laura  Goldin,
Rabb 347,
"Open Door Always”

November 12, 2013

EARTHNOTES Nov 12, 2013

Stay tuned to EARTHNOTES for events, announcements, opportunities.  

Interested in internships for academic credit?  

See the ENVS website and t the Internship Program link for the info.


This Issue:

*Eli Segal Fellows

*Academic Internships for Spring Available!

*Career Forum in D.C. - December 6

*Save the Date: Environmental Internship & Environmental Health and Justice JBS Symposium Dec 11

Eli J. Segal Program: Are you interested in service, in careers in the common good, in joining a dynamic and committed network of leaders? Eli J. Segal Citizen Leadership Program 2014 Summer Fellowships – Due: Dec. 17, for juniors or seniors. The Eli J. Segal Citizen Leadership Program is an innovative program is designed to encourage emerging leaders to engage in a lifetime of citizen service, serve as a platform to promote service and citizen leadership, and commemorate and honor the extraordinary contributions of the late Eli J. Segal ’64.   Fellows will be assigned to government and nonprofit agencies in Boston, New York City and Washington, DC.  Host sites may be in any sector, including health care, youth development, environment, and education. Undergraduate students will be awarded a $3,500 stipend to cover living expenses. Questions? Please or contact for fellowship application and program information. "

Spring Internships for Credit: 

We have a number of excellent spring and summer internship opportunities in local organizations and government agencies for academic credit along with the ENVS89a seminar course ,from the Executive Office of Environmental Affairs to Healthy Waltham.  If you are interested please contact me at to discuss your particular interests, and make sure to review the Internship Program link on the ENVS website beforehand to explore the program details and examples of past internships. 

NGO, Nonprofit, and Government Career Forum - Washington, DC on Dec. 6

Date: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2013 | 1PM-3PM

Location: The George Washington University, Washington, DC

Register via B.hired here.

The NGO, Non-Profit and Government Career Forum is an exciting collaborative event between the Women’s Foreign Policy Group, Brandeis University, University of Pennsylvania, New York University, and The George Washington University to educate students about the NGO, non-profit and government organization career paths within the field. Employers including the United Nations, USAID, the CATO Institute, the National Security Agency, US Dept. of Justice, KIVA Microfunds, Plan International, and over 30 other organizations were represented at last year’s event. View list of employers registered to date for the 2013 forum here.  Learn more or Apply or Register? Follow direct links above to B.hired. Questions? Contact Caroline O'Shea in the Hiatt Career Center

PAID Campaign Jobs for Students- Working to Increase Recycling in MA 

Jobs for Good is hiring students to help MassPIRG with it campaign too update the Bottle Bill, which it calls "the single most effective recycling program in Massachusetts. This is the 5 cent deposit that is on beer and soda bottles, but not on newer containers, like sports drinks or bottled water. These containers—over a billion every year—then get thrown away and end up in our waste stream. So we’re hiring people to get out into neighborhoods and build the public support it will take to update the Bottle Bill. " From Jobs for Good: "  We have both part-time and full-time positions available. The average salary comes to between $10-15/HR, and we can be fairly flexible with students’ schedules. Those interested can call our office at 617-292-4810, or apply online at  Feel free to get in touch with any questions that arise.   Katie McGinn, Canvass Director, 617-292-4810,

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: . 

AmeriCorps Internship with the National Museum of Wildlife Art 
National Museum of Wildlife Art 

Spring Policy Intern 
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition 
Washington, DC

Jackson, WY Implementation Manager 

Communications Coordinator 
Redding, CT (Belmont, MA) 

Field Operations Representative 
Center for EcoTechnology 
Northampton, MA 

Contractor Services Manager 
Center for EcoTechnology 
Northampton, MA 

Community Outreach Specialist 
Center for EcoTechnology 
Pittsfield, MA 

No Barriers Internship 
No Barriers USA 
Fort Collins, CO 

Grist Magazine 
Seattle, WA

Field Staffers 
Northwest Youth Corps 
Eugene, OR (regionwide) 

Field Station Educator 
Chincoteague Bay Field Station 
Wallops Island, VA 

Energy Specialist 
Center for EcoTechnology 
Northampton, MA (Western Mass)

Gardening and Environment Educator
BUGS After-School Program
Baltimore, MD

AmeriCorps Crew Leader
Great Basin Institute / Nevada Conservation Corps
Las Vegas, NV (possible relocation)