Laura  Goldin,
Rabb 347,
"Open Door Always”

December 24, 2013

This Issue: Internship Special Edition!
*Spring and Summer Internships and Research for ENVS Credit
*Jobs for Graduates and others!
Interested in internships for credit with ENVS89? (Can cross-list with HSSP, IGS.) See the ENVS website and the Internship Program link for all the info
Good News:Spring Internships still Available.
A handful of excellent spring internships are still available in local organizations and government agencies for academic credit with the ENVS89 course, but you need to act fast! Examples include the MA Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, Healthy Waltham, Waltham Recycling and Energy, WATCH and others (see attached).  If you are interested contact me: 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.

Summer Internships: We have a wealth of internships for summer, and you can do these for credit locally and all over the country and the world with the ENVS89 course. See the website for details, and check EARTHNOTES for just some of the many opportunities.

Summer Field Research- Florida
Gain hands-on marine research experience in Florida this summer while advancing your interest in natural with th
e Coastal Marine Education and Research Academy (CMERA.) From
CMERA; "We offer weekly sessions of natural science field research in the beautiful Clearwater, Florida  area. 
Come spend as many weeks as you would like with CMERA this summer and everyday will be spent on a boat in the Gulf of Mexico.  As we conduct research on sharks and rays we will be catching and handling wild animals (sharks, stingrays, other fishes, crabs, and many other marine organisms) while learning about their anatomy and ecology.  You will also attend lectures on our local ecosystems (sea grass beds, mangrove forests, coral reefs, artificial reefs, sand flats, and estuaries) and the animals that live in each habitat so that you will better recognize each aspect of the ecosystem and the animals as you experience them!!  You will also learn about and gain experience in the difficulties of designing and conducting field research, which is especially useful for those of you pursuing a career in research or continuing on to graduate school.  This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in any discipline of the natural sciences!  We will provide email addresses, by request, of previous participants, if you would like to speak to a previous student. Go to for more information and to apply for this amazing opportunity!!  Space is limited!   Come for 3 weeks and receive the 4th week free!  NEW:  6 month tuition payment option available to make this more financially available to all students!
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Contact us:  If you have any questions at all do not hesitate to email us at
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Other Internship/Job Openings:
From paid, part-time Solar Field Associate positions: 
" is seeking environmentally conscious students who feel passionate about renewable energy and want to gain real job experience in the sector in a roll that also lets them develop skills that they can take into the job market after graduation.Students can schedule an interview with me and learn more about the position here":, our video makes quite a compelling case for joining the movement:
Michael Conti
Mobile:    (973) 809-6328

Conservation Stewardship Program Coordinator: Lexington, MA
The Lexington conservation department is looking for a one-year part-time Conservation Stewardship Program Coordinator. This is a Job Share Position with the incumbent who just had a baby and wants to limit her hours in the baby's first year. This is a good part-time position for a recent Brandeis grad or other who likes these hours. You'd work with a great staff and a strong group of dedicated volunteer trail stewards (including me!). See attached for the job posting.

Bard College Job:
Graduate Admissions Assistant -  MS Environmental Policy/MBA in Sustainability
Bard College's Center for Environmental Policy (CEP) and the Bard MBA in Sustainability seek applicants for a full-time position as Graduate Admissions Assistant. Responsibilities include representing Bard’s graduate programs in sustainability at graduate school fairs, career fairs, conferences, and other recruiting events, organizing and conducting open houses and information sessions  (on-site and online), establishing inquiry and applicant communication plans, and maintaining contact with applicants to assist with the admissions process. We anticipate 8-10 weeks of travel in the fall and 4-6 weeks in the spring representing both the CEP and MBA programs. Working some weekends and evenings is required. The position is at Bard's main campus in Annandale-on-Hudson New York.The successful applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree, a valid driver’s license, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be highly proficient in Microsoft Office. Willingness to travel long distances is required. Experience with databases and/or graphic design software is a plus. Previous admissions or marketing experience is preferred. The right candidate will have a professional demeanor, strong organizational skills, can-do attitude, and be willing to work alone and as part of a dynamic admissions team.Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. Please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of at least three references by email only to Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals who contribute to its diversity.
Oberlin College: Assistant Project Manager for Environmental Dashboard
The Environmental Studies Program at Oberlin College invites applications for “Assistant Project Manager for Environmental Dashboard”.  This is a one-year grant funded position (potentially renewable based on grant support) intended for a recent college graduate.   The hire will assist in development, management, assessment and communication related to “Environmental Dashboard”.  This novel technology combines environmentally and socially contextualized real-time feedback on resource consumption and environmental conditions in buildings and cities with pro-environmental images and text drawn from community members (see  The goal is to develop, test and disseminate this as a technology and approach that enhances “systems thinking” and pro-environmental identity and that can be adopted by communities throughout the Great Lakes and beyond.  The incumbent will assist in all aspects of project management including overseeing students workers, coordination among community partners (including public school teachers, city government, businesses and non-profits) managing the website, assisting in research, assisting in curriculum development (K-12 & college), representing the project and soliciting participation from other communities.  Important skills and experiences include excellent oral and written communication, project management, web management, strong computer aptitude, and a demonstrated interest in promoting environmental sustainability.  Exceptional organizational skills and a high level of responsibility are essential.  Review of applicants begins November 25, position starts 1/6/14.  A complete job description including instructions for applying is posted at:
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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: .   Many of these would be appropriate for academic credit.

Farm Manager
Gibbet Hill Farm
Groton, MA

Scholarships Program Intern
Global Explorers
Fort Collins, CO

Kitchen Assistant
The Farm School
Athol, MA

The Farm School
Athol, MA

Field Instructor
Big City Mountaineers
Golden, CO

Aquatic Habitat Restoration Specialist
Division of Ecological Restoration, Mass. Dept. of Fish and Game
Boston, MA

Growing Season Apprentice
Chewonki Foundation
Wiscasset, ME

Marketing and Development Coordinator
Chincoteague Bay Field Station
Wallops Island, VA (Eastern Shore )

AmeriCorps Youth Environmental Education Coordinator
Great Basin Institute / Nevada Conservation Corps
Reno, NV (Galena Creek Visitor Ctr)

Farm and Marketing Assistants
Cultivating Community
Portland, ME

Summer Internship
Yestermorrow Design/Build School
Waitsfield, VT (Mad River Valley)

Media and Marketing Intern
Yestermorrow Design/Build School
Waitsfield, VT (Mad River Valley)

Facilities Apprentice
Yestermorrow Design/Build School
Waitsfield, VT (Mad River Valley)

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Executive Director
Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance
Jackson Hole, WY

Field Station Educator
Chincoteague Bay Field Station
Wallops Island, VA

National Ecological Observatory Network
Boulder, CO

AmeriCorps Six-Month Crew Member
Great Basin Institute / Nevada Conservation Corps
Las Vegas, NV
Summer Naturalist Internship
The Wild Center
Tupper Lake, NY

Summer Naturalist Canoe Guide
The Wild Center
Tupper Lake, NY

Office Manager
Co-op Power
Hyde Park, MA

Community Organizer
Co-op Power
Hyde Park, MA

Assistant Farm Manager
Farm & Wilderness Foundation
Plymouth, VT

Farm and Marketing Assistants
Cultivating Community
Portland, ME
Echoing Green
New York, NY (national)
various positions
NE Sustainable Agriculture Working Group

Editorial internships
Sierra magazine
San Francisco, CA

Communications Director
Great Old Broads for Wilderness
Durango, CO

Seasonal Farm Interns
Living Hope Farm
Harleysville, PA

Field/Crew Manager
Living Hope Farm
Harleysville, PA

The Ecotone Exchange
Olympia, WA (Telecomute)

Community Outreach Specialist
Center for EcoTechnology
Northampton, MA
International Corps Members
Seattle, WA

Grassroots Intern
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
Washington, DC

Spring Policy Intern
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
Washington, DC

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

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

AmeriCorps Cook/Caretaker
Canyonlands Field Institute
Moab, UT

Camp Program Intern
Canyonlands Field Institute
Moab, UT

Program Intern
Canyonlands Field Institute
Moab, UT

Apprentice Naturalist River Guide
Canyonlands Field Institute
Moab, UT

Outreach Manager
Deer Hill Expeditions
Manco, CO (Southwest/Four Corners)

Tanglewood 4-H Residential Program Counselor
University of Maine 4-H Camp at Tanglewood
Lincolnville, ME

Tanglewood 4-H Leadership Instructor
University of Maine 4-H Camp at Tanglewood
Lincolnville, ME

Tanglewood 4-H Day Camp Coordinator/Educator
University of Maine 4-H Camp at Tanglewood
Lincolnville, ME

Tanglewood 4-H Summer Camp Program Assistant
University of Maine 4-H Camp at Tanglewood
Lincolnville, ME

Administrative Assistant
Coastal Studies for Girls
Freeport, ME

Outdoor Education Guru
South Shore YMCA Camp Burgess & Hayward
Sandwich, MA (Cape Cod)

Environmental Educators, Naturalists, and Interns
Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
Homer, AK

Outdoor Education Coordinator
Ocean Institute
Dana Point, CA
Staff Manager
Deer Hill Expeditions
Mancos, CO (Four Corners/Southwest)

Farm Apprenticeship
Quail Hill Farm
Amagansett, NY

Shelburne Farms
Shelburne, VT

Point Reyes Summer Camp 2014 Staff Positions
Point Reyes National Seashore Association
Point Reyes Station, CA (Marin County)
Take care all,
Laura Goldin