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ee the ENVS website
For credit-bearing internships for fall,summer & spring (you can do these all over the world!) see the Internship Program link.

Interested? Don't hesitate to contact me to discuss your particular goals:  

We also have a number of excellent local internships not listed below that may be just the right fit for you , from environmental and food justice to municipal recycling and energy management. 

March 10, 2014

This issue:

*Wasteland Screening - March 27

*WATCH Summer Internships! 

*Seniors: Summer Climate Fellowships!
*MASS land Trust Coalition Conference - Register by March 7
*Consider ARAVA for study abroad (But make sure to review Study Abroad Office timelines & process.)
*Rita Barron Fellowship for Grad Students
*Jobs with MassPIRG, Great Basin Institute and many more Internships and Jobs!
Waste Land: The Film
March 27, 7:30-9 PM
Mandel G12
Free Guatemalan food will be provided!
Brought to you by the fabulous ENVS UDRs Esther Mann & Adam Krebs!
Waste Land is a documentary about an artist who travels to the world’s largest landfill near Rio de Janeiro to collaborate with catadores, the people who pick from recyclable materials to create artwork.
The screening is hosted by UDRs:
Latin American and Latino Studies: Jake Lurie and Mollie Kravitz
Environmental Studies: Adam Krebs and Esther Mann
Fine Arts: Molly Channon, Haley Coopersmith, Maya Himelfarb, Jun Zhao and Marissa Lazar

WATCH INTERNSHIPS: Community Organizing & Housing Advocacy Clinic
Do you care about promoting social justice in the local community?  You can intern with the Waltham non-profit dedicated to improving living conditions for all and empowering those with little voice in decision-making.  WATCH needs a summer Community Organizing intern. See attached description for specific information.  
A second summer Housing Advocacy Clinic intern or volunteers are also be needed to work as part of a teamMonday/Thursday evenings weekly. Possible in addition to another internship or job. Please contact me if interested:, Clinic experience and Spanish-speaking helpful. 

Summer Climate Fellowships

The University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institute (UNHSI) Climate Fellowships--made possible thanks to the Ted Smith Fund for the Next Generation of Environmental Leaders, created in honor of the legacy of conservationist and CA-CP founder Ted Smith--pairs outstanding graduate students or recent grads 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 UNHSI or with our partners. In return, Fellows receive a $6000 stipend, as well as supervision, mentorship, and unique networking opportunities. 2014 Fellows will also join a growing group of more than 50 Climate Fellowship program alumni, the vast majority of whom have remained in the environmental/energy fields.

These positions run from the end of May through mid-August, and are focused on the following projects areas:

·        - Climate Impacts and Community Resilience

·         - Sustainable Food Systems

·        -  Municipal Climate Action  

Review available Fellowship postings and learn how to apply at

All Fellowship applications must be received by March 17, 2014, in order to be considered.

Mass. Land Trust Coalition Conference 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 | 8am – 4pm
Worcester Technical High School, One Skyline Drive, Worcester, MA . The Land Trust draws over 500 landowners and practitioners to this and covers a wide variety of land conservation topics and best practices. Student admission is discounted to $20 this year, with the potential for scholarships. If interested, visit the website and register prior to March 9th when costs go up. Regular registrants should click on “student” and proceed accordingly. Scholarship students should click on the “scholarship” option as you register. 
Charles River Water Association Rita Barron Fellowship
See attached for this wonderful fellowship opportunity at CRWA for an ENVS masters degree candidate!

Arava Institute for Environmental Studies in Israel
If you hope to study abroad, make sure to  review the study abroad website for the application deadlines and other important information and guidance.  From the Arava Institute: "Looking for an exceptional study abroad or internship opportunity in Israel? Come discover an experience that combines cutting-edge environmental academics and research with coexistence. The Arava Institute for EnvironmentalStudies brings together students from Israel, Palestine, Jordan, and North America, and provides them with the skills to become the next generation of environmental leaders. At the Arava Institute, we say that "Nature Knows No Borders." This motto reflects the belief that the best way to reach sustainable solutions to environmental issues is to work on a regional cooperative basis." Interested in applying? Learn more at Please contact Sarah Rubin, Program Manager, at for more information.

MASSPIRG Administrator Job

The MASSPIRG Administrator helps to coordinate most administrative aspects of MASSPIRG, including its affiliates MASSPIRG Education Fund, Mass. Student PIRG, and the Public Interest Network. The position involves overseeing the day-to-day functioning of the organizations, implementing organizational plans and strategies, and helping to manage the operations. Responsibilities range from clerical duties such as filing to strategic planning such as budget creation.  The Administrator also supports the national movement’s central team (based in various cities around the country) in related roles.  The environment is fast-paced and demanding, with colleagues who are committed to and passionate about campaigning for the public interest. See attached for position description and application information.

Current positions in Nevada with the Great Basin Institute 
The Great Basin Institute is an interdisciplinary field studies organization that promotes environmental research, education, and conservation throughout the West. The Institute advances ecological literacy and habitat restoration through educational outreach and direct service programs.  It partners with governmental agencies to assist with recruitment, funding, and research needs. the Institute is currently recruiting for many field based seasonal positions. Its website is always the best place to look for open positions since often updated, butattached is a summary page of current and upcoming positions as well as a zip file of individual position descriptions for positions that are currently available. Check it out if interested!

Jamaican Internships: Beekeeping & Organic Pesticide Soaps
A request from Yerba Buena farm in Jamaica: "Our family farm in Jamaica, West Indies has two internships for ... students who are interested in sustainable agriculture and apiculture ...We need students who can come with ideas and information that make our farm and projects stronger. 
Information about these internships can be found on website, here: Top Bar/Natural Beekeeping Internship and here: Natural Pesticide Research Internship.  Attached documents describing the internships(document1, document2). Our website’sblog features links to blogs kept by our past interns. If you have any questions or would like more information, I am happy to be contacted by email, or by phone at (876) 788-5154. Thank you!"
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 are appropriate for ENVS89a academic credit. Just see above and the ENVS website for info on credit for summer internships and contact me.

Summer Nature Day Camp Manager and Special Events Coordinator 
Pocono Environmental Education Center 
Dingmans Ferry, PA 

Camp Educator - SummerQuest at the Crane Estate 
Trustees of Resrvations 
Ipswich, MA 

Summer and Fall Internships 
Dauphin Island Sea Lab 
Dauphin Island, AL 

Avian & Forest Ecology Internship 
Tin Mountain Conservation Center 
Albany, NH (White Mountain region) 

Summer Intern 
Sebasticook Regional Land Trust 
Unity, ME 

Land Care Team Member 
The Country Gardeners 
Housatonic, MA 

Installation Team Member 
Helia Land Design 
Housatonic, MA 

Adult Programs Instructor 
Walking Mountains Science Center 
Avon, CO 

Editorial intern 
High Country News 
Paonia, CO 

Summer Camp Nurse 
Farm and Wilderness Foundation 
Plymouth, VT 

Director of Trail Use 
Tahoe Rim Trail Association 

Stewardship Coordinator 
Land Conservancy of West Michigan 
Grand Rapids, MI 

Soldiers to Summits Internship 
No Barriers USA 
Fort Collins, CO 

Sales Representative 
Relay Foods 
Washington, DC (Farifax, VA and Baltimore, MD) 

Director of Trail Use 
Tahoe Rim Trail Association 
Stateline, NV 

Summit/Conference Director 
No Barriers USA 
Fort Collins, CO 

Greenhouse and Garden Center Employee 
Allen Brothers 
Westminster, VT 

Summer and Fall Internships 
Dauphin Island Sea Lab 
Dauphin Island, AL 

Scuba diving, Camping, Hiking, Internship on Squam Lake 
Squam Lakes association 
Holderness, NH 

The Borneo Project 
Berkeley, CA 

California Trail Interpretive Center AmeriCorps Intern 
Great Basin Institute / Nevada Conservation Corps 
Elko, NV 

California Tahoe Conservancy AmeriCorps Conservation Crew Member 
Great Basin Institute / Nevada Conservation Corps 
South Lake Tahoe, CA 

AmeriCorps Summer Crew Member 
Great Basin Institute / Nevada Conservation Corps 
Reno, Las Vegas, or GBNP 

AmeriCorps Six-Month Crew Member 
Great Basin Institute / Nevada Conservation Corps 
Reno, NV 

Head Farmer 
The Cakebread Ranch 
Thayne, WY 
Take Care all!
Laura Goldin

And remember, if you don’t see the jobs or internships you want on EARTHNOTES or in your own search, don't forget the Brandeis Hiatt Career Center has access to hundreds of opportunities in the environmental and greenfields. Hiatt offers students/alumni daily walk-ins hourselectronic resume reviews, and career counselingappointments for help getting your resume, cover letter, networking pitch, and job search strategy in order. TheB.hired recruiting and events system houses thousands of jobs and internships that have been specifically targeted by employers for Brandeis students (log in with your UNET ID and password).  Hiatt also welcome hundreds of employers and alumni to campus each year to share insights about their industries, careers, and current job and internship opportunities. Check out the events tab in B.hired to register for one of these upcoming sessions. Clickhere to see a list of where Brandeis ENVS alumni are working now. Work with Hiatt today. What are you waiting for?