Green Careers Digest: February 2nd, 2012 – The Groundhog Edition

GREEN CAREERS DIGEST: February 2nd, 2012 – The Groundhog Edition

1. Sustainability Solutions Café – TOMORROW: FEBRUARY 3rd, 2012, 3 – 4:30 PM (Campus Event)
2. All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Fair – Save The Date – 2/24/12
3. 1-Year Post-Graduate Internship –Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania – DEADLINE: 2/15/12
4. Research Internship & Land Management Internship – Mohonk Preserve (New Paltz, NY)(Summer) – PAID
5. Climate Change & Sustainability Research Assistant – ICF International – (Entry Level Job)
6. Analyst Intern – 3Degrees (San Francisco)
7. Seasonal Short-Term Jobs in Environmental Education (Web Resource)
8. GIS/Environmental Engineering Internships – City & County of San Francisco – DEADLINE: 2/15/12 – PAID
9. 1st Annual Climate Leadership Conference (Fort Lauderdale, FL) – 2/29/12 – 3/1/12
10. Interested in Sustainable Agriculture/Agribusiness? (Web Resource)

1. “Taking Sustainability Literally” – TOMORROW: FEBRUARY 3rd, 2012, 3 – 4:30 PM – Fairchild Lobby
Sustainability Solutions Café featuring Mark McElroy – author, Corporate Sustainability Management and Jed Davis ’83, T’85 – Director of Sustainability, Cabot Creamery. Free coffee, refreshments, and café-style small group discussions framed by Mark McElroy’s concepts of context-based sustainability metrics. Cabot Creamery Director of Sustainability, Jed Davis ’83, T’85, will share how his company has used such metrics to “take sustainability literally” and benefit their bottom line, employees, customers, and the environment. Supported by the Porter Family Fund for the Sustainability Minor. For more information, please visit:http://bit.ly/gK20R7

2. All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Fair – Save The Date – 2/24/12 – REGISTER NOW
Network with employers. Learn about green jobs and internships. Learn how to make yourself a desirable candidate in a trending market. Register for the All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Fair that will take place at Columbia University on February 24th, 2012. Each year students from Dartmouth, Columbia, Cornell, Brown, Princeton, Yale, UPenn, and Harvard convene in New York City to network with employers and learn about opportunities. For more information visit: http://bit.ly/wkFlJn or email Jesse.Wingate@Dartmouth.edu.

3. 1-Year Post-Graduate Internship –Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania – DEADLINE: 2/15/12
Positions are open in education, urban forestry, plant protection, plant propagation, arboriculture, botany, horticulture and the rose and flower garden. For more details go to http://www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/ed_internships.shtml

4. Research Internship & Land Management Internship – Mohonk Preserve (New Paltz, NY)(Summer) – PAID
The Mohonk Preserve is New York State’s largest non-profit nature preserve with integrated programs in Ecosystem Research, Land Stewardship and Management, and Environmental Education. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/xPa5Uf

5. Climate Change & Sustainability Research Assistant – ICF International – (Entry Level Job)
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy and climate change; environment and infrastructure; health, human services, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/wdoYPZ

6. Analyst Intern – 3Degrees (San Francisco)
In this role, the Analysis Intern will capture a hands-on strategic and practical education in some or all of the following, depending on the qualifications of the candidate: Fundamental analysis of renewable energy and carbon markets, update and expand existing business models and analysis, produce fundamental and technical analysis (Excel based), grow and maintain existing databases. For more information, please visit: http://www.3degreesinc.com/about/careers

7. Seasonal Short-Term Jobs in Environmental Education (Web Resource)
Interested in spending a summer spreading the word about sustainability? Interested in having an impact on others while developing skills and knowledge in an environment-related field? Consider a short-term job by visiting: http://www.backdoorjobs.com/environment.html

8. GIS/Environmental Engineering Internships – City & County of San Francisco – DEADLINE: 2/15/12 – PAID
The City and County of San Francisco is seeking student interns for various architecture/engineering disciplines, to provide support to in-house Engineering · Architecture · Landscape Architecture · Planning · Surveying · GIS staff. The City Departments that employ interns are the Airport Commission (SFO), Department of Building Inspection (DBI), MTA Municipal Railway (Muni), MTA Department of Parking and Traffic (DPT), Port of San Francisco (Port), Public Utilities Commission (PUC), Department of Public Works (DPW), and Recreation and Park Department (RPD). For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/yzUUzU

9. 1st Annual Climate Leadership Conference (Fort Lauderdale, FL) – 2/29/12 – 3/1/12
Interested in becoming actively involved in a professional network? We always try to suggest that students become involved and make an effort to try and attend national conferences. The 1st Annual Climate Leadership Conference will take place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the end of the month. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/ytfGr9
Note: Students have a reduced rate.

10. Interested in Sustainable Agriculture/Agribusiness? (Web Resource)
Many folks are looking for a hands-on trade experience during their off-term. If you have an interest in sustainable practice and would like to engage in a hands-on learning opportunity, consider one of the opportunities listed at the following website: https://www.biodynamics.com/internship.html

 

 

 

 

Green Careers Digest: October 13th, 2011

GREEN CAREERS DIGEST: OCTOBER 13th, 2011

1.) BROWNFIELD INDUSTRY INFORMATION (RESOURCE & JOB BOARD)
2.) TOPTENUSA – EXERCISE YOUR ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT IN THE ENERGY SECTOR
3.)
OPERATION WALLACEA PRESENTATION (CONSERVATION RESEARCH) – 10/20 at 1 PM
4.) ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES PROGRAM BULLETINS – UPCOMING EVENTS
5.) AMERICAN COUNCIL ON RENEWABLE ENERGY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
6.) ALL IVY ENVIRONMENTAL & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FAIR – SAVE THE DATE – 2/24/2012
7.) AS YOU SOW – NON-PROFIT CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY – VARIED RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS
8.) FALL 2012 – E.P.A. GREATER RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES FELLOWSHIP (2 – YEAR PROGRAM)
9.) START NETWORKING WITH THE DARTMOUTH GREEN ALUMNI GROUP!
10.) CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIP (INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES)

1.) BROWNFIELD INDUSTRY INFORMATION (RESOURCE & JOB BOARD)
BrownfieldRenewal.com is designed to be the online guide to smart remediation, redevelopment, and reuse of brownfields. The website brings you the latest industry news, the most up-to-date information. In addition, you can see video interviews and search through jobs and internships in the brownfields industry.

2.) TOPTENUSA – EXERCISE YOUR ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT IN THE ENERGY SECTOR
TopTen USA is the leading source of independent information on the energy efficiency of common products. A nonprofit, TopTen identifies and publicizes the most energy-efficient products on the market. Internship(s) will post in DartBoard soon. For more information, contact Jesse.Wingate@Dartmouth.edu.

3.) OPERATION WALLACEA PRESENTATION (CONSERVATION RESEARCH) – 10/20 at 1 PM
Operation Wallacea is a network of academics from European and North American universities, who design and implement biodiversity and conservation management research programmes. Research opportunities for students available. On-campus presentation will be held on Thursday, October 20th, at 1 PM at 105 Life Sciences Center. For more information please visit: www.opwall.com.

4.) ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES PROGRAM BULLETINS – UPCOMING EVENTS
Interested in learning more about opportunities on campus? Visit the Environmental Studies Program page for more information about upcoming events, programs, and industry-specific information at http://www.dartmouth.edu/~envs/bulletins.html

5.) AMERICAN COUNCIL ON RENEWABLE ENERGY INTERNSHIPS (WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER)
The ACORE internship program is designed for individuals interested in making a career in the renewable energy industry. The focus of the program is to assist young professionals along the path of professional development, gaining the knowledge, resources and experience they need to join the renewable energy industry, whether it be in industry and trade, finance or policy. For more information, visit: http://www.acore.org/acore-internship-program

6.) ALL IVY ENVIRONMENTAL & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FAIR – SAVE THE DATE – 2/24/2012
The All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Fair will be hosted by Columbia University on 2/24/2012. For up-to-date information, follow the Facebook Fan Page at http://on.fb.me/q676Fy.

7.) AS YOU SOW – NON-PROFIT CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY – VARIED RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS
Toxics Research Intern; Extended Producer Responsibility Research Intern; Solar Research Intern

As You Sow promotes environmental and social corporate responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies. As You Sow is based in San Francisco, but has virtual opportunities. Toxics Research internship requires background in chemistry. Solar Research internship requires engineering coursework. For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/qCUkm8

8.) E.P.A. GREATER RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES FELLOWSHIP (2 – YR. PROGRAM) DEADLINE: 12/12/2011
The GRO Undergraduate Fellowship is intended for students entering their last two years of study before obtaining their first bachelor’s degree. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships program, is offering Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) undergraduate fellowships for students in environmental fields of study. For more information, visit: http://1.usa.gov/pNB8ad

9.) START NETWORKING WITH THE DARTMOUTH GREEN ALUMNI GROUP!
The mission of Dartmouth Green Alumni (DGA) is to unite, strengthen, and provide opportunities for members of the Dartmouth community engaged in the environmental, energy, technology, and other sectors aiming to build a greener, more just and sustainable future for humanity. Visit the website at: http://www.dartmouthgreenalumni.org/

10.) CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIPS (INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES)
Conservation International’s science, policy and field work focuses on protecting and maintaining the health of the species, habitats and ecosystems that are the building blocks of a healthy planet. There are varying opportunities abroad; from Peru to Mexico, and Columbia to Liberia. Conservation International has internships for individuals with non-environmental study related backgrounds as well. Visit the website for more information: http://bit.ly/n8qAQ8