Full-Time Summer Stream Salamander Field Assistant (Central NH) – DEADLINE: 3/15/12 – PAID

2012 Summer Stream Salamander Field Assistant (Central NH)

POSITION
One seasonal Wildlife Technician position is available to work in the lab of Dr. Winsor Lowe at the University of Montana.  Fieldwork will be conducted at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest in central New Hampshire.

DURATION and HOUSING
The position will last approximately three months, starting mid-June and ending in late August / early September.  Housing is provided at Hubbard Brook in New Hampshire.  Round-trip transportation to New Hampshire along with travel to local field sites is provided.

JOB DESCRIPTION
The technician’s primary duties will involve surveys of stream salamanders and brook trout in headwater streams of central New Hampshire.  The technician will also assist in setting up and maintenance of artificial stream experiments at the field site.  Work will be in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and technicians should expect to hike to field sites in rough terrain, get wet from working in headwater streams, handle salamanders, use a handheld GPS unit, and experience East Coast humidity and heat. The technician will also be expected to develop and conduct an additional side project of his/her choice under the guidance of the project leader. The technician will be a part of a three-person field crew, thus the successful applicant should work well with others.  Prior fieldwork experience is preferred, but not required.

PAY:  $10.00/hour, 40-hour work week.

LAST DATE TO APPLY:  March 15, 2012, or until position filled.

CONTACT:  Send a cover letter, resume and contact info for at least 2 references to Jon Davenport, jon.davenport@mso.umt.edu

 

 

 

Green Careers Digest: February 22nd, 2012

GREEN CAREERS DIGEST: FEBRUARY 22nd, 2012

1. All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Fair – 2/24/12
2. Program Coordinator Intern – Climate Institute (Spring)
3. Women in Conservation Program Internship – Audubon New York – (NYC)(6-Months) – PAID
4. Environmental Leadership Program – OurEarth.org (Summer)
5. Researcher – Marstel Day – Environmental Consulting (Full-Time)(Fredericksburg, VA)
6. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Internship – National Renewable Energy Laboratory (Golden, CO)
7. Grassroots Environmental Job/Internship Board (Web Resource)
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1. All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Fair in NYC – STILL TIME TO REGISTER – 2/24/12
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.

2. Program Coordinator Intern – Climate Institute (Spring)
Program Coordinator of the nascent Center for Environmental Leadership Training (CELT), the Institute’s education arm in the US position open for Spring 2012. For more information, search Job ID: 3685 in DartBoard.

3. Women in Conservation Program Internship – Audubon New York – (NYC)(6-Months) – PAID
Audubon is looking for a 6 month Program Intern. This paid position will be based at Audubon’s national headquarters in their beautiful Platinum LEED Certified “green” offices in New York City. Apply by 2/24/12; for more information, search Job ID: 4491 in DartBoard.

4. Environmental Leadership Program – OurEarth.org (Summer)
OurEarth.org is a national 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Its mission is to engage, empower, and nurture current and future environmental leaders by providing access to information. OurEarth.org combines a novel combination of grassroots activism, education, and internet technology to achieve its goals. http://bit.ly/ySu8Cc

5. Researcher – Marstel Day – Environmental Consulting (Full-Time)(Fredericksburg, VA)
Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental consulting and planning firm, seeks one or more qualified individuals possessing a strong commitment to a conservation ethic, a strong desire to identify and support strategies for natural resource conservation, and a commitment to use green best management practices in the performance of their work. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/x7Anyk Ref ID: 2011-012

6. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Internship – National Renewable Energy Laboratory (Golden, CO)
Working with staff in the GIS service center to create high quality data, analysis and mapping products. NREL is the nation’s primary laboratory for research, development and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. Apply directly through site at: http://1.usa.gov/nSpun – Search Req #: 2388BR

7. Grassroots Environmental Job/Internship Board (Web Resource)
Looking for an internship or an entry-level job relating to field studies, conservation, food systems, agriculture, watershed projects, land stewardship or other environmental-related fields? Check out: http://jobs.oriongrassroots.org/

 

Arts Specialty Bulletin, February 16, 2012


  1. Actors’ Shakespeare Project – Stage Manager Intern (perfect for Spring Term) DEADLINE March 15, 2012.
  2. 12-13 Season Professional Internship Program, Huntington Theatre Co., Boston, MA (POST-GRAD Opportunity) DEADLINE:  March 31, 2012
  3. Arts Foundation of Cape Cod; paid Summer 2012 Internship.  DEADLINE April 1, 2012
  4. The Summer Institute in Art Museum Studies at Smith College Deadline for application March 9, 2012
  5. Photography/Social Media Intern with Citi Performing Arts Center DEADLINE February 15, 2012
  6. American for the Arts Internship Program Summer Application Deadline March 9, 2012.
  7. Columbia Publishing Course (June 17 – July 27, 2012). DEADLINE (postmarked by) March 19, 2012.
  8. University of Denver Publishing Institute (July 15 – August 10, 2012). DEADLINE March 20, 2012.

1.  Actors’ Shakespeare Project – Stage Manager Intern (perfect for Spring Term) DEADLINE March 15, 2012.  www.actorsshakespeareproject.org

ASP seeks an SM intern for the upcoming production of Troilus & Cressida, directed by Tina Packer. Rehearsals begin March 27th, opening is April 25th and we close May 20th with a possible one week extension.

2.  12-13 Season Professional Internship Program, Huntington Theatre Co., Boston, MA (POST-GRAD Opportunity) DEADLINE:  March 31, 2012 https://www.hireculture.org/jobdetails.aspx?job_id=8432

…seeks creative, reliable, committed individuals with previous theatre training and relevant skills. Professional Internships are available only as a full-time season commitments, from September to June.

3.  Arts Foundation of Cape Cod; paid Summer 2012 Internship.  DEADLINE April 1, 2012 https://www.hireculture.org/jobdetails.aspx?job_id=11894

Candidates should demonstrate an interest in the Arts or non-profit organizations. Successful interns should possess a sense of humor, be a team player and be extremely reliable and responsible …

4.  The Summer Institute in Art Museum Studies at Smith College Deadline for application March 9, 2012  http://www.smith.edu/siams/

a co-educational program designed especially for college undergrads and for recent recipients of the B.A. degree who have not yet enrolled in graduate school. The six-week program is based on the Smith College campus, in Northampton, Massachusetts,

5.  Photography/Social Media Intern with Citi Performing Arts Center DEADLINE February 15, 2012  https://www.hireculture.org/jobdetails.aspx?job_id=14652

The ideal candidate is enrolled in a college program and should be in their junior or senior year. General commitment based on show schedule. Must be available during evening hours.

6.  American for the Arts Internship Program Summer Application Deadline March 9, 2012.  http://www.americansforthearts.org/about_us/internships.asp

The Internship Program offers undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to investigate and participate in the operations of the nation’s leading nonprofit for advancing the arts in America.

7.  Columbia Publishing Course (June 17 – July 27, 2012). DEADLINE (postmarked by) March 19, 2012. http://www.journalism.columbia.edu/page/216-columbia-publishing-course/217

The Columbia Publishing Course, the shortest graduate school in the country. It would take you a year in an entry-level position in publishing to learn what you will learn in six weeks here, and 10 years to meet all the people you will meet.

8.  University of Denver Publishing Institute (July 15 – August 10, 2012). DEADLINE March 20, 2012. http://www.du.edu/publishinginstitute/index.html

Over the course of four weeks, it (The Publishing Institute) will introduce you to the process of book publishing, and provide a solid educational foundation and an excellent network for your subsequent job search.

 

 

Education Specialty Bulletin, February 8, 2012

The following Bulletin contains information on:

  1.  Positions available through DartBoard:
      • Education Consultant with Sino Elite Education Group
      • Advancement and External Relations Internship at Holderness School.
      • Full-time Consultant Positions in High-Caliber Education Consultancy in China.
      • Teacher Intern at Cardigan Mountain School.
      • Head Teacher at Weston Preparatory
      • Yongfeng Teaching Fellowship Program      
  2. NYC Teaching Fellows Webinar – February 13th 6:00-7:00pm EST
  3.  Berwick Academy Teaching Institute
  4. Camp Hillard Summer Staff

 1. The following opportunities are listed in DartBoard; as a Dartmouth College student just log in, click on the Job Search tab and search for Education under Industry/Career Field. 

  • Education Consultant with Sino Elite Education Group – FT Entry-level position; Deadline March 2, 2012.
  • Advancement and External Relations Internship at Holderness School – Deadline March 2, 2012.
  • Full-time Consultant Positions in High-Caliber Education Consultancy in China with Taurus Education – Deadline March 10, 2012
  • Teacher Intern at Cardigan Mountain School – Deadline March 31, 2012.
  • Head Teacher at Weston Preparatory – Deadline June 1, 2012 (but you should submit earlier)
  • Yongfeng Teaching Fellowship Program – Deadline August 1, 2012 (but you should submit earlier)

2. NYC Teaching Fellows Webinar – February 13th 6:00-7:00pm EST  – To register:  https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/257549306.

Join the New York City Teaching Fellows for an informational webinar about the Fellows program. This information session is designed for students considering applying to our 2012 program. Get information about our application process, where and what you might teach, the subsidized master’s degree program, and summer pre-service training.

3. Berwick Academy Teaching Institutehttp://www.berwickacademy.org/podium/default.aspx?t=113380

The Teaching Institute promises an invigorating, comprehensive introduction to the art of reflective teaching. The Institute is a yearlong collaborative venture between Berwick Academy and the University of New England, resulting in a Master of Science degree in Education with a concentration in Teaching Methodology.

4. Camp Hillard Summer Staffhttp://www.camphillard.com/staff/

Positions are available as General Counselor as well as in specialty areas. These areas include Swim Instructors and Lifeguards, Sports Specialists, Group Leaders, Tennis, Gymnastics, Horseback, Arts & Crafts, Music, Theater, Nature, Archery, Golf, Maintenance, Kitchen, Zip Line, Nurse’s Aide, and Office. Experience in specialty areas is required.

 

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

 

 

 

 

Vince Schaefer Research Internship & Thom Scheuer Land Management Internship – DEADLINE: 3/15/12

Vince Schaefer Research Internship & Thom Scheuer Land Management Internship – DEADLINE: 3/15/12

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 about the Mohonk Preserve: http://www.mohonkpreserve.org

If you would prefer to be removed from our email list for internship opportunities please reply to me and I will remove you from our database.  Alternatively, if there is someone else on your campus that we should send this to please send me their information.

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­2012 Vince Schaefer Research Internship:

Interns will join the Mohonk Preserve Research staff to:

  • Sample a wide variety of nature study including bird surveys and habitat analysis.
  • Be a part of an exciting research community.
  • Work closely with researchers, educators and land management professionals.
  • Utilize GIS & GPS technology for invasive species management.
  • Have access to decades of data, specimens and library collections.

Interns will develop and complete an individualized research project.

Dates: June to mid-August (10 weeks)
Eligibility: College freshmen & sophomores

Stipend: $3,200
Other support: Housing is available on an as needed and space available basis

To apply: Send a copy of your resume, cover letter which clearly states your reasons for pursuing this internship and what you hope to gain as part of your career goals, your transcript, and two letters of recommendation to: John Thompson, Director of Conservation Science, Mohonk Preserve Daniel Smiley Research Center, 1000 Mountain Rest Rd., New Paltz, NY 12561

For additional details: http://mohonkpreserve.org/index.php?jobs-internship

Application Deadline: All materials must be received by March 15, 2012
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2012 Thom Scheuer Land Management Internship:

Interns will join the Mohonk Preserve Land Stewardship staff to assist with:

  • Promote visitor safety and enjoyment.
  • Land and visitor management.
  • Facilities projects.
  • Basic ranger duties.
  • Complete boundary line inspection and reporting.
  • Interns may also have the opportunity to work with research and education staff.

The intern will be responsible for a written report summarizing his or her work.

Dates: June to mid-August (10 weeks)
Eligibility: College juniors & seniors

Stipend: $3,200
Other support: Housing is available on an as needed and space available basis

To apply: Send your resume, a cover letter which clearly states your reasons for pursuing this internship and what you hope to gain as part of career goals, your transcript, and two letters of recommendation to:  Hank Alicandri, Director of Land Stewardship/Chief Ranger, Mohonk Preserve, P.O. Box 715, New Paltz, NY  12561

For additional details: http://mohonkpreserve.org/index.php?jobs-internship

Application Deadline: All materials must be received by March 15, 2012

 


Non-Profit Careers Digest: January 30th, 2012

[important] ATTENTION: The application deadline for the Harris Fellowship is on 3/2/2012 and not 5/2/2012 as originally posted (Item #6) [/important]

NON-PROFIT CAREERS DIGEST: JANUARY 30th, 2012

 1. Special Events & Development Intern – Women’s Refugee Commission (New York)(Spring)
2. Funding for Unpaid Internships – SPRING 2012 Deadline: 2/1/12; SUMMER 2012 Deadline: 4/25/12
3. Research Coordinator (Entry-Level Job) – Mass. General Hospital (Boston) – DEADLINE: 3/1/12
4. Link Up with LinkedIn.com – Dartmouth College Alumni Group with 9,600 Members
5. Summer International Community Development Internship – DEADLINE: A.S.A.P.
6. Harris Fellowship in Child Development & Early Childhood Education (New Haven, CT) DEADLINE: 3/2/12
7. Workshop Assistant – View Arts (Old Forge, NY)(Summer) – DEADLINE: 2/19/12 – PAID
8. Global Exchange Fair Trade Store Summer Internship (San Francisco)(Summer) – DEADLINE: 3/15/12
9. Health Research Assistant – Center for Studying Health System Change (Entry-Level)(Washington, DC)
10. Research Assistant (Entry Level Job) – Yale University (New Haven, CT) – DEADLINE: 5/3/12

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1. Special Events & Development Intern – Women’s Refugee Commission (New York)(Spring)
The Women’s Refugee Commission advocates for laws, policies and programs to improve the lives and protect the rights of refugee and internally displaced women, children and adolescents, and asylum seekers. Through research, advocacy and technical assistance, the Women’s Refugee Commission works to effect systemic changes that have global impact. Deadline: 2/27/2012. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/yREUaD

2. Funding for Unpaid Internships – SPRING 2012 Deadline: 2/1/12; SUMMER 2012 Deadline: 4/25/12
Dartmouth encourages you to spend one or more of your Leave Terms doing work which will enhance your personal and academic goals. Grant ceilings vary but may be up to $4,000. For more information on funding resources at Dartmouth, please visit: http://bit.ly/AsdhFK

3. Research Coordinator (Entry-Level Job) – Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston) DEADLINE: 3/1/12
The Depression Clinical and Research Program is part of the Outpatient Psychiatry Division of the Massachusetts General Hospital. This position will provide invaluable experience for anyone interested in pursuing graduate study in the fields of psychology, public health, or medicine. For more information, please search: “Research Coordinator” in the Liberal Arts Career Network (accessible via the Nationwide Internship Consortium).

4. Link Up with LinkedIn.com – Dartmouth College Alumni Group with 9,600 Members
Searching for a post-graduate opportunity? Interested in seeing what Dartmouth alumni are doing? LinkedIn.com is one of the fastest growing social networks in the world and has successfully brought individuals in varying fields closer together. Visit http://learn.linkedin.com/students/step-1/ and get started on building your profile. After you have successfully crafted a profile, join the Dartmouth College Alumni group and start connecting with thousands of Dartmouth alumni all over the world.

5. Summer International Community Development Internship (Washington, DC) – DEADLINE: A.S.A.P.
The Community Development summer intern will focus on the areas of natural resource management (NRM) and climate change. This internship is with ACDI/VOCA. More information can be found by logging into the Nationwide Internship Consortium with your Dartmouth email address.

6. Harris Fellowship in Child Development & Early Childhood Education (New Haven, CT) – DEADLINE: 3/2/2012
The Harris Fellowship Program in Child Development and Early Childhood Education is a collaboration between the Yale Child Study Center and Calvin Hill Day Care Center and Kitty Lustman-Findling Kindergarten of New Haven. This is a post-graduate fellowship opportunity. Please apply directly through the Liberal Arts Career Network (accessible via the Nationwide Internship Consortium). Deadline: 3/2/2012.

7. Workshop Assistant – View Arts (Old Forge, NY)(Summer) – DEADLINE: 2/19/12 – PAID
Interns will receive practical training in arts programming, day-to-day operations in a fast-paced environment, and working with a small, committed staff and dedicated volunteers in a brand new green building. To learn more about this opportunity and View visit: www.ViewArts.org

8. Global Exchange Fair Trade Store Summer Internship (San Francisco)(Summer) – DEADLINE: 3/15/12
Summer interns work closely with program staff on campaigns and programs and are expected to bring some knowledge and experience to the organization. Interns should be able to offer at least 20 hours per week for 3 months, and be eager to participate in all aspects of their department. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/AmIQTu

9. Health Research Assistant – Center for Studying Health System Change (Entry-Level)(Washington, DC)
The Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC) in Washington, D.C. is seeking Health Research Assistants to participate in research on how the health system is changing and the effects of these changes on cost, quality, access, and service delivery. For more information on how to apply, please search “Health Research Assistant” in the Liberal Arts Career Network.

10. Research Assistant (Entry Level Job) – Yale University (New Haven, CT) – DEADLINE: 5/3/12
The Dept. of Epidemiology and Public Health seeks a full-time Research Assistant that will provide support for a research project that involves bringing an HIV/STD prevention intervention to pregnant adolescent women through a group model of prenatal care in 14 Community Health Centers in New York City. Please apply directly through the Liberal Arts Career Network (accessible via the Nationwide Internship Consortium).

COMMUNICATIONS Specialty Bulletin – January 26, 2012

 TOPICS INCLUDE:

  1. BRANDING: Summer Interns – Interbrand
  2. MASTERS IN JOURNALISM – Hong Kong
  3. MEDIA JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
  4. ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES – Summer Internship Program
  5. EDITORIAL ASSISTANT – PUBLISHING – BOSTON – POST GRAD
  6. JOURNALISM: REPORTING – Inside Higher Ed – Summer
  7. RADIO & TV NEWS SCHOLARSHIPS
  8. DOCUMENTARY FILM – LINKS
  9. NEWS: GANNETT TALENT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM – Post-Grad
  10. PUBLIC RELATIONS – DC – Communications Internship

1) BRANDING: Summer Interns – Interbrand (NY) Seeking paid interns in PR/Marketing, Client Services, Strategy, Program Management, Verbal Identity, Design, and Brand Management Systems. http://interbrand.hodesiq.com/interbrand/job_start.asp

2) MASTERS IN JOURNALISM – Hong Kong: The University of Hong Kong – Journalism and Media Studies Centre The faculty includes journalists with decades of combined experience at such media organizations as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, CNN, ABC News, NBC News, CBS News, Star TV, The South China Morning Post, Southern Weekly and The Hindu. The internship program has placed students in leading news organizations such as CNN, Bloomberg, Thomson-Reuters, Phoenix TV, the New York Times and the International Herald Tribune. http://jmsc.hku.hk/

3) MEDIA JOBS & INTERNSHIPS: (HBO, TIME Inc., Time Warner Corporate, Warner Bros. Entertainment Group) http://www.timewarner.com/careers/

4) ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES – Summer Internship Program: Provides more than 40 industry-wide internships. Gain in-depth exposure to professional television production during an 8-week summer in Los Angeles. http://www.emmysfoundation.org/internship-programs   DEADLINE: MARCH 15

5) EDITORIAL ASSISTANT – PUBLISHING – BOSTON – POST GRAD: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is seeking an Editorial Assistant in the Trade & Reference Publishers division supporting directors of franchise and paperbacks program (100+ titles per year.) Candidates who show a dedicated interest in children’s publishing will be most strongly considered. http://careers.hmhco.com/job/Boston-Editorial-Assistant-Job-MA-02108/1689500/

6) JOURNALISM: REPORTING – Inside Higher Ed – Summer: Inside Higher Ed’s (DC) interns work shoulder to shoulder with its team of reporters, reporting and writing news and feature stories for our 900,000-plus readers. Interns need to show intellectual curiosity, an ability to juggle multiple assignments, and an inclination to dig deeply. Should have at least two years of college journalism experience, and some previous professional experience is desirable. Applicants should send a resume and five strong clips to Doug Lederman at doug.lederman@insidehighered.com. Monthly stipend. http://www.insidehighered.com/content/work-us#ixzz1kIvyEJk9

7) RADIO & TV NEWS SCHOLARSHIPS: The Radio Television Digital News Foundation (RTDNF) scholarships are open to enrolled students (freshmen excluded) who are pursuing careers in radio, television and digital news. Winners also receive an expenses-paid trip to the RTDNA National Conference. May be enrolled in any major so long as your intent is a career in electronic journalism. The Ed Bradley Scholarship | The Carole Simpson Scholarship | The Pete Wilson Journalism Scholarship | The Presidents Scholarship | The Lou and Carole Prato Sports Reporting Scholarship | The George Foreman Tribute to Lyndon B. Johnson Scholarship | The Mike Reynolds Journalism Scholarship DEADLINE: MARCH 15 http://www.rtdna.org/pages/education/scholarship-info.php

8) DOCUMENTARY FILM – LINKS: Links to over 20 documentary film organizations. http://documentaries.org/resources/links/general/

9) NEWS: GANNETT TALENT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM – Post-Grad: DEADLINE: APRIL 15 Gannett publishes 84 daily newspapers, including USA TODAY, and nearly 1,000 non-daily publications; and operates 23 television stations in the U.S. Participants who successfully complete the ten-week training program will be awarded full-time positions. http://www.gannett.com/article/99999999/CAREERS07/120106001

10) PUBLIC RELATIONS – DC – Communications Internship: Concepts, Inc., (www.conceptspr.com) a woman-owned public relations firm in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, is seeking an interns to assist with communications outreach working with highly respected government clientele. http://www.conceptspr.com/career_opportunities/communications_internship_112011.html

For more information on COMMUNICATIONS CAREERS & LINKS, go to http://www.dartmouth.edu/~csrc/students/careers/comm.html

Government/Public Policy Career Digest: January 20th, 2012

 INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Freedom House, Africa Intern
Gain experience in program administration, USAID financial rules and regulations, developing grant proposals, and Freedom House methodology. Demonstrate through presentation of her/his educational and professional record and life experience that he/she has an academic background in African issues, experience on the continent, language skills applicable to our program needs, knowledge of human rights, dedication to democratic principles, and career aspirations related to the region.
Bachelor’s degree or current college or graduate student.
To apply for this internship, click: http://www.freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=13.

Middle East Institute, Summer Internship: Washington, DC
Internships at the Middle East Institute (MEI) provide students or recent graduates considering a career in a Middle East related field with hands-on experience in a Washington-based, nonprofit organization that focuses exclusively on the Middle East. Deadline: March 5
For more information, click: http://mei.edu/Home/Internships.aspx.

Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), Summer Internship Program
The CEI intern program seeks to help interested undergraduates, recent college graduates, and graduate students learn about the ideas of liberty and help to promote them by pairing them with a member of CEI’s policy, development, media, or administrative staff. Opportunity to research important policy issues and are expected to have strong writing, research, and analytical skills. Deadline: March 1, 2012
For more information: http://cei.org/internships.

CATO Institute, Summer Internship
Assist policy staff as researchers; work with the conference department to organize policy conferences, debates, and forums; attend seminars and conferences; and assist Cato’s professional staff by copying and filing newspaper articles, distributing materials to congressional offices, and preparing mailings. Take part in regular seminars on politics, economics, law, and philosophy, as well as a series of lectures and films on libertarian themes. For undergrads, regardless of major, recent graduates, graduate students, or law students who have a strong commitment to individual liberty, private property, free markets, limited government, and the philosophy of classical, or market, liberalism. Deadline: March 1.
For more information, view: http://www.cato.org/jobs/intern/index.html.

FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education), Summer Internship Program: Philadelphia, PA
FIRE offers a 10-week, paid Summer Internship Program as part of our efforts to educate students about individual rights at colleges and universities. FIRE is looking for intelligent and energetic undergraduates (rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors) who are interested in FIRE’s mission and work. Ideal candidates are responsible, focused, and organized, and have an interest in civil liberties. All interns are expected to demonstrate excellent research, writing, and communication skills. The 2012 program will run from Monday, June 4 through Friday, August 10 and interns will receive a stipend of $1,100 per month. Deadline: March 15, 2012.
For more information: http://thefire.org/article/12460.html.

Moving Picture Institute (MPI), Summer Internship Program
The MPI Internship Program cultivates talented young filmmakers, screenwriters, producers, directors, and others who are committed to using the aesthetic power of film to promote the core American values of freedom. MPI is looking for independent, dynamic, creative, energetic, and self-motivated students or recent graduates who possess excellent research and communication abilities and who have a demonstrable interest in film production. The ideal candidate is committed to individual rights and has an informed appreciation for American liberty.
MPI reviews applications for summer and academic year internships on a rolling basis and will work with production partners and interns to set a mutually convenient schedule.
Visit: http://www.thempi.org/internships.html.

USPACOM, Unpaid Government Internships: Hawaii
U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM), together with other U.S. Government agencies, protects and defends the United States, its territories, Allies, and interests; alongside Allies and partners, promotes regional security and deters aggression; and, if deterrence fails, is prepared to respond to the full spectrum of military contingencies to restore Asia-Pacific stability and security. Sampling of internships include in following branches: Software Development, Cyber Security Branch, Foreign Policy, Public Diplomacy, Strategy & Architecture. Submit application packets ASAP, identify alternate positions to increase your chances of selection. For more information on positions and USPACOM, visit: https://community.apan.org/pacom_strategic_partnerships/p/studentvolunteerinternships.aspx.

POST-GRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES
**Note: There are post-grad opportunities in the “Internship Opportunities” section as well**

The Thomas R. Pickering  Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship
The Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program provides funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service. The goal of the Fellowship Program is to attract outstanding students who enroll in two-year master’s degree programs in public policy, international affairs, public administration, or academic fields such as business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages, who represent all ethnic, racial and social backgrounds and who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State. Deadline: January 30,   2012 http://www.woodrow.org/higher-education-fellowships/foreign_affairs/pickering_grad/eligibility.php

Foreign Affairs, Academic Year Intern
The Academic Year Internship is a full-time paid position offering exceptional training in serious journalism. The ­intern works as an assistant editor with substantial responsibility. Previous ­interns have included recent graduates from undergraduate and master’s ­programs. Candidates should have a serious interest in international relations, a flair for writing, and a facility with the English  language.
The Academic Year Intern works for one year, starting in July or August. Deadline: February 17, 2012.
More info: http://www.foreignaffairs.com/about-us/employment

Freedom House, Embattled NGO Assistance Program
Freedom House supports the spread of freedom and democracy throughout the world through research, effective advocacy, and programs directly supporting frontline activists. The Embattled NGO Assistance Fund (ENAF) provides civil society organizations with small grants for medical, legal, humanitarian and other emergencies.  Under the direction of the Senior Program Manager (SPM) and the ENAF team, the Intern will perform responsibilities necessary to day-to-day management of the Fund. Required: Bachelor’s degree in related field.
For more information, visit: http://www.freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=13.

SUMMER PROGRAMS

American Enterprise Institute (AEI), Summer Institute Program: Washington, DC
The 2012 American Enterprise Summer Institute is looking for college undergraduates who are passionate about public affairs, and want to spend the summer diving headfirst into public policy. Fully funded four-week program will help students develop the core analytical skills required for rigorous public policy analysis while introducing them to some of the nation’s top free-enterprise leaders. Students will receive a stipend for $1,000 as well as up to $500 for travel expenses. Apply online at: http://www.aei.org/about/summer-institute/.

DARTMOUTH OPPORTUNITIES

Dartmouth-Oxford Exchange Program, Rockefeller Center
Each fall, winter, and spring a maximum of four students can attend Keble College of Oxford University. The experience offers Dartmouth students the opportunity to live in Oxford dorms and during the program to have complete access to libraries, sports, facilities, and lectures. The program will primarily serve government and economics majors. All government and economics tutorials will be approved in advance by the departments and some will count towards the major. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.5. Deadline: February 1, 2012
For more information, visit: http://rockefeller.dartmouth.edu/studentopps/doe.html

Marine Education Intern (Bluehill, ME)(Summer) – PAID

Marine Education Intern (Bluehill, ME)(Summer) – PAID

The Marine Environmental Research Institute (MERI), located in Blue Hill, Maine, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to scientific research and education on the impacts of pollution on marine life, and to protecting the health and biodiversity of the marine environment for future generations. We are currently offering three Marine Education Internships for the 2012 Summer. These are full-time positions requiring a commitment of 11 weeks (June 18th – August 31st). Current work includes community-based marine education programs, water quality monitoring, and field research on the effects of pollution on marine mammals. MERI’s education programs focus on marine life along the rocky Maine coast and promoting environmental awareness and stewardship.

A marine education internship is an excellent opportunity for an individual working toward a career in marine science education or environmental education to gain practical experience in the field. The ideal candidate will possess a personal interest in the marine environment and a commitment to the mission of the organization.

Primary Job Responsibility: 
This position will involve working closely with senior Education Staff in key components of the MERI education program, including leading boat and island ecology trips for children and adults, planning and implementing educational science materials for adult and child community programs, assisting with teen programming, and assisting with the day-to-day operation of the MERI Center for Marine Studies.

Job Description: 
Assist with the implementation of educational programming, including educational boat cruises, Teens for Healthy Oceans Program, MERI’s Summer Classes, Ocean Story Hour, Ocean Video Night, and Ocean Aquarium Room programs.

  • Interpret exhibits in the Ocean Aquarium Room to visiting groups and the general public
  • Assist with day-to-day operation of the MERI Center for Marine Studies, including staffing the reception desk and the Ocean Room, and attending some weekend and evening programs and special events
  • Help maintain Ocean Aquarium, including collection of species for exhibit in the tanks
  • Work with Education Department staff and volunteers to reorganize and catalogue the Sea Lending Library
  • Compile background information, assist with production of Fact Sheets, Teaching Kits and informational materials as assigned and for an individual project subject area
  • Articulate and promote the MERI mission to the public
  • Stock and maintain educational program materials
  • Set up and clean areas required for educational programs
  • Perform other duties relating to the organization’s goals and mission as required

Reports To:
Education Program Coordinator and Education Director

Qualifications: 
Applicants should be working towards or possess a BA or BS degree (Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors are encouraged to apply) in environmental education, marine sciences, biology, environmental sciences or a similar major.  Applicants should demonstrate enthusiasm for teaching science-related topics and preferably have experience teaching science to groups of students, ages 2-18. Applicants should be able to work well independently and as part of a team. Good public speaking and writing skills are required. Applicants must be flexible, able to adapt to a changing work environment, and at times, be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Knowledge of computer software including Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel required. Must possess a valid drivers license, and a good driving record. Knowledge of First Aid, CPR, and water safety is a plus.

Time Requirements:
June 18th – August 31st (11 weeks); Full-time (min. 40 hours/week)

Compensation:
Housing in Blue Hill and a stipend are available. A common house is used, where interns live together and are responsible for cooking and cleaning duties. Rooms may be shared with one other person. Interns are responsible for all travel expenses and food.

Deadline: Opened until positions filled

To Apply:
Please state where you found the internship posting and send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three (3) references by e-mail to Martha Bell, Education Director at mbell@meriresearch.org.