Northern Virginia Conservation Advocate - Audubon Naturalist Society

Posted on: December 12, 2018

Contact Email: conserve@anshome.org

Website: http://www.anshome.org/careers

Location: Fairfax & Loudoun Counties, VA, and NOVA municipalities (VA)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Entry

In accordance with ANS’ Strategic Plan and the need to respond to climate change, the Advocate will research, coordinate and implement grassroots action and support advocacy on climate resilience, local clean water, and land use policy issues in Northern Virginia. Partner and network with local, regional and state environmental, community and business groups to achieve policy outcomes. Increase public awareness and organize and mobilize ANS members, volunteers and local citizens to take action to protect and restore local watersheds, prepare for and adapt to climate change, and preserve green space in our urban communities.

Read more about the position and its policy goals within our organization at www.conservationblog.anshome.org.

Maryland Conservation Advocate - Audubon Naturalist Society

Posted on: December 12, 2018

Contact Email: conserve@anshome.org

Website: http://www.anshome.org/careers

Location: Montgomery & Prince George's Counties, Maryland (MD)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Entry

In accordance with ANS’ Strategic Plan and the need to respond to climate change, the Advocate will research, coordinate & implement grassroots action & support advocacy on climate resilience, local clean water, and land use policy issues in the MD suburbs of DC (Montgomery & Prince George's Cos) . Partner & network with local, regional & state environmental, community & business groups to achieve policy outcomes. Increase public awareness and organize and mobilize ANS members, volunteers and local citizens to take action to protect and restore local watersheds, prepare for and adapt to climate change, and preserve green space in our urban communities.
Read more about the position and its policy goals at www.conservationblog.anshome.org.

Washington, DC Conservation Advocate - Audubon Naturalist Society

Posted on: December 12, 2018

Contact Email: conserve@anshome.org

Website: http://www.anshome.org/careers

Location: Washington, DC (DC)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Entry

In accordance with ANS’ Strategic Plan and the need to respond to climate change, the Advocate will research, coordinate and implement grassroots action and support advocacy on climate resilience, local clean water, and land use policy issues in Washington, DC. Partner and network with local, regional and state environmental, community and business groups to achieve policy outcomes. Increase public awareness and organize and mobilize ANS members, volunteers and local citizens to take action to protect and restore local watersheds, prepare for and adapt to climate change, and preserve green space in our urban communities.

Read more about the position and its policy goals within our organization at www.conservationblog.anshome.org.

Intern - Athena's Harvest Farm

Posted on: December 12, 2018

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Website: http://www.athenasharvest.com/2019-internship-information

Location: Santa Fe (TN)

Opportunity Type: Internship

Career Level: Entry

Athena’s Harvest is a small vegetable farm run by former Peace Corps volunteers in Fly, TN, 33 miles from downtown Nashville. While the property consists of 55 acres, they intensively produce a wide diversity of sustainably grown vegetables and some fruit on less than 2.5 acres of land, with the majority of our sales occurring at retail farmers markets they attend in Nashville, through their CSA program (weekly subscription box of produce), and via some restaurant sales. They take on 3 interns per season, often college students taking some semesters off or looking for an internship, recent grads who want to learn about farming, or others with a genuine interest in the work & lifestyle of small-scale sustainable agriculture.

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program - Blandy Experimental Farm

Posted on: December 12, 2018

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Website: https://sites.google.com/site/blandyreu/

Location: Boyce (VA)

Opportunity Type: Internship

Career Level: Entry

The program emphasizes experimental ecology and evolutionary biology including a wide variety of topics such as plant-animal interactions, pollinator behavior and ecology, insect population ecology, and ecosystem ecology. Successful applicants will receive a $6325 stipend, additional money for food, and free housing. Each student picks a research mentor from our pool of faculty members and graduate students and then conducts a novel research project. The students will gain experience in experimental design, data collection, analytical techniques, and written and oral presentation of findings. REU students also benefit from several professional development workshops.

The application deadline is March 1, 2019.

Research Technician (1/6) - Landscape Fire and Conservation Science Research Group

Posted on: December 12, 2018

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Website: https://sites.tufts.edu/environmentalstudies/2018/12/07/research-technician-landscape-fire-and-conservation-science-research-group-lcrsg/

Location: Southwest Oregon (OR)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Entry

The Landscape Fire and Conservation Science Research Group (LCRSG) at Oregon State University is hiring 3-4 field research technicians to assist with data collection on a landscape scale retrospective study examining biodiversity responses to wildfire, salvage logging, and intensive forest management in the Klamath ecoregion of southwest Oregon during summer 2019. Technicians will be involved in data collection on avian, pollinator, and plant communities and vegetation structure.

Multiple Internship Programs - Growing Gardens

Posted on: December 12, 2018

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Website: https://www.growinggardens.org/internships

Location: Boulder (CO)

Opportunity Type: Internship

Career Level: Entry

"Growing Gardens’ interns are essential to our success in cultivating community through sustainable urban agriculture. We offer hands-on, engaging, real-world experiences in a fun and welcoming work environment. Our interns have a strong desire to learn and work hard while maintaining a positive attitude throughout their commitment." The focus of this internship will be to support production and programming on the Food Project Farm, a one-acre garden and educational site located in Longmont. Situated in the middle of a USDA food desert, produce from the farm is principally donated to local food banks and distributed to low income families in the community...

Research Support For the Water Quality Framework - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (ORISE)

Posted on: December 11, 2018

Contact Email: jesse.boormanpadgett@gmail.com

Website: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/EPA-Water-2018-443

Location: Washington (DC)

Opportunity Type: Fellowship

Career Level: Entry

The goal of this project is to have the intern participate in activities integrated with the Water Quality Framework that increase the utility of water quality data. The Water Quality Framework is an Agency strategy to integrate water quality information to better enable science based water resource decisions in support of water program goals related to nutrients, non-point sources, national surveys, and assessed and impaired waters.

The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. The appointment is full-time in the Washington, DC area.

Program Assistant - Institute for Sustainable Communities

Posted on: December 11, 2018

Contact Email: ssheehan@sustain.org

Website: https://sustain.org/

Location: Washington DC or Montpelier VT (VT)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Entry

ISC is seeking two motivated and energetic Program Assistants to join a dynamic team working on climate programs designed to advance equitable outcomes in community and regional resilience across the United States. The Program Assistant provides administrative, logistical, and programmatic support for ISC programs. Primary responsibilities include team and event planning and logistics, program research, assistance in the development of written and web-based training, communications, and development materials, and other administrative and programmatic duties.

Learn more and apply at: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/78235

Equal Opportunity Employer

Program Officer - Institute for Sustainable Communities

Posted on: December 11, 2018

Contact Email: ssheehan@sustain.org

Website: https://sustain.org/

Location: Nationwide (VT)

Opportunity Type: Employment

Career Level: Mid-career

The Program Officer supports the design, development, and implementation of equitable resilience and sustainability projects across our U.S. Program portfolio. These projects accelerate strategies to tackle immediate environmental, economic, and social challenges and to build lasting capacity of our stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will have experience serving underrepresented communities, neighborhoods, and populations most vulnerable to the impacts of climate related events, a bachelor's degree and 3-6 years of professional experience. More info and apply at https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/78214

Equal Opportunity Employer