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Assistant Director- UC Davis

The Environmental Policy & Management program at UC Davis is hiring!
Apply now We are now hiring an Assistant Director to support growth of the Environmental Policy and Management program at UC Davis.  Please share this open position and recruitment details within your network. This position combines program direction and teaching. Application details are included below.
Candidates should apply by June 24th to ensure consideration; we will continue to consider new applications after that date until the position is filled. 
Apply at:  https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF02777
See https://epm.ucdavis.edu/for more information about the EPM program.
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Assistant Director -Master of Science in Environmental Policy and Management (EPM) program at UC Davis 
Applications are invited for a full-time appointment as Assistant Director (AD) for the Master of Science in Environmental Policy and Management (EPM) program at the Un…

GIS Internship

The National Park Service Emergency services has another position opening, and is looking for a current or recently graduated student.  
See the position description below:
We are looking for a paid intern to work for the Deputy Chief of Emergency Services for the National Park Service.  This intern would be responsible for implementing GIS workflows to support NPS Emergency Services, including potentially Search and Rescue, EMS, as well as other areas of the Law Enforcement, Security, and Emergency Services division.  They may also be asked to provide GIS support during disaster response.  The intern can expect to exercise and expand a wide range of GIS skills and learn first-hand about emergency management.

This position is based out of the NPS headquarters in Washington, D.C., and is funded through October.  There is the potential to work up to 40 hours per week, but hours are open to discussion.

Anyone who is interested should send a cover letter and resume to colleen_livingstone@part…

National Wetland Condition Assessment Plant Data Research & Support National Wetland Condition Assessment Plant Data Research & Support

A postgraduate research opportunity is currently available at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Water (OW). This appointment will be served with the Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds located in Washington, DC. The participant will be located in the Monitoring and Analysis Branch and support activities related to the National Aquatic Resource Survey (NARS) program, with a focus on the National Wetland Condition Assessment (NWCA; https://www.epa.gov/national-aquatic-resource-surveys/nwca). NWCA is a statistically based survey designed to characterize the ecological condition of wetlands across the conterminous United States every 5 years. It is a component of the NARS program and a key activity in EPA’s efforts to achieve national water-quality goals under the Clean Water Act. Throughout their appointment, the selected participant will research and learn about EPA’s efforts to monitor and assess wetland and other aquatic resources via large-scale, statist…

Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship

It’s an exciting new fellowship program for graduate students at the national estuarine research reserves. One two-year fellowship opportunity will be available at each of the 29 coastal sites. Through a research project, fellows will address a key coastal management question to help scientists and communities understand coastal challenges that may influence future policy and management strategies.

The research reserves represent the apex of estuary science. At these coastal sites, fieldwork, research, and community engagement come together to create the scientific advances that change our communities and our world. Specific fellowship benefits include the following: The ability to develop meaningful cross-discipline research projects in conjunction with scientists, community leaders, and other organizations. Networking opportunities with the annual fellowship class of 29, plus the other professionals across the reserve system, NOAA, and community partners. Professional guidance and mentori…

Green Interns Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has launched the new Green Interns Program! Recent graduates can apply for this year-long rotational program.  The Green Interns Program promotes career development within the civil service and introduces recent graduates to employment at the EPA.  
The Program offers a clear path to potential federal careers, provides access to training and career development, and may fill mission-critical occupations with qualified candidates. We are hiring recent graduates for positions in Washington D.C. and nationwide!
Green Interns will have access to: Ongoing mentoringJob-specific trainingRotational assignments40 hours of formal, interactive training
Demonstrated performers may be offered potential term (1–4 years) or permanent positions with the EPA upon the conclusion of the internship. Additionally, interns are eligible for a full-range of benefits, including federal health insurance, earned leave accrual, transit subsidy, and more.
To qualify, applicants …

Internship-Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute provides the opportunity for an intern to gain experience with the study of the ecology and conservation of threatened Virginia turtle species. The intern will assist with two projects. The first is an ongoing population monitoring project examining the distribution and status of wood turtle (Glyptemys insculpta) populations across northern Virginia. The second project is an ongoing study that is part of a multi-state grant to determine the status and distribution of spotted turtles (Clemmys guttata) across their range. The intern will assist with aquatic visual encounter surveys, trapping, and radio-telemetry. They will also assist with report preparation and outreach activities to promote conservation in the Commonwealth. Data Management The intern will assist with data collection, data entry, and data analysis for both spotted turtle and wood turtle projects. Public Outreach The intern will assist with public outreach opportunities includi…

Energypath 2019

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Energypath 2019 will focus on “Financing the Energy Future”. With innovations in renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies emerging at an exponential rate, our energy portfolio is becoming increasingly sustainable. This shift towards a more sustainable future is made easier by recent advancements in energy financing. This conference will feature both energy and financial experts who will present financing options that support this growing shift towards renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Energypath 2019 will be held July 25, 2019. Pre-conference energy camps will be held July 22-24. On Thursday, July 25th, there will be a conference, an expo and middle and high school science fairs. For a detailed schedule, please visit our agenda page.

Energypath 2019 will be held at DeSales University:

           DeSales University
           2755 Station Avenue
           Center Valley, PA 18034

CAMPS:
Introduction to Sustainable Energy Introduction to Sustainable Energy is the perfect course…

Water Resources Engineer / Design Scientist- Wildlands Engineering

Location: NC, VA or SC
Wildlands Engineering is continuously on the lookout for dynamic individuals to join our growing company. We are looking for a water resources engineer or scientist with a background in stream and wetland design, stormwater management, hydrologic/hydraulic modeling, construction document production, and construction management. This position works with project managers to assist with complex ecosystem restoration designs; conduct field assessment and design of streams, wetlands, and watersheds; develop hydrologic and hydraulic models; and assess and design new and retrofit stormwater best management practices (BMPs).
The ideal candidate will demonstrate 2 to 15 years’ progressive experience working with the ecologic and hydrologic processes important to ecosystem restoration in the Southeastern United States. A graduate degree in a related field is preferred. Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D/Land Desktop, hydraulic and hydrologic modeling, preparation of technical…

Olive Ridley Project Internship

Send in your video application for a chance to win a 2-week internship in August at the Olive Ridley Project Marine Turtle Rescue Centre at Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu.

Gain valuable veterinary experience from one of the UK’s leading specialist turtle veterinary surgeons, Dr Claire Petros, the lead veterinarian at the Olive Ridley Project.

Our Marine Turtle Rescue Centre is the first and only rescue centre in the Maldives to be led by a veterinarian and is fully-equipped with surgical and diagnostic facilities for the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of marine turtles.

Your daily duties will include:
- Feeding the turtles
- Cleaning holding tanks
- Observing surgeries and medical procedures
- Attending rescue missions to collect turtles in need
 Assisting with the release of rehabilitated turtles back into the ocean
- Interacting with guests who visit the centre and giving them information on the turtles staying at the centre
- Attending any Olive Ridley Project presentation evenings
- Posting on t…

Adjunct Faculty, Ocean Sustainability, Environmental Science and Policy Program-Johns Hopkins University

Online Position Available




The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) unit of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences seeks adjunct faculty to teach in the areas of ocean stewardship and sustainability. A telecommute position is available for an online instructor. As the nation’s oldest and one of the most prestigious research universities, Johns Hopkins offers high-quality master’s degrees and post-baccalaureate education to students located in the greater Baltimore and Washington, D.C. regions and throughout the United States and abroad.

The Advanced Academic Programs division provides high-quality master’s degrees and post-baccalaureate education to students in the mid-Atlantic region and online. AAP currently offers master’s degrees and graduate certificate programs for graduate students at its Washington, DC Center as well as in Montgomery County and Baltimore, MD, and online. AAP enrolls more than 3000 part-time graduate students and is looking to aggressively grow its programs.

We invite…

Early Summer NSF Grad Fellowship Info Session

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP INFORMATION SESSIONS
ARE YOU PLANNING GRADUATE STUDIES TOWARD A PH.D. IN SCIENCE, MATH, ENGINEERING, SOCIAL, OR BEHAVIORAL FIELDS?
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) is the largest and one of the most prestigious awards available to support graduate studies toward Ph.D.’s in science, math, engineering, and social/behavioral fields. The NSF award provides 3 years of support, with an annual stipend of $34,000. You can learn more about the NSF award at www.nsfgrfp.org
199 MARYLAND SENIORS, RECENT ALUMNI, AND GRADUATE STUDENTS HAVE WON NSF GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS IN THE PAST 6 YEARS!
IMPORTANT: Students may apply TWICE for the NSF GRFP - once before starting graduate studies, and once during the first two years of graduate study. To enhance your chance of success is it essential to apply at each opportunity.
We are offering two EARLY NSF GRFP information sessions for students planning to apply this Fall 2019 or in subsequent yea…

Virtual Career Conference

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Wildlife Management Specialist - Howard County Recreation and Parks

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position would be a Contingent Worker in the Natural Resources Conservation section of the Natural and Historic Resources Division (NHRD).  The individual would be responsible for assisting the Deer Program Manager in operating the Managed Hunt and Sharpshooting programs, assisting with deer research projects, and monitoring the Four-Post Feeder tick pesticide applicator devices. The individual would also be responsible for assisting in other wildlife management related work, including Canada goose management.

DUTIES:
Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

Managed Hunt Program duties include
Prior to the managed hunt season duties include assisting with tree stand installation, trail maintenance, obtaining GPS coordinates of stand sites, and office work related to planning managed hunts.
During the managed hunt season duties will include, checking hunters in at managed hunts in various parks, recording arrival, stand site assignment, checking equipment,…

Nursery Employee - Chesapeake Natives

Nursery Seasonal Employee: Watering  Job Summary Chesapeake Natives plant nursery seeks a well-organized individual that can recognize and appropriately water species depending on their need. The successful candidate must be able to do physical work, prioritize task areas, and adjust to the watering needs of the nursery environment. The ideal candidate will be passionate about growing local ecotype native plants, have excellent people and management skills, and ideally, will have greenhouse or nursery experience in the production of native plants. We have a great nursery team and we would love to hear from qualified candidates who would like to work in the unique historic environment of Rosaryville State Park. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide daily watering 5 days a week, 5 hours per day, preferably mornings, one weekend day required.Watering will be required in all areas of the nursery, with the exception of the rain-gardenAble to work directly with senior management, andPer…