We are seeking a Science Coordinator (permanent position) in the Applied Plant Ecology and Conservation Lab at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Under the direction of Dr. Matthew Albrecht, this position will coordinate and implement scientific research projects and activities related to the population dynamics, restoration and reintroduction, and seed conservation of threatened plant species. The Science Coordinator will maintain scientific experiments in growth chambers and in natural communities throughout the south-central United States, including the Missouri Botanical Garden¹s Shaw Nature Reserve. The position will also be responsible for maintaining ex situ seed collections of globally imperiled plants, managing day-to-day activities in CCSD¹s Plant Conservation Science Lab with or without direct
supervision, and coordinating relationships with collaborative partners and governmental
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1990 M Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
Title: Science Outreach Intern
Department: Office of Science Programs
Supervisor: Director, Office of Science Programs
Classification: Part-time, Temporary, Non-Exempt
The Ecological Society of America, founded in 1915, is the world¹s
largest community of professional ecologists and a trusted source of
ecological knowledge, committed to advancing the understanding of life
on Earth. The 9,000 member Society publishes five journals and a
membership bulletin and broadly shares ecological information through
policy, media outreach, and education initiatives. The Society¹s Annual
Meeting attracts 4,000 attendees and features the most recent advances
in ecological science.
About ESA¹s Office of Science Programs:
The ESA Science Office envisions an ecological science that effectively
meets the challenges of a changing world. We connect the research and
management communities, support the use of science to inform decision
making, and build capacity among scientists.
Purpose & Responsibilities:
ESA seeks an energetic recent graduate or graduate student with strong
communication and organizational skills to 1) help enhance our
communication and outreach endeavors, and 2) to help manage special ESA
meetings, workshops, and training events. A basic background in and
appreciation for ecology, biology, and/or environmental sciences is
The science outreach intern will work with Cliff Duke, Science Programs
Director, and Jill Parsons, Science Programs Manager, to create outreach
materials and strategies that will enhance our existing programs (such
as our Sustaining Biological Infrastructure Training Initiative). The
intern will also assist with logistical arrangements and communications
for events that will bring scientists together on a wide range of
topics, such as the sustainability of scientific data repositories.
Additional duties may include taking notes, webpage upkeep, and tracking
budget information. There may be opportunities to network with important
scientists in a wide range of disciplines and contribute to important
Specific Activities for the Science Outreach Intern:
Outreach and marketing: create and refine outreach materials for Science
Office programs; this will include email campaigns, flyers, website
updates, liaising with ESA¹s Public Affairs office regarding social
media updates, and creating/editing videos.
Communications and writing: contribute to workshop and meeting reports
and presentations; liaise with workshop and meeting participants as
Organization and planning: manage onsite logistical details for events,
including a/v, room setup, printed materials, timekeeping, and taking
Data entry: act as the point of contact for travel reimbursements;
monitor and report on travel budgets.
Graduate student or recent graduate with a strong background in
communications and/or marketing
Experience and interest in ecological, biological, and/or environmental
sciences and research
Strong organizational and prioritization skills
Familiar with WordPress; basic HTML skills a plus
Familiar with Microsoft Publisher a plus
Willing to perform data-entry and other basic tasks
Willing to learn as needed and follow directions
Must enjoy working effectively as part of a team
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Hours are flexible, but you must be available to work a regular schedule
of 8-16 hours per week in ESA¹s downtown Washington, DC office during
business hours (8am-6pm; M-F)
This is a paid, part-time internship based in ESA¹s downtown Washington,
DC office, with occasional travel to events in the greater DC area. The
position is funded from December 1 – May 31, 2018 and pays $15 per hour.
Please email a cover letter, and resume to Jill Parsons, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please put ³Science Outreach Intern² in the subject line. Applications
are due Friday, November 3rd. The position is open until filled.
ESA is an Equal Opportunity employer.
Research interns are needed to assist in a multi-disciplinary,
multi-investigator, experimental study of the interactions between
ecology and evolution in Trinidad, West Indies. The research is led by
Professor David Reznick at the University of California, Riverside in
collaboration with Joseph Travis (Florida State), Tim Coulson (Oxford),
Paul Bentzen (Dalhousie U.), and Ron Bassar (Williams).
We seek to integrate multiple biological fields for the study of these interactions in
experimental populations of guppies in Trinidad. Duties include
assisting in monthly censuses of guppy populations in montane streams.
The monthly censuses include long hours in the field and laboratory.
There will also be 12 days off between each census when interns can
pursue an independent project.
Qualifications: We seek interns who are entertaining the
possibility of pursuing graduate studies in some area of ecology and
evolution and who wish to gain some additional field research experience
before doing so. Research will take place in semi-remote areas of
Trinidad sometimes under bad weather conditions. Applicants must be able
to live and work well with others. Research will involve carrying heavy
packs over slippery and steep terrain. Applicants must be in good
physical condition and be able to meet the demands of field research
under these conditions. Ability to drive a standard transmission vehicle
is desirable but not required. Applicants with first-aid/first responder
training, skills in automobile maintenance, and construction skills are
highly desirable. Please address these skills when applying.
Interns will be required to spend a minimum of 3-months in
Trinidad, with possibility of extension. Starting dates are as early as
January 2018. We will cover all travel and living expenses and provide
Please see our website <www.theguppyproject.weebly.com> for more
information on the project and access to reprints. Our video menu
includes a ³guppy censuses² submenu that details the main tasks
associated with the internship.
Applicants should send cover letter, CV and the names and e-mail
addresses of three or more professional references to David Reznick
(email@example.com). At least two of the references should be academics.
The Food Loft is a first-of-its-kind co-working space focused on fostering growth for startups and small companies working in the food, foodtech and media spaces. The Loft offers month-to-month and long-term office rentals, with a range of value-added services for companies aimed to help them build their network, raise money and accelerate growth. We are seeking a creative, driven individual to work as a community manager for the Food Loft. Responsibilities include:
- Executing, and continually refining a marketing and sales strategy in conjunction with the CEO to identify and target new tenants in the Boston food landscape.
- Conducting regular in-office meetings with potential tenants to tour the space and demonstrate our value for new clients.
- Planning and executing events on a recurring basis. Events will be targeted towards existing Food Loft tenants and/or the greater Boston food community for networking and lead generation.
- Onboarding new tenants, helping with day-of moving in responsibilities (key hand-off, etc) and assigning of space to new tenants.
- Regular office administration including ordering supplies and troubleshooting office issues.
- Addressing tenant issues or concerns on an ongoing basis.
- Developing, refining and executing partnership marketing plans with strategic organizations involved in the Boston food network.
- Developing value-added content for tenants, including office hours, mentorship, networking events and more.
- Establishing relationships with value-added partners to offer professional discounts and benefits to Food Loft tenants.
- Acting as a brand ambassador for the Food Loft at food-specific networking events and conferences in the area.
- Overseeing social media for the Food Loft and working with the CEO to develop and execute a content marketing strategy across our website and social platforms.
The candidate should also have a strong interest in food, with an understanding of some of the key organizations, partners and companies that operate in the Boston food arena. Ideally, the candidate will also have experience in marketing, community development and/or business development.
The Food Loft is located in an art- and light-filled loft space at 535 Albany Street in Boston’s South End. More information on the Loft can be found at http://www.thefoodloft.com
Interested candidates should reach out to Adam Salomone at adam(at)thefoodloft(dot)com. Please submit resumes and cover letters electronically with your email. No phone calls please.
Join a passionate team leading stewardship efforts on public lands in Southern Colorado!
The Rocky Mountain Field Institute (RMFI) seeks to hire a full-time, salaried Program Manager to coordinate RMFI¹s trail and restoration projects and programs in Southern Colorado and the Pikes Peak Region. These positions at RMFI do not come around very often, so this is an exciting opportunity for the right person wanting to make a difference.
This position requires a strong skillset in various trail and restoration techniques; attention to detail; strong conservation ethic; excellent leadership, communication, logistical, coordination, writing, and team skills; experience leading and managing seasonal staff and volunteers; excellent people skills; ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously; and a desire to implement highly effective projects that help protect public lands.
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– Post on your Social Media Platforms about your Food for All experiences (1 per week) – always tag your location
– Post on your fav restaurants’ walls asking them to join FFA
– Get your friends to also post about their experience and support Food for All!
– Promote FFA at your campus by word of mouth.
– Promote FFA by giving flyers, hanging posters and giving out other merchandising items (stickers, flyers with promotions, etc) – tabling and going to events (always take pictures so we can post about you being there!)
– Community outreach efforts: Promote the App in other associations and groups inside the university (sustainability groups, environmental, food, exchange students, low-budget students and others).
– Contact with university’s media in order to be featured in articles and news
– Find influencers and leaders that could also be interested in working as brand ambassadors with us
If you are interested, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org containing one paragraph stating your motivations to join Food for All and one paragraph explaining to us why you will be great at the job!