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Date: September 13, 2011 (page 1 of 4)

Sustainability Planner (Cambridge, MA)

The City of Cambridge, MA Community Development Department seeks a motivated professional to develop and implement outreach and other programs to engage residents and businesses in adopting more sustainable practices. Develop and maintain web and social media content. Conduct best practice research and develop policies and programs aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Strong background in sustainability programs, outreach and communication required. Experience in implementing sustainable transportation programs a plus. Excellent people, oral and written communications skills. Bachelor’s degree in related field plus four years of experience or a master’s degree plus two years of experience.

For further information, visit http://www.cambridgema.gov and click on ‘Jobs’.

Weatherization Program Assistant (Hinesburg, VT)

WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM ASSISTANT, VERMONT HOUSING AND CONSERVATION BOARD AMERICORPS, CHAMPLAIN VALLEY OFFICE OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY (CVOEO) WEATHERIZATION DEPARTMENT

This position is part of the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board AmeriCorps, which places AmeriCorps members in sponsoring non-profit affordable housing and environmental conservation and education organizations around the state. This position will have the exciting opportunity to work in and amongst the many areas within the Weatherization Department, including our new and exciting projects (e.g. solar installs, smart grid, etc.).  The goals of this position are to provide support in a variety of areas within the range of weatherization (Wx) programs thru client intake, outreach, advocacy, energy efficiency education, assisting with energy audits, and administrative duties while learning the comprehensive nature of Vermont’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP).

For further information, visit http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?job_did=J8D00S6VTBSTZF861LF.

Chief Sustainability Officer (Berkeley, CA)

CHIEF SUSTAINABILITY OFFICER, LABORATORY DIRECTORATE, LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY (LBNL), BERKELEY, CA

LBNL is a world-renowned scientific institution operated by the University of California of Berkeley for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Reporting to the Deputy Laboratory Director, the primary role for this position will be to provide organizational and technical leadership for the Lab’s overall environmental sustainability operations, including defining the strategic vision, inspiring and motivating staff, and managing performance goals in support of the vision. It is expected that this individual will serve as chief environmental sustainability spokesperson to external audiences, including the Department of Energy, the University of California Office of the President, the general public, industry partners, local municipalities, sustainability non-profit organizations, and other relevant stakeholders.

For further information, visit http://regionalhelpwanted.com/search/detail.cfm?SN=194&ID=55522443.

Recycling Intern (Cambridge, MA)

INTERNSHIP, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, CITY OF CAMBRIDGE

The Recycling Division works to encourage people to consume less, reuse and donate materials, and recycle what cannot be eliminated or re-used. The Division’s largest program is the weekly curbside collection of materials that must be recycled under State law-including paper, cardboard, bottles, cans, and yard waste-from residents, City buildings, and schools.  Seeking research and planning assistance for the possible implementation of a pilot curbside food scraps collection program for residents.

For further information contact, Ms. Randi Mail, rmail@cambridgema.gov.

Environmental Conflict Resolution Internship (Washington D.C.)

CONFLICT PREVENTION AND RESOLUTION CENTER (CPRC), THE U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Seeking a student intern interested in environmental conflict resolution. CPRC houses EPA’s experts in environmental collaboration and conflict resolution and provides a range of services to EPA managers and staff, including access to professional mediators and facilitators, case intake and consultation, process design, conflict coaching, and training.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Conflict Prevention and Resolution Center (CPRC) seeks a student intern interested in environmental conflict resolution. CPRC houses EPA’s experts in environmental collaboration and conflict resolution and provides a range of services to EPA managers and staff, including access to professional mediators and facilitators, case intake and consultation, process design, conflict coaching, and training.

Applicants are asked to develop a project proposal (1 page) on a topic of mutual interest to work on during their internship with CPRC. Final products may include a presentation to CPRC leadership, an article for journal submission, a training module, or other appropriate project. New ideas and continuations of existing work are equally welcome. The intern will work under the direction of CPRC staff, who will provide project feedback, involve the intern in appropriate meetings, and introduce the intern to relevant contacts and resources within EPA.

Details:

Who May Apply:         Graduate students with proof of current enrollment and U.S. citizenship.

Please Submit:           Cover letter, resume and project proposal

Schedule: Half to full time, flexible

Compensation:           Unpaid/Volunteer

Location: EPA Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Deadline:                        September 16, 2011 for Fall Term (start and end dates negotiable)

For further information, visit http://www.internationalpeaceandconflict.org/forum/topics/u-s-environmental-protection-agency-s-conflict-prevention-and-res.

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