The College of Saint Benedict (MN) seeks a sustainability fellow to assist the Office of Sustainability with advancing campus sustainability goals. Specific responsibilities may include the improvement of greenhouse gas inventory data collection and STARS; managing student-targeted initiatives; website updates; and outreach to the local community as well as internationally. Successful candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and basic understanding of the three pillars of sustainability with the desire to increase skills and knowledge of campus sustainability through on-the-job training.
Check out this link for more information!
Georgia State University seeks a recycling specialist to support and monitor its recycling programs and educate the public. The position will support the director of Building Services with waste reduction through recycling programs and other projects that promote waste reduction and reuse on campus. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of recycling systems, markets and operations.
For full details about this position, click here.
BuildingEnergy, at the Seaport World Trade Center, Boston. BE is the most established and most cross-disciplinary renewable energy and high performance building conference in the region. Organized by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, it brings together architects, engineers, builders, policymakers, developers and building managers for three days of networking, accredited educational sessions and a high-level trade show. Register here.
What’s new for BuildingEnergy12?…
Toxics Action Center presents:
2012 Environmental Action Conference
Saturday, March 3rd, 2012
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Celebrating 25 Years of Mobilizing the Grassroots for a Safer, Greener New England
Register now to join over 300 citizens, activists and experts for an unforgettable day of networking, learning, and inspiration.
“If you want to know what’s happening in New England around the environment and public health, Toxics Action Center’s Environmental Action Conference has their finger on the pulse. If you want to understand how to help create a better future, this conference will provide you with the training and opportunities. No one leaves the conference without being inspired and skilled to take action.”
-Lois Gibbs, Keynote Speaker
For additional information, see the website here.
2012 Climate Fellowship postings are now available from Clean Air-Cool Planet.
CA-CP Climate Fellowships are 10-week, full-time summer positions that pair exceptionally talented students with challenging real-world projects to advance innovative climate change solutions and leadership Fellows are provided mentorship, networking opportunities and a stipend.
The list of 2012 Fellowships is exciting and diverse, including the following:
- Haas Climate Fellowship: Climate Preparedness for Coastal New Hampshire Towns (NH)
- Lamprey Climate Fellowship: Charting Emissions From Food Services (CHEFS): Supporting Sustainable Decisions
- Impact of Climate Change on Population Dynamics of Emergent Pathogens (NH)
- Fostering Innovation in Financing State and Local Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Initiatives (CT)
- Using the Campus Carbon Calculator to Highlight Coal Dependence Impacts and Alternatives for Colleges and Universities
- Climate Preparedness for New Jersey – Data Directory (NJ)
- and more…
If you are, have or know a college student (upper-class undergrad or graduate) looking for a challenging and rewarding summer experience, please visit http://www.cleanair-coolplanet.org/for_campuses/Climate_Fellows_2012.php for details about the projects and application process.
The deadline for accepting applications is February 24th!