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Date: February 6, 2013

Feb 07:Can You Shuck it? Eat Oysters and Learn about Oyster Restoration in Boston

CAN YOU SHUCK IT?  EAT OYSTERS AND LEARN ABOUT OYSTER RESTORATION IN BOSTON

Thursday, February 7, 2013, 6:00 – 7:00pm
Cabot 206

Join Fletcher Green & the Fletcher Neptunes for a talk with Andrew Jay, founder of the Massachusetts Oyster Project.

Oysters used to thrive in Boston estuaries, serving as a food source and lucrative fishery, filtering wastewater, and creating a habitat for more than 100 other marine species. Come learn about the Massachusetts Oyster Project http://massoyster.org‘s current restoration project, the challenges of shaping fisheries policy, and the politics of conservation and non-profits.

Communications Manager: WildAid (San Francisco, CA)

Reporting to the Managing Director, the CM will oversee WildAid’s non-programmatic communications, public relations, and new media outreach. Currently, WildAid reaches over 1 billion consumers across 35 different platforms through over 50 media partnerships. The successful candidate will bring creativity and resourcefulness to build WildAid’s multimedia and on-line presence, increasing public awareness, and supporting fundraising efforts. This role is both strategic and hands-on in nature; because WildAid’s mission revolves around harnessing the power of communication, the CM must have the vision for the communications strategy as well as be able to produce content themselves. Interested, qualified candidates can address a cover letter and resume to me search@waldronhr.com
Website: http://www.wildaid.org/jobs

Multiple Positions: Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

The University of Alberta invites applications for any of three full-time, tenure track positions in Planning at the Assistant/Associate Professor levels. Two positions will be situated in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) in the Faculty of Science, and one in the Faculty of Extension. These positions are part of an initiative of the University of Alberta to establish itself as a leading Canadian institution in the field of Planning education and research. To find out more, please visit their website at: http://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A107919463/

Fisheries Fund Intern Staff Assistant: CLF Ventures (Boston)

Spring semester.  Accepting applications until Feb. 15, 2013. 10 – 20 hrs/week 62 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110 CLF Ventures seeks a Fisheries Fund Intern to help with the development of the New England Fisheries Access Fund. CLF Ventures will be researching and designing equity partnership models to address the need for capital in the fishing industry of small scale fishermen. Website: http://www.clf.org

Environmental Assessment Internship: Green Restaurant Association (Chicago)

The Green Restaurant Association is seeking an intern in the Chicago area to work 10 to 20 hours per week for a minimum duration of 6 months. The intern will be responsible for assisting local restaurants in gathering information for the environmental assessment process. This is an unpaid internship and will start immediately. If interested, please send a resume and 1 minute video explaining why you want to intern with the GRA and what skills and background you would contribute to jobinfo@dinegreen.com. For more information, visit: http://dinegreen.com/employment.asp

Environmental Consulting Internship: Green Restaurant Association (Boston, MA)

The Green Restaurant Association is seeking an intern in the Boston area to work 10 hours per week for a minimum duration of 3 months. The intern will be responsible for supporting the consulting department in day-to-day operations, writing reports, and conducting research related to environmental sustainability. This is an unpaid internship and will start immediately. If interested, please send a resume and letter of interest or a 1 minute video explaining why you want to intern with the GRA and what skills and background you would contribute to jobinfo@dinegreen.com. For more information, visit: http://dinegreen.com/employment.asp

White House Internship, (Washington D.C.)

The application for the Summer 2013 White House Internship Program is open, and the application deadline is soon approaching. All application materials, including recommendations, must be submitted on or before January 27, 2013.
The White House Internship Program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office of the President, and engage them in public service opportunities. A complete application includes: short answers, two essay questions, a one-page resume, and two letters of recommendation. http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/internships

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