Category: Fellowships (page 1 of 18)

Sustainability Fellowship, Bound International (Remote)

As a Bound International Sustainability Fellow, you will help develop a critical product and service to higher education.  You will work independently, but with guidance, and at an advanced level.  You may have the opportunity to propose additional research projects that are of benefit to Bound International and the higher education field.  You will also gain professional experience working for a small business and have access to select professional development opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Environmental Impact Reports.  The Fellow will research, craft and test (with select audiences) customized institutional and individual Environmental Impact Reports based on international higher education travel.
  • Carbon Calculation.  The Fellow will create and/or identify a viable climate impact “calculator” resulting primarily from international travel that is both scientifically and socially informed for use clients.
  • Sustainable Business Tracking.  The Fellow will research best practices by businesses and organizations worldwide in “going green” or making their operations and/or services more sustainable.
  • Environmental Education.  The Fellow, working in coordination with the President & Founder and other Fellows, will recommend and/or design lesson plans or training in environmental education to compliment international learning initiatives.
  • Climate Justice.  The Fellow will research and/or provide expertise in Climate Justice (a.k.a. Environmental Justice) initiatives and recommending action for education, advocacy and partnership.
  • Self-Reporting.  The Fellow will help design an environmental impact self-reporting tool to be used by independent travelers.
  • OPTION: Create Your Own Project

Application Deadline: August 15th

Political Campaign Fellow, Environmental League of Massachusetts (ELM) (Boston, MA)

The ELM Action Fund is looking for interns to be part of our Campaign Fellows program who will help elect environmental champions and to build the power of the environmental community in Massachusetts. To apply and read more about this opportunity with our Action Fund, please visit www.elmaction.org/join-the-team/.

Our preference is to have interns work with us for a minimum of 15 hours per week for at least three months. Internships are paid and provide an excellent opportunity to learn about how things work at a small, statewide-focused, fast-paced advocacy organization. If you are passionate about our mission and believe you would be a strong contributor to our team, we’d like to hear from you. Organization, attention to detail, reliability, comfort working in a fast-paced environment, and ability to work collaboratively as well as with minimal supervision are some of the top qualities we seek. All internships pay $15 per hour or count for academic credit.

U.S. nationals: Water Infrastructure Fellowship, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (Washington, D.C.)

A research opportunity is available at the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Water (OW), Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (OGWDW) Drinking Water Protection Division (DWPD), Infrastructure Branch (IB) located in Washington, DC.

The Infrastructure Branch is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the over $40 billion Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) program. To successfully implement the program, the Branch coordinates with EPA regional and state partners; develops guidance documents for key aspects of the program, such project eligibility, financial management, and American Iron and Steel compliance; conducts of the Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Survey; and reviews state and EPA Regional program performance.

EPA Program Development and Jurisdiction Branch Research Opportunity, Environmental Protection Agency (Washington, D.C.)

The participant will be in the Program Development and Jurisdiction Branch, which is responsible for developing and administering EPA wetland policies and science-based wetland analysis pursuant to the Clean Water Act (CWA) through a blend of programmatic, policy and technical activities including rule-making and state and tribal program development. Deadline to apply is August 17.

Learn more and apply here.

Sustainability Policy Partner Initiative Fellow, Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (Remote)

Are you interested in helping to create climate solutions?  The Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC) is hiring a Fellow to help coordinate the Sustainability Policy Partner Initiative.  This important initiative already has campuses from 35 states. This initiative helps move people beyond the doom and gloom of climate change. It connects people who care about climate solutions (e.g. students, faculty, and staff) with civic engagement opportunities where they can make a difference! It helps create the essential policies we need at the state and local level for climate solutions. The Fellow would: help with outreach for the network of campuses; join in on the monthly support calls; and more fun activities. Your work as a Fellow would be flexible to fit in with your other work.  

HEASC Fellows are volunteers who spend about three hours each week working on high impact projects that advance sustainability across the higher education sector.

If you are interested in becoming a HEASC Fellow, please email Debra Rowe at debrarowe@aya.yale.edu.

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