Category: Fellowships (page 1 of 13)

Environmental Research Fellowships, Tufts Institute of the Environment (Medford, MA)

Matriculated graduate students at any of Tufts University’s graduate programs and professional schools are eligible to apply for a TIE fellowship.

TIE’s environmental research fellowship can be used to conduct interdisciplinary environmental research projects. This is an opportunity for students to conduct research within their own area of interest and obtain mentorship and guidance from Tufts faculty and TIE staff to help build expertise. Students from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. New TIE Fellows will join more than 100 Tufts students and alumni who have participated in this fellowship since 2002. Retreats, workshops and presentations are organized by and for the TIE Fellows so that the students can build skills and expand professional networks.

See full posting and apply here.

Climate Positive Approaches Fellow (Arlington, VA)

The Fellow, Climate Positive Approaches will lead research and analysis to developing a clear methodology and vision for what a ‘climate positive’ land use paradigm entails, considering: zones of zero-expansion of new agricultural land into natural ecosystems and species-rich forests; management practices in the agricultural sector that can increase production and economic opportunities without increasing the agricultural land footprint; opportunities for reorientation of agricultural priorities; and definition of management policies for restoring and reforesting degraded land. Upon the development of a vision for how a geography or jurisdiction can become ‘climate positive.’

See the full posting and apply here.

Felipe Floresca “High-Road” Fellowship, Emerald Cities Collaborative (various locations)

Washington D.C., Oakland, San Francisco, and Seattle

The Felipe Floresca Fellowship Program provides a 12-month [September 2019-August 2020] experiential learning program in implementing sustainable energy, water and food projects that include and benefit low-income and communities of color. The program provides a $50,000 annual stipend plus benefits.

For 12 months, fellows will work directly on projects in one of its offices, and participate in skills training, benefit from cross-site/sector peer learning, and with a cohort of fellows work on a national policy initiative. The fellows will be exposed to the work of its coalition members nationally and locally; and gain knowledge in the design and development of: energy efficiency and renewable energy projects; community water infrastructure projects, and local sustainable food systems.

The initial application deadline is August 4. Learn more about the program.

Solutions Fellow, The Center for Climate & Energy Solutions (Arlington, VA)

The Center for Climate & Energy Solutions (C2ES) seeks a highly qualified person to focus on clean energy activity in the U.S., including state and regional climate policy, key industrial sectors and technologies essential for addressing climate change. This position reports to the Senior Vice President for Policy and Business Strategy.

Major Responsibilities:
• Research, analyze, write and communicate information on state, federal and regional and business developments in energy policy and technology deployment;
• Help organize conference sessions, workshops, briefings for stakeholders on the overarching topic of climate and clean energy leadership and related policy issues; 
• Engage business representatives including our BELC and other stakeholders on clean energy and industrial strategy;
• Conduct background research and draft white papers as needed;
• Represent C2ES at climate change/clean energy meetings, conferences, and hearings.

See full posting here.

Application Deadline: Rolling until position is filled

NWF EcoCampus Graduate Student Research Fellowship (Any U.S. location)

Goal of Fellowship:

National Wildlife Federation is the U.S. host of the international Eco-Schools program that is active in 67 countries, including the U.S., and 51,000 K-12 schools. The higher education arm of Eco-Schools is calledEcoCampus, and NWF will be launching this new program in the U.S. in early 2020. Currently, the EcoCampus program is active in 21 countries. In an effort to prepare for the launch, the NWF EcoCampus Graduate Student Research Fellow will conduct research and analysis of the current Eco- Campus resources from the 21 existing programs, draft an outline for the EcoCampus handbook and begin development; the handbook will feature the program’s seven step framework and environmental themes.

More information here.

Applications must be submitted by midnight on July 19, 2019.

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