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CUAHSI Pathfinder Fellowship

DEADLINE: October 18th, 2013

The CUAHSI Pathfinder Fellowship program provides travel funds to graduate students in water science to make an extended trip to conduct and enhance their research. Fellowships are awarded to cover travel costs up to a maximum of $5000. For more information about the fellowships and how to apply, see the Fellowships page on CUAHSI’s website here.    Awardees will be notified by November 9.

Outreach and Development Manager, Northwest Straits Marine Conservation (WA)

The Northwest Straits Marine Conservation Initiative is a nationally-recognized model for marine conservation. Position Overview: The Foundation seeks an innovative and relationship-oriented team member to grow its development infrastructure with a particular focus on cultivation of private gifts and business relationships. The Outreach and Development Manager will be responsible for leading a coordinated outreach and development strategy for the Foundation. Salary range: This is a 3/4 time position, with opportunity for increasing hours with success of the development program. The salary range for the position is $36,750 – $40,500 for 30 hours per week (based on $49,000-$54,000 for full time). Benefits include a health reimbursement arrangement, generous paid time off and a flexible work schedule. Learn more. To apply: Send a resume, detailed cover letter and three professional references to: jobs@nwstraits.org.  

Located in Mt. Vernon, Washington

Water Program Associate, SD Bechtel Jr. Foundation (San Francisco, CA)

APPLICATIONS DUE SEPTEMBER 20, 2013

The S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation and Stephen Bechtel Fund (together, the “Foundation”) envision a productive, vibrant, and sustainable California that leads the nation as a model of success and a source of economic, civic, and environmental innovation.

To inquire and to apply, please send an email with “Water Program Associate application” in the subject line with a resume and cover letter by September 20, 2013 to SDBjrRecruiter@sdbjrfoundation.org. Please provide all information electronically; no phone calls.

Housing Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator (Stanford University, CA)

Housing Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator is a part-time Fixed Term role that has a work schedule of 20 hours per week.
Job Purpose:  Sustainability is a core value on campus and within R&DE Student Housing. The R&DE Student Housing Sustainability and Conservation Programs Office collaborates with students and staff to foster behavior change, reduce energy and water consumption and waste production in our residences, and to integrate long-term sustainable thinking into how we operate. The Coordinator will support the Office’s goals and report directly to the Sustainability and Conservation Program Manager.

Earth Week Scavenger Hunt

FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY! EXTENDED THROUGH SUNDAY, APRIL 28th!!!

Take part in our Earth Week scavenger hunt and YOU could win cool prizes!

Rules: Take pictures of the following items and post them on the Office of Sustainability Facebook and Twitter pages. The top photo-getters will receive fun prizes! For a list to take around with you, use our printable Earth Week Scavenger Hunt!

Send us a picture of…

  • your reusable water bottle
  • the front of Tufts Institute of the Environment or the Office of Sustainability
  • you with President Monaco doing something sustainable together
  • “Choose to Reuse” sticker
  • compost
  • a bike
  • a meatless meal
  • bike generator (in the lobby of TIE/OOS)
  • Terracycle (try Tower Café or the Lobby of OOS)
  • an Eco-Rep
  • a CFL or LED lightbulb
  • you on the T or MBTA Bus
  • one of the 4 Zip Cars on campus
  • wildlife (bonus points if it’s not a tree, flower, or squirrel)
  • you turning off the lights or your power strip
  • Recycling!
  • Tina Woolston, Director of the Office of Sustainability
  • a Professor teaching an environmental class
  • an Eco-Tour sign
  • Eco-Labels
  • TSC Meeting or Branch Meeting

We will be handing out Choose to Reuse stickers to ALL participants, whether or not you win, at our table at Earth Fest. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

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