Tag Archives: ecology

Internship, Dept. of Recreation and Conservation (Boston, MA)

The Ecology Program Assistant provides support for the Ecology and ACEC Programs by assisting with the research permitting process, providing general administrative assistance, and assisting with field surveys or monitoring conducted by the Ecology Program staff.

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies, Stony Brook University (NY)

Applicants with an interest in,or experience with environmental justice are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates with expertise in two or more of the following areas will be given the highest consideration: environmental and earth system science; global sustainability; resilience; risk and vulnerability; human-environment interactions; scenario analysis; sustainability policy and global politics; urban social-ecological systems; food and water use; ecological design; agricultural ecology; and  transportation. Training and supervision of teaching assistants supervising research/internships and academic advising experience. Curricular development,relevant researchexperience and publication record will also be evaluated. A record of/or potential for successful research funding.

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Sustainability Coordinator, Butler University (Indianapolis)

Deadline: June 1, 2013

The Center for Urban Ecology (CUE) at Butler University invites applications for Butler’s first Sustainability Coordinator. We seek applicants who share our passion for creative solutions to issues related to campus sustainability, urban ecology, and sustainable cities. Butler University is a recent signatory of the American Colleges and Universities Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) and is looking to build upon this signing to develop innovative and robust sustainability programming for Butler’s campus, viewing the campus as a living laboratory for these programs. Butler’s Sustainability Coordinator will develop and oversee sustainability programming for faculty, staff and students of Butler University and promote Butler’s campus sustainability to local, regional and national audiences. This position reports to the director of the Center for Urban Ecology and will work closely with Butler’s existing Sustainability Council, students, faculty and staff to help develop and execute the University’s sustainability program.

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Internships – The Esplanade Association, TEA (Boston, MA)

The Esplanade Association (TEA) works to restore and enhance Boston’s Charles River Esplanade. TEA is currently seeking responsible interns for the following open positions:

  • Development Intern
  • Docent Intern
  • Landscape Intern
  • Plant Records Intern

Internships are unpaid, but a weekly travel stipend is granted. Start/end dates and weekly schedules are flexible, but some positions require the individual to be at the park for certain programs and events. For more information and to apply, click here.

Internship – Kalu Yala (Panama)

Kalu Yala is a sustainable community that will be built in the mountains about 45 minutes outside Panama City, Panama. The Kalu Yala Internship Program is an exciting opportunity for students and young professionals who are looking to gain work experience and broaden their cultural outlook. Our interns create projects that are tailored to their individual interest, yet are fundamentally involved in the shaping of the Kalu Yala community.  We are currently offering internships in the following programs:

  • Business Development in Panama City
  • Digital Development in Panama City
  • Community Outreach in San Miguel
  • English as a Second Language in San Miguel
  • Outdoor Recreation in the Valley
  • Living Systems (Agriculture, Animal Science, and Biology) in the Valley

Kalu Yala is looking for passionate, self-starting individuals who wish to help inspire and continue the progress of our work. We are seeking individuals from all backgrounds who will be able to flourish in a whole-systems, entrepreneurial research environment. Upcoming semester dates: Spring Internship: January 14th- April 12th, Summer Internship: May 20th- August 2nd.

Students can apply online by filling in the application form here or email internships@kaluyala.com for more information.

Ecological Agricultural Economist – CATIE Solutions (Turrialba, Cartago, Costa Rica)

Located in Costa Rica, CATIE combines science, graduate education and technical cooperation. Its campus is located in a tranquil and secure natural area, rich in biodiversity, providing a high quality of life. Innovation, excellence, service, integration and appreciation of diversity, are some of the values of an institution which promotes professional growth, international and multicultural exchange.

 

For more information visit their website.

Mar 7-8: Ecological Landscaping Association Conference (Springfield, MA)

Join the ELA for a 2-day conference that will feature one-day of intensive workshops, a full day of educational seminars and an Eco-Marketplace where vendors showcase the latest products and technology. Workshops cover topics from “‘Pro’active Protection of Wetlands” to “Practical Solutions for Deer and Other Pests” to “Native Plant System Design to Increase Habitat Diversity.” Interested?

Register before February 14th and get a discount!
https://www.eventville.com/catalog/eventregistration1.asp?eventid=1008752

See details in the full conference brochure.
http://www.ecolandscaping.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/2012-ELA-Conferencce-Session-Descriptions.pdf