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Conservation Finance Fellowship, The Trust for Public Land (Boston, MA)

The Trust for Public Land’s (TPL) Conservation Finance Program and its affiliate The Conservation Campaign (TCC) are pleased to announce the establishment of a one-year fellowship focused on Campaigns, Elections, Lobbying and Funding for Parks and Land Conservation. Learn more.

Environment Program Fellow, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (Menlo Park, CA)

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, based in Menlo Park, California, seeks a Fellow for its Environment Program. This is a two-year term position. A Hewlett Foundation Fellowship allows an individual to enrich his or her understanding of philanthropy and of specific subject matter by engaging in all phases of grantmaking in the Foundation’s areas of interest. Over a two-year term, Fellows are assigned to one of the Foundation’s four programs or to its Effective Philanthropy Group, which supports strategic grantmaking, giving them the opportunity to learn from staff across the organization and from each other. Fellows work closely with a program/group’s staff to help implement its projects and ongoing grantmaking activities. Learn more.

Program Coordinator, ACP Energy Fellow (Boston)

The Department of Energy Resources (DOER) is responsible for implementing the state’s Renewable and Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS and APS) programs, which includes the RPS Solar Carve-Out. As part of these programs, DOER collects from time to time Alternative Compliance Payments (ACP) which are used to further the clean energy goals. DOER is looking to hire an ACP Energy Fellow. The Fellow’s contributions will primarily in support of the RPS Solar Carve-Out program, providing data management, application review and processing, communications with applicants and stakeholders, and general market analyses. For more information, or to apply, click here.

Environmental Studies Faculty Fellow, Colby College (ME)

Suggested deadline: January 3, 2014
One-year Faculty Fellow in Environmental Studies (Marine Conservation and Policy) Colby College  
The Environmental Studies Program at Colby College invites applications for a one-year sabbatical replacement position in Marine Conservation and Policy to begin September 1, 2014. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in marine policy, marine science, environmental studies, or a related field as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to marine or fisheries conservation and marine environmental policy. Teaching responsibilities will include four courses taught at the introductory- and intermediate-levels. All courses will serve majors in the Environmental Studies Program, a strategic priority of the College. For more information about the Environmental Studies Program, faculty, and courses please see the Program website. Interested candidates should have three letters of reference submitted electronically to marineconservation@colby.edu, and provide the following materials as PDFs: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, reprints of three selected publications, and graduate transcripts. Electronic submission of applications is required, and receipt will be confirmed. Application review will begin January 3, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Full consideration will be given to candidates whose materials are received prior to January 3, 2014. Inquiries may also be directed to marineconservation@colby.edu.

Int’l Environmental Policy Faculty Fellow, Colby College (ME)

SUGGESTED DEADLINE: January 3, 2014

One-year Faculty Fellow in Environmental Studies – (International Environmental Policy), Colby College – Waterville, ME. Interested candidates should have three letters of reference submitted electronically to environmentalpolicy@colby.edu , and provide the following materials as PDFs: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, reprints of three selected publications, and graduate transcripts. Electronic submission of applications is required, and receipt will be confirmed. Application review will begin January 3, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Full consideration will be given to candidates whose materials are received prior to January 3, 2014. Inquiries may also be directed to environmentalpolicy@colby.edu .

Switzer Environmental Fellowship

DEADLINE: January 10, 2014

We are pleased to announce that the application period for the 2014 Switzer Environmental Fellowships is now open. Switzer Fellowships are given to top graduate students in New England and California who demonstrate the potential for leadership in their field, and who are committed to a career in environmental improvement. The Fellowship provides a one-year $15,000 cash award, as well as access to other Switzer grant programs and career support, and membership in the Switzer Fellowship Network, a vibrant community of over 530 Switzer Fellows and environmental leaders. The Switzer Fellowship is not intended to be a research fellowship. We fund individuals doing a wide variety of environmental work (e.g., science, law, policy, engineering). Learn more/apply.

Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellows

Deadline: January 9, 2014

The Environmental Defense Fund is now accepting applications for the EDF Climate Corps through their 2014 Fellow Online Application Portal. This program places top-tier graduate students in companies, cities, and universities to build and deliver customized energy management strategies and solutions. Working directly with staff from operations, finance and sustainability departments, the EDF Climate Corps fellows spend 10-12 weeks as energy problem solvers and organizational change agents.

Along with many other benefits such as training and professional development opportunities, fellows are paid $1,250 per week and are reimbursed for certain travel expenses. EDF plans to recruit 120 fellows and anticipates receiving over 700 applications. Interested students should visit the EDF website or contact the staff at edfclimatecorps.apply@edf.org for further information.

 

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.

Post Doctoral Fellow (Various locations)

CIFOR, BOGOR (INDONESIA), B. LIMA (PERU) AND C. NAIROBI (KENYA)

The Tenure Post Doctoral Fellows will be part of a core team responsible for implementing a multi-country research and action program examining the impact of forest tenure reforms in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Under the supervision of a senior scientist and a principal scientist, the three postdoctoral fellows will participate in a program that seeks to analyze the success or failure in the practice of policy and institutional innovations to provide more secure rights to forest resources, and to identify conditions under which national or local policy implementation leads to desired outcomes. For more information, click here.

Summer Ecosystem Experiences fellowship for undergraduates (various locations)

The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES) at Columbia University invites you to Apply Now for the 2014 Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Program:- Students at all colleges and universities may apply*
- Earn 6 points of science credit from Columbia University in just 5 weeks.
- Takes place in one of three environmental hotspots or human impacted field sites.
- Designed for students of all majors.  No prerequisites required to enroll.


Special fellowship funding is available from EICES.

SEE-U is held in beautiful, yet human impacted, ecological settings – your choice of:

India | Western Ghats *New Field Site*
India is globally recognized as a megadiverse country, containing 70% of the world’s biodiversity. Embark on a journey to explore India’s ecology in the Western Ghats, a unique biologically rich ecosystem home to many of the world’s plants and animals.
Brazil| The Atlantic Forest & Serra do Mar State Park
The Atlantic Forest is one of the most endangered regions in the world. You will work and live in some of the largest remaining tracts of this diverse forest. Tropical flora and fauna abound here, including several endangered primates.


Jordan| Amman, Aqaba, Dana, and Ajloun
You will embark in the exploration and appreciation of Jordan’s ecology through coursework and field research. This location is ideal for biodiversity studies, as a wide variety of flora and fauna are found in Jordan’s wetland, marine, freshwater, desert, and forest ecosystems.


Rolling Admissions.  Our next application review date is
NOVEMBER 1, 2013.

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