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Graduate Research Assistantship, Tufts University (Medford, MA)

Impact of Construction Activities on Air Quality in Boston Neighborhoods

Funding is available for a graduate student to work with a faculty member in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and a community partner, Alternatives for Community & Environment (ACE) in Boston. The project involves monitoring air quality before and during construction activities in Roxbury to measure the impacts on air quality in downwind neighborhoods. Send inquiries to Professor John Durant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, MA, 02155; email: john.durant@tufts.edu

Graduate Research Assistantship, Plymouth State University (NH)

Priority deadline: January 15, 2014

Plymouth State University (PSU), Plymouth, NH, is inviting applications for its MS program in Environmental Science and Policy (ESP). The MS in ESP is coordinated by PSU’s Department of ESP, College of Graduate Studies (COGS), and the Center for the Environment (CFE). Students will have opportunities to collaborate with interdisciplinary teams of faculty, students, and scientists from other academic, governmental, and non-governmental organizations such as the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, White Mountains National Forest, and NH Department of Environmental Services.Students accepted to PSU’s MS in ESP may be eligible for graduate research assistantships (GRA).

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Assistant Director, MBA in Sustainability, Bard College (NY)

Bard College is seeking an Assistant Director to support the management of the Bard MBA in Sustainability. Bard’s graduate business program fully integrates environmental sustainability, financial profitability, and social equity into a core business curriculum.

The Assistant Director is responsible for organizational and budget management; student services; and development of corporate relations and a career services program.

Learn more/apply.

Energy Innovation Summit

Deadline: Dec. 2
Conference Dates: Feb. 25-27, 2014
The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit gathers energy leaders in academia, business, and government to work towards moving cutting-edge energy technologies into the marketplace. Hosted by the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy in Washington DC, this summit will include over 150 expert speakers and keynote addresses and a showcase featuring more than 280 breakthrough energy technologies. A bipartisan group of US Senators and Representatives will also be in attendance. 

The Student Program is an opportunity for graduate students to attend the Summit, participate in additional student-focused panel sessions, and network with corporate recruiters. Accepted students will have their registration fee waived but must make their own travel and hotel accommodations. Please visit the Student Program website for more information and for the program application. 

 

TELI G: Environmental Literacy for Graduate Students!

Application Deadline: Dec. 2

Attention Tufts Grad students!

Are you interested in the environment?  Are you interested in water issues?  Would you like to get paid for your research work?  If yes, then we have a workshop just for you: TELI G!

     You probably wonder what is TELI G? It is the Tufts Environmental Literacy Institute for Graduate Students, hosted by the Tufts Institute for the Environment! It will be a weekend- long workshop aimed at enhancing your environmental literacy in relation to water issues.  As Tufts graduate students, you will have the opportunity to participate in a water crisis simulation exercise, interact with faculty, map water crises using the latest technology and acquire the tools you need for a cutting edge thesis.

   To register, please fill out our form by clicking here. The application deadline is December 2.

Faculty Position – Academic Programming in Sustainable Environmental Management (Saskatchewan)

The School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS), a priority initiative at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), invites applications for an exciting opportunity to grow and lead the Master of Sustainable Environmental Management (MSEM) graduate program.  We are seeking a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor in an academic programming appointment position, with a focus on sustainable environmental management.  The primary responsibility of this appointment is to champion and coordinate the Master of Sustainable Environmental Management (MSEM) program within SENS.  This program is a one year professional degree with a project focus.  With 21 students at present, this program is anticipated to grow over time under the skilled leadership of this faculty appointment.  Delivery and oversight of core components of the MSEM program will be central to this position.  Additional responsibilities will include coordination of the School’s professional skills programs, teaching two courses per year at graduate and undergraduate levels, professional practice and scholarship as appropriate for the successful candidate’s field, administrative duties, and on-going evaluation of programs administered.

 

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TIE Fellowship (Tufts University, Medford, MA)

Doctoral Students: Proposals are due at the TIE office by 11:59am on Monday, November 25, 2013.
Master’s students: Proposals are due at the TIE office by 11:59am on
Monday, February 17, 2013.

Matriculated graduate students at any of Tufts University¹s graduate programs and professional schools are eligible to apply for a TIE fellowship to conduct interdisciplinary environmental research projects. This is an opportunity to recognize and provide greater visibility for stellar interdisciplinary students and their work. Selected students will receive funding toward a research stipend and/or supplies (up to $6000 per graduate fellowship). Funds are available May 15, 2014, with the fellowship terms extending from June 1, 2014 to May 31, 2015.


Please review the Request for Proposals and the Budget Template to apply. Applicants may also find the Tisch Library research guide as a useful tool. Further information and a list of program highlights can be found on our website, and any questions should be directed to Emily Geosling, the TIE Program Coordinator, at emily.geosling@tufts.edu or (617)627-5522.

 

Graduate Research Assistant – Global Development and Environmental Institute (Medford, MA)

The Global Development and Environment Institute (GDAE),an interdisciplinary research institute administered by the Fletcher School and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts, is seeking a graduate research assistant to support the institute’s work on Addressing the Global Food Crisis. Visit our website for more information. Interested students should send a short email cover letter to: tim.wise@tufts.edu .

Fellowship on Women in Wildlife Protection (Kingsville, TX)

Deadline: May 30, 2013
GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP/ASSISTANTSHIP to begin the fall 2013 semester that would lead to a Master of Science from Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Kingsville Texas. The student chosen for this program will be required to complete course work and a thesis at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, as well as an assistantship in the Conservation Education Program at the Welder Wildlife Foundation located on the Welder Wildlife Refuge near Sinton, Texas.  The student’s thesis research will focus on investigating historical and current roles of women in the wildlife profession, and the challenges women have faced in their careers. Fellowship stipend is $14,000/yr plus $900 insurance stipend.

The assistantship will be broken into 2 segments and completion of the graduate fellowship/ assistantship program will take approximately 3 years.  The student will be on a Welder Wildlife Foundation Fellowship while at the university and on salary while at the Welder Foundation.  Housing will be provided while working at the Welder Foundation.


As an assistant in the Welder Foundation’s Conservation Education Program, the graduate student will help plan and conduct on-site and outreach education and training programs for public school and university students, and will assist the Education Program Coordinator with programs for adults and teachers. The graduate student will also assist with workshops, field days, symposia, public tours, preparation of educational materials, and maintenance of museum displays and biological collections.


Applicants must have a B.S. or B.A. degree in a biology-related field (e.g., Wildlife Biology, Ecosystem Science, Natural Resource Management, Zoology, etc.), and minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and combined GRE score of 1100 (300 on GRE new scale). A strong background in wildlife or range ecology, conservation, and management is important.  Ideal candidates would have excellent written and interpersonal skills, a strong work ethic, and sincere interest in education and working with people.


To apply, please send the following materials via email attachment to Dr. Selma Glasscock, 
sglasscock@welderwildlife.org: (1) Cover letter explaining career goals, academic interests, and preferred sub-disciplines of study, highlighting relevant experience, (2) a resume, (3) names/addresses/email for three references, and (4) GPA and GRE scores (unofficial ok).


To apply or for further information please contact:

Dr. Selma Glasscock, Assistant Director        
sglasscock@welderwildlife.org

(361) 593-3715

                                       

 
Dr. April Ann Torres Conkey, Assistant Professor
April.Conkey@tamuk.edu

Welder Wildlife Foundation                                                    
Department of Animal, Rangeland, and Wildlife Sciences
P.O. Box 1400                                                                                    
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Sinton, TX  78387                                                                             
 MSC 228

361-364-2643                                                                                     
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202


www.welderwildlife.org    

Planning and GIS Intern (New York, NY)

New Yorkers for Parks (NY4P) seeks a self-starting graduate student who has strong research and people skills, clear and polished writing ability and excellent computer skills. Learn more and apply.

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