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Are you interested in working with the Environmental Studies Program on a Nutrition Project in a local public school?

Ann Greaney-Williams, the Program Coordinator for ENVS and co-chair of the Curley K-8 Health and Wellness Committee will be conducting a Nutritional Walk Through to evaluate the current nutritional environment at this bustling elementary/middle school in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. The Health and Wellness Committee at the school will privide a survey to each participant. We are looking for environmental health-focused students interested in collecting information in the walk through. Students will be joined in this task by teachers, parents, and school administrators. There will be two time slots, which are listed in this doodle poll. Please sign up for one or both, as you are able. Additional information on the location for the meet-up will be provided to participants before November 15th. 

Aramark Intern (Brandeis University)

ARAMARK is hiring a sustainability intern at Brandeis University! Projects include but are not limited to waste management, energy conservation, nutrition, health & wellness, and sustainable product sourcing. The position will take place mid-late June through December, at 20 hours per week; $10 per hour. We are looking for someone who is creative, flexible, and of course passionate about sustainability!
 

 

Aramark + Student Conservation Association Paid Internships (various locations)

ARAMARK has partnered with the Student Conservation Association to hire 27 part- and full-time paid sustainability interns across the country starting in May. Projects will include nutrition education, sourcing local food, improving waste management practices and more.

 

Learn more and apply.

Mar 31: The Future of Food and Nutrition Student Research Conference, Friedman School, Tufts University

 

 

The Future of Food and Nutrition: A Multidisciplinary Research Conference
March 31st, 2012 in Boston, MA

The Future of Food and Nutrition Student Research Conference, held annually for the past five years, is a unique venues for graduate students across disciplines from around the country to submit and present original research relating to the food system and/or nutrition science.

Last year, over 200 graduate students came together to hear students from 28 universities present research from fields as diverse as anthropology and nutritional epidemiology.  As a presenter or attendee, you will gain valuable professional experience presenting and discussing novel, multidisciplinary research. You will also network with your colleagues – future leaders in the field. Relevant research includes projects conducted as part of thesis work, internships, capstone papers or directed studies.

This year’s theme is 7 Billion Strong: Approaches to Feeding the World. Check out the promotional poster!
Early Bird Registration: $25 until March 16, 5pm
($35 after March 16)

Expert panel featuring:
Sivan Yosef (IFPRI)
Thomas Forster (The New School)
Michael K. Doane (Monsanto)

To learn more about this great opportunity or to REGISTER, see the conference’s website here. Early Bird Registration ends tomorrow. Don’t miss the chance to register at a lower price!

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