Tag Archives: policy

Various Positions, EarthJustice (Various Locations)

At Earthjustice, we are driven by a passion for justice—for people and for the environment, by a belief that we can accomplish more in genuine partnership with others, and by a commitment to excellence and strategic action.

As the premier nonprofit environmental law organization, Earthjustice is uniquely qualified to deliver sweeping, on-the-ground results that make a real difference in our environment and our communities. We work through the courts on behalf of thousands of groups, supporters and citizens to take on the critical environmental issues of our time, and bring about positive change. We are here because the Earth needs a good lawyer.

Positions available:

Associate Attorney (Alaska)

Executive Assistant/Development Assistant (San Francisco)

Individual Gifts Officer (San Fran.)

Communications Intern (San Fran.)

Communications Intern (Washington, D.C.)

Policy and Legislation Intern (Washington, D.C.)

Litigation Assistant (Washington, D.C.)

Litigation Assistant (Philadelphia)

Managing Attorney (San Fran.)

Office Assistant (D.C.)

Office Manager (San Fran.)

Bilingual Press Secretary (San Fran.)

Project Attorney (Florida)

Senior Development Officer, Major Gifts (NYC)

Staff Attorney, Int’l Program (San Fran., D.C.)

Volunteer/Pro Bono Attorney (NYC, Philadelphia)

View all the positions here.

Policy Fellow, Coalition for Smarter Growth (Washington, D.C.)

CSG is seeking a highly-qualified candidate to join us as a summer Policy Fellow. This volunteer position (transportation stipend possible) is an excellent opportunity for a graduate-level or new professional candidate seeking an immersive experience in a fast-paced advocacy and policy organization. The Coalition for Smarter Growth is the leading organization in the Washington D.C. region dedicated to making the case for smart growth. The Policy Fellow will be the primary author on the new report, to be issued this fall or winter. For more information, visit the Coalition for Smarter Growth’s website.

Multiple Openings, Center for Air Policy (various locations)

The Center for Air Policy currently has the following job openings:

Office Assistant/Intern

Int’l Policy Associate (ASIA)

Int’l Policy Intern (LATIN AMERICA)

Int’l Policy Summer Intern

Manager, Developing Country Projects

Learn more.

Energy Efficiency/Clean Energy Specialist, Environmental Defense Fund (NY)

With world attention focused on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders turn for win-win solutions. This leading green group, with programs from Boston to Beijing, has tripled in size over the past decade by focusing on strong science, uncommon partnerships and market-based approaches. You can be part of a vibrant workplace that welcomes diverse perspectives, talents and contributions, where innovation and a focus on results are a way of life. Learn more.

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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Manager of Policy and Advocacy, Conservation Services Group (Westborough, MA)

Represent CSG as a policy advocate, assist CSG managers be effective policy advocates, manage staff in the delivery of policy and Clean Energy Markets services, and develop an understanding of CSG’s use of proof of concept projects in policy advocacy. Learn more/apply.

Policy Officer, Forest Stewardship Council (Germany)

FSC is an independent, not-for-profit, non-governmental multi-stakeholder organization, established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests.  The Policy Officer (Controlled Wood) supports the coordination of the development, maintenance and consistent implementation of FSC Policies and Standards in the core area of Controlled Wood (CW) in line with the applicable FSC Policies, Standards and Procedures. Learn more.

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.

Graduate Fellowships, University of Delaware

Three research assistantships are available beginning February 1, 2014, from the Marine Policy Program, School of Marine Sciences and Policy, University of Delaware, for qualified student-applicants interested in policy-focused research related to (a) the economics of eco-system based fisheries management; (b) social dimensions of offshore wind power; and (c) integrated risk analysis in the offshore wind power sphere. For further information on the Fisheries Economics RA contact, Sunny Jardine, jardine@udel.edu ; on the Social Dimensions RA, contact Jeremy Firestone, jf@udel.edu ; on the Risk Analysis RA, Bonnie Ram, bram@udel.edu.

Policy Associate, National Association of Clean Air Agencies (Washington D.C.)

The National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) – a non-profit organization of state and local air pollution control agencies – seeks a senior-level policy associate to join our small, fast-paced Capitol Hill office. The Senior Staff Associate will staff the association’s committees dealing with important and timely issues under the Clean Air Act, including the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act, state and local climate action, energy efficiency and renewable energy programs, state and local air enforcement programs, agricultural air quality issues and training of state and local air officials. Learn more/apply.