Tag Archives: Washington D.C.

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.

Global Climate Change Specialist, US Dept of Agriculture (Washington, D.C.)

The individual selected for this position will be administratively assigned to the Rural Development and Natural Resources Branch (RDNR) of the Development Resources and Disaster Assistance Division (DRDA), Office of Capacity Building and Development (OCBD), Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (FAS/OCBD/DRDA/RDNR) but will be located in and work directly with the U.S. Agency for International Development/Economic Growth, Education and Environment Bureau (E3), Global Climate Change Office. Learn more. 

Senior Manager, Green Strategies, Neighborworks America (Washington D.C.)

This position within the National Initiatives division of NeighborWorks America provides efficient and effective leadership and relationship management in the discipline of green community development practices to NeighborWorks’ network (the “Network”) of charter-member, independent community development organizations, and with the community development industry. This position is responsible for leading, managing, and implementing the NeighborWorks Green Organization – a NeighborWorks healthy, sustainable green business practice designation – with the NeighborWorks Network with the goal of recruiting two-thirds of the NeighborWorks Network to achieve this designation that covers real estate development, home buyer education services, and community-based programs to low- and moderate-income communities. Learn more.

Science and Technology Policy Fellowships, Geothermal Technologies Office, US Department of Energy (Washington, D.C.)

The Department of Energy’s EERE Science and Technology Policy (STP) Fellowships will serve as the next step in the educational and professional development of leaders in energy efficiency and renewable energy, providing an opportunity for scientists and engineers with relevant energy technology experience to participate in research, development, demonstration, (RD&D) and analysis projects at DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO), in Washington, D.C.

Learn more/apply.

Communications Officer, IUCN (Gland, Switzerland or Washington, DC)

REDD+, Governance and Locally Controlled Forests. Under the supervision of the Manager, Knowledge and Communications, and in collaboration with programme and project staff the Communications Officer will develop and execute communications and outreach strategies to raise awareness of IUCN’s project and programmatic work on REDD+ and LCF. Learn more/apply.

Multiple Positions, Institute for Sustainable Communities (Various Locations)

Founded in 1991, ISC is a not-for-profit organization that provides technical expertise and leadership training to solve important global issues such as sustainable development, energy efficiency and environmental protection resulting in lasting change. Headquartered in the USA, ISC has an international staff of approximately 80 people. ISC has offices in Montpelier, VT, Washington D.C., Serbia, China, Bangladesh, and India. ISC is committed to improving the quality of life and the earth’s ecosystem; maximizing effectiveness through creativity and high quality work; and compassion, honesty and respect toward one another and ISC’s partners. Apply for the Washington, DC position.  Apply for the 
Vermont, India and Thailand positions.

Manager for Forests and Climate Change, World Wildlife Fund (Washington, D.C.)

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Manager for Forest & Climate Change. Under the supervision of the Director, the Knowledge Sharing & Learning (KS&L) Manager is responsible for developing and implementing the Forest and Climate Programme’s (FCP) KS&L strategy and work plans, ensuring that these align with and support the FCP’s overarching strategy and learning framework in ways that influence REDD+ policy, finance and implementation. Learn more.

Project Manager/Senior Associate, World Resources Institute (Washington, D.C.)

The Governance of Forests Initiative (GFI) is a project housed in WRI’s Institutions and Governance Program (IGP). However, as a cross topic project (forests, governance, and climate) we work closely with our colleagues both in other projects in IGP and across the institute, including in the People and Ecosystems Program and in the Climate and Energy Program. Learn more/apply.

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.

White House Internship, (Washington D.C.)

The application for the Summer 2013 White House Internship Program is open, and the application deadline is soon approaching. All application materials, including recommendations, must be submitted on or before January 27, 2013.
The White House Internship Program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office of the President, and engage them in public service opportunities. A complete application includes: short answers, two essay questions, a one-page resume, and two letters of recommendation. http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/internships

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