ICF International seeks a Senior Biodiversity Researcher. This position will serve as the senior biodiversity researcher on a team charged with ‘building the evidence base’ for the USAID-funded Measuring Impact project. Measuring Impact (MI) helps USAID’s Office of Forestry and Biodiversity in the Bureau of Economic Growth, Education, and the Environment advance its leadership in developing and implementing rigorous programs that improve conservation outcomes and human wellbeing by building the capacity of the Agency to design, monitor, and evaluate effective programs and by enhancing the evidence base that informs programming decisions. This five-year project is led by Environmental Incentives in partnership with Foundations of Success and ICF International. Learn more.
STAR Communities is currently seeking a Communications Intern to work with the organization’s community engagement team, which consists of sustainability specialists that provide support to cities, towns, and counties using the STAR Community Rating System. STAR Communities helps cities and counties achieve meaningful sustainability through the first national framework for local community efforts. The STAR Community Rating System is the first framework and certification program for local sustainability, built by and for local governments and the communities they serve. The Rating System encompasses economic, environmental, and social performance measures for both local governments and the broader community. Learn more.
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.
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.