Upcoming ES Events: Five Things That Will Surprise You About the Worlds Oceans; How Environmental Laws Constrain and Sustain Environmental NGOs in Ethiopia; Application stipend for summer stipends upcoming
Around Campus: Stipends available for internships with international NGOs; Science Library Exhibit this month- History of Technology
Beyond Campus: Help Monitor the Acidification of the St. George Estuary; Kennebec Land Trust Lyceum
In the News:Translating Knowledge into Action: Symposium proceedings (Kennebec and Androscoggin watersheds); Storage project turns C02 emissions into stone
Scholarships, fellowships, graduate opportunities: Chewonki teaching fellowships available
Jobs and Internships: NRCM summer internships (ME) ; Parker River Wildlife Refuge Bio Tech internship (MA); Sustainable Nantucket apprenticeship (MA); Golden Trout Internship (CA); Paid GIS internship (RI); Associate, Clean Energy, Pew Charitable Trusts (DC)
Upcoming ES Events
Five Things that Will Surprise you About the World's Oceans
Andrew Sharpless, CEO of Oceana, the worlds largest NGO dedicated to the protection and preservation of the worlds oceans
Tuesday, March 6, 7:30pm (Please note the start time)
Olin 1, For More Information
Environmental Studies Evening Lecture Series
****Counts towards ES 402
How Environmental Laws Contain and Restrain Environmental NGOs in Ethiopia
Assistant Professor, Travis Reynolds
Wednesday, March 14
11:30 lunch, 12:00 lecture
Fairchild Room, Dana, For more information
ES Summer Stipend Applications Due on April 6th
The ES Program is happy to announce that once again we have funds available to support summer internships. The application process is competitive but presents a great opportunity to support ES Majors, and in some cases ES Minors, in your efforts beyond the classroom. For more information on the application process visit the Internship page of the ES website or email email@example.com
Colby stipend funds for internships with international NGOs
DR. FRANK J. MALINOSKI ’76 AND JUDITH A. MALINOSKI FUND FOR INTERNATIONAL SERVICE LEARNING, INTERNSHIPS AND RESEARCH
The Malinoski Fund supports financial aid students’ participation in international civic engagement opportunities (Jan Plan or otherwise), in international internships—preferably with non-profit organization, or in international research. This award is open to all students, and students in any major are eligible to apply.
For more information contact the Colby Career Center.
Science Library Exhibit for March- The History of Technology
This month's exhibit topic in the Science Library celebrates the history of technology from ancient times to the Internet. Stop by Olin and take a look.
In the News
Help Monitor the Acidification of the St. George Estuary, Saturday, March 10
Part 1 of Kennebec Land Trust Lyceum
Life in Maine’s Lakes and Rivers: Our Diverse Freshwater Heritage
Dave Courtemanch, PhD., Director, Division of Environmental Assessment, Maine Department of Environmental Protection David Courtmanch will discuss the following questions: What is biodiversity and why should we care about what’s in our waters? What is interesting, unique, and important about Maine’s aquatic biodiversity? What are the status and trends of Maine’s aquatic biodiversity? Ladd Recreation Center, Wayne. Thursday, March 15th, 7-8:30pm
Translating Knowledge into Action: A Symposium connecting stakeholders and researchers within the Androscoggin and Kennebec watersheds- Proceedings now available
Storage Project turns C02 emissions into stone
Scholarships, Fellowships, and Graduate School Opportunities
Chewonki seeking 2-3 teaching fellows
Jobs and Internships
**** Please email Lia if you are interested firstname.lastname@example.org
The Natural Resources Council of Maine seeking summer interns
Internships Info: http://www.nrcm.org/employment.asp
Parker River National Wildlife Refuge Biological Science Tech- summer 2012
ACE – Golden Trout Wilderness Internship American Conservation Experience
Agricultural apprenticeship available for the summer of 2012
Sustainable Nantucket is pleased to announce the SN Agricultural Apprenticeship Initiative for the 2012 season. Our Agricultural Apprentices work in cooperation with specific island growers. Individuals selected for these positions supports the local farmers by learning sustainable agriculture and/or food production methods; the business of running a successful farm, and/or CSA; creating local merchant relationships; operating a farmer’s market booth; and contextualizing this experience within the wider perspective of the nonprofit.
Golden Trout Wilderness Internship Summary: American Conservation Experience, a Non-Profit Conservation Corps based in Santa Cruz, CA, in partnership with the Inyo National Forest and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is seeking interns who will dedicate 14-weeks to restoring the meadows and streams that are essential to the aquatic and riparian habitats of the Kern Plateau. This opportunity is intended for enthusiastic young professionals with a background in a natural science and/or resource management with a deep interest in advancing their career goals by working alongside Forest Service partners who have extensive watershed restoration experience.
PAID GIS INTERNSHIPS - FM GLOBAL
FM Global has two paid, 3-6 month GIS internship opportunities positions to offer to students that are motivated to apply their classroom experience, professional attitude, and personal ambition. GIS Specialist Interns will support FM Global's GIS initiatives, including ad-hoc mapping requests, map data development/maintenance, and GIS environment support/enhancements. Full description is available here: https://university-fmglobal.icims.com/jobs/3740/job.
Associate, Clean Energy Program, Pew Charitable Trusts