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Job/Internship Opportunities: Education/Interpretation – Mount St. Helens Institute

Mount St Helens Institute LogoThe Mount St. Helens Institute is excited to announce 4 seasonal positions at Mount St. Helens. While its not necessarily collecting data or studying volcanoes; it is sharing appreciation and understanding of volcanoes with youth and adults.
This includes working with the USGS/MSHI collaborative GeoGirls progra and working at Johnston Ridge Observatory.
Position Description HERE and attached.
Please share with your current and former students:
  • Science Education – 2 positions available – starts April 17; closes March 6
  • Education and Interpretation Internship
  • Interpretation Internship

Mount St. Helens Educator

Mt. St. Helens Education and Interpretation Intern

Mt. S. Helens Interpretation Intern

Paid Internship Opportunity: Environmental Equity Intern – Seattle City Light (Application Deadline: 02/21/17)

Position Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation’s largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle’s electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship.

The Environmental Equity Program strives to make equal environmental and economic benefits and burdens to its customers and the citizens of Seattle regardless of race, economic status, national origin, and English proficiency, as outlined by the City of Seattle’s Equity and Environment Agenda here:
http://www.seattle.gov/Documents/Departments/OSE/SeattleEquityAgenda.pdf

The program works to educate City Light employees on strategies to meet this goal, strives to identify and change internal policies that are hurdles, and works with community partners to identify areas of opportunities to further environmental equity in everything we do. The Environmental Equity Intern will have the opportunity to support these goals and make an impact on a new program that is still in development.

Job Responsibilities:
During this internship, the intern will be specifically responsible for:

  • Developing program marketing materials with guidance from program staff and the communications team;
  • Creating and delivering PowerPoint presentations to key internal City of Seattle and community stakeholders;
  • Assisting in development of training materials;
  • Assisting in the facilitation of Environmental Equity and Race and Social Justice training for City Light staff and key internal and community stakeholders;
  • Assisting in the development of community outreach strategies;
  • Attending community events.
This internship will benefit the student through the following learning outcomes:
  • Implementation of the Equity and Environment agenda;
  • Exposure to and creating community engagement and inclusion strategies;
  • Building skills in addressing equity and inclusion in municipal government.

For more information, see the full job posting.

Funding Opportunity: Udall Scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students and Environmental and Outdoor Leaders

Udall Foundation LogoThe Udall Foundation offers a prestigious scholarship for undergraduate sophomores and juniors in any major seeking careers in:

  • environmental fields, and
  • American Indian and Alaska Native students seeking careers in Tribal Public Policy or Native Health Care.

Applicants who are leading change on campus or in their communities are strongly encouraged to apply! Please feel free to post/share the attached fliers and share the information below widely.

The Udall Undergraduate Scholarship is a $7,000 scholarship awarded to 60 undergraduate sophomores and juniors pursuing careers related to the environment, or pursuing careers related to Tribal Public Policy or Native Health Care. Udall Scholars get to attend the Udall Scholar Orientation in August, meet alumni and community leaders for exceptional networking opportunities, and gain lifetime membership to a growing and active alumni network. For more information and to sign up for free informational webinars, visit us at udall.gov.

The Udall Foundation asks universities to nominate students to compete at the national level. Each UW campus is able to nominate up to 4 candidates in the environmental category and up to 4 candidates in the Tribal Public Policy and/or Native Health Care categories. To receive priority consideration for UW Seattle campus nomination, students are encouraged to submit our campus application by Dec. 2, 2016. Details about eligibility, the Seattle campus application process and online application form are available at http://expd.uw.edu/expo/scholarships/udall.

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Career Events: UW Career and Internship Center AUT 2016 Workshops and Events

UW Career Center LogoThe Career & Internship Center Workshops & Events Calendar for Autumn 2016 is attached.

As always, the online calendar on the Career & Internship Center website is a great resource as well for students staying up to date with our programming.

AUT 2016 Career & Internship Center Workshops and Events Calendar

Internship Opportunity: Pipeline Project

Pipeline Project LogoPipeline Project Internship:
The Pipeline Project is recruiting interns for the 2016-2017 academic year. As a Pipeline Intern, you will  dedicate at least four hours per week to Pipeline activities including a weekly intern meeting, recruiting, tabling, assisting in planning and execution of events, and working on a variety of tasks both in and out of the office. The internship position is unpaid, but you will receive professional supervision and support. Thus, this is a great opportunity to grow professionally and gain valuable work-related skills. Academic credit may also be available upon articulated learning derived from the internship. Hours and days of the week are flexible as long as a minimum commitment of four hours per week is met sometime between our office hours (Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm).

If you are interested in more information, please email the Pipeline Project at pipeline@uw.edu or check out our website for a more detailed description.

Pipeline Project Intern Flyer

Internship Opportunity: Environmental Education eInternship – Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 10 Seattle Office (Application Deadline: 07/26/16)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) LogoEnvironmental Protection Agency Region 10 (Seattle Office) has a digital eInternship Teaching Environmental Education (ECOLEARN) Lesson Plans at elementary schools.  As a eIntern, you will get to teach exciting, already prepared environmental education lesson plans at local elementary schools. We are testing the lesson plans, expanding our outreach and make necessary revisions to the materials as a prelude to sharing them on a national stage.  Lesson topics include: Animals, Air, Water, Ecosystems, Energy, Waste, Food, and Climate.  The specific internship description can be found at http://vsfs.state.gov/projects/view/448..  To apply, read on.

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Internship Opportunity: Part-Time Junior Analyst/Intern – Environment International Ltd.

Job Announcement: Part-Time Junior Analyst/Intern
Environment International Ltd., Seattle, WA, USA

Environment International Ltd. (EI) is a small, high-powered environmental consulting firm. Our main office is located in Seattle, Washington, and opened in 1994. Our smaller offices are located in Portland, Oregon; and Washington, D.C. We are an interdisciplinary team of environmental scientists, policy analysts, engineers and attorneys providing environmental consulting services in a variety of areas, including natural resource damage assessment, risk assessment, hazardous waste management, pollution prevention, environmental management systems, compliance audits, environmental policy analysis, institutional capacity development, and environmental facilitation and mediation. Our clients include governments, industry, and citizen groups. Visit our website at www.eiltd.net.

We are seeking a student with outstanding organizational, computer, writing and people skills for a part-time analyst position. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for completing administrative tasks, but may also be asked to assist with field work or analytical work, making experience in science or engineering desirable. The position allows for growth within the firm if an applicant has the appropriate background. Job responsibilities include:
1. Providing administrative support including answering the phone, managing emails and other correspondence, filing, billing, and tracking office supplies.
2. Assisting in the development of technical documents including proposals and reports.
3. Editing and preparing of marketing materials and documents.
4. Providing occasional project support for firm professionals, including scientists, environmental lawyers, and engineers.
5. Managing/overseeing schedules, travel arrangements and expenses for principals.
6. Providing light accounting and timesheet management.

Required Qualifications
The successful applicant must:
• Be pursuing a bachelor’s degree (minimum 3.0 GPA);
• Be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
• Have strong interpersonal skills and a positive attitude
• Be able to prioritize and multi-task while remaining flexible and effective
• Have a willingness to work hard at various tasks to help an exciting small consulting firm grow

Bonus Qualifications
• Live in a HUBZone (map of HUBZone locations: http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/).
• Eligible to participate in a work/study program.
• An academic focus in biology, chemistry, geology, or environmental science.
• Proficiency in GIS (ability to create figures in ArcMap, manipulate data for import into GIS, etc.)
• Prior experience with graphics programs such as Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

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