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Summer 2013: May 26 to August 4 — http://wilsonlab.com/reu/
We are excited to invite applications from undergraduate students to participate in a National Science Foundation supported summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program focused on the ecology of southeastern ponds, rivers, reservoirs, and estuaries.  Ten undergraduate students will work closely with Auburn University faculty (Fisheries, Biology, and Forestry) to explore aquatic ecosystems, complete a student-driven research project, and share their research findings in a symposium at the conclusion of the program.
Participants will work closely with our mentors to develop projects on a variety of
disciplines, including community ecology, limnology, evolution, fisheries management, population modeling, conservation, molecular biology, and microbiology.  The program will run from May 26 to August 4, 2013 (10 weeks).   To stay up-to-date with the 2013 selection process and to learn about last summer’s program, check us out on Facebook –https://www.facebook.com/groups/AUREU/

Eligibility: Undergraduate freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors graduating no earlier than December 2013 are encouraged to apply. Participants must be US citizens or permanent residents.

Support:  Participants will receive a stipend ($5,000) plus food and housing, financial assistance for travel to and from Auburn, and support for research expenses.

Application: For full consideration, on-line applications and supporting recommendation letters must be received by 15 January 2013.  The application is available at http://wilsonlab.com/reu/application.html

For more information about the REU Site, visit http://wilsonlab.com/reu/  or contact Alan Wilson at wilson@auburn.edu


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Summer National Service Opportunities now available through Hard Hatted Women

June 9th to Aug 18th, 2011 in: Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Elyria, and Warren, OHIO

What Opportunities are available?
• Working with youth
• Community Outreach
• Volunteer Recruitment
• Marketing and Development

National Service Opportunities now available through Hard Hatted Women

July 2011 to July 2012 in: Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Elyria, and Warren, OHIO

What Opportunities are available?
– Leadership Development/STEM Coordinator
- Marketing and Development
– Career Exploration/Green Jobs Coordinator
– Veteran/Military Outreach Coordinator
– Business Technology Coordinator
– VISTA Leader

Who Can Apply?
AmeriCorps VISTAs must be American citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens, and at least 18 years old (but there is no upper age limit!). Hard Hatted Women is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply go to http://www.americorps.gov and search for HHW on the AmeriCorps website.

Hard Hatted Women is a statewide nonprofit organization with a mission of empowering women to achieve economic independence by
creating workplace diversity in trade and technical careers.

For more information call 18773531114, ext 11 or visit us on the web at http://www.hardhattedwomen.org

The Perks
AmeriCorps VISTAs receive:
– A modest living allowance
– A Segal AmeriCorps Education Award or postservice stipend
- Healthcare benefits and student loan forbearance while in service
- And one year of noncompetitive status for a federal government job.
– Direct, powerful experience to build your skills

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The National Park Service’s George Melendez Wright Climate Change Internship Program (CCIP) is currently hiring for summer 2011.  CCIP will involve science-based research, resource conservation, and data collection, monitoring, communication, policy development, sustainable operations and other projects to support adaptation to and mitigation of the effects of climate change on lands administered by the National Park Service.

For more information, check out the NCSE webpage, at http://ncseonline.org/CampustoCareers/cms.cfm?id=2233#NPS_Internships

There are three phenology internships available:

Santa Monica Mountains NRA – Thousand Oaks, CA
Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail – Omaha, NE
Center for Urban Ecology – Washington, DC

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Deadline – April 22, 2011

The Narragansett Bay Research Reserve (NBRR; http://www.nbnerr.org/), a state-federal partnership program, is seeking an intern to assist in the development and implementation of a marine and estuarine invasive species training program, a component of the implementation of the RI Aquatic Invasive Species Management Plan.  The NBRR is one of 27 coordinated sites located around the United States that make up the National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS). The mission of the NERRS is to practice and promote coastal and estuarine stewardship through innovative research and education, using a system of protected areas. This position is employed through the Audubon Society of Rhode Island, is based in the RI Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) offices in Providence, RI, and reports to the NBRR Coastal Training Program Coordinator (CTP).

Applications or inquires may be directed to Jennifer West, Coastal Training Program Coordinator, at jennifer@nbnerr.org.  Electronic applications are encouraged; please include “Aquatic Invasive Species Intern” in subject line.  Or applications can be mailed to: Jennifer West, Narragansett Bay Research Reserve, 55 South Reserve Drive, Box 151, Prudence Island, RI 02872.

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ICLEI–Local Governments for Sustainability USA, is currently seeking applications for a research assistant intern for the Spring of 2011, with possible continuation through the
Summer of 2011. This position will primarily support the ongoing development of ICLEI’s Climate and Air Pollution Planning Assistant (CAPPA) tool, a resourced used by
hundreds of local governments to help estimate the emissions reduction potential of over 100 different strategies for their climate action plans. Additional opportunities are also
likely, to help support the development of ICLEI’s other tools and protocols in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation, and Sustainability.

ICLEI is a membership association of local governments working to achieve significant
reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and tangible improvements in local sustainability.
ICLEI USA supports its more than 600 member local governments by providing
networking opportunities, tools, resources, and programmatic support focused on helping
members achieve their climate protection and sustainability goals. You can learn more at
our website: http://www.icleiusa.org.

To apply, please e-mail, fax, or mail a cover letter and résumé that details your
experience, qualifications, and availability, and explains why you feel
you would be the right choice for this position. In your cover letter, please include links
to example websites or applications that you have worked on and describe your role in
each project.
Email or fax applications to:
Mike Steinhoff, Program Officer – Tools and Technical Innovation
Fax: (617) 248-3974
Subject: CAP Research Internship

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The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs is now accepting applications for summer interns. Undergraduate and graduate students interested in environmental policy, especially those with proven skills in database management and/or GIS skills, should email a cover letter and resume to me at [ mailto:john.clarkeson@state.ma.us ]john.clarkeson@state.ma.us.  We also seek students interested in journalism and the use of social media in advancing environmental improvement.

Please feel free to share this message with your colleagues.

Thank you,

John Clarkeson
Office of Policy
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
100 Cambridge Street – Suite 900
Boston MA  02114

EEA Website:  [ http://mass.gov/green ]http://mass.gov/eea

Sustainable Water Management:  [ http://www.mass.gov/eea/swm ]http://www.mass.gov/eea/swm

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