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The Bay Mills Indian Community (BMIC) in Brimley, MI, is hiring a full-time Head Technician to assist with a collaborative research project between the BMIC and the Lake Superior State University School of Biological Sciences and Aquatic Research Laboratory (Sault Sainte Marie, MI). The project, position, and application instructions are described below. Salary will be $12.50 per hour (approximately $26,500 for a 1-year term). Applications are due by 4:30 pm, 31 December 2012. 1 year; February 2013 to February 2014; Flexible start/end dates.

The Head Technician will assist with a collaborative research project between Bay Mills Indian Community and Lake Superior State University studying the role of tributaries in Lake Whitefish population and nearshore food web dynamics in Whitefish Bay, Lake Superior, MI.  The incumbent will be employed by the Bay Mills Indian Community, but will be based primarily at Lake Superior State University.

 
BS or BA in a biological science (e.g. Biology, Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife Management, Zoology, Conservation Biology, Water Resources) required. Preference will be given to those of Native American descent.
To apply, send Cover Letter, Resume, and References to Heather Lyons; Recruiter, Bay Mills Human Resources Department, 12124 W. Lakeshore Drive Brimley, MI 49715 hrleapley@baymills.org Subject: Head Technician

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NatureServe is a non-profit conservation organization whose mission is to provide the scientific basis for effective conservation action. NatureServe and its network of natural heritage programs are the leading source for information about rare and endangered species and threatened ecosystems.
 
We have several job openings at NatureServe. Of particular interest are a Citizen Science internship and Vice President for Conservation Science. The current VP for Conservation Science will be leaving us to become the Head of IUCN Science and Knowledge Management. For more information on the positions click here.

NatureServe does great work that touches many areas of conservation including data collection/maintenance/distribution for at-risk species, development of an ecological community classification system (U.S. National Vegetation Classification), decision support tool development (NatureServe Vista), development of a Climate Change Vulnerability Index for species, and much more. For more information on NatureServe click here.

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Th Environmental Law Institute (ELI) periodically hires recent college graduates to serve as Research Associates. Research Associates work directly with the 15–20 lawyers and scientists in the Research and Policy Division on projects addressing environmental and natural resource protection and pollution prevention. A typical workload combines research and administration.


The Research and Policy Division publishes research studies and conducts a variety of training courses and workshops. Specific subject areas include: air and water quality, climate change, renewable energy, hazardous waste and brownfields, international environmental policy, sustainable land use, biodiversity conservation, wetlands management, freshwater and ocean policy, public health, environmental enforcement, and mining law.

Qualifications:
(1) Superior research, writing, and interpersonal communication skills, and
(2) Strong desire to gain knowledge in the environmental field. A background in environmental issues is preferred but not required. Research Associates are asked to stay for a minimum of two years. This entry-level position is designed for recent college graduates. Previous Research Associates have gone on to law school, graduate school, and other positions in the environmental field.

Salary: $29,000 with excellent benefits.

How to Apply:  Submit an application package via ELI’s online application system. 

Note that your submission must contain three uploaded documents (Word or PDF format), as follows:
(1) Cover letter
(2) Resume (must include overall undergraduate GPA)
(3) Analytical writing sample (preferably not scientific or narrative) of 3-5 pages in length

Please note that although the application requests three references, they will only be contacted in the event that you are invited to interview. We will notify you before contacting any references.

Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm EST on Friday, February 15, 2013. You must use ELI’s online application system; ELI cannot accept applications submitted by email, USPS or other shipping service, or hand delivery. No phone calls, please. Please send an email to vanwyk@eli.org if you have any technical problems complying with these application instructions. Questions about the position can be sent to RAsearch@eli.org.

 
Click here for more information and to apply.

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Meridian Institute is pleased to announce position openings within the Meridian Institute Fellowship Program – an opportunity for recent college graduates to work on varied and highly complex public policy issues, learn about the field of multi-party collaborative problem solving, and engage with leaders from a variety of sectors and interest groups. Meridian Institute has two offices (Washington DC and Dillon, CO). We currently anticipate the 2013 Fellows to be based in the Washington DC office, but will consider applicants for either location.

An announcement about the position and instructions for how to apply is attached and available here. The deadline to submit applications is 10 pm EST on February 15, 2013

Meridian Institute professionals combine extensive experience in collaborative process design, deep substantive knowledge, and proven mediation skills to help people engaged in society’s toughest issues solve problems and make informed decisions. At Meridian, we design collaborative approaches that bring together people who understand the issues and have a stake in their resolution.

Meridian selects new Fellows for the program on an annual basis and offers significant personal and professional development opportunities.  Fellows will provide research, writing, logistical and other types of support for projects focusing on a wide variety of challenging substantive issue areas, such as agriculture and food security; climate change and energy; environment and natural resources; global stability and security; health; sustainability and resilience; and science and technology. 

Questions about the Fellowship or application process can be sent to apply@merid.org. For more information about the Meridian Institute, please visit www.merid.org.

Equal Opportunity Meridian Institute welcomes applicants from all backgrounds and does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, national origin, creed, or ancestry.

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Canyonlands Field Institute is a land and river-based education center utilizing experience-based environmental education to expand understanding of and appreciation for the beauty and integrity of the natural world. Located in the heart of the Colorado Plateau, we offer interdisciplinary studies in natural science, the literary arts and the cultural geography of the region for students and adults. Programs take place in National Parks, and on BLM land, State land, and Forest Service land.
 
The Program Internship will provide exposure to a wide range of adult and student field study programs that CFI conducts in the canyon country surrounding Moab, UT. The intern will be mentored by the Field Manager and Trip leaders to gain experience in field teaching, guiding, logistics, operational support and program design. CFI programs take on a variety of forms from local day tours in the National Parks, to river trips, to multi-day outdoor school programs.
 
The intern will be trained to lead half day tours on his/her own for adult and family visitors in the National Parks and surrounding areas. These tours will involve driving vans, leading participants, and hiking short distances for interpretive programs. The intern will be trained in a wide range of topics related to the Colorado Plateau such as natural and cultural history, geology, and regional issues. The Intern will gain skills necessary for safe and effective group management. In addition to field skills and duties, the intern should be prepared for learning and doing work in the warehouse, office, and in-town programs.
 
Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 8 hour first aid and CPR training
  • Minimum age of 21
  • Good driving record (motor vehicle report required with application
  • College degree in related field
  • Previous work with students/teaching/interpretation in any setting is preferred
 
Compensation: $100/week plus free housing in exchange for 8 hours of work trade
 
To apply, please submit to info@cfimoab.org by January 15, 2013:
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • 3 References with phone and email for contacts
  • Copies of First Aid/CPR cards (current through internship dates). If certifications expire during term, please provide proof of registration for a course to be completed before internships
  • Motor Vehicle Report

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The Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association is offering two positions through its Natural Science Museum during the summer of 2013. Interns will gain valuable experience operating a small science museum, collecting data and organizing logistics for several research projects, assisting with educational programming, and learning about the plants, animals, birds, and geology of Nantucket Island. Ideal candidates have an interest and experience with entomology or ornithology.
 
Qualifications
  • Educational background in biology/ecology or related field
  • At least two (2) years of college experience
  • Comfortable with live animals including non-venomous snakes, insects, and spiders
  • experience working and interacting with the public, both adults and children
Compensation: $2,700 for undergraduates or recent graduates, $3,060 for graduate students. Position includes housing.
Duration: May 29 – August 31, 2013, possible extension possible through September 7
 
To apply, please download application athttp://www.mmo.org/about/internships.html and return it along with your resume, a detailed letter of interest and college transcripts to
Andrew McKenna-Foster
Director of Natural Science
Maria Mitchell Association
4 Vestal Street
Nantucket, MA 02554.
 
Apply no later than February 15, 2013.
Materials or inquiries may be sent by email toamckennafoster@mmo.org or fax to 508-228-1031. For Questions, call508-228-9198

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The Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association is offering three positions at its aquarium during the summer of 2013. Interns will be immersed in all aspects of operating a high energy and very popular public aquarium and its marine science programs. The internship gives interns important experience leading and designing programs for visitors of all ages, caring for marine fish and crustaceans, and collecting species through snorkeling, wading, and diving. Ideal candidates have interest and experience in marine biology and environmental education.
 
Qualifications
  • Educational background in marine biology or related field
  • At least two (2) years of college experience
  • Comfortable working in waders
  • Capable of lifting up to 40 pounds
Compensation: $2,700 for undergraduates or recent graduates, $3,060 for graduate students. Position includes housing.
Duration: May 29 – August 31, 2013, possible extension possible through September 7
 
To apply, please download application athttp://www.mmo.org/about/internships.html and return it along with your resume, a detailed letter of interest and college transcripts to
Andrew McKenna-Foster
Director of Natural Science
Maria Mitchell Association
4 Vestal Street
Nantucket, MA 02554.
 
Apply no later than February 15, 2013.
Materials or inquiries may be sent by email toamckennafoster@mmo.org or fax to 508-228-1031. For Questions, call508-228-9198

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