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Work & Professional Development Opportunities

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There are many ways a student can get involved in sustainability efforts, including professional, volunteer and service experiences. The list below are current opportunities available to Penn State students. For other volunteer opportunities at Penn State, please visit the Volunteer@psu website.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Opportunity Type:
Fellowship
Date:
Friday, May 1, 2015
Closing Date:
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Unknown
Description

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is offering Graduate Fellowships for master’s and doctoral level students in environmental fields of study. The deadline for submission of applications is May 26, 2015 at 11:59:59 PM.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Opportunity Type:
Fellowship
Date:
Friday, May 1, 2015
Closing Date:
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Unknown
Description

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is offering Graduate Fellowships for master’s and doctoral level students in environmental fields of study. The deadline forsubmission of applications is May 26, 2015 at 11:59:59 PM.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Opportunity Type:
Fellowship
Date:
Friday, May 1, 2015
Closing Date:
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Unknown
Description

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is offering Graduate Fellowships for master’s and doctoral level students in environmental fields of study. The deadline forsubmission of applications is May 26, 2015 at 11:59:59 PM.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Opportunity Type:
Fellowship
Date:
Friday, May 1, 2015
Closing Date:
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Unknown
Description

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is offering Graduate Fellowships for master’s and doctoral level students in environmental fields of study. The deadline for submission of applications is May 26, 2015 at 11:59:59 PM.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Opportunity Type:
Fellowship
Date:
Friday, May 1, 2015
Closing Date:
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Unknown
Description

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is offering Graduate Fellowships for master’s and doctoral level students in environmental fields of study. The deadline for submission of applications is May 26, 2015 at 11:59:59 PM.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Opportunity Type:
Fellowship
Date:
Friday, May 1, 2015
Closing Date:
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Unknown
Description

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is offering Graduate Fellowships for master’s and doctoral level students in environmental fields of study. The deadline for submission of applications is May 26, 2015 at 11:59:59 PM.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Opportunity Type:
Fellowship
Date:
Friday, May 1, 2015
Closing Date:
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Unpaid
Description

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is offering Graduate Fellowships for master’s and doctoral level students in environmental fields of study. The deadline for submission of applications is May 26, 2015 at 11:59:59 PM.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Opportunity Type:
Fellowship
Date:
Friday, May 1, 2015
Closing Date:
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Unknown
Description

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is offering Graduate Fellowships for master’s and doctoral level students in environmental fields of study. The deadline for submission of applications is May 26, 2015 at 11:59:59 PM.

U.S. Department of Defense
Opportunity Type:
Employment, Internship
Date:
Friday, April 24, 2015
Closing Date:
Friday, May 1, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Unknown
Description

The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is the leading federal provider of outdoor recreation and attracts over 335 million visitors annually to our lake and river projects in 43 states. Encouraging public safety for those recreating at our projects and preventing fatalities on our lands/waters are our primary concerns.

World Resources Institute
Opportunity Type:
Employment, Internship
Date:
Monday, April 13, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Paid
Description

WRI’s Climate Program seeks two detail-oriented, well organized, and highly-motivated research interns. The successful candidates will support the research, analysis, and outreach efforts of projects within the Tools, Reporting and Analysis for Climate (TRAC)-Policy Signature Initiative, with a focus on international climate change data and policy.

Penn State
Opportunity Type:
Courses/Certifications
Date:
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Affiliation:
PSU
Compensation:
For School Credit
Description

Community Recycling
Opportunity Type:
Employment, Internship
Date:
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Paid
Description

We are seeking a Clothing Reuse and Research Coordinator who is passionate about environmental responsibility and being a sustainability change agent on your campus. If you qualify, you will receive practical training and learn important recycling, logistical, environmental, and global economic concepts and skills.

Stroud Center Watershed
Opportunity Type:
Employment, Internship
Date:
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Closing Date:
Friday, April 3, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Paid
Description

Stroud Water Research Center is seeking rising sophomores, juniors, or graduating seniors majoring in environmental, geological, geographical or ecological sciences to serve as research interns on a National Fish and Wildlife Foundation funded watershed restoration project in the upper Brandywine Creek watershed, Chester County, Pa.

Downeast Lakes Land Trust
Opportunity Type:
Internship
Date:
Friday, March 20, 2015
Closing Date:
Sunday, April 5, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Paid
Description

Downeast Lakes Land Trust is based in Grand Lake Stream, Maine. We protect lakeshores, improve fish and wildlife habitats, provide public recreation opportunities, offer educational programs, and support jobs in the forest and on the water. We are dedicated to the Downeast economy and environment.

Iggesund Paperboard
Opportunity Type:
Competition
Date:
Friday, March 13, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Unknown
Description

Iggesund Paperboard is working via the American crowdsourcing company crowdSPRING to challenge the world’s designers to improve existing consumer packaging, and to positively impact the environment.

Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Opportunity Type:
Internship
Date:
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Closing Date:
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Paid
Description

Theodore Roosevelt National Park is offering an excellent opportunity for two Interns to become part of the interpretive staff to engage visitors and assist in fostering appreciation and understanding of the park and its resources.

Hanley Sustainability Institute, University of Dayton
Opportunity Type:
Fellowship
Date:
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Unknown
Description
The Hanley Sustainability Institute at the University of Dayton, established by a $12.5 million lead gift from the George and Amanda Hanley Foundation, invites applications for a post-doctoral fellowship.
Consortium for Building Energy Innovation
Opportunity Type:
Employment, Internship
Date:
Monday, March 9, 2015
Affiliation:
PSU
Compensation:
Paid
Description

The Consortium for Building Energy Innovation (CBEI) is now accepting applications for the Summer 2015 internship program. CBEI is a program of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Building Technology Office and is developing technology packages and market pathways to reduce energy use in commercial buildings by 50%.

General Motors
Opportunity Type:
Competition
Date:
Friday, March 6, 2015
Closing Date:
Monday, March 16, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Unknown
Description

National Center for Science Education
Opportunity Type:
Employment, Internship
Date:
Monday, March 2, 2015
Closing Date:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Paid
Description

The National Center for Science Education is seeking one part-time and one-full time summer interns to work on science education activism, with a particular focus on climate change education. These are temporary positions based in Oakland, CA.

Summer Internships

Millbrook Marsh Nature Center
Opportunity Type:
Employment, Internship
Date:
Monday, March 2, 2015
Affiliation:
PSU
Compensation:
Paid
Description

At Millbrook Marsh Nature Center, we offer an internship that is an exciting and beneficial experience in working toward a career in outdoor environmental education. Some interns use this experience for college credit, while others use it as a practical training experience and resume builder after graduation.

The Student PIRGs
Opportunity Type:
Employment
Date:
Friday, February 27, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Paid
Description

We’re hiring organizers who recognize we are inheriting a country that is facing some real challenges – we’re losing time to combat climate, big money and corporate contributions are corroding our democracy, and the cost of higher education continues to increase and bury graduates in debt.

PSU Community Garden
Opportunity Type:
Internship
Date:
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Affiliation:
PSU
Compensation:
Unknown
Description

The PSU Community Garden is looking for an intern for the 2015 season!

Penn State
Opportunity Type:
Career Fair
Date:
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Closing Date:
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Affiliation:
PSU
Compensation:
Unknown
Description
Please join us at the ESM Career Fair on Thursday, February 26, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Forest Resources Building at University Park.
The University of New Hampshire’s Sustainability Institute
Opportunity Type:
Fellowship
Date:
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Closing Date:
Friday, March 13, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Paid
Description

The University of New Hampshire’s Sustainability Institute is inviting applications for our competitive Climate Fellowships.     http://www.sustainableunh.unh.edu/climatefellows

Penn State Lehigh Valley CHANCE
Opportunity Type:
Courses/Certifications
Date:
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Closing Date:
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Affiliation:
PSU
Compensation:
Unpaid
Description

The Penn State Lehigh Valley CHANCE (Connecting Humans and Nature through Conservation Experiences) program is accepting applications for its summer 2015 field course, which includes travel to Costa Rica and Panama. Course and application submission information can be found at www.chance.psu.edu.

National Wildlife Federation
Opportunity Type:
Fellowship
Date:
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Closing Date:
Sunday, March 8, 2015
Affiliation:
Non-PSU
Compensation:
Unknown
Description

NWF is seeking graduate students in the U.S. to conduct and test market research and business planning and assist with content development for the new NWF EcoLeaders online community. There will be two track options for the Fellowship, Market Research and Content Development.

Penn State's Sustainability Institute
Opportunity Type:
Internship
Date:
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Closing Date:
Friday, March 13, 2015
Affiliation:
PSU
Compensation:
Paid
Description

Penn State’s Sustainable Communities Collaborative is looking to hire a Penn State student intern who will work from September 2015 to May 2016, assisting with the preparation of documents and materials for various stakeholders including faculty, community partners, and Penn State campus partners.

Penn State's Sustainability Institute
Opportunity Type:
Internship
Date:
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Closing Date:
Friday, March 13, 2015
Affiliation:
PSU
Compensation:
Paid
Description

Penn State’s Sustainability Institute is looking to hire a student communications intern who will work from September 2015 to May 2016. The successful candidate will be a team player with at least a 3.0 GPA, superb written, interpersonal and oral communication skills. Must be a quick learner and able to prioritize multiple projects, meet deadlines and enjoy a fast-paced work environment.

Penn State's Sustainability Institute
Opportunity Type:
Internship
Date:
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Closing Date:
Friday, March 13, 2015
Affiliation:
PSU
Compensation:
Paid
Description

Penn State’s Sustainability Institute is looking to hire a Penn State student intern who will work from May to August 2015, assisting with the three Institute programs: the Green Paws program, the Green Teams Program, and the Sustainability Communities Collaborative.

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