Employer Panel and Networking Event: All Majors- Careers in Healthcare, Tomorrow 4:30-6pm, HUB 250

When you think about a career in healthcare, doctors and nurses might be the first careers you think of, but there are hundreds of other healthcare careers and jobs that don’t require a medical or health-related degree.

 

All Majors – Careers in Healthcare

HUB 250

January 18th, 2017

4:30-6:00
Join us for an employer panel + networking with employers about options in healthcare (for all majors) on January 18th, 2017.  Learn about what employers look for when hiring, and gain a better understanding of how to conduct your job search in a more effective and strategic way. Gain insight, ask questions, and network with a variety of employers from heath related fields.

 

·        UW Medicine

·        Seattle Children’s

·        COPE Health Solutions

·        Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest

 

No need to pre-register. Please do arrive early as seats are limited.  Questions? Email Donna Chen at ccsevent@uw.edu or call 206-543-0535. We look forward to seeing on January 18th!

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2017 Student Scholarship Program for US Sustainability conference

 

US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment is delighted to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Peter DeSimone Student Scholarship Program. This program enables up to ten undergraduate or graduate students who are committed to or interested in a career in sustainable investment to receive scholarships to cover the registration costs for the 2017 US SIF Annual Conference, A New Climate for Investing in Impact, including Member Day. The conference is in Chicago. These scholarships are made possible through the support of the Campbell Soup Company and Calvert Foundation. For more information on US SIF, please see www.ussif.org.

Please forward the attached information to your undergraduate and graduate students who may be interested. The application is also available via this link.

The deadline is Friday, February 17, 2017.

 

Website:www.ussif.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/followUSSIF

Twitter: www.twitter.com/followUSSIF

Learn more about the 2016 Report on US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends!

Student_Scholarship_Program.pdf

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Art to Inspire: An Evening of Community, Art, and Environment

My name is Frieda Cohan, I am an officer of the Student Association for Green Environments (SAGE), and as you may have heard, we are collaborating with PoE to host an exciting event next week! I am writing to formally invite you to our inauguration day event featuring presentations by National Geographic photographers Natalie Fobes (!!!) and Chris Jordan (!!!!). We hope to create a supportive space for community and inspiration, insightful conversation with peers in the environmental community, and food (literally and figuratively) for thought.

The event will begin at 5pm on January 20th in the Fisheries Lobby with mingling and refreshments from Chaco Canyon and Pagliacci Pizza. Our guests will begin their presentations at 5:30 in the auditorium, and they will be followed up by a short Q&A.

This is an extremely exciting opportunity and we hope to reach a broad audience, we would very much appreciate it if you would share it with any and all students and colleagues!

Here is the link to the event page: bit.ly/SAGEinspire

We are using the hashtag #SAGEinspire if you feel so inclined to share!

Thank you so much, we are looking forward to seeing you there!

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$3,000 Undergrad scholarship opportunity from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for our 2017 Wildlife Leadership Award scholarships. Please share the attached qualification details and application with your Department faculty and students.

The application window is open through March 1. Any questions can be directed to  awards@rmef.org.

RMEF WLA Application 2017 (Fillable).docx

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Scholarship Deadline February 28 – Up to $22,500 for STEM & Health Care Majors

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship –

Application Due February 28, 2017!

 

Just a quick reminder that the online application for the 2017-2018 Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) is available on our website!

There are only six weeks left for students to apply.

We will select nearly 1,850 new students this year to receive up to five years of renewable funding, professional development support and industry exploration opportunities. We need your help in encouraging any eligible students you know to apply!

A Few Scholarship Details

The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) supports low- and middle-income students pursuing eligible high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care and encourages recipients to work in Washington state once they complete their degrees. Students must meet additional eligibility criteria.

* Annual award amount: $2,500 – $7,500 depending on class standing
* Renewable for up to five years based on credits completed and continued eligibility
* Selected students receive access to workshops, events and additional support during their time in college.

The application for 2017-18 must be submitted online by February 28, 2017, and students’ transcripts must be postmarked by March 7, 2017.

A poster and a sample application are available for you to download from our website, as well as a form to request promotional materials.

We sincerely appreciate you spreading the word about this scholarship!

Please contact us if you have any questions!

VIEW ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION & APPLICATION

 

 

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Call for 2017 YLCC Student Internship Applicants! – DEADLINE REMINDER!

The deadline for the YLCC Initiative is this Thursday, January 19th!

GEORGE MELENDEZ WRIGHT INITIATIVE FOR YOUNG LEADERS IN CLIMATE CHANGE

 

The NPS Climate Change Response Program and the University of Washington are pleased to invite graduate and upper-level undergraduate students and recent graduates to apply to the 2017 Young Leaders in Climate Change (YLCC) Initiative!

The YLCC is a paid summer internship to work on diverse issues related to climate change and its effects in national parks. Please distribute to interested parties, with special attention to recruiting from schools with diverse student populations. Internship projects, eligibility information, and application instructions can be found at http://parksclimateinterns.org/.

The application deadline is Thursday, January 19, 2017.

 

 

 

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UW Design Help Desk: free visual

The Design Help Desk is a tutoring service that offers free visual advice/help to students, faculty, and staff who are working on presentations, posters, and figures—any visual materials. The service was co-founded by the Division of Design and the UW College of Engineering, and is staffed by students from the UW Division of Design in the UW School of Art, Art History and Design.

I wanted to let you know that the Design Help Desk is open this Winter quarter (Winter 2017) on Thursdays from 2:00–4:00 and by appointment.

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Summer bio tech job announcement (forest ecology)

USGS Sequoia-Kings Canyon Field Station is currently looking for summer biological science technicians in forest ecology.
USGS summer bio tech 2017 Three Rivers.pdf

Examples of Duties: Measure forest demographics, including measuring trees and seedlings and determining cause of death. Gain knowledge and experience in ecological research, identifying Sierran trees, and forest pathology.

Several positions will be filled. Positions are full-time, start in approximately mid-May, and will last about 5 months.

Need bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience. Some field work experience required. Want people with some biological coursework and experience, an interest in forest ecology, who want to work outdoors, and who like to work in small teams and get along easily with others. Housing available for rent. Must be a US Citizen in order to qualify.

If interested: e:mail a cover letter, resume, list of references, and unofficial transcripts to: Anne Pfaff at ahpfaff@usgs.gov To be considered, please send information by February 6th.

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Policy Director Position with National Farm to School Network

Join our team and spread the word!

The National Farm to School Network is now accepting applications for a Policy Director based in Washington, DC.

*About the National Farm to School Network*

The National Farm to School Network (NFSN) is an information, advocacy and networking hub for communities working to bring local food sourcing and food and agriculture education (including school gardens) into schools and early care and education settings. Farm to school empowers children and families to make informed food choices, while strengthening the local economy and contributing to vibrant communities. NFSN provides vision, leadership and support at the state, regional and national levels to connect and expand the farm to school movement. Our network includes national staff, Core Partners, an advisory board and thousands of farm to school supporters. For more information, please visit http://www.farmtoschool.org. NFSN is a project of Tides Center, the nation’s largest fiscal sponsor. Tides Center is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco that works with individuals, groups and funders to implement and accelerate positive social change in the nonprofit sector. For more information, please visit http://www.tides.org.

*Position Overview*

For a full position description, please go to:
http://www.farmtoschool.org/documents/Policy%20Director_FINAL.pdf

*To Apply*

To apply for this position, submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to jobs@farmtoschool.org. Please include “Policy Director” in the email subject line. The deadline to apply is January 27, 2017.

All inquiries related to this job announcement should be directed to jobs@farmtoschool.org.

 

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Forest Health Intern – Rapid City, SD

ForestHealthInternad.pdf

DOA Intern – Forest Health(Job Id 7605)

Location: Rapid City Post Date: 12/30/2016

Agency: Intern Close Date: 02/10/2017

Employment Type: Intern Description Session: Summer 2017 (May – August)

Position Title: Intern – Forest Health

Supervisor: Marcus Warnke

Department: Agriculture

Location: Rapid City

DEADLINE TO APPLY: February 10, 2017 *A RESUME MUST BE ATTACHED WITH EACH APPLICATION. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WITHOUT A RESUME ARE INCOMPLETE AND WILL NOT BE PROCESSED. *APPLICANT MUST BE A FULL-TIME STUDENT (a minimum of 12 credit hours or within 12 credit hours of degree completion).

Position Description: Intern will help with forest insect and disease monitoring, which includes some trapping efforts. This position will also assist with mountain pine beetle surveys, produce a “Don’t Move Firewood” poster, and review and update pest bulletins.

Qualifications: Applicant must be a full-time student at a college or university. Preference will be given to those with junior standing or above by the end of the Spring 2017 semester, or who are currently enrolled at a technical institute and have completed one year (nine months) by the start of the internship. Preference will be given to South Dakota residents and students of South Dakota institutions. In addition, specific Forestry coursework, such as dendrology, forest insect and disease, and general forest management is preferred. Minimum Salary: $10.27 per hour

Apply at: http://bhr.sd.gov/workforus

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Forestry Intern Announcement – Rapid City, SD

RCF-SDFFA Intern Letter.pdf
ForestryInternad.pdf

The South Dakota Family Forest Association (SDFFA) is seeking a motivated forestry student looking for a unique and exciting opportunity for summer employment. SDFFA has partnered with the South Dakota division of Resource Conservation & Forestry (SD RC&F) to provide this opportunity. SD RC&F regularly hires summer forestry interns to support a variety of efforts. For the next three summers, however, a summer intern will be hired by SD RC&F as usual, but with added focus to support the SDFFA’s main program, South Dakota Tree Farm. With funding from the American Forest Foundation, sponsors of the American Tree Farm System, the SDFFA will provide an additional hourly stipend, monthly housing stipends, and moving stipends for a qualified candidate. This position will work under the supervision of the SD RC&F Forest Stewardship Coordinator and will have duties focusing on supporting both the forest stewardship program and the South Dakota Tree Farm program.

Tasks will range from forestry field work to management plan and prescription preparation to landowner workshop planning. There will be significant opportunities to meet and work with private landowners as well as networking with partnering agencies and organizations.

The position will be based in Rapid City, SD. The majority of the work will be in the Black Hills, but there may be requirements for occasional travel to other locations within the state.

To apply for the position, visit the South Dakota BHR website: http://bhr.sd.gov/workforus.aspx. To narrow search efforts, job order ID is 1773430, Job ID is 7606, and the position title is forestry intern.

For further information, contact Parks Brigman, forest stewardship coordinator at 605-394-2395 or john.brigman@state.sd.us.

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Teaching & Learning Symposium: Call for Proposals

The Center for Teaching and Learning is now accepting Call for Proposals for our annual Teaching & Learning Symposium. The deadline to submit a proposal is Monday, Feb. 6 at 5:00 p.m.

Open to UW faculty, staff, and students. It’s a great opportunity to share research or scholarly teaching practices. Proposals will be presented in poster format and should spark discussion and engagement with attendees.

Full details, how to submit a proposal, and more can be found at: http://www.washington.edu/teaching/innovation/teaching-and-learning-symposium/call-for-proposal/

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REU program at WWU Shannon Point Marine Center

Gain hands-on experience doing marine science research on the beautiful waters of the Salish Sea.

The Shannon Point Marine Center is accepting applications for the 2017 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Program participants work one-on-one with faculty mentors studying themes related to productivity and nutrient cycling in local watershed systems; marine microbial ecology; physiology of symbiosis; larval development; physiology, ecology, and morphology of marine invertebrates; coastal oceanography; and chemical ecology. Participant support includes a $4500 stipend, a $630 food allowance, a travel allowance, and housing at the marine center for the nine-week session (June 20 – August 18).

Application information and program details are available in English and Spanish at www.wwu.edu/spmc/reu.shtml. Previous research experiences is not necessary; individual without previous research opportunities are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is February 15, 2017.

 

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Study abroad in Ecuador! Socio-Environmental Studies in the Ecuadorian Mainland and the Galapagos Islands (Fall Exploration Seminar)

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Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (UW Bothell) Ecuador: Socio-Environmental Studies in the Ecuadorian Mainland and the Galapagos Islands (Exploration Seminar)

   QUICK FACTS
 Location Quito, Tena, and the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 Academic
Term
Early Fall 2017
August 21 – September 17, 2017
 Estimated    Program Fee $4,300
 Credits 5 UW credits
 Prerequisites None
 Program      Directors Santiago Lopez, Vilma Illanes
 Program  Manager Katherine Kroeger | studyabroad@uw.edu
 Application    Deadline March 1, 2017
 Information  Session(s) UW Bothell:
Tues, January 24th 10am-11am, UW1-361
Mon, January 30th, 1pm-2pm, UW1-361

UW Seattle:
Thurs, January 26th, 2:30-3:30, 450 Schmitz Hall.

     HIGHLIGHTS
  General This seminar exposes students to relevant and current environmental issues in ecologically sensitive areas of Latin America such as the Amazon region, the Andes, and the Galapagos Islands. In general, the course will focus on the relationships between human development and biodiversity conservation, with an emphasis on Ecuadorian geography and history.
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Mount Vernon, WA: Viva Farms Incubator seeks Farm Manager

For more information about Viva Farms, visit our website.

Farm Manager

Reports to: Operations & Incubator Director (OID)

Supervises: Viva Farms Intern(s) and/or Americorps Service Member(s)

Salary & Benefits: DOE

Position Summary

The Farm Manager works closely with incubating farmers and is the primary provider for any and all technical assistance in aiding farmers’ success in organic production. The Farm Manager will assist farmers in proactively managing risk through production planning so as to avoid problems before they occur and responding appropriately if they do. Areas of technical assistance and best production practices include: crop planning,
fertility management, weed and pest control, irrigation, harvest forecasting and guidance, equipment operation, and other concerns. In addition, the Farm Manager is primarily responsible for maintenance and upkeep of all Viva Farms facilities and equipment. The Farm Manager will leverage his/her familiarity with and connections to local agricultural practitioners to identify opportunities and garner support in the successful fulfillment of the position.

Essential Responsibilities

1. Be a resource to Viva farmers, managing an effective system of availability to address technical farming concerns.

2. Develop and maintain systems of accountability for Viva Farmers in compliance with policies and procedures in Viva Farmer Manual.

3. In conjunction with the OID and other Viva Staff, design and manage organizational and maintenance schedules and systems for all of Viva Farms’ equipment, tools and facilities.

4. Monitor, evaluate and repair shared and “whole” farm systems, including irrigation, road conditions, and common areas, and devise effective ways to mediate between farmers and other stakeholders.

5. Determine equipment needs for Viva Farms as a whole and assist in purchasing of equipment in conjunction with Incubator Program Manager.

6. Conduct safety training on equipment with Viva Farmers.

7. Directly assist farmers in various aspects of record keeping and planning, including production planning, equipment use, field inputs, harvest records, and annual reviews.

8. Assist farmers as able, and in instances where outside advice and guidance is needed, to seek out local and regional specialists to solve problems in a cost effective manner.

9. Supervise and direct volunteers and interns as their work relates to the successful fulfillment of this position.

10. In conjunction with other Viva Farms’ staff, maintain and cultivate any acreage at Viva Farms not in production by an incubating farmer.

11. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

· 5 years of experience working in certified-organic agricultural production.

· Familiarity with and ability to independently operate and maintain farm equipment, including tractors and implements.

· General handiness, including familiarly with and ability to operate power tools and hand tools, and general construction and safety skills.

· Strong written and oral communication skills, as well as a “systems-based” approach to organization.

· Proven capacity to develop and manage relationships with partners, including farmers.

· Ability to multitask, work under tight deadlines and self-manage time and workflow in order to maximize efficiency.

· Skilled in Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Documents, and internet research. Proficiency in Adobe Quickbooks is a plus.

· Must demonstrate a commitment to the mission of Viva Farms and organic agriculture.

· Must be a positive team player, have a great sense of humor, and be able to maintain a positive demeanor under pressure.

· Bi-lingual English/Spanish is a must.

If interested, please send a resume, salary requirements and a cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit for this position to jobs@vivafarms.org.

Applications will be accepted until the position until February 10th.

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City Fruit is Hiring! 4 Positions Open

City Fruit is Hiring — Full-Time Deputy Director + 3 Paid Internships

Learn more about all open positions on their website: https://www.cityfruit.org/about-us/jobs-internships. Send complete applications to info@cityfruit.org.

Deputy Director – The Deputy Director role is a new position designed to meet the needs of a growing organization. The role is focused on three main areas: 50 percent development, 35 percent special events, and 15 percent operations. We seek a senior nonprofit leader with roots in nonprofit development and the desire to grow their leadership experience. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Communications & Event Intern – Assist the City Fruit team with social media, event promotion, and special activities. Apply by January 13th.

Orchard Stewardship Intern – Get hands-on experience in City Fruit’s orchards! Assist with volunteer work parties and in leading groups. Apply by January 13th.

Orchard Stewardship Advisor/ Intern, Freeway Estates Community Orchard – Assist one of City Fruit’s partner orchards with a year-long effort to improve and maintain the FECO orchard. Apply by January 13th.

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Seeking Nursery Production Manager/Sales Support, Landscaper/Utility Person, and Farmers Marketers (temp March-June)

This edible landscape company and nursery is looking for several positions for someone who wants to “Overgrow the System” as part of their larger mission.

The people that fit this company can wear many hats, understand their part of a team, can deal with changing situations, like working in various settings, can work extra in Spring and less in Winter, can make and follow through on commitments, live on modest salaries/wages. If you want to get developer’s wages, then apply at microsoft or amazon.

Email simple letter/resume to food@eatyouryard.com

* (starts immediately) Greenhouse Production Manager + FM Sales manager * 20-25 hrs per week effective immediately,
* 25 -40 hours per week March – June….More hours if willing to do more marketings events and/or help in other departments. * One weekend day required (usually 1 event per week (5-10 hour day).
* Plant production from cuttings, bareroots, seeds in variety of medium. Prep plants for wholesale and retail situations. Organize and clean daily.
* Must have (A) work ethic & attention to details, (B) Some Horticulture experience already (C) basic computer email/google docs skills, transportation to SOUTH Seattle
location. Major bonus if you understand greenhouse systems, namely lights, water.
* Fridays AND one weekend day are mandatory, otherwise we have ability to do a flexible schedule. * Main work site is in WAY South Seattle.
* Summer is less hours unless candidate helps on other facets of the business.
* Pay/ $13-17/hour, and based on company commitments/profit share. In Summertime, Nursery candidate is prioritized to help with other facets of our design-build-maintain business to ensure full time is met ( if that’s preferred.)
* (starts immediately) Landscaper/Maintenance / “Utility Person” Jack or Jill of all all trades) *
* Requires getting up early and working with a SMILE in all weather conditions (even if you want to cry because of the cold rain)
* Must like doing landscaping and yard maintenance ranging from boring to super fun.
* Most work in Seattle area, but Willing to occasionally travel to far off lands for work, sometimes overnight trips away from home. * Drivers license and ability to drive trucks
* 30–40 hours/week (28 average) T-F, some weekends required.
* $17-30 + DOE, based on responsibilities, project and quarterly profit shares, and commitment through Dec 2017
* Bonus points for any candidate, (A) willing to help with our farmers markets for reduced wages. *
* (Temporary) Farmers Markets Sales staff (multiple positions available) * staff 10-20 hours/ week, Multiple positions available.
* Friday- Sunday, wed starting in may.
* March-Mid June, training day Late
* Must be able to drive 16′ manual box truck.
* Set up farmers market, sell plants, and
* Requires getting up early (set up is at 630-7am) and working with the public with a smiley face in all weather conditions (even if you want to cry because of the cold rain)
* Learn a huge variety of edible plants, herbs, veggies, shrubs, trees, etc. * $13-20*/hr DOE bonuses that are contingent on finishing Spring Season.
* Marketers will be prioritized for Spring support in other facets of the business in the summer.

Please send email with simple letter and resume to food@eatyouryard.com

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Field Crew Member Position Available in Rochester, WA: Helsing Junction Farm

Full-time, seasonal, May, June, or July through November

Helsing Junction Farm is a 50 acre organic farm located in Rochester, WA. It is nestled at the eastern edge of Independence Valley, an agriculturally rich farming community about 25 miles south of Olympia. They operate a 1,000+ member CSA, delivering from Portland to Seattle and many places in between. In addition we do a smaller amount of wholesale and direct to business sales. The farm was started in 1992 by Annie Salafsky and Sue Ujcic and was one of the country’s first CSA operations. You can visit their website, http://www.helsingfarmcsa.com if you’d like to learn more.

Position Details:

As a member of their Field Crew, you will be a part of a team of co-workers, aiding and assisting in a wide variety of different tasks and responsibilities.

The Field Crew is the backbone of the farm, and most of the crew members have worked at the farm for many years. As such they are very skilled, efficient, knowledgeable, and often self-sufficient in their work.

The Field Crew most commonly work altogether or in smaller groups, and as such all candidates should generally be positive, easy to get along with, energetic, adaptable, and capable of clear and consistent communication.

Responsibilities can at times be physically demanding, so all candidates must be capable of lifting heavy and awkward items up to 50 lbs., capable of performing repetitive tasks with endurance, and able to work for long durations even in inclement weather.

Please note: Candidates must be able to lift 50 pounds and move heavy items. If you have a history of chronic back pain or other serious physical ailments or limitations, this position would not be a good fit for you.
Responsibilities:

* Greenhouse seeding
* Transplanting
* Hand-weeding
* Irrigation set up and maintenance
* Harvesting
* Produce washing and processing
* Packing CSA boxes three days a week
* Deliveries as needed
* General farm labor as needed

Qualifications:

* Prior experience that is applicable to this position (farming/produce) is desired but not a must * Attention to detail
* Punctuality and strong time management skills
* Positive and energetic disposition with strong interpersonal skills * Strong back with the ability to lift heavy and awkward objects * Ability to work well in both a team setting and independently
* Fast learner and ability to adapt to new positions and working with new people
* Ability to take direction, accept constructive feedback and to ask for help when needed * Ability to give direction and act as a leader among peers and colleagues * Ability to work for long durations in inclement weather
* Ability to perform and endure repetitive physical work
* Ability to speak Spanish is desired but not a must

Working Hours:

40-55/wk (hours change with the season). Either a Monday-Friday schedule, or Sunday-Thursday, to be determined prior to the start of the season.

Compensation:

Commensurate with experience, and includes one small CSA share. Additionally, vegetables from the field are available for the picking, as well as partner share items at discount price.

Reports to:

Farm Manager, Office Manager, Field Crew Manager, Harvest Leaders, Greenhouse Manager, Packshed Manager

To Apply:

Please email a letter of interest, and 3 references to:
Dan Finkelstein and Valerie Cochran
Helsing Junction Farm
helsingfarm@gmail.com

Please write “Field Crew Member” in the email subject line and include where you found this job posting in the body of the message.

Applications only accepted via email. Mailed or walk-in applications will not be accepted.

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Event and Outreach Position at Farm Land Trust in Olympia, WA

Find position details at the link below:

http://www.communityfarmlandtrust.org/seeking-event–outreach-manager.html

Half-time position with South of the Sound Community Farm Land Trust – Open until filled.

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Meet with Boeing Speaker Edward Ott on Thursday

There are still some spaces available to meet with Dr. Ott! Dr. Ott will only be here for one day, so don’t miss your chance to meet with him. Please sign up here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pVcqHz83RzugVzkk40ug0lvFHEZLtrKp_wvMjTmzLO0/edit?usp=sharing

Your are invited to meet with Dr. Edward Ott this Thursday, January 12th, either one-on-one or during lunch or dinner. Please sign up here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pVcqHz83RzugVzkk40ug0lvFHEZLtrKp_wvMjTmzLO0/edit?usp=sharing

Professors, please sign up as soon as you can so that students and postdocs can take the remaining spaces.

Here’s some more information about Dr. Ott: http://www.chaos.umd.edu/personnel/ott.html

Edward Ott (b. December, 1941) is a Distinguished University Professor, and Yuen Sang and Yuen Kit So Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and the Department of Physics at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is well-known for his fundamental works in the field of nonlinear dynamics and chaos. He has been awarded the 2014 Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize of American Physical society for his most outstanding contributions in physics. Dr. Ott received his B.S (Electrical Engineering) from The Cooper Union in 1963. He earned his M.S. (1964) and Ph.D.(1967) in Electrophysics from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. Dr. Ott worked in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge as an NSF Postdoctoral fellow during 1967-1968. He then joined the faculty of the Department of Electrical Engineering at Cornell University before taking up his present position at the University of Maryland (College Park) in 1979. Dr. Ott’s research interests are nonlinear dynamics & chaos and plasma theory. At Maryland, he did his most influential works on basic theory and applications of chaos including transitions in chaotic dynamics, controlling chaos, chaotic scattering, fractal basin boundaries, fractals, transport and Lagrangian chaos in fluids, fast magnetic dynamos and weather forecasting. His current research interests are the dynamics of large network of coupled systems, wave chaos and state estimation of large spatiotemporally chaotic systems.
Dr. Ott has more than 375 research publications to his credit. He has authored the book titled Chaos in Dynamical Systems. He is also an editor of the book named Coping with Chaos – a collection of reprints on how to observe, quantify, and control chaos. Dr. Ott is a fellow of the American Physical Society, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Prof. Edward Ott has been listed by the Institute for Scientific Information as one of the world’s 100 most cited physicists.

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