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CLUE is hiring for the 2017-2018 school year!

 

Do you have a passion for teaching? Do you enjoy helping others succeed? Do you want to enhance your own skills? CLUE can help you reach these goals! We are currently accepting applications for many positions; Chemistry, Math, Physics, Writing , Chinese, Spanish, Computer Science and Biology.

See information on the CLUE website, under the tab ‘Work With Us’ http://www.depts.washington.edu/clue

Applications are due Friday, March 24th by 11pm

CLUE2017.pdf

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Graduate (M.S.) Assistantship at Colorado State University

Graduate (M.S.) Assistantship: Boreal Toad Recruitment and Disease Dynamics

This Ph.D. project involves investigating factors influencing boreal toad recruitment dynamics and comparing population vita rates among populations at difference stages of exposure to the amphibian chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, Bd). The project is a collaboration among Colorado State University faculty, the U. S. Geological Survey (USGS), and Rocky Mountain National Park (ROMO) biologists. The graduate student with help coordinate long-term monitoring efforts, conduct annual field surveys, design targeted studies to explore factors contributing to reproductive failure, and analyze existing long-term monitoring data. Specific focus will be on early-stage survival probabilities (e.g. tadpoles and 1st year survival) and vital rates for populations at different phases of Bd exposure from long-term mark-recapture data.

View the attached job description for complete details.

MS Assistant_CSU_Toad & Disease.docx

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Summer Fisheries Jobs Available

Employer: Virginia Tech

Pay Rate: $12-$13 per hour, full-time hourly wage

Positions available: 2 – 4

Job Details:

These positions will work with a team of 6 – 8 field technicians assigned to complete a wide variety of aquatics related projects on public and private lands in the southeast. Training and field activities are coordinated by U.S. Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Center for Aquatic Technology Transfer (CATT).

Duration: May 30 – August 18, 2016 (start date is firm, end date is negotiable)

Primary duties: Measure stream habitat attributes and sample fish in wadeable streams

Equipment: backpack electrofishers, GPS, 4×4 trucks, electronic data recorders and additional equipment; we provide training for all equipment used for field surveys

Duty station: Blacksburg, Virginia

Housing: Not provided but subleases are readily available in Blacksburg, VA

Work area:

Federal, State, and private lands throughout the southeastern U.S. Work is outdoors with full exposure to elements, including heat, rain, insects, and poisonous plants. The work is physically demanding and requires the ability to hike several miles to access field sites while maintaining enthusiasm and good attitude, even under adverse field conditions.

Travel: 

Several extended trips (2-4 weeks each) away from Blacksburg are required; housing is provided while in travel status (tent, Forest Service housing, or hotel) and a daily per diem to cover food expenses is provided while in travel status

See attachment for additional details and application instructions

Questions? Contact Colin Krause, ckrause@fs.fed.us   540-250-0786

 

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Craig Roghair
Fisheries Biologist
Forest Service

Southern Research Station

 
1710 Research Center Dr.

Blacksburg, VA 24060
www.fs.fed.us
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Caring for the land and serving people

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Paid Summer Internship with Heronswood Garden

Heronswood Garden Horticultural Internship Program

Summer 2017


Heronswood Garden Horticultural Internships provide candidates the opportunity to expand their horticultural and plant identification knowledge, improve their gardening skills and use of horticultural tools and equipment, and develop their professional network. Interns work under the direction of Garden Director Dan Hinkley and alongside highly experienced professional gardeners in a working botanical garden.

Internships run three months, compensation $10/hour, and include free accommodations at the Garden. We will work with a candidate’s school calendar as needed.

Applications must be submitted to the address provided in the attached flyer by March 31st, 2017.

Find more info in the attached flyer!

Internship_App2017.pdf

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Job opportunity for seniors with Environment America

Think bold? Work hard? WE’RE HIRING.

We’re looking for people who think boldly about a green future and are ready to work hard to defend the progress we’ve made. We’re hiring staff who will organize campaigns to ban toxic chemicals that are killing bees, commit more communities
and campuses to 100% renewable energy and defend the parks and other places we love.

BE A DIGITAL CAMPAIGNER

You’ll write emails and campaign actions that you’ll send to hundreds of thousands of supporters; design and curate content for social media, and engage with our national community; coordinate with our field team of five to nine campaign organizers,
and back them up with emails, web pages and digital strategy; develop partnerships and creative online tactics to build our audience and raise money; analyze the results of your work, and report on successes and failures; and keep your projects on
track, hold people accountable to their deliverables, and communicate regularly with your team.

TO LEARN MORE AND APPLY

jobs.environmentamerica.org

Environment America is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status.

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Spring Break 2017 Planting Poster

Spring Break planting opportunity at Pack Forest!

Housing and stipend provided. See attachment for details.
Spring Break 2017 Flyer_Alternate_w_quotes.pdf

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JBLM Research Position (recent graduates)

Field technician position at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA

Desired start date: 4/3/2017

Applications due: 3/5/2017

The Field Technician (Research Associate I, Temporary) will be tasked with a varying tasks supporting the efforts of the JBLM Fish and Wildlife Program by providing support to staff biologists with their work. Duties may include data collection, monitoring, conducting surveys, providing technical expertise and field support to natural resource biologists, and assisting with habitat improvement and weed management.

Qualifications:

  • A successful candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S. by the proposed start date; CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
  • A BA/BS degree with courses in field biology, field ecology, wildlife biology, or related areas.
  • The successful candidate must have two or more years’ work experience in Washington South Sound Prairie ecosystem.
  • The successful candidate must have the ability to work as part of a team in a structured organization and to work under harsh weather conditions and in uneven terrain.
  • A successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date.

 

https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/42376

 

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Doctoral Research Assistantship in Forestry Announcement

Northern Arizona University, the School of Forestry, Flagstaff, Arizona

The School of Forestry at Northern Arizona University has one 3-year Ph.D. research assistantship available to work on the economics, logistics and sustainability of woody biomass feedstock harvested from the fuels-reduction treatments in ponderosa pine and warm-dry mixed conifer forests of the southern Rocky Mountains. This student will work on projects designed to improve the viability and adoption of biomass-based energy and products production and to provide a better understanding of the economic implications of utilizing small-diameter woody biomass harvested from the treatments to generate bioenergy and bioproducts in the southwestern region.

This doctoral research assistantship comes with an annual stipend of $20,000 including university health insurance and tuition waiver. The recipient has a 20-hour per week work commitment. This Ph.D. assistantship will begin in summer 2017. The minimum qualifications are 1) an earned Master’s degree in forestry, natural resources economics, environmental economics, or a related field, conferred by start date, 2) an earned cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 with a 3.25 for the last 60-64 hours of work toward undergraduate degree based on 4.00, 3) a cumulative GPA of 3.60 during the pursuit of MS, and 4) verbal and quantitative in the top 40 percentile on the GRE and an analytical writing score of 4 or greater.

Evaluation will be based on the GPA, the GRE (verbal, quantitative, and written), letters of reference, and other evidence of the applicant’s potential success in pursuing a doctoral degree. Candidates with a strong background in forest economics, forest management, natural resource/environmental economics are encouraged to apply and will be given preference for this assistantship. In addition, a background in forest bioenergy and bioeconomy is preferred.

If you are interested in applying, please:

1. Apply to the NAU graduate college at: http://www.nau.edu/gradcol.

Required materials will include 1) a statement of research interests and professional/career goals (500 words in length), 2) three (3) letters of recommendation (form available from the “Graduate Handbook” link), 3) copies of all of your university transcripts, and 4) official copy of your GRE scores and TOEFL score (if applicable).

2. Arrange to have official transcripts sent to the graduate college.

3. Submit all materials by March 21, 2017.

Other contact information: Dr. Ching-Hsun Huang, Associate Professor, School of Forestry, Northern Arizona University: Ching.Huang@nau.edu; Phone: (928) 523-7502.

Doctoral Assistantship Forest Economics and Bioenergy_2017.pdf

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Apply Now For Summer Jobs

Today & Tomorrow Last Days To Apply For USFS Summer Jobs!

Region 1 started advertising our summer temporary positions on http://www.usajobs.gov on February 16th. The advertisements will close on February 22nd at midnight EST. These positions will include work in: administration, range management, timber, botany, wildlife, fisheries, archeology, engineering, weeds, recreation, and more.

Here are some additional resources you may find valuable as you apply for these summer positions:

Check out our new blog/website at: http://region1jobs.wordpress.com This is where you can find “Tips – How to Get a Forest Service Job” and “Top 10 Resume Building Tips For Forest Service Jobs”. And, you are welcome to view our webinar on “How To Get A Forest Service Job”.

If you applied to fire and trails positions during the advertisement period of January 4-10th, please know we are now beginning the process of filling these positions and selecting from those candidates who applied.

More Summer Positions To Soon Be Advertised!

The Rocky Mountain Research Station anticipates filling up to twelve (12) GS-462-5 and GS-462-6 at a variety of locations to support the Forest Inventory and Analysis Data Collection Team. We expect the positions to be advertised in early March 2017. For more information about these positions see:

For the GS-5 Positions: https://fsoutreach.gdcii.comid=F736EC384B074D7590F3DD0C54C69588

For the GS-6 Positions: https://fsoutreach.gdcii.comid=2DDF6DC41AEA4B428455A88FD7896941

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Weyerhaeuser Open Position

 

Weyerhaeuser is seeking an Environmental Forestry Technician to work out of their offices in Federal Way, WA. The full job description is attached with instructions for interested applicants to formally apply online at http://weyer.jobs/10942.

 

Environmental Forestry Technician_Weyerhaeuser.doc

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Temporary Hiring Outreach

St.Joe_2017_TempOutreach.docx

 The Idaho Panhandle National ForestSt. Joe Ranger District will soon begin filling multiple temporary seasonal positions for the 2017 Season.  .  These are SEASONAL TEMPORARY positions with a maximum six month tour schedule (NTE 1039 hrs). The anticipated start date for these positions is mid-May to early June, 2017.  Employees who are students generally work through the end of August, while others may work as late as October.

 

Positions will be available for applications from February 16 – 22, 2017

Government Bunkhouse May Be Available at Avery, ID Duty Station

All applications need to be submitted through USAjobs at www.usajobs.gov.  These positions will only be available for applications during the date ranges listed.

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Natural Resources Career Fair TODAY, 1:00-4:00 pm in Anderson 207

Today the Society of American Foresters – UW Student Chapter will be hosting its 3rd annual Natural Resources Career Fair in the Forest Club Room from 1 to 4 p.m.!

SEFS master’s student Cole Gross, who is organizing the fair this year, has signed up 17 agencies and organizations, ranging from Weyerhaeuser and the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife, to King County Parks and The Nature Conservancy.

The fair will be a fun, informational and interactive process that will allow you to introduce yourself to these potential employers and learn about a wide range of opportunities in natural resource fields. You can come for any length of time during the three hours, and there will be periodic raffle giveaways (including several REI gift cards!), as well as free refreshments and snacks.

So update your résumé, do your research, and come learn about some great internship and career possibilities!

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Internship Fair – This Thursday, 2-6pm, HUB Ballrooms

 

Hello Huskies!

Are you looking to find an internship opportunity? Search no further! The Career & Internship Center’s Internship Fair is a great opportunity for students of all majors, class levels, and from all three UW Campuses to connect with corporate, small business, non-profit and government employers who are all looking for Huskies, like YOU, to fill their internship needs. Don’t miss out on this perfect opportunity!

2017 Seattle Campus Internship Fair

 

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

2:00-6:00pm, HUB Ballrooms

Students from all 3 campuses are welcome to attend

ATTENDING EMPLOYERS:

Use The Fairs App to access information about the Internship Fair (attending employers, positions, position types, majors, and class levels employers are looking to recruit at the fair). The Fairs App is available to download to your iphone/ipad from the Apple App Store or from Google Play Store for Android phones

Tips On How To Prep For The Fair:

  • Look at sample resumes in the Career Guide
  • Once you have your resume drafted, stop by for a Same-Day Session and/or ResumeFest to get some feedback on it
  • Submit your resume to the 2017 Internship Fair Resume Book! Select employers have purchased access to this book, in the hopes of identifying talented UW candidates. Whether or not you’re attending the fair, don’t miss this opportunity to stand out! Please see instructions below on how to submit your resume:

1.      Login to your HuskyJobs account at https://c103-shib.symplicity.com/sso

2.      From the “Documents” tab on the your left hand side navigation pane, select “Opt-in Resume Books”

3.      Select the DropDown menu under the Resume Book you’d like to submit your resume to

§  Take a look at the attending employers (using The Fairs App)  and spend a few minutes researching the employers you are interested in meeting with by visiting their web sites and doing a quick review of them online. The list is updated regularly

§  Prepare and practice your introduction. What do you want the employer to know about you? Which of your skills and past experiences do you want to highlight?

§  Have a short 15-second “sales pitch” ready and make sure to build in some good questions of your own to ask the employer

§  Attend the Internship Fair Success workshop to learn how to prepare, what to bring, what to say, and how to follow-up

 What You Should Wear:

Your style of dress may vary according to the type of field you’re considering and the employers you plan to meet with. However, you’ll find that most employers will be wearing business-casual attire, which is a safe bet for you as well. For example, consider wearing pressed slacks or a skirt with a blouse, sweater, or collared shirt.

 The Day Of The Fair:

  • Bring 10-15 copies of your well-prepared resume to the fair
  • Greet employers with a smile and handshake
  • Collect business cards
  • Send a thank you note to interesting employers you talked with
  • Lockers or storage facilities are not available; to increase the ease with which you can move through the fair, we recommend trying to minimize what you bring with you
  • Please bring your Husky card and have it ready for check-in purpose

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NutriAg Research Associate Position (Graduating Undergrad or Grad)

NutriAg USA Ltd.
Field Research Associate at Nutriag USA

NutriAg USA is a technology based plant nutrient Company. We are dedicated to the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of specialty crop nutrient products. We are currently looking for a motivated individual with a strong work ethic to join our organization as a Field Research Associate.

Essential Functions of Position

Includes the design, co-ordination, implementation and completion of field trials in the designated region comprising of but not limited to marketing demo trials, new product field trials, small plot trial work and contracted/co-operator trials; calibrate and utilize various tools and equipment used for purposes such as product application and sample analyses/measurements; collection and management of data in field for analysis via Microsoft Excel, ARM and other software programs; establish relationships with growers, crop consultants and regional suppliers to insure land access for trials; AND Interpret data and present results to potential customers, NutriAg research and sales staff, co-operators and others involved in production agriculture.

Field Research Associate at Nutriag USA.docx

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Graduate Research Assistant Position

One graduate research assistantship is available for a Master of Science (MS) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) student in the Department of Sustainable Bioproducts at Mississippi State University (MSU). The successful candidate will be involved in a multidisciplinary project in the field of timber engineering with a focus on development and performance evaluation of innovative structural wood products. In particular, the candidate will investigate the effect of manufacturing parameters on the structural behaviour of a horizontal diaphragm constructed with southern yellow pine wood products. The MS candidate is expected to be engaged in extensive experimental study, while the PhD candidate will be involved in both experimental and computer simulation work. The successful candidate will be funded during the study period (i.e. 2 years for MS degree and 3 years for PhD degree) with an assistantship, plus tuition, fees and insurance. The candidate must:

  • Possess an undergraduate degree relevant to the topic of the study, preferably in wood science or civil engineering
  • Previously attained and maintained exceptional academic standing (min GPA 3.0 on 4.0 scale basis)
  • Have a TOEFL score of 79 iBT or IELTS score of 6.5 or better (students with non-English credentials only)
  • Be adaptive to multi-disciplinary research work requirements • Be an excellent team-player

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of two referees by email as a single pdf file to Dr. Hyungsuk Lim at h.lim@msstate.edu. The review of the applications will start on February 15st, 2017, and the expected enrollment in the program is August 1st, 2017.
We thank all of the applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Additional information can be found at the websites of the MSU Department of Sustainable Bioproducts (http://www.cfr.msstate.edu/bioproducts/graduate.asp) and Office of Graduate School (http://www.grad.msstate.edu/).

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Environmental Career Fair at 11-2 on Wednesday, Feb. 22nd in MGH

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Mary Gates Hall Commons, UW Seattle Campus
Hosted by the UW College of the Environment

 

Step up your job search game by attending the 2017 UW Environmental Career Fair!

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Mary Gates Hall Commons, UW Seattle Campus
Hosted by the UW College of the Environment


Confirmed Employers
  • 3Degrees
  • A.I.S. Inc.
  • Alderleaf Wilderness College
  • Associated Recreation Council
  • Colville Confederated Tribes
  • Fund for the Public Interest
  • HDR Engineering
  • Integral Consulting
  • IslandWood
  • King County Parks and Recreation
  • King County Water and Land Resources Division
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • NewFields
  • NOAA’s Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary
  • North Cascades Institute
  • Pacific Marine Research
  • Pacific Science Center
  • PIRG Campus Action
  • Port of Seattle
  • Seattle Aquarium
  • Seward Park Audubon Center
  • Snohomish County
  • Solar Washington
  • SouthEarth Strategies, Inc.
  • Student Conservation Association
  • Taylor Shellfish
  • Trident Seafoods
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • USDA NRCS
  • Washington Conservation Corps
  • Waste Management
  • West Sound Wildlife Shelter
  • Wilderness Awareness School
Be sure to update your resume and prepare to meet employers!
What to Expect
  • Explore post-graduation opportunities and learn more about the skills, education, and experience needed to land your dream job
  • Connect with potential employers and build your network for future career exploration
  • Share your resume with employers
  • Get Hired for internships and careers in environmental fields and discover volunteer opportunities or unpaid internships which build practical skills, allow you to network, and provide experience needed to advance your career
Make the Career Fair a Success!
  • Do your research – Review the organization’s website before the career fair so your questions are specific
  • Dress professionally – First impressions are important
  • Introduce yourself – Work on your brief elevator pitch and tell them what skills, education, and experience you have. Be specific about how these skills relate to the organization or position that you are pursuing.
  • Leave them with something – Provide them with your resume and contact information
  • Follow up – Ask for a business card or contact information and follow up with employers after the fair to thank them for their time and remind them of your interest.

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Science Job & Internship Fair: February 1st, 2-5pm, Mary Gates Hall

 

Are you an undergraduate science student at the UW – physical sciences, biological sciences, environmental sciences, ChemE or BioE, social sciences, and looking for a part-time, full-time, and/or an internship opportunity?  You don’t want to miss the annual Science Job & Internship Fair!

Seattle Campus Science Job & Internship Fair

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
2:00-5:00pm, MGH Commons

This fair will give you the opportunity to connect directly with recruiters who are looking to hire UW science students for job or internship opportunities. Please click HERE for information on how to prepare for the fair, to see a list of attending employers, and for details on majors and positions recruiters are looking to recruit at the fair.

Questions? Please email Donn Chen at ccsevent@uw.edu or call 206-543-0535

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iSchool Career Fair

 

iSchool Career Fair

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017,

Open to all UW students 1:30 – 4:30 PM. Student Check-in closes at 4:00

*Please note- the fair is restricted to iSchool students only from 12:30-1:30, then open to all UW students 1:30-onwards)

Husky Union Building (HUB) Ballrooms, University of Washington (Seattle Campus)

Download the App!

· Career Fair App for iPhone and Android or search the Google Play Store or iTunes Appstore for “UW iSchool”

The iSchool Career Fair (ICF) is an opportunity to engage with employers interested in hiring a wide range of information technology and information science jobs and internships. Students will find job and internship opportunities in software development, application development, library science, taxonomy and information architecture, information technology consulting, user experience design, and much more. The fair is open to all UW students across campus who are seeking jobs and internships in the information science field.

Expectations of students attending:

· Come dressed up in business or business casual attire

· Bring multiple copies of your resume

· Bring your Husky Card

Additional information on the fair and attending employers can be found from the link below. Please note the career-prep events listed on this page are for iSchool students only: https://ischool.uw.edu/current/career-services/employer-connections-fair

Questions? Email iCareers@uw.edu

ICF 2017 Large Poster FINAL.pdf

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Highline Botanic Gardens Volunteer Coordinator Position

The Highline Botanical Garden Foundation began the work of creating the Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden in 1999 and 2000 when community volunteers moved the award-winning English Cottage Garden from the home of Elda Behm to a Master plan in North SeaTac Park. In order to maintain the Garden, the Highline Botanical Garden Foundation Board of Directors has created the contract position of Volunteer Coordinator to assist with a variety of functions.

Estimated 20 hours per week including 1/2 day on the weekends, working on-site in the Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden. Hours may be adjusted–could be longer during growing season and shorter during winter months.

Hourly rate: $18.00 per hour

Job Announcement – Highline Botanic Garden – 1.2017.pdf

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Tap Water Watch Student Opportunity

Description:

Tap Water Watch is looking for help collecting water samples and distributing these samples to the laboratory for analysis. Work includes preparing sample bottles, labeling sample bottles, filling sample bottles and completing chains of custody. Samplers will need to ensure that samples are valid and representative based upon federal and state guidelines. Training and work will be performed under the supervision of a water quality supervisor.

Compensation:

Compensation will be based on the number of samples collected per job.

How to Apply:

Send a current resume to scott@tapwaterwatch.com

 

Scott@tapwaterwatch.com

tapwaterwatch.com

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