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Gaining Experience in STEM Fields: GEOLOGY

Employment of geoscientists, including geologists, is projected to grow 14 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. The need for energy, environmental protection, and responsible land and resource management is projected to spur demand for geologists in the future.

What kind of societies and professional organizations do geologists have?

Summer Opportunities

Stargazing at Mittelman Observatory – Summer 2018

Mittelman Observatory and Middlebury Physics will again host stargazing open house nights this summer. These Observatory events are scheduled for Wednesday evenings, June 27, July 18, July 25, August 1, and August 8, from 9:00 PM until 10:30 PM, weather permitting.

Jupiter and Saturn will be in the evening sky on many of these dates. A variety of interesting stars, star clusters, and nebulae will also be visible through the Observatory’s telescopes. The Observatory includes a 24-inch telescope in a dome and smaller telescopes on the roof.

Observatory open house nights are free and open to the public. As these are minimal language events, they are also appropriate for Language Schools students. These events will take place only if the sky is expected to be mostly clear. Please check the Observatory web site at go/observatory or call the Observatory at 443-2266 after 7 PM on the evening of the event for weather status.

Please also consider taking a moment to view our new David Mittelman Astrophotography web site and our new Mittelman Observatory Weather Station web site.

Laboratory Research technician at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

The Center for Immuno-Oncology (CIO) of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer through novel immune-based therapies.

The Laboratory Research Technician performs professional work in support of scientific research utilizing biopsy samples obtained from patients receiving immuno-therapy. Under general supervision, assists in determining the most suitable methods to be used in research; independently performs scientific investigative procedures requiring application of professional judgment and technology; interprets results and determines whether they are consistent with experimental goals; reviews literature; assists in the assembly, organization and interpretation of data.

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Hot SOCIAL IMPACT Internship & Job Opportunities in Handshake : Deadlines Week of 4/23-30

Social Impact –

 Summer Intern at LifeMoves – due 4/24

LifeMoves is dedicated to helping homeless families and individuals across Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Peninsula return to self-sufficiency and permanent housing.

 

Internship at International Studio & Curatorial Program – due 4/25

Work at an international not-for-profit arts organization in one of several departments including programs, development, and communications.

 

Various Positions at Solar Energy Industries Association – due 4/25

Work at an organization that is the driving force behind solar energy, building a strong solar industry to power America through advocacy and education.

 

KCE Energy Storage Summer Intern at Key Capture Energy – due 4/25

Spend your summer working at an energy storage development start-up company.

 

AmeriCorps VISTA at Washington County Homeless Project – due 4/27

Spend a year developing programming and fundraising efforts for the Community Resource Center of the Washington County Homeless Project in Ohio.

 

Various Internship Positions at ISO New England, Inc. – due 4/27

ISO New England is a non-profit authorized by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to protect the health of the region’s economy and the well-being of its people by ensuring the constant availability of competitively-priced wholesale electricity.

 

Research and Evaluation Coordinator at uAspire – due 4/27

uAspire provides college affordability advice to students and families in order to change the college affordability landscape.

 

Various Summer Positions at Retreat Farm – due 4/27

Spend your summer in the beautiful Brattleboro, VT area, working on a historic farm that is also a regional center for education, recreation, farming, processing, markets, and events.

 

Global Marketing Editorial Intern at MassChallenge – due 4/27

Apply for this opportunity to take the lead on developing compelling blog posts, case studies, social media content, and web copy that highlight MassChallenge’s mission to strengthen the global innovation ecosystem by supporting high potential entrepreneurs across all industries, from anywhere in the world.

 

Summer Communications and Research Intern at Campaign for Accountability – due 4/27

Apply for a summer position at a non-profit that uses research, litigation, and aggressive communications to expose misconduct and malfeasance in public life.

 

Seagrass Management Data Technician at The Nature Conservancy – due 4/28

The Seagrass Management Data Technician will work with Conservancy staff to substantiate the location and extent of seagrass resources at Fishers Island, NY and evaluate vessel use patterns implicated as threats to seagrass habitat.

 

Sub-Saharan Africa Intern at PartnersGlobal – due 4/29

Work at an international NGO committed to building sustainable capacity to advance democratic institutions, civil society, and a culture of peaceful change and conflict management worldwide.

 

Summer Research Assistant at Clean Energy Group – due 4/30

 

Summer Executive Internship at Pro Players Foundation – due 4/30

The Pro Players Foundation works with disadvantaged children across North Texas through sports-based programs.

 

Island Program Facilitator at Mayhew Program – due 4/30

Mayhew is a nonprofit that challenges and helps at-risk New Hampshire boys to believe in themselves, work well with others, and find their best.

 

Operations Team Fellow at GlobalGiving Foundation Inc. – due 4/30

Fellows will have the opportunity to work at a thriving, international NGO and gain hands-on experience with the nuts and bolts of their operations and development work.

 

Summer Program Intern at Social Innovation Forum – due 4/30

SIF brings together nonprofits, philanthropy, government, and business to support the spread of emerging social innovations in greater Boston.

 

Botany Intern at Great Basin Institute – due 4/30

The Great Basin Institute in Reno, Nevada is an interdisciplinary field studies organization that promotes environmental research, education, and conservation throughout the West.

 

Solar Energy Consultant at LA Solar Group – due 4/30

Apply for this consultancy position in the solar industry.

 

Ecological Field Course with Borneo Nature Foundation – due 4/30

Work at a nonprofit conservation and research organization in Indonesia.

 

Stargazing at Mittelman Observatory – Spring 2018

Mittelman Observatory and Middlebury Physics will again host stargazing open house nights this spring. These Observatory events are scheduled for Friday evenings, April 27 and May 4, from 9:00 PM until 10:30 PM, weather permitting.

A variety of interesting stars, star clusters, and nebulae will also be visible through the Observatory’s telescopes. The Observatory includes a 24-inch telescope in a dome and smaller telescopes on the roof.

Observatory open house nights are free and open to the public. However, these events will take place only if the sky is expected to be mostly clear. Please check the Observatory web site at go/observatory or call the Observatory at 443-2266 after 7 PM on the evening of the event for weather status.

Vermont Employer Highlight: Tetra Tech

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services. The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. With more than 16,000 associates worldwide, Tetra Tech’s capabilities span the entire project life cycle.

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Multiple Positions at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is an international leader in health care delivery and has been the site of pioneering breakthroughs that have improved lives around the world. A 793-bed teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School in Boston, it is internationally renowned for excellence in patient care, groundbreaking biomedical research, and training the next generation of leading physicians and scientists. BWH has been recognized for 23 consecutive years by US News & World Report as one of America’s Best Hospitals and provides care to patients from throughout the U.S. and from over 120 other countries in virtually every area of adult medicine.

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