Archive for General Green Opportunities

Jan
18
Filed Under (General Green Opportunities, Graduate School) by on January 18, 2011 and tagged

Bard CEP is looking for motivated students who are ready to embark on an exciting educational journey through their pioneering master’s degree programs in environmental policy and climate policy. The deadline for admission is March 15, 2011. Read the rest of this entry »


Good Food Jobs is seeking an Outreach Intern to help expand coverage of diverse good food jobs across the country (and the globe).

About Good Food Jobs:
Based in Brooklyn, NY, Good Food Jobs is the first online job search tool for people who want meaningful food work. it was created by Taylor Cocalis and Dorothy Neagle as a way to strengthen the food economy by encouraging its growth and exploration. The site and its accompanying gastognomes blogs are used to educate people about the multitude of ways one can embark on a food-related career.

About the Position:
The GFJ Outreach Intern works independently to identify businesses and organizations within specific categories that are committed to sustainable food and/or food culture. The Outreach Intern would maintain close contact with the founders of Good Food Jobs, but could complete the work from any location. This is an opportunity for someone who is passionate about the food industry to gain exposure to a host of other food-related companies.

Requirements:
*Detail-oriented
*Outgoing
*Interest in and passion for sustainable food and food culture
*Ability to take direction well and to simultaneously work independently
*Demonstrate an understanding of the Good Food Jobs missions and goals.
*Familiarity with online research and social networking tools
*Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel

Responsibilities: Research businesses and organizations that are aligned with the Good Food Jobs mission and goals
*Compile data, create and organize spreadsheets
*Draft and distribute email communication
*Communicate on a regular, predetermined schedule with the founders
*Deliver feedback, insight and suggest new ideas for outreach growth

This is a 3-month internships starting in mid-January, 2011 and will be compensated with our undying gratitude and support

To Apply: Send a resume and one-paragraph cover letter to info{at}goodfoodjobs.com, subject line: Outreach Intern.



Nov
29

Remember getting your resume checked by one of our sweetastic counselors? Remember them telling you that you should use your employer’s language and incorporate it into your resume and cover letters? If not, you really should stop by the Adirondack house because the counselors do have some killer advices.

But back to my main point: you have to talk the talk in order to walk the walk.
Do you know what a triple bottom line is? What is lohas? Are you totally confused?

For those of you interested in working in green business, you might want to check out Green for All’s Green Speak, a glossary containing many of the terminologies and buzzwords frequently used in the green industry today. This guide serves as an introductory resource for anyone new to the intersection of sustainability and social justice, as well as for those who lack an exhaustive understanding of commonly used jargon.

http://jobs.oriongrassroots.org/

Go get ‘em.

From green building to environmental education & organic farming, if you’re passionate about making change in the world, there’s a job or internship at The Grassroots Jobsource.

By: Green Career Central

One of the most uncomfortable parts of attending green networking events is knowing you’ll have to introduce yourself to relative strangers in a short period of time.
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By: Green Career Central

One of the challenges of finding a new job or a new career is looking at your existing skills and experience and connecting the dots to figure out which careers are a good fit for you.

I’ve been thinking about this process within a few scenarios. Read the rest of this entry »

From a Middlebury College Alum who has two (2) entry-level positions available in the field of environmental consulting: “California Environmental Associates (CEA), continues to grow here in San Francisco. My colleagues are doing really cool work on climate policy, western US agriculture and land use, marine conservation, and green building, among other issues, with lots of interesting new projects starting in 2010.
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As I was searching for jobs on Grist.org, I found a great opportunity!

Environmental Risk Communications, Inc. in San Francisco, CA is looking to hire an Environmental Financial Analyst.

They would like someone with 0-4 years of work experience (so new graduates should apply!) who has skills in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Economics, Engineering, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or Business Administration.

For more information and to apply, see the posting at http://jobs.grist.org/job/environmental-financial-analyst-san-francisco-ca-environmental-risk-communications-inc-621a737188/?d=1&source=site_search

Apr
20

Climate Change and Methane Markets:  Living Global Environmental Policy

Annenberg Speaker Ashley King comes to Middlebury College for three public events to talk about her experience as an environmental scientist working to promote climate protection policy, alternative markets and energy efficiency through the EPA and abroad.

Who is Ashley King and why should you come to these events?

Ms. King is Co-Director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Methane to Markets program, and coordinator of the impact evaluation of the ENERGY STAR program and other climate protection partnership programs.  King has also worked in foreign markets researching climate policy and global environmental science and as an environmental education Peace Corps Volunteer in Ukraine and an AmeriCorps volunteer through the Student Conservation Association.

Wednesday, April 21

The Government Goes Green:  Career Conversations about Environmental Science Opportunities

12:30 pm Mitchell Green Lounge

Bring your own lunch

Ashley King will answer your questions and talk about working in the environmental science field, working for the EPA and the federal government, contributing to climate policy, and alternative fuel markets and initiatives.

Climate Change & Methane Markets: Living Global Environmental Policy

Presentation by Annenberg Speaker Ashley King

4:30 pm McCardell Bicentennial Hall 219

Thursday, April 22 (Earth Day!)

Professional in Residence:  Ashley King

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Career Services Office, Adirondack House

Drop by for conversation, advice or questions.

Why is this Annenberg speaker such a big deal?

These three events are organized by Elise Hanks ’11.5, Ambassador for the Partnership for Public Service, with support from CSO.  Middlebury is honored to have Elise on campus, one of only 30 schools in the country to have such a position.  For more information, Read the rest of this entry »

American Retroworks (operating as Good Point Recycling here in Middlebury) is looking to hire an intern for this summer (and there is a high likelihood of international travel!). American Retroworks, a fast-growing 25 person company, specializes in the recycling of electronics (think your old slow computer).

What does that mean?

Towns, Counties, Municipalities and more recycle their old computers, cell phones, televisions and other electronics.

  • If the electronics are in usable condition, they are reused.
  • If they are not in the best of shape, they are refurbished.
  • At the last stage of their lives, the electronics are broken down into their components (copper, steel etc.)

The intern will assist in:

  • Graphic design (logo, style sheet)
  • Designing process documents (reports, spreadsheets, standards)
  • Designing marketing documents (brochures, outreach/education)
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MR

M+R Strategic Services is looking for an Associate to join our team of Internet experts to work on successful, cutting-edge online campaigns. You’ll be an integral part of the Online Campaigns Team at M+R, working with progressive, public-interest nonprofit organizations to recruit online activists, influence public policy, raise money online, and deepen relationships with online supporters.

You’ll work with some of the best nonprofit causes of the day – protecting the environment with The Wilderness Society, establishing equality with Human Rights Campaign, ending breast cancer with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and fighting global poverty with Oxfam America.

Every day you’ll stretch your creativity developing new strategies for new issues. You’ll always know you’re working for causes that matter. You’ll be organizing on the Internet, with real-world impact. And you’ll be at the forefront of new innovations in the field of online advocacy.

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Terra Global CapitalTerra Global Capital still has many internship opportunities available for summer 2010.

Terra Global Capital specializes in Carbon Financing and Carbon Measurement. They provide advice for land-use carbon credits.

The available internships include

  • Origination and Pipeline Development Intern
  • Legal Intern
  • Remote Sensing and Environmental Science Intern
  • Finance and Investment Intern

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Wild Fish

Wild Fish Conservancy, a nonprofit conservation organization headquartered in Duvall, WA, is seeking a dynamic and creative Outreach & Development Coordinator. Wild Fish Conservancy is dedicated to the recovery and conservation of the northwest’s wild fish and the ecosystems they depend on. Through science, education, and advocacy, Wild Fish Conservancy promotes technically and socially responsible habitat, hatchery and harvest management to better sustain the region’s wild fish heritage.

This full time position reports directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for the development and implementation of WFC’s comprehensive outreach and development initiatives.

Responsibilities include:
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New Millennium Fund PAID internships in Vermont, California and Washington D.C.!

  • Wetland Greenhouse Assistant and Intern (Deadline: April 15)
  • Research and Operations Assistant (Deadline: April 15)
  • Project Analyst Summer Intern (Deadline: April 1)
  • Project Fund Coordinator (Deadline: April 18)
  • Marketing Assistant (Deadline: April 12)

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Mar
29

The Carbon Neutral Company

(Midtown East)

The CarbonNeutral Company is a twelve year old provider of carbon management and carbon offsetting services. The company has invested in over 200 emissions reductions projects on six continents and has over 300 major corporate clients worldwide. The built environment sector has grown importance and the company has recently pioneered the integration of carbon offsetting into the LEED green building rating system.
This internship is primarily focused on refining our approach and value proposition to the green building sector.

This position would provide research and sales support to the sales and marketing team of The CarbonNeutral Company.

The role involves:

  • LEED/carbon offset value proposition
  • Evaluate all versions of LEED and develop distinct value proposition for each
  • New Construction
  • Commercial Interiors
  • Existing Building Read the rest of this entry »

Stonehenge 2010

Middlebury Idea Competition

  • Do you have an idea for a project or business?
  • Do you have a problem you want to solve or an artistic piece you wish to create?
  • Do you wish you could spend the summer taking your idea to a whole other level?

Stonehenge is here to help you turn your idea or business into reality.

The Competition

Stonehenge is accepting written proposals, up to 3 pages in length, in which you explain the inspiration and/or viability of your idea or business. (See the application here)

Stonehenge competition categories:

encore

Are you a junior with an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in alternative energy development?

Burlington-based Encore Redevelopment is looking for you!

Information Session: Wednesday, March 31, MBH 104, 5:00pm

Application DEADLINE EXTENDED: April 1

Who is Encore Redevelopment? Read the rest of this entry »

ANR

Use your RESEARCH skills to help protect VT’s Natural Resources:

Apply for one of the ANR’s summer internships

ANR_2

Wetland Field Assistant
Forestry Spatial Database Analyst
Water Quality Planning Assistant

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EnerPath, which specializes in helping companies reduce their energy usage, is looking to hire an administrative assistant in Rochester, NY.

The Administrative Assistant works closely with the Project Coordinator, Project Manager and installation entities to ensure accurate documentation and organization for all projects.   Works with team during development, implementation and close-out stages of highly successful energy efficiency projects.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Projects / Programs

  1. Assists Auditors with any fax or follow-up with clients.
  2. Supports  assigned subcontractor’s activities.
  3. Supports Qualify Verification Assurance representatives with field questions and documentation.
  4. Maintains subcontractor project documents, ensuring they are accurately recorded and stored. Read the rest of this entry »