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.
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.
Read the rest of this entry »
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.
Read the rest of this entry »
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
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.
The intern will assist in:
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.
Terra Global Capital specializes in Carbon Financing and Carbon Measurement. They provide advice for land-use carbon credits.
The available internships include
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.
Read the rest of this entry »
This position would provide research and sales support to the sales and marketing team of The CarbonNeutral Company.
The role involves:
Stonehenge is here to help you turn your idea or business into reality.
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:
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 »
Use your RESEARCH skills to help protect VT’s Natural Resources:
Apply for one of the ANR’s summer internships
Wetland Field Assistant
Forestry Spatial Database Analyst
Water Quality Planning Assistant
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
The Summer Conservation Intern will report directly to the Islands Land Steward, with frequent interaction with the Islands Program Manager, the Eastern Massachusetts Program Director, and native plant specialists. Work on this project will primarily take place on Martha’s Vineyard, with potential work on the other islands. During the three month period, the intern will:
Trenton, New Jersey
TerraCycle is one of the most dynamic green businesses in the US. Named “The Coolest Little Startup in America” by Inc. Magazine, the company was recently featured in the Financial Times. In addition, TerraCycle has its own TV show “Garbage Moguls” on the National Geographic channel. On behalf of over fifty major brands, TerraCycle collects branded non-recyclable waste, mostly packaging waste, (through licensees) and it turns that waste into new “eco-friendly” products and materials.
In addition to the United States, TerraCycle has operations in Canada, Mexico, the UK and Brazil and will continue both domestic and international expansion through 2010 and beyond.
If you are an undergraduate, MBA/graduate student or a recent graduate with a strong interest in green business, eco-capitalism, upcycling, recycling or social entrepreneurship, TerraCycle offers a unique opportunity for incredible growth, and innovative work. The Summer Intern Program Read the rest of this entry »