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Summer 2019 REU Program in Translational Ecology at Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies – Due 1/28 @ 11:55pm

The Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook NY is accepting applications for the summer 2019 REU program in “Translational Ecology”!
Students conduct mentored research projects, and have many chances to interact, give and receive feedback and support. They also participate in a rich assortment of enrichment activities, workshops and field trips around the theme of translational ecology.

Venture For America Class of 2019 Fellow atVenture For America – Due 1/28 @ 11:55pm

Venture For America is seeking college seniors and recent grads to join our two-year Fellowship program. If you are excited to learn and grow while working at a startup in one of 14 cities across the country. We’re looking for applicants from any academic background who are well-rounded, highly motivated, and community-focused to join our newest class!  Our application consists of an activities submission, written application, a Skype interview, and a full-day in-person interview. The next deadline to join the Class of 2019 is Monday, January 28th at 11:59 PM EST.  To apply you must: be a US Citizen, Permanent Resident, or DACA Recipient; have earned your undergraduate degree by Spring 2019; and/or graduated with your first undergraduate degree in Spring 2016 or later.

Legal Action Program, Legal Assistant at Justice in Motion – Due 1/30 @ 7:00pm

Program Description

Justice in Motion is a non-profit organization with the mission of protecting migrant rights across borders. At the core of this mission is the belief that all migrants should be treated fairly and should have access to justice, and that in today’s globalized world, cross-border partnerships within civil society are essential to fair treatment and justice for migrants. To this end, Justice in Motion has designed an innovative model which partners US and Canadian lawyers with members of Justice in Motion’s Defender Network to collaborate on concrete legal cases for migrants. The Defender Network is comprised of human rights lawyers and community-based organizations in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Justice in Motion’s legal action, capacity building, and policy programs provide advocates throughout the region with the necessary skills, knowledge, and connections to ensure migrants have access to justice wherever and whenever they need it.
Justice in Motion is currently seeking a bilingual (English/Spanish) college graduate for a new paralegal position. The paralegal will work closely with and report directly to the Legal Director. This position provides a unique opportunity to join a dynamic team of internationally-minded creative thinkers and change makers.
About The Public International Law & Policy Group
The Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that operates as a global, pro bono law firm providing free assistance to developing states and governments involved in violent conflicts. To facilitate the utilization of this legal assistance, PILPG also provides policy formulation advice and training on matters related to conflict resolution. To date, PILPG has advised over 20 states and governments on the legal aspects of peace negotiations and post-conflict constitution drafting, and over two dozen states and war crimes tribunals in Europe, Asia, and Africa concerning the protection of human rights, self-determination, and transitional justice.

Repair the World Fellowship at Repair the World – Due 1/31 @ 10:55pm

Program Overview:
We’re looking for courageousinnovative and compassionate leaders who want to spend 11 months accelerating their professional networks and personal growth, while addressing social inequity through meaningful service and recruiting the Jewish community to volunteer alongside them. Think you have what it takes? Priority Applications are due Thursday January 31st. The Repair the World Fellowship is a unique 11-month opportunity for individuals ages 21 – 26 who are passionate about social justice, community engagement, and meaningful service.

International Development Intern, Strategic Initiatives at TechnoServe, Inc – Due 2/1 @ 2:55am

Background

Working with Nespresso to develop a coffee sector in South Sudan fresh from gaining independence.
Partnering with Unilever to design a new women-owned micro-retail model for the sale of clean water
in Nigeria. Working with The Coca Cola Company to develop new local sourcing models from
smallholder fruit farmers in East Africa. And working with Syngenta to identify new base of the
pyramid distribution models for high quality seed in West and East Africa. These are just some
examples of the type of projects overseen by TechnoServe’s Strategic Initiatives unit, as we partner
with multinational corporations to deliver on our mission to use business solutions to help solve
poverty.  TechnoServe is a global NGO that celebrated its 50th birthday in 2018. We operate in 30 countries
around the world, with more than 1,500 staff. Our work is based on the philosophy that if you provide
the knowledge and market access to small businesses in emerging markets, you can successfully
increase their incomes, helping poor individuals feed their families, send their children to school and
invest in their communities. In 2017, our work supported 461,000 farmers and entrepreneurs to
increase their business revenues by $189M.

Hot SOCIAL IMPACT Internships & Jobs in Handshake – Deadlines Week of 4/17-23

Social Impact –

Student Trainee Positions in Geology and Soil Conservation at USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service – due 4/17

Work at NRCS to promote conservation practices within agriculture.

 

Summer of Service Corpsmember at Mile High Youth Corps – due 4/17

Spend your summer in Colorado in a 13-week long-program working on conservation,  stewardship, and education projects.

 

Development Assistant at WYGC Foundation, Arizona Serve – due 4/18

WYGC Foundation provides mental health and substance abuse services to low income communities in Prescott, AZ and its surrounding areas.

Lake Champlain Education and Outreach Intern at New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission – due 4/18

New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission is seeking a creative intern to work in education and outreach upto 40 hours a week this summer

 

Several Summer Positions with Conservation Corps around the country – due 4/20

Idaho Conservations Corps

Minnesota & Iowa

 

Summer Business Development Intern at Metrus Energy – due 4/20

Assist Metrus’ Business Development team in originating, developing, and financing large-scale energy efficiency projects for Fortune 500 and major institutional customers.

 

Network Communications/Special Projects Intern at The Innocence Project – due 4/22

Work at The Innocence Network, which provides pro bono legal and investigative services to individuals seeking to prove innocence of crimes for which they have been convicted.

 

Latin America & the Caribbean Intern at PartnersGlobal – due 4/22

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

 

Community Organizer at The Direct Action & Research Training Center – due 4/22

DART is hiring full-time community organizers who will build relationships with faith leaders and community members from diverse backgrounds, train and develop their organizing skills, and deepen their participation in the work of their local organizations.

 

Communications Intern at American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts – due 4/23

The ACLU of Massachusetts is seeking a part-time summer communications intern to help maintain the affiliate’s website and produce online content.