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Conservation Summer Internships

Conservation Summer Internships for both Idaho and Montana!

IDAHO CONSERVATION LEAGUE
NORTH IDAHO INTERNSHIP

IdahoConservation

The Idaho Conservation League seeks an outgoing candidate for our Summer 2015 internship program based out of Sandpoint, Idaho. The intern will assist with public outreach to build support for conservation in North Idaho.

  • The Idaho Conservation League is Idaho’s leading voice for conservation, representing over 25,000 supporters.
  • Since 1973, the Idaho Conservation League has been Idaho’s voice for clean water, clean air and wilderness—values that are the foundation for Idaho’s extraordinary quality of life.
  • The Idaho Conservation League works to protect these values through public education, outreach, advocacy and policy development.
  • Our North Idaho field office is located in Sandpoint, Idaho, at the foot of the wild Selkirk Mountains and on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille. Sandpoint is known for its friendliness and passion for art, music and the outdoors.
  • Duties: The North Idaho Intern will administer the Idaho Conservation League’s summer outdoor adventure series, assist with volunteer recruitment and coordination for the Clark Fork River Delta restoration project and stewardships projects at Priest Lake and elsewhere, carry out a bike/pedestrian traffic count project to support a popular trail campaign, help organize and publicize outreach events, assist with
    research as needed, and help with data entry and other administrative duties.
  • Skills and Qualifications: The ideal intern candidate will enjoy working with others and be comfortable working independently; have strong writing, computer and research skills; strong organizational and people skills; and an ability to pay attention to details.
    Internship duration, hours and compensation: The internship is 10 weeks in length, June through August, for 20 hours per week, including some weekends and evenings. Stipend is available.
    To apply: Send cover letter, resume and writing sample by April 15, 2015, to:
    Susan Drumheller
    North Idaho Associate
    sdrumheller@idahoconservation.org
    P.O. Box 2308, Sandpoint, ID 83864

ALSO!! Are You Interested in Montana Conservation?

Check these out:

Staff Leader: Historic Preservation for Montana Conservation Corps
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Location: Bozeman, MT
Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Link: (http://www.nelson.wisc.edu/jobs/details.php?j=4459)

Staff Leader: Saw Crew for Montana Conservation Corps
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Location: Helena, MT
Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Link: (http://www.nelson.wisc.edu/jobs/details.php?j=4460)

Staff Crew Leader: Invasive Strike Team for MT Conservation Corps
Job Type: Full-Time
Company / Organization:
Job Location: Bozeman, MT
Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Link: (http://www.nelson.wisc.edu/jobs/details.php?j=4458)

Oct. 30 workforce summit: “Sustainable Skills–Building the 21st Century Workforce”

Clean-Tech Workforce Summit:

“Sustainable Skills–Building the 21st Century Workforce”


Hey Zags!  This is a fantastic opportunity!  Don’t miss it!  The Career Center & GAMP office received the following e-mail:

 

Greetings,
The following is an invitation to a workforce summit titled “Sustainable Skills – Building the 21st Century Workforce.”  Though it is focused on the Clean-Tech cluster of industries, most of the skills identified will be relevant for many industries.  This will be an action-oriented summit with future opportunities to build connections and skills.
In an effort to ensure that the future workforce is part of the conversation, I was able to arrange for a $500 scholarship to be awarded to one student in attendance .*  Your attendance and that of your colleagues is most welcome as well.
I would appreciate if you could please forward this to any students, educators and department heads of programs you believe would be interested.  Please contact me if you have any questions.
Rob Crow
Project Team Manager – CleanTech

An opportunity to learn about and connect with others involved in building the 21st century workforce

AND

a chance to win a $500 scholarship* for attending!

 

Please join in a community conversation – Oct. 30th at the Lincoln Center.

3:30 – 5 p.m.

RSVP: zan@launchpadinw.com

Click here to view flyer in web browser.

 

We want to hear from you; please help us start the conversation.  With your RSVP, include a response to the following to be included in the scholarship drawing:

  • What are the top 3 personal attributes that will be necessary for your success in your future career?
  • How do you incorporate sustainability in your personal, academic, and professional life?

Please be honest in your response as we want to know your thoughts, not what you believe we want to hear.

* $500 scholarship awarded randomly to one individual in attendance of the Clean-Tech Workforce Summit (advance RSVP and response to above questions required to be considered).  Must be currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited institution of higher education.  Payment will be made directly to qualified institution.

Spokane Area Workforce Development Council

 

Date: October 30, 2012

Time: 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
(doors open from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. for informal conversation & networking)

Location: Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln, Spokane

RSVP: zan@launchpadinw.com

Contact us for info on how you can join our Sustainable Skills Champions even if you are unable to attend!
Email: rcrow@wdcspokane.org or call 509-533-8476.

Tues 9/25 @ 5:30 pm: Green Jobs & Sustainability Careers (Connect Event)

The Gonzaga Career Center & GAMP office is excited to offer GU students a “Sustainable Jobs” Workshop/Connect Event TODAY!  Please join us for this fantastic opportunity to learn about careers in sustainability and meet employers!

Green Jobs & Sustainability Careers

Tuesday, 9/25/12

5:30 to 7 p.m.

Foley Library, Teleconference Room

RSVP on www.ZagTrax.net


PAID Summer Internships with The National Park Service

The National Park Service (NPS), Office of Risk Management is pleased to announce that we are again offering a paid student summer internship for graduate and undergraduate students to work in our parks on a range of injury prevention projects.

Students will apply skills in epidemiology, behavioral sciences, risk management, public health, and/or social sciences to enhance NPS injury prevention and control efforts and mitigate unintentional injuries (e.g. drowning, fall injuries, hypothermia, dehydration, carbon monoxide poisoning, animal bites or attacks, and trauma from crashes in cars, boats, bikes, and other forms of transportation, among many other injuries that occur in parks) to park visitors. Students will attend a week long intensive training in the DC metro area before heading to their park for their internship.

We have 7 public risk management internship opportunities available in the following locations:

  • Cape Cod National Seashore
  • Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
  • Rock Creek Park
  • Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks
  • Yosemite National Park
  • NPS Headquarters in Washington, DC (2 internships)

There are 4 occupational safety and health internship opportunities available in the following locations:

Morristown and Thomas Edison National Historical Parks New River Gorge National River Glacier National Park Valley Forge National Historical Park

Interns will receive a weekly subsistence, housing, and transportation to and from the park.  They will attend an intensive, week-long training prior to placement and may be eligible for an AmericaCorps student grant.  In addition, students may be able to fulfill practicum requirements through this opportunity.

Interns will be supervised by park staff and will also receive technical support throughout the duration of the internship from our experienced team in the Public Risk Management Program at the NPS headquarters in Washington, DC.

For more information, students should email Gabrielle Fisher, Public Risk Program Specialist, at Gabrielle_Fisher@nps.gov (or stop by the Gonzaga Career Center & GAMP office, Crosby #211, to pick up a flyer).

Testimonial:

“I greatly appreciated the chance to work with the Park Service…I hope to use this experience as a jumping-off point for future research — perhaps dissertation research — either here or in another park.”

– Laura Rickard, doctoral student at Cornell University, Intern at Mount Rainier National Park, 2009 now conducting her dissertation research at three national parks; recently published her findings in: Visitor proficiency profiling and risk communication at a national park, Environmental Communication, Vol . 5, No  1, March 2011, pp 62-82.

“I was impressed by the efforts of the National Park Service.  They do amazing work maintaining our natural and cultural assets.  In addition to the professional experience, this internship helped me appreciate nature and the beauty of the park.  All I can say is “Thank You.”

– Ekta Chaudhary, participant of the Epidemic Intelligence Service at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Intern at Virgin Islands National Park, 2009

 

PLEASE CONTACT YOUR GONZAGA CAREER CENTER & GAMP OFFICE TO REQUEST A FLYER WITH MORE INFO.

CareerCenter&GAMP@gonzaga.edu

509-313-4234

Crosby Student Center, Room #211