Friday, February 26, 2016

Several positions

Washington Area Bicyclists Association (WABA)

Sarah Katz-Hyman (Wildlife Ecology and Management, 2013) says WABA is looking for several jobs and has volunteer positions, too! If you have questions, you can contact her at: skatzhyman [at]

Thanks, Sarah!
ICF International - now hiring!

Anand Gupta (Environmental Economics, 2013) writes:

We (ICF) will be hiring 7-9 graduates this recruiting season -- and that will be only within my group. ICF is a large, growing firm and I'm sure there are other open positions as well. As you probably know, ICF has a really strong ENSP contingent. I think one of the things that attracts ENSP graduates to the company is the fact that ICF serves the intersection between business and energy/environment that is ideal to our temperaments and the skills we bring to the table.  Here is the entry-level position:

I'd recommend students reach out to me for quick informational interviews before they actually apply to the firm.  They can reach me at: Anand Gupta,

Also, let more advanced graduates know about this position -- it requires a Master's degree and/or 3-4 years' experience:

Thanks, Anand!!

Monday, February 22, 2016

Two (2) research/internships for current UMD grad students

Announcing two paid summer internships at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center for graduate students interested in research related to NASA ABoVE (Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment). 

Applications are due through the NASA internship application system by March 1, 2016.

Sent by: Liz Hoy, ENSP-Environmental Restoration and Management (2005) and Ph.D., UMD Dept of Geographical Sciences (2014)

Grants Administrator

National Fish and Wildlife Federation

Washington, DC

NFWF has an opening for a Grants Administrator. Position details can be found at

It is a great position for recent graduates that want to start a career in non-profits. As you know, this was my first position at NFWF. I would advise to submit applications ASAP if interested.


Michael Lagua
University of Maryland-College Park
B.S. Environmental Science and Policy: Wildlife Ecology and Management (2013).

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Seeking AmeriCorps Adventure STEM Educators

New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) 

New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) seeks ten AmeriCorps Adventure STEM Educators to join the national movement of 80,000 Americans who choose to serve in communities that need it most. Adventure STEM Educators  implement our AmeriCorps program, in partnership with the New London Public School District (NLPS). 

The Adventure STEM Educators will help impact young people’s lives by providing opportunities for transformational experiences and personal growth through integration of NESS’s STEM-based adventure education program with school curriculum. NESS SEA (STEM Education Ambassadors) AmeriCorps Members will become an integral part of the NLPS through a common vision of improved student performance and achievement. 

These full-time, 12-month AmeriCorps Adventure STEM Educators will help develop and implement NESS’s STEM-based adventure education curriculum. This is a great opportunity for a passionate, motivated individual to be an integral part of a vibrant, growing organization while at the same time serving underserved students through the AmeriCorps national service model. Programs include both academic year and summer classes for students in elementary through high school with an emphasis on students at the STEM Magnet Middle School. 

You must be motivated, able to work within a team as well as on your own, have proven skills working with children, and have a strong desire to work with underserved children. This position requires the candidate to work closely with the NESS SEA AmeriCorps Program Manager, the NESS Program Director, other AmeriCorps Members and our partner staff from the NLPS.

For more information and application directions, go here