Thursday, June 29, 2017

Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN)

The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is the only national organization with the sole focus of preparing college women for leadership in the public policy arena. PLEN is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization based in Washington, D.C.

PLEN’s mission is to increase the number of women in top leadership positions influencing all aspects of the public policy process.

Aside from its membership opportunities, they offer seminars for women in:  law, nonprofit leadership, public policy, STEM policy, congress and global policy.

To read more about PLEN, lean more about their seminars or view scholarship opportunities, click HERE

Friday, June 23, 2017

Program Manager position @ University of Maryland
Environmental Finance Center

This position at the Environmental Finance Center manages programs and projects, particularly as they relate to sustainability and resilience.

It will be the primary responsibility of this position to provide program development, program management, and outreach leadership that supports and expands the EFC’s programs and communications efforts. In keeping with the EFC’s mission of strengthening the capacity of local decision-makers to analyze environmental problems, develop innovative and effective methods of financing environmental efforts, and educating communities about the role of finance and economic development in the protection of the environment, this position will focus on program administration/management, program development and outreach.

To view the full job description and to apply, visit
Internship Available
Science Policy and Communications Internship, Consortium for Ocean Leadership

Consortium for Ocean Leadership's public affairs team hosts a science policy and communications intern. This is a substantive experience with the intern receives training, mentoring, and becomes a contributing member of the team. This is a great way for someone interested in policy to “try it on” in a very supportive environment. COL is looking for great writers with a strong baseline understanding or interest in ocean science. Eligibility is very broad and they have had interns that are  undergraduates, bachelors, master’s, and doctoral level graduates, as well as professionals making a mid-career change. Application details are below and on our website

*Application deadline has been extended through 30 June.*

Should you have questions regarding the internship experience, please don’t hesitate to contact Kassandra Cerveny, Director, Public Affairs at
ENSP is hiring!

ENSP is seeking an enthusiastic and innovative instructor with a passion for undergraduate education and multidisciplinary education to join our Environmental Science and Policy (ENSP) team. ENSP is a unique undergraduate major co-sponsored by three Colleges; the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences and the College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences. This is a 10-month, academic-year, annually-renewable appointment funded by the Environmental Science and Policy Program. Contract renewal will be based on an annual performance review by the Director of Environmental Science and Policy (ENSP).

To view the full job description and to apply, visit:

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

National Coral Management Fellowship
Position Announcements 2018-2020

The National Coral Reef Management Fellowship Program is a partnership between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Coral Reef Conservation Program, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs, the U.S. All Islands Coral Reef Committee and Nova Southeastern University’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography. The program seeks to build the next generation of coral reef conservation leaders and supports two-year positions that strive to address current capacity gaps, as well as build long-term management capacity in the jurisdictions by placing highly qualified individuals whose education and work experience meet each jurisdiction’s specific coral reef management needs.

The seven jurisdictions where fellows will be placed include: the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Florida, Hawai'i, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and American Samoa. The start date for the two-year positions is January 2018.

Each position has its own distinct work plan specific to jurisdiction management needs and provides training and professional development opportunities. Project work will focus on climate change, land-based sources of pollution and fishing impacts to coral reef cosystems. Fellows may also work to address local needs such as the development of management plans for marine managed areas, engagement of stakeholders in resource management, and development of climate change adaptation plans.

The deadline for applications is July 11, 2017.

Please visit to access application instructions.

Qualified candidates meeting stated educational requirements with relevant work  xperience are encouraged to apply. SCUBA diving will not be permitted as part of job duties and  pplicants must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident. Applicants need to have  completed posted educational requirements by December 2017 and may apply to multiple jurisdictions.

For additional information or questions, please contact

Monday, June 19, 2017

From The Muse -
Ask a Recruiter:  How Can I figure Out a Career Path When I've Had So Many Jobs?
For some, work experience doesn't always line up with what you studied in college or what your degree says. This leads to frustration when figuring out a "career path" and trying to find direction.  

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, West Virginia Field Office
Endangered Species Education and Outreach AmeriCorps Position

The USFWS West Virginia Field Office located in Elkins, WV, is looking for a creative, self-motivated individual to support the development and growth of environmental education in our region. This position will assist the Endangered Species Program with education and outreach events, and other habitat conservation activities. Our organization believes that taking the time to introduce both children and adults to nature, and to educate them about the wonders of the environment they live in, allows them to develop a sense of place and an understanding of the natural world that will continue to teach and inspire them for a lifetime.

Duties include planning and implementing events, partnerships and collaboration, newsletters, blogs, social media, speaking at schools, and ...did we mention events? Other duties may include some hands on river clean ups, non-native invasive species control, and field monitoring. Educational programming will focus on threatened and endangered species of WV and non-native invasive species. This includes a diversity of endangered species such as our charismatic cave-dwelling bats, surprisingly-fascinating freshwater mussels, crayfish, plants, salamanders, and more! Other projects and tasks may be included, depending on the specific interests of the AmeriCorps member. This member will be encouraged to work with other agencies and organizations (such as the Forest Service, Refuges, local schools, etc.) to develop projects. Opportunities for professional development and networking are also encouraged and supported. Our office prides itself on creating a fun, safe work environment and we are always happy to accept new talent.

Applicants should be comfortable speaking with the public and working with volunteers. The position will start September 5, 2016 and will be full-time for 11 ½ months. AmeriCorps members serve full-time and receive a living allowance, plus an educational award at the completion of your one year commitment. 

More details about the Appalachian Forest Heritage Area Americorps program, candidate requirements, and information on how to apply can be found here:

Friday, June 9, 2017

Senior Fisheries Biologist
Hoopa Valley Tribe, California

Leads the Habitat Division of the Hoopa Tribal Fisheries Department. Oversees subordinate staff of biologists and technicians and contributes to the effective fulfillment of the Department's mission. Designs fishery restoration and monitoring programs, develops budgets, disseminates knowledge to Hoopa Valley Tribal government and other governmental and non-governmental organizations.

E-mail to request complete job description.

MS degree or equivalent in Fisheries or Wildlife Biology plus three years related experience and/or training; or a BS degree plus five years related experience and/or training

$59,974-$111,126 Annually DOE


Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Job Opportunities
Alice Ferguson Foundation

The Alice Ferguson Foundation is now hiring a Community Outreach Coordinator and an Environmental Educator to work in the Washington, DC area.

Please click
HERE to view job descriptions and to apply!

Friday, June 2, 2017

Policy Program Assistant
American Meteorological Society

The AMS is currently accepting applications for the position of Policy Program Assistant in the AMS Policy Program. The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree and have excellent communication and organizational skills. Relevant experience is a plus but not required. The Policy Program Assistant will report directly to the Director of the AMS Policy Program.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Supporting all aspects of the Policy Program’s activities and operations
  • Assisting with program development and implementation
  • Helping plan and implement Capitol Hill briefings (
  • Planning and contributing to AMS Policy Program studies, meetings, and events (
  • Providing support for the AMS Summer Policy Colloquium (www.ametsoc.or/spc)
  • Contributing to outreach efforts focused on the executive and legislative branches, the scientific community, the media, and the public
  • Helping organize and coordinate Policy Program communication efforts including: developing program literature and publications, helping to design, create, and update the Policy Program website and serving as a liaison on behalf of the Policy Program to policy makers, the media, the AMS membership, and the private sector.
  • Assisting with fundraising efforts, primarily through grant writing
  • Providing administrative and office management support as needed
  • Other duties as necessary to contribute to the overall success of the Society
  • Bachelors’ degree
  • Excellent written and oral communication capabilities
  • Organizational skills

This is a full-time position, located in our Washington D.C. office. The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience. AMS employees receive health insurance and a generous benefits package.

If you are interested in this position, please apply here .
It is the policy of the American Meteorological Society to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment based solely upon the individual’s qualifications and ability to perform the work assigned, without regard to any personal identity, status, or condition. These include, but are not limited to the following: race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, veteran status, gender identity and expression, national origin, genetic information, and sexual orientation.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Senior Associate position
Environmental Incentives

Environmental Incentives is hiring a Senior Associate for our Wildlife & Land Program. Ideal candidates will have a solid grounding in domestic conservation policy and be able to independently lead projects, manage client relationships, and contribute to new business development. The position will be based either at our headquarters in South Lake Tahoe, CA or at our Denver, CO office.

Please visit their Careers page to learn more – there are multiple open positions at this time. For this position, interested applicants can apply by sending a cover letter and resume to with ‘Senior Wildlife & Land Associate’ in the email subject line.
Entry and Mid-Level Positions Available

The NEPA / Natural Resources Management Team is looking for entry level and mid to senior level candidates for Environmental Scientist positions in the Germantown, MD office. Their work is concentrated on environmental impact analysis for Federal, State, municipal, and commercial clients around the country. Candidates should be self-starting, motivated individuals ready for a challenge.

To view positions, visit:
Click "Career Opportunities" then search by city & state (Germantown, MD).

Interested applicants can contact Michael Busam (ENSP alum, '14) at