Thursday, August 31, 2017

Now Hiring
Imperfect Produce

Founded by UMD alum Ben Simon (who also created the Food Recovery Network on campus!), Imperfect Produce finds homes for the billions of pounds of ugly produce that go to waste each year in California alone. They offer a subscription produce box that’s affordable, convenient, customizable, and delicious!

Multiple positions in Customer Care, Management, Marketing, Operations, Supply, and Customer Relations are available!

Questions? Contact Alyssa Seibert (ENSP Class of 2010):
Ecologist (Conservation)
Smithsonian Institution

This position is located at the Conservation Ecology Center (CEC) of the National Zoo’s Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) with the primary duty station located in Front Royal, Virginia. The incumbent is responsible for developing, planning, executing a highly competitive and independent international research program.

To read more and to apply, click HERE!

Aquatic Policy Analyst
Department of Natural Resources

Located in Olympia, Washington, the Department of Natural Resources is currently seeking a full-time Aquatic Policy Analyst, who will develop significant new program and policy directions related to the sustainable management of state-owned aquatic lands and associated public resources.

aster's Degree required; however, a bachelor's degree plus two years of relevant work experience may substitute.

To read more about the position and to apply, click HERE.
NOAA Contract Positions
I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG)

IMSG has multiple contract positions available with NOAA - visit to view each open position and to apply!

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Anthropology Graduate Program at Notre Dame

The Anthropology graduate program at Notre Dame is committed to the richness and diversity of the discipline, building bridges between various humanistic and scientific approaches. With the research expertise in their department, the four-field graduate program is a very attractive option for graduate students. They accept between 5 and 8 graduate students each year, with each accepted student receiving full funding for five years (which includes a competitive stipend, conference travel, as well as summer funding). All students who graduate within five years are provided a fully paid post-doctoral research/teaching position (teaching one class per term) where students can hone their teaching skills and submit publications while applying for jobs (

More detailed information about our program and funding can be found at

Applications are due on December 1, 2017.
An open house will be held Friday, October 6, 2017.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Writer/Editor and Social Media Specialist
Freestone Environmental Services, Inc.

Freestone Environmental Services, Inc., ( a multi-disciplinary consulting firm, seeks a talented individual to serve as a Writer/Editor and Social Media Specialist to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R -- OR&R’s headquarter is in Silver Spring, MD, with additional offices in Seattle, WA and other locations throughout the US. This position will be located in Seattle, WA.

OR&R is a program office in the National Ocean Service (NOS) that responds to pollution threats in order to protect and restore coastal resources. To do this OR&R provides scientific response to releases of oil, chemicals, and contaminants; works to reduce, remove and better understand the impacts of marine debris; and protects and restores the nation’s trust natural resources.

  • Writer, editor and social media specialist supporting OR&R’s Outreach Team.
  • Manage OR&R blog and social media accounts (currently Facebook, Twitter).
  • Gain and maintain knowledge of government use compliance.
  • Manage and execute OR&R social media and blog calendar.
  • Manage stakeholder newsletter.
  • Support OR&R Outreach and Web Teams on the maintenance of the OR&R Web site, with a specific focus on writing and editing of web content.
  • Support development and implementation of annual OR&R Outreach Strategic Plan.
  • Provide support to OR&R’s Outreach Team and Directorate with writing and editing of outreach and communications products for a variety of audiences, including agency leadership, partner organizations, U.S. Congress and the public.
  • Communicate regularly with OR&R communications and technical staff and NOS communications team.
  • Responsible for assisting with short and long-term special projects as needs arise and as outreach/communications requirements evolve.
  • Recommend and develop creative solutions to achieve OR&R’s outreach and communications goals.
  • Support usability testing for various OR&R Web sites and public tools.


  • Proven writing and editing ability.
  • Accurate proofreading skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, journalism or related field with a minimum of three years’ experience in a writing, editing and communications capacity.
  • Experience in web content management.
  • Experience in web editing and social media (entry and editing).
  • Social media analysis and reporting.
  • Knowledge of web content management systems, e.g., Drupal.
  • Proficiency in basic HTML coding, Google sites, and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Self-motivated, creative and energetic with an ability to work well individually and cooperatively with range of individuals.
  • Impeccable written and oral communications skills.
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously and to shift priorities as needed.
  • Experience working for an organization in a marine science or emergency response related field.

To Apply:
Please submit your resume, a writing sample, a completed application (found at: ttp://, contact information for three (3) references, and a cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position to: with the following subject line: Writer/Editor.

Freestone is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran Friendly.
Multiple Positions Available
Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth is a grassroots enviromental network that seeks to change the perception of the public, media and policy makers and effect policy change.  they are one of 75 national member groups that advocate to Congress, state capitals and with community groups across the country.

They are hiring interns and full-time positions for recent grads.  To view available jobs, visit:
Naturalist position
City of Rockville

The City of Rockville is now hiring an hourly Natural Position with the Department of Recreation and Parks.

Essential Job Functions: Work is performed under the direction of the Nature Center Supervisor. Assists in opening and closing duties of the Nature Center. Works flexible hours including weekends on a rotating schedule. Conduct environmental interpretive programs, including pre and post-trip lesson plans for school programs. Assists with animal care, bulletin board design and construction, gardening, exhibit design and fabrication. Answers inquiries and provides information to general public and program participants in an effective and pleasant manner. Works 8-15 hours per week. Will be required to teach 2-3 summer camps.

To read more about the position and to apply , visit:

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Postgraduate Research and Training - Coastal Wetlands
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

A postgraduate research training opportunity is available at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA), Office of Water in Washington, DC. The internship will be served with the Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds (OWOW).

The participant will be located in the Oceans and Coastal Management Branch. This branch is involved in a range of activities related to maintaining the health, resilience and sustainability of the oceans and coasts. The topic areas covered by the branch include, but are not limited to, protecting coral reefs, regulating discharges from vessels, developing tools and information materials regarding pollution from marinas and ports, mitigating the effects of coastal acidification, assessing the vulnerabilities of estuaries to climate change, and protecting coastal wetlands.

To read the full job description and to apply, visit:
Position Available
National Association of Clean Water Agencies

National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) is hiring a Director for Legislative Affairs in their Washington, DC office.   Bachelor's Degree and 3-5 years of relative work experience in federal environmental policy required. 

To read the full job description and requirements, visit:
Multiple Internships Available
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, a non-profit based in the DC area, helps support our nation's marine and Great Lakes sanctuaries and raises awareness and support of their role in ensuring a healthy ocean. They also provide support to NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.

NMSF has three available internship positions available:

Questions? Reach out to Leah Izzett (ENSP Marine and Coastal, Class of 2015). She currently works there and is happy to speak to any interested candidates. Email:

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Job Opportunity
Maine Aquaculture Association

The Maine Aquaculture Association (MAA) is a nonprofit aquatic farmers association committed to the responsible and sustainable development of aquaculture in Maine and the United States. For over forty years MAA has advocated for member interests and working waterfronts, educated the public and policy makers about aquaculture and developed new and progressive farming methods designed to reduce environmental impacts while growing safe, healthy seafood. 

JOB DESCRIPTION: Outreach and Development Specialist

MAA is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual to join the MAA team to focus on communications and outreach. The new position will focus on building the associations capacity to effectively communicate its members activities, coordinate with likeminded organizations and improve member services. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, creative, have excellent writing skills and a working knowledge of web site construction and social media. Skills in photography and videography and a knowledge of the aquaculture field will be considered additional assets. The position will report directly to the MAA executive director.

 -- Conduct a systematic review of the existing MAA web site, and all education and outreach materials.
 -- Develop updated education and outreach materials designed to effectively communicate MAA core mission and values and member activities.
 -- Design and implement a comprehensive communications and outreach plan that includes social media and metrics to continuously assess message delivery efficacy and cost analysis.
 -- Staff the effort to coordinate between multiple institutions in Maine currently working on aquaculture development and policy.
 -- Review existing MAA member services and develop a comprehensive membership value program designed to increase MAA service to the Maine aquaculture sector.

 -- University degree in Communications, Aquaculture or Marine Policy
 -- Effective written and oral communications skills (portfolio of work samples)
 -- Strong computer skills and interest in technology as a communications tool
 -- Experience in customer relations management systems and customer service
 -- Ability to work in a team, take direction and work independently
 -- Ability to conduct interviews, to research, analyze and summarize information
 -- Experience in project management
 -- Experienced in social media and web-based media
 -- Experience in marketing and sales will be viewed as an asset

Federal Jobs Available

Geospatial Information Officer-Interdisciplinary
GS-0150-13/14, BOEM
Interdisciplinary-Geologist/Physical Scientist/Cartographer (Geospatial Information  Officer), GS-13-14, Series GS-0150/GS-1301/GS-1370 (FPL GS-14) located in Sterling, VA.

Announcement number: *BOEM-MMCC-17-KY-047(MP)*
Opens: 8/07/2017
Closes: 8/21/2017

*APPLICATION INFORMATION:* Applications must be submitted online using the "Apply Online" link from the job announcement in USAJOBS; please follow the "How to Apply" instructions in the announcement.


Geologist GS-1350-07/09, BOEM, Virginia
BOEM, Office of Strategic Resources Programs
Marine Minerals Branch
Duty Location: Sterling, VA

Hyperlink to USAJOBS:

Hyperlink to USAJOBS:

*Closing Date:* Friday, August 25th

*APPLICATION INFORMATION:* Applications must be submitted online using the "Apply Online" link from the job announcement in USAJOBS; please follow the "How to Apply" instructions in the announcement.