Green Jobs & Learning Opportunities

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Updated 12/2/18: 

The Greenhouse Initiative Fund

The Ecology Center and Sambazon to invite student innovators to apply for our Greenhouse Initiative grant by DECEMBER 9! This contest is open to any and every college student, group, and club in the country with big ideas to make the world a better place.

What We Need From You

Make a short video (about three minutes) with your phone, camera, or computer explaining your project or idea and how it will have a positive impact on your campus, in your community, or in the world. Then upload it here. (https://goo.gl/forms/1n17qIWvmbB2zNng1) It’s really that simple.

What You Will Win

If chosen, you will win a $4,000 grant towards your project, a semester-long mentorship to get advice and help on your project from a combined team of Ecology Center and Sambazon mentors, and an end-of-the-school-year trip to Sustainable Brands to share your story.

Have Any Questions? Need Clarification or Help Applying?

You can email me at amanda@theecologycenter.org, call me at (614)-949-5691, or simply learn more at https://www.sambazon.com/social-impact/#college-tribes !

Can’t wait to hear about your ideas and help you change the world. Happy Innovating!

Closing Date: December 9th

The Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (A2RU): Food + Place Emerging Creatives Student Summit 

Harrisonburg, VA | February 7-10, 2019  
Apply Today 
The Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) Emerging Creatives Student Summits bring together students who have an interest in the arts, crossing disciplinary boundaries, and developing collaborative projects. Each year, 80-100 undergraduate and graduate students attend the summit from a2ru partner universities across the country, along with 12-15 administrators, faculty, and staff. Summits have a strong project-based component with activities such as panel discussions with special guests, keynote speakers, site visits or field trips, performances and exhibitions, networking opportunities, and skill-building experiences throughout to collaboratively solve challenges with projects that integrate the arts and design with other disciplines to produce new knowledge; as part of a process of systematic questioning and inquiry; as part of creative activity and scholarship; as a mode of creative activity and scholarship; and in the exploration and discovery of processes, information, applications, ideas or performances.
See Information and Application details here.

Apply Today 


Updated 10/28/18: 

 UC Santa Cruz: Coastal Science and Policy Program

This new program will select the best 10 candidates from anywhere in the world. I’d like to see the program filled with the best future conservation leaders from high biodiversity countries who are already working with effective conservation organizations. The program will offer financial support for tuition and living expenses based on financial need and program resources. Please forward this announcement to prospective candidates.

The MS program emphasizes international diversity, entrepreneurship and data-driven action to achieve conservation at scale. The curriculum incorporates experience-based learning, hands-on research, and a deep understanding of the multifaceted problems that face coastal systems. In addition to their rigorous coursework, students will take on an internship during their first summer, as well as conduct their own capstone projects during their second year of study. Linking academic researchers and graduate students directly with conservation, business, and policy practitioners provides dual immersion in the academic and practitioner cultures and contexts and, ultimately, the ability to work fluidly across the science-practice interface.

Applications for the first cohort opened October 1, 2018.

Application Details for more information or contact csp@ucsc.edu.

Closing Date: December 3rd


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Katherine Walsh

Katherine Walsh is the Director of the Student Environmental Resource Center at UC Berkeley.

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