College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Jobs and Internships 4/2/10

April 1, 2010

I. USDA Summer Intern Position, Davis, CA
II. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Job
III. Global HEED: International Health, Education, and Econ Development
IV. Sustainability Internship Opportunity
V. PG&E Summer internships
VI. Job/Internship FAIR
VII. Nominations being accepted for Student Co-Chair of CACS
VIII. Student Webmaster Position – UC Berkeley’s Office of Sustainability
IX. Building Sustainability at Cal internships
X. The Sierra Club announces The Best Internship on Earth
XI. Service and Peace Fellowship

I. USDA Summer Internship: Risk Management Clerk/Assistant

DUTIES: Assist Risk Management Specialist with a wide range of program activities which may include underwriting determinations, loss adjustment reviews, substantial involvement with Risk Management Education and Outreach partners, policy and procedural review and regional support of crop insurance deliverers. Provide a variety of administrative support services and limited program analysis and evaluation for the functions and activities of the office.

The Application Package consists of the following documents:
1. Resume Cover Sheet (http://www.dm.usda.gov/employ/SIP_resume.htm)
2. Resume or OF-612 http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of612.pdf (fillable OF-612). Work experience description requires WORK EXPERIENCE DATES (MO/DAY/YR TO MO/DAY/YR) AND HOW MANY HOURS WORKED PER WEEK. WORK EXPERIENCE WILL NOT BE CREDITED WITHOUT THIS INFORMATION.
3. Transcripts of Completed Coursework (can be unofficial/student transcript for the application process).

INCOMPLETE application packages will be ineligible for consideration. If you speak to the students, please reiterate this information to them.

MAIL COMPLETED APPLICATION TO:
USDA-FSA-HRD/DOB Mail Stop 0596
ATTN: Summer Intern Program
1400 Independence Ave, S.W.
Washington DC 20250-0596

II. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: Student Assistant

We are currently seeking a Student Assistant to join our Environmental Energy Technologies Division. This is an exciting opportunity for a Student Assistant to work with the Heat Island Group, where they will, with guidance and supervision from Scientists and Research Associates, participate in a project that provides technical assistance to California Communities for Development of Cool Community programs.

Only those students who are full time and in good academic standing will be fully considered for this opportunity.

How to Apply: For a complete position description and to apply directly online, please visit http://jobs.lbl.gov/, click SEARCH, enter Req # 24185, and follow the online instructions. As part of the online application process, please submit a single PDF attachment that includes both your resume and cover letter. Please be sure to reference where you found out about the position.

Berkeley Lab is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to the development of a diverse workforce.

III. Global HEED: International Health, Education, and Econ Development

Global HEED's unique, hands-on service-learning programs are opportunities for passionate and motivated individuals to engage the developing world with sustainable humanitarian efforts. Please see the flyer above and the descriptions below for more information and feel free to distribute it to other people who might be interested. Please visit our website at www.globalheed.org or if you have any questions please e-mail contactus@globalheed.org. If you cannot attend the trips this summer please fill out the Volunteer Interest form to be placed on our e-mail list-serv to receive future updates.

Global Health, Education, and Economic Development (H.E.E.D.), Inc. is a registered non-profit organization that engages undergraduate and graduate students from universities around the nation to work with poverty-stricken communities, domestically and internationally, to address issues related to health, education and economic development. Global HEED works with a local non-profit organization in Guatemala to build a health clinic and a school, implement a micro-credit initiative, create educational materials related to health, donate computers and school supplies to the newly built school, etc.

Apply Online for Summer 2010 Service Trip to Calhuitz, Guatemala: June 9-June 30 OR August 7-August 23, 2010

Apply Online for Summer 2009 Service Trips to Nepal: June 19-July 10, 2010 OR July 17-August 7, 2010 (Application may not yet be available. Please visit www.globalheed.org in the next few days to apply)


IV. Sustainability Internship Opportunity

Building Sustainability at Cal is offering two paid internships for the 2010-2011 academic year. The interns will be specifically working on achieving LEED© certification in a campus building. The LEED © (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System is the nationally-acknowledged benchmark for the operation of high-performance green buildings. The interns will be highly involved in the intensive and collaborative certification process.

The job description and application are attached. The application is due April 23, 2010. If you have any further questions, please contact Sruti Bharat at sbharat@berkeley.edu. For more information about Building Sustainability at Cal, please visit http://buildingsustainability.berkeley.edu. Thank you!

V. PG&E Summer internships

There are some PG&E Summer internships within Integrated Demand Side Management (IDSM, Formally Customer Energy Efficiency) that’s posted up on the web now!

https://pgecorp.taleo.net/careersection/campus/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en or www.pge.com/college

There are summer internships here in SF for:
- Solar and customer generation
- Statewide and Local Partnerships
- East Bay Energy Watch outreach and Marketing intern.
- Green Communities
- PacificEnergyCenter
- Zero net energy
- 3rd party programs
Just to name a few.

Kameron M. Kitajima
KMKX@pge.com


VI. Job/Internship FAIR

JUST IN TIME JOB FAIR - IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO GET A JOB OR INTERNSHIP
Wednesday, 4/21/10
12:00-4:00 PM
MLK Student Union, Pauley Ballroom, 3rd floor

Co-sponsored by: Alpha Epsilon Zeta and IEEE
There are over 75 organizations attending the career fair! Below is a sample list of participating employers: Adobe Systems, Amazon.com, AMD, Chevron, JustAnswer, KTLN TV, Lab126, MassMutual, CA Public Broadcasting, Northrop Grumman, Quia,
Seneca Center, Silver Spring Networks, Team-Up for Youth, Yelp and many more.

For full details about the fair, including an online directory of this year’s attendees, log in to Callisto at https://berkeley-csm.symplicity.com/students/
This information is updated up to the day of the fair -- be sure to check frequently. Tip: Use the Advanced Search feature to search the directory of employers participating in the fair.

Only registered UC Berkeley students and Career Center Alumni Advantage members can participate in this fair. *So be sure to bring your UC Berkeley Student ID to the fair.*

No paper copies of this directory will be distributed at the fair. Do your research ahead of time and come prepared!

To get ready for the fair, check out our online workshop, "Making the Most of the Career Fair" http://career.berkeley.edu/MM/Careerfairprep/Careerfairprep.html


VII. Nominations being accepted for Student Co-Chair of CACS

Nominations are now being accepted for the Student Co-Chair of the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Sustainability.

Summary of Duties: Collaborate with the staff/faculty co-chair to:
-Attend Executive Committee Meetings (1.5hrs/month) to plan CACS Agenda
-Co-Facilitate the CACS & Exec. Comm. Meetings.
-Work with subcommittees to ensure that CACS projects are done.
-Be a representative of CACS answering questions and taking comments from members of the campus community and people from other universities.
-Oversee the Administrative Intern and their duties.
-Oversee the planning of major annual public event (Sustainability Summit in April)
-Represent CACS in various venues.

Before the vote, all nominees will be asked to speak briefly about their experience and interest in the position, which will be held during the next general meeting of CACS on May 6th (3:30 – 5:00, 177 Stanley Hall).


VIII. Student Webmaster Position – UC Berkeley’s Office of Sustainability

The Office of Sustainability has an opening for a student webmaster who wants to be an active part of our work and play a key role in campus sustainability communications. This position is responsible for the webmaster duties for the campus main sustainability site: http://sustainability.berkeley.edu and the associated websites including the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Sustainability site, the Office site and Cal’s Climate Action Partnership site. The main job of the webmaster will be to monitor and improve the performance and update the visual and written content of the existing sites. Other responsibilities include development of new website pages and graphics, managing CACS and Office mailing lists, monitoring site use with analytics software, and working with the server administrator to resolve problems. Proven website management experience is required and student candidates must be enrolled at UC Berkeley. Work hours are flexible. Pay is $12 to $14 per hour. For more information: contact Kira Stoll: stoll@berkeley.edu


IX. Building Sustainability at Cal internships

Building Sustainability at Cal is offering two paid internships for the 2010-2011 academic year. The interns will be specifically working on achieving LEED© certification in a campus building. The LEED©(Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System is the nationally-acknowledged benchmark for the operation of high-performance green buildings. The interns will be highly involved in the intensive and collaborative certification process.

The job description and application are attached. The application is dueApril 23, 2010. If you have any further questions, please contact Sruti Bharat at sbharat@berkeley.edu. For more information about Building Sustainability at Cal, please visit http://buildingsustainability.berkeley.edu.

X. The Sierra Club announces The Best Internship on Earth

-Travel around the country hiking, rafting, and enjoying the outdoors as the Youth Ambassador Intern for the Sierra Club's youth programs
-Create an awesome video blog that documents the experience
-Your home base office will be in beautiful San Francisco at the Sierra Club's headquarters
-Earn a $2,500 stipend for the 8-week internship, plus all expenses paid for travel
-The Intern will be outfitted with $2,000 worth of gear from The North Face and Planet Explore

For more information, and to apply, click here www.sierraclub.org/bestinternship.


XI. Service and Peace Fellowship

Applications Due: April 12

This is a 10-month intensive experiential-learning internship sponsored by the Shinnyo-en Foundation. These Fellowships are an opportunity for students deeply interested in peace-building and sustainable social change and offer workshops and a retreat for students and community members to reflect on the meaning, values, and visions behind their service. A primary focus for the fellows is to bring the value of the Foundation's Six Billion Paths to Peace Initiative to campus. For information contact saramizner@gmail.com.