College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Jobs, Internships & Enrichment Opportunities 5/7/10

May 7, 2010

I. Now Accepting Applications for the CACS Administrative Intern
II. New Leaf Paper Internships
III. San Francisco Department of the Environment Seeking Clean Air Associate
IV. Real Goods Solar Seeking Inside Sales Assistant
V. Vice Chancellor Student Advisory Committee Recruiting Students
VI. Outdoor Nation Youth Summit

I. Now Accepting Applications for the CACS Administrative Intern
The Chancellors' Advisory Committee on Sustainability (CACS) accepting applications for the Administrative Intern position. The Administrative Intern attends monthly CACS meetings and monthly CACS Executive Committee meetings and compiles minutes. The Intern is under the direct supervision of the CACS Co-Chairs, and additionally under the general direction of Facilities Services. Duties to be performed are critical to ensure the smooth operation of CACS throughout the year. A high level of organization and professionalism is expected at all times. Expected hours per month varies. More information can be found in the attached job description. If you are interested, please submit your resume and a cover letter to Lisa McNeilly .

II. New Leaf Paper Internships
Through our pioneering product innovation and strong growth, New Leaf Paper is recognized as the most environmentally sustainable paper company in North America. Every New Leaf Paper product line embodies the company values, propelling the New Leaf Paper brand to the leading green brand position in the industry. The company track record with its product innovation, authenticity, and 100% commitment to its values drive its unique appeal to its robust and diverse customer base – Fortune 500 corporations, leading green businesses, top environmental organizations, and companies of all shapes and sizes that want to do the right thing. The best gravitate toward the best. 100% of New Leaf Paper’s customers value the product line, the brand, and the overall value proposition.

Internship Opportunities
We invite you to join our next phase as the company as an intern to help New Leaf Paper evolve from pioneer to leader in the market we helped create. We have a variety of internship opportunities and hope one of them aligns with the skills and experience you seek to develop. To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to and specify which position you wish to apply for, what you feel you can contribute and why are best suited to do so, and what you hope to get out of the experience. We look forward to hearing from you!

We are currently considering Intern candidates for Summer 2010 and/or Fall 2010.

1. Consumer Product Development
Work with CEO on developing innovative, environmentally leading retail paper products. Experience with InDesign and other design and layout programs helpful. Products will be produced in partnership with social causes and other socially responsible businesses.

2. Sustainable Paper Manufacturing Research – Wholesale Product Development
Research sustainable paper manufacturing and contribute to New Leaf Paper’s development process for cutting edge environmentally responsible paper.

3. Business Development and Communications
New Leaf has enormous market growth potential – help leverage the company’s leading green brand position and existing relationships to drive sales. Work directly with CEO and with inside sales manager to reach out to existing contacts and friendly non-profit / student organizations and establish strategies to build business. Draft blog entries, articles, secure speaking engagements, and place earned media to build brand presence.

III. San Francisco Department of the Environment Seeking Clean Air Associate
The mission of the City and County of San Francisco Department of the Environment ( is to improve, enhance, and preserve the environment, and to promote San Francisco's long-term environmental wellbeing.

The Associate will assist the Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Manager in performing professional level work.

Desirable Qualifications: Familiarity with San Francisco; experience with the City and County of San Francisco (as an organization); fluency in other languages used commonly in San Francisco; some knowledge of Transportation Demand Management (TDM) programs.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor degree in a related field from a recognized college or university; knowledge of environmental principles and issues; excellent public speaking and writing skills; possess a valid California driver's license.

Appointment Type: Permanent-Exempt appointee serves at the pleasure of the appointing officer and for a period of one year. An additional year might be possible if funding is available. The work schedule for this position could be modified to 37.50 hours per week.

Application Procedure: Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are being accepted through an online process. Visit to begin the application process by registering an account.

If you have any questions about this recruitment or application process, please contact Claudia Molina at 415-355-3748, or via email at

Real Goods Solar Seeking Inside Sales Assistant
The position:
Inside Sales Assistant

This position is located in San Rafael, CA.

The Company:
Real Goods Solar

The role:
• Respond to incoming calls and email inquiries from potential customers.
• You will use your product and industry knowledge to pre-qualify customers and set appointments for the Outside Sales team.
• Qualify leads, enter and maintain data in Salesforce, and provide customer service.

• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communication, Marketing, or similar.
• Call center or inside sales support experience
• Meticulous attention to detail, and accurate data entry.
• Computer proficiency in MS Office and/or Salesforce
• Strong communication, interpersonal, teamwork, and organizational skills with superior verbal and written communication skills.
• Self-directed, detail-oriented problem solver with a desire to contribute to the organization's reputation and success
• Ability to organize, prioritize work duties and manage multiple tasks simultaneously, working under strict deadlines
• Passion for Solar Industry, specifically Photovoltaic systems for Residential, Commercial, and Government

Compensation: $18.00 per hour

To apply: email:

Vice Chancellor Student Advisory Committee Recruiting Students
I encourage you to consider serving on my Student Advisory Committee
(VCSAC). I am seeking students who are deeply interested in the quality
of student life, student services and the student experience at Cal to
assist me in my role as the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.
Students serving on the VCSAC, which will meet approximately once a
month on a Tuesday from 5-7 p.m., will provide advice and feedback
directly to me during the 2010-11 school year.

For more information on the VCSAC, including application instructions,
please visit The application deadline is
Saturday, May 8th, 2010
. If you have any questions, please e-mail


Harry Le Grande
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Outdoor Nation Youth Summit
On June 19 and 20, Outdoor Nation and will convene 500 young people from all over the country in New York's Central Park for the Outdoor Nation Youth Summit. There, participants between the ages of 18 and 26 (14 if you are from NYC) will champion the outdoors as athletes, artists, advocates and ambassadors. They will set the agenda, lead the conversation, and develop action plans to encourage their peers to become stewards of the environment and to promote healthy lifestyles by engaging in outdoor activities. Outdoor Nation will be providing financial assistance to participants traveling to New York.

Held in the world’s media capital and country's most popular urban park, the Outdoor Nation Youth Summit will harness the passion, energy and ideas of a new generation eager to influence the future and to stand up for change. Summit delegates will not only craft and deliver a message of change to the country, but will strengthen the outdoor youth movement by infusing new ideas, skills and connections in a solution-driven environment. Our goal is to motivate and mobilize hundreds of thousands of young people nationwide to reclaim the outdoors for themselves and for future generations and we need your help to spread the word.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED: If you're interested in attending, please complete the application here: Then, share it with your friends and family and encourage them to apply by forwarding this email and posting the information on your social networks like Facebook and Twitter.

You must be between the ages of 18 and 26 to apply (14 if you are from NYC) We’ll also be recruiting facilitators and volunteers for this historic event, so email and let us know if you are interested.

Thank you for your commitment to the next generation of outdoor leaders and we'll see you in New York!

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