College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Opportunities 10/22/10

October 22, 2010

I. Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U)
II. Graduate and Undergraduate Fellowship Opportunities
III. Magnolia Project at Cal Corps

I. Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U)
Apply now to attend the fourth annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), hosted by President Clinton at the University of California, San Diego from April 1-3, 2011! CGI U is President Clinton’s initiative designed to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world. Each CGI U student member makes a Commitment to Action: a specific plan of action that addresses a pressing challenge on their campus, in their community, or in a different part of the world. Click here to submit a Commitment to Action and apply for the meeting. Applying and attending are free. Students are admitted on a rolling basis. Space at the CGI U 2011 will likely be filled after the early decision deadline so Apply today! Limited travel and/or lodging assistance is available to those who qualify. Apply for travel assistance when you apply to attend the meeting.

The early decision deadline for applying to attend the meeting is November 30, 2010. The final decision deadline is February 7, 2011.


II. Graduate and Undergraduate Fellowship Opportunities
The EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Graduate Fellowship Program is due November 5, 2010. Please visit http://www.epa.gov/ncer/fellow/ for more information.
Applications for he Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Undergraduate Fellowship Program is due December 09, 2010. Please visit http://www.epa.gov/ncer/fellow/ for more information

For additional information, please contact Jose Zambrana at 202-343-9638.


III. Magnolia Project at Cal Corps
Interested in the spending part of your summer rebuilding the Gulf Coast? Join The Magnolia Project in its 5th summer working in solidarity with New Orleans residents and grassroots organizations!

Formed in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, The Magnolia Project (MP) is a student service organization created in collaboration with the Cal Corps Public Service Center. We are committed to working in solidarity with Gulf Coast communities, specifically New Orleans, to create a more sustainable, equitable Gulf Coast community. MP offers a 3 week Summer Service Trip, an 8 week Summer Internship Program, and a Semester long exchange with The University of New Orleans.

Information Sessions:
10.25 6:30-7:30pm in 235 Dwinelle
11.3 6:30-7:30pm in 183 Dwinelle
11.9 7-8pm in 187 Dwinelle

November 22nd: Service Trip and Internship Applications Due
February 4th 2011: UNO Exchange Applications Due

For more information: Check out our website, or email us at magnolia.katrina@gmail.com. Follow us on facebook!