College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Jobs and Internships 4/15/11

April 14, 2011

I. Internship with Senator Loni Hancock
II. Journalist Internship
III. Sustainability at Cal Internships

I. Internship with Senator Loni Hancock
Are you interested in learning about and participating in state government? Do you have a desire to serve your local communities? Senator Loni Hancock (9th District) is currently accepting applications for her Summer 2011 District Office Internship Program.

Internship Description
Interns will work out of the district office in downtown Oakland, and may attend events on the Senator’s behalf across the district. (The 9th Senate District includes Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Castro Valley, Dublin, El Sobrante, Emeryville, Livermore, Oakland, Piedmont, Richmond, and San Pablo.)

Interns will work on specific projects as well as help with general office management (answering phones, opening mail, etc.).

Projects may include collecting, analyzing and presenting data, assisting individual constituents who have needs from particular state agencies and helping to organize large public events on key policy issues.

Interns must be able to commit at least 10-12 hours a week. The internship will begin June 1, 2011 through August 13, 2011 (with the possibility of continuing on during the Fall). This is an unpaid internship.

To obtain an application, please visit Senator Hancock’s website:

For questions or further information, please contact Melissa Male at: | (510) 286-1333


II. Journalist Internship
China-dialogue is looking for spring and summer interns. If you are interested in environmental research, or international green journalism, please apply to our Research Internships and Media & Communications Internship. For more information, please visit and

These internships are unpaid - but a rather good intro to the Tides foundation and future employment possibilities with NGOs and academic institutes on both sides of the Pacific. Best if candidates know some basic Mandarin.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and dates are flexible. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and brief writing sample to Linden Ellis at Internship will be based on the campus of the University of San Francisco.

III. Sustainability at Cal Internships
Building Sustainability at Cal is offering two paid internships for the 2011-2012 academic year. The interns will be 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 Monday, April 25, 2011. If you have any further questions, please contact Tanya Vashchenko at For more information about Building Sustainability at Cal, please visit Thank you!