College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Jobs and Internships 2012.01.27

January 27, 2012

Feb. 1 | Become a Collegiate Leader in Environmental Health (CLEH)
Feb. 3 | Apply for a Summer Biotech Internship
Spring 2012 | Become a Food Policy and Advocacy Intern
Spring 2012 | Work with Bay Localize

Feb. 1 | Become a Collegiate Leader in Environmental Health (CLEH)
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (NCEH/ATSDR) are offering a 10-week summer internship program for students who are passionate about the environment, interested in human health, and curious about how they are linked. During the course of the internship, students are introduced to environmental health at the federal level through collaborative projects, experiential learning opportunities, individual environmental health presentations, journal clubs, field trips, brown bag lunches, and shadowing and mentoring relationships at CDC/ATSDR. Interns will be based at CDC/ATSDR’s Chamblee Campus and will be paid a stipend of approximately $600 a week during the course of the program.

Application due date: February 1, 2012 | Program dates: June 13 – August 17, 2012

Eligibility requirements for CLEH interns:
1. US citizenship or Permanent Resident with a green card
2. Full time enrollment at a college or university as a rising junior or rising senior by fall 2012
3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Please visit our website for more information and application instructions: www.cdc.gov/nceh/cleh
Note: Seniors graduating in Spring 2012 will not be accepted into this program
For more information, please email LT Cory Kokko or Jay Nielsen at CLEH@cdc.gov


Feb. 3 | Apply for a Summer Biotech Internship
The California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) partners with local biotech companies to offer full-time, hands-on internships to UC Berkeley undergraduates for summer 2012 through the QB3-Berkeley Undergraduate Biotech Internship Program.

Registered as an undergraduate student at UC Berkeley. Has an overall GPA of at least 3.2; undergraduate course experience in biology, chemistry and classroom lab experience required. Declared a major and interested in exploring careers in the biotechnology industry. Has unrestricted authorization to work in the United States. Committed to full-time summer employment, returning to UC Berkeley for normal course of study (i.e. fall semester). Consent that application materials, including transcripts, will be reviewed by program staff and potential employers. Students may be invited for an interview at QB3-Berkeley or at the company. Once a student accepts an internship offer, whether verbally or in writing, acceptance is to be considered binding for the duration of the entire work period. Interns may be required to sign a confidentiality compliance statement protecting the company’s proprietary information and must observe company rules and regulations. Transfer students must put in one semester of coursework at UC Berkeley before applying to the program. Foreign students with F-1 visas may participate in the program after completion of one academic year (two semesters or one semester plus one summer session) as an F-1 student in the United States. Note: Unfortunately, seniors are not eligible to participate in this program.

DETAILS AND APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: http://qb3.berkeley.edu/qb3/intern.cfm


Spring 2012 | Become a Food Policy and Advocacy Intern
Posted by: Center for Food Safety - San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, California, United States
Salary: $12 per hour
http://www.idealist.org/view/internship/hBCTkh333C2D/


Spring 2012 | Work with Bay Localize!
Bay Localize depends on a wide range of partners and allies to forward the important work of localizing our economy. We're looking for enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about community resilience and solutions to climate change and oil dependency. Women, LGBTQI, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

INTERNSHIPS:
Green Your City Intern
Building off Bay Localize's innovative Use Your Roof! program, our Green Your City program promotes a broad range of urban sustainability policies, technologies, and strategies. Given the increasing interest in urban agriculture, greywater, permaculture, and green solutions, we have a tremendous opportunity to harness grassroots enthusiasm to help meet the needs of our communities and boost our local economy. Support is needed to help with organizing and outreach for our emerging Grow Local urban ag campaign, conducting research, creating online resources, and assisting with a project at Laney College to boost composting rates on campus.
Responsibilities:
Organizing meetings for our Grow Local campaign and securing attendees
Developing outreach materials (i.e., posters, fliers, and fact sheets)
Getting the word out through community events and gatherings
Assisting with Laney College composting project to help raise student awareness
Qualifications:
Available 10 hours/week for a minimum of 3 months
Excellent organizational, communication, and writing skills
Self-starter - need to be able to work with minimal supervision and feel comfortable asking questions when stuck
Enthusiastic attitude
Intermediate computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and databases
Knowledge of issues relating to urban agriculture/food systems, ecological justice, and community resilience preferred
Experience working with diverse populations preferred
How to Apply:
Please include a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your availability, along with a resume to aaron@baylocalize.org. Women, LGBTQI, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. The internship offers a $320/month stipend (reimbursing expenses up to that amount). No phone calls please. Thanks for your interest!

Local Clean Energy Organizing Intern

The Local Clean Energy Alliance (LCEA), the Bay Area's largest clean energy coalition, with 90 affiliated member organizations, including environmental justice, social justice, environmental, business, and community groups. The Alliance seeks a motivated and organized intern to assist with our upcoming Clean Power, Healthy Communities conference. This is a great opportunity to gain experience on energy policy advocacy while providing needed assistance with our organizing efforts. This position is out of the office of the LCEA’s host organization, Bay Localize, in downtown Oakland. The internship includes a $320/month expense reimbursement and requires 10 hours/week, to be determined by the applicant and the LCEA. Women, LGBTQI, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities:
Helping reach out to speakers and allied organizations about participating at our 3rd annual Clean Power, Healthy Communities conference
Helping to generate program agendas, panels, and ideas for the conference
Assisting with securing conference co-sponsors
Representing LCEA on phone and in-person at selected events
Assisting with networking, outreach tasks, and event organizing, as needed
Qualifications:
Available 10 hours/week for a minimum of 3 months
Good organizing skills, including setting up meetings and events
Basic technical skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel
Responsible, very organized, and detail-oriented
Good written and verbal communication and people skills, in-person and on the phone
Quick learner who is interested in learning about local renewable energy systems, sustainable development, community resilience, and social justice
How to Apply:
Please include a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your availability, along with a resume to al.weinrub@comcast.net. Women, LGBTQI, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. No phone calls please. Thanks for your interest!