College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Jobs and Internships

February 19, 2013

Apply Now | Environmental Studies Internship at Boyd Hydrogen
Apply Now | Jobs with the U.S. Forest Service
March 1 | CAPAL Federal Internship/Scholarship Program
Summer 2013 | Kalu Yala Internship Program

Apply Now | Environmental Studies Internship at Boyd Hydrogen

Help Change the Future of Our Climate

Boyd Hydrogen is an Engineering Consulting firm that has, for over 30 years, worked on hydrogen research & industrial hydrogen projects. We collaborate with engineering consortiums, major car corporations, Code and Standard development organizations, policy makers, nationally and globally. We create safety standards for the deployment of infrastructure that will support the next phase of H2 fuel cell powered electric vehicles in this decade. The development of hydrogen fuel cell and supporting technologies will increase the range of electric drive systems and allow for truly zero emission vehicles.

I seek an intern with passion and excitement for Hydrogen powered electric vehicles and desire to make the world a better place. You will be involved in the development of engineering standards for the infrastructure that supports the use of hydrogen vehicles globally.

• Maintain and expand an organizational filing system for research, H2 technology, and installation codes and standards, correspondence & reports.
• Read and give input on reports, provide editorial feedback and support development of various
• Review weekly H2 and Fuel Cell news items.

• Environmental Studies, Engineering or other “energy policy” relevant major
• Excellent editing skills, fluent use of Microsoft Office.
• Interest in, hydrogen, fuel cell technology and the relevant material properties and manufacturing technology, societal transformation, low carbon fuels, personal mobility with zero emissions.
• A passion for changing the world, strong organization skills, self-motivation.

Hours: Part-time. Flexible hours.

Compensation: Rate based on amount of hours.

Apply: Email your resume. Submit a writing sample of 500 words or less.

Feel free to call Robert Boyd for more information at 925-330-6838

Apply Now | Jobs with the U.S. Forest Service

The Sierraville Ranger District, on the Tahoe National Forest is seeking applicants for emporary positions on the wildlife crew for the upcoming 2013 field season, under the Pathways Program, or under the Open Continuous Roster (TEMPOCR).

Positions include:

Biological Science Technician (Wildlife)
Biological Science Technician (Fisheries)
Biological Science Technician (Plants)
Biological Science Aid

Applicants: Individuals may view the job announcement and apply online at Search: TEMPOCR-0404 to see all the available positions at the Sierraville Ranger Disrict.

March 1 | CAPAL Federal Internship/Scholarship Program

Federal Internship Program: For the Internship Program CAPAL will help place students in internships within the federal government in DC. Opportunities in regional offices, including California and Texas, may be possible. Interns will be placed in program management, legal and finance positions. These internship positions are suited for individuals looking to gain real-world federal government experience. CAPAL has partnerships with Federal Agencies including Agricultural Research Services and Forest Service.

Each CAPAL intern will be awarded a $3,000 stipend to support the successful completion of their internship plus $500 for travel reimbursement. Depending on your interests and placement, your duties could vary from policy or scientific research, project coordination and management, business, law, communication, and more. Applicants are asked to specify their preferences on the application, and those selected will be placed based on their interests and skills. Agricultural knowledge is not required.

Apply online through our website: A complete application includes: (1) a resume; (2) a transcript; (3) personal statement; and (4) two letters of recommendation. Admission deadline is March 1, 2013.

Scholarship Program: For the Scholarship Program CAPAL is offering scholarships from $2,000-$3,000 plus a $500 travel stipend for individuals working in unpaid public service internships (nonprofit/government) this summer in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. Students will be considered based on financial need and will be required to disclose any other funding sources received. Apply online through our website: A complete application includes: (1) a resume; (2) a transcript; (3) personal statement; (4) two letters of recommendation; and (5) a statement of financial need. Admission deadline is March 1, 2013.

Summer 2013 | Kalu Yala Internship Program

The Kalu Yala Internship Program is an exciting opportunity for students and young professionals who are looking to gain work experience and broaden their cultural outlook. Our interns create projects that are tailored to their individual interest, yet are fundamentally involved in the shaping of the Kalu Yala community. We are currently offering internships in the following programs:

Business in Panama City
Digital Development in Panama City
Community Outreach in San Miguel
Education in San Miguel
Outdoor Recreation in Kalu Yala
Living Systems (Agriculture, Animal Science, and Biology) in Kalu Yala

Our Interns have the chance to experience the best of Panama during their time here. We provide housing in three diverse locations. At Kalu Yala, we embrace a work hard, play hard attitude, and encourage interns to travel and explore our favorite destinations during their time off. Kalu Yala is looking for passionate, self-starting individuals who wish to help inspire and continue the progress of our work. We are seeking individuals from all backgrounds who will be able to flourish in a whole-systems, entrepreneurial research environment.

Upcoming semester dates:

Summer: May 20th- August 2nd (Early Admission Deadline: February 4th)
Fall: September 2nd- November 15th (Early Admission Deadline: July 1st)

Apply here or contact Kate Stewart at for more information.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so apply now and claim your spot!