Category: education

Scholars for Civic Life, Tisch College, Tufts University (Medford, MA)

Scholars for Civic Life | Tisch College, Tufts University

Tisch Scholars is a unique leadership development program that combines academic coursework, fieldwork in local communities, skill-building, and critical reflection. Current first-years, sophomores, and juniors are welcome to apply. Students apply for the program in early 2017, and accepted Scholars participate in a May retreat. Beginning in the Fall term, first-year Scholars take a yearlong Fieldwork Seminar while engaging in a community service or research project with a local partner organization. Application opens in January. Timeframe: full academic year.

NWF EcoLeader’s Virtual EcoCareer Conference 2017

NWF EcoLeader’s Virtual EcoCareer Conference 2017: Building Pathways to Sustainable Careers

February 22 – 23, 2017

The best jobs for the 21st century will be in the green economy, and the National Wildlife Federation’s EcoLeaders program (www.NWFEcoLeaders.org) is positioned to prepare the future sustainability workforce in collaboration with colleges and universities across the U.S.

NWF’s Virtual EcoCareer Conference 2017 (February 22-23) is designed to help. We will open the gates to our large array of leadership and career development resources for sustainability.

Interested in providing this virtual conference to a class or student group? Group discounts are available! But don’t delay…early bird pricing ends December 16th!

REGISTER HERE!

The conference will prepare students and young professionals for wildlife and sustainability careers by:

  • Providing information on the latest EcoCareer trends from leading analysts and employers
  • Clarifying career enhancing credentials and academic offerings, and
  • Formulating a better understanding of the full range of competencies employers seek, including project-based experience,
  • Sharing current employment demand across a wide array of green fields, from renewable energy, to greener buildings, finance and beyond.

Key Audiences:

  • College and university students interested in securing a great job for the planet
  • Educators who want to prepare students for emerging careers for a green economy
  • Career counselors wanting to enhance offerings for college (and high school) students
  • Employers seeking skilled clean economy employees
  • System level officials creating career pathways

Learn more and register here: bit.ly/2fgO78I

 

Climate Organizing Summer Program (Cambridge, MA)

The Climate Organizing Summer Program is a leadership development program for students in Massachusetts who are passionate about working on campaigns related to climate action.

10-14 students will spend 9 weeks from May 28th-July 28th learning about the climate movement, getting experience in community organizing, and receiving training on campaign organizing.

Fellows will collaborate with us 25-30 hours per week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays in Cambridge. Financial assistance and housing are available upon request.

The program is open to students (undergraduate or graduate) who will be attending school in Massachusetts for the 2017-2018 school year. We are looking for students who are passionate about campaign organizing and the climate movement and want to continue organizing during the school year.
  • Priority Application Deadline: Friday, December 23rd, 2016
  • Regular Application Deadline: Friday, February 10th, 2017
  • Late/Extended Application Deadline: Friday, April 7th, 2017

Apply here.

Want to learn more? Check out our Climate Organizing Summer Program FAQ page or email our campus organizer at Alyssa@betterfutureproject.org

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