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This listing of resources offers information on many opportunities, including employment, fellowships, case competitions, clubs and events.

Spreadsheet of Permanent Sustainability Career Resources 
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AASHE Bulletin 
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Green Jobs D.C.
Looking for a green job in the nation's capital? This group may be for you! 
Post available positions and browse opportunities in the DC Metro Area. 
Check out the Facebook Group.
 
BSR 
At BSR member companies

Digital Communications Associate
Alliance to Save Energy. Washington, DC
 
Program Officer
WWF. Washington, DC
 
Associate Project Manager
CALSTART. Pasadena, CA
 
Senior Assistant, Ecosystems Water
EDF. Sacramento or San Francisco, CA
 
Energy and Sustainability Analyst
American Wind Energy Association. Arlington, VA
 
Associate
Customer First Renewables. Washington, DC
 
Associate, Energy
WRI. Washington, DC
 
Energy Efficiency and Energy Policy Positions
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. 
Raleigh Durham, NC, Atlanta, GA, Knoxville, TN, or Asheville, NC 

Policy Advisor, Vehicles and Advanced Transportation Program
BlueGreen Alliance. Washington, DC 
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Natural Infrastructure Intern
WRI. Washington, DC
Unpaid
Summer 2018
Apply

Summer 2018 Intern
The Center for Water Security and Cooperation. Washington, DC
Full-time; Unpaid
Apply

Appliance Efficiency Internship
CLASP. Washington, DC
Paid
Apply

ACORE Internship Program
American Council on Renewable Energy. Washington, DC
Part-time; Unpaid
Various Departments
Summer & Fall 2018 sessions available
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Ceres Internship Program
Ceres. Boston, MA
Various positions (Corporate Sustainability Research & Analysis; Food & Capital Markets; Water Program; Human Rights & Equitable Workplace)
Summer 2018
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Policy Intern
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition. Washington, DC
Apply

PhD Program in Business Administration: Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation
The College of Business at Oregon State University
Acceptance for fall semester only
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Be Green Hub Incubator Fellow
Bethesda Greens. Bethesda, MD
Spring 2018/Summer 2018
Apply

PhD Research Assistantships
Colorado State University
Natural Resources-based Economic Development
Applied Food Economics & Policy
Water Economics

Environment America Fellowship
Positions available starting immediately, or in August 2018 in Boston, DC, Denver, Sacramento and Phoenix.
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Resilience Fellow
Office of Resilience. Washington, DC
15hr/week; Unpaid
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Nonprofit Leadership Fellow, Sustainability Education
Strategic Energy Innovations. San Rafael, CA
Full-time, 12-month paid position ($16/hr)
Flexible start date
Apply

SISE 2018
Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy
Fellows (or SISE'ers) from around the country join SISE at the University of Illinois-Chicago for a two-week "boot camp" in August 2018.
*Application opens January 2018
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Rooting DC 2018 - March 3, 2018
Free, all day urban gardening forum
Registration opens January 10, 2018
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Sedex Conference 2018
March 13-14, 2018, London 
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6th Responsible Business Summit 2018
March 26-27, 2018, Brooklyn, NY
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High North Dialogue 2018: Growth in the Arctic
Apr. 18-19, 2018, Bodø, Norway
Students who sign up for this course and request support from the organizers (see instructions below), get the course fee, conference fee and meals covered by the organizers. Accommodations may also be covered on a first come first served basis. Airfare and visa if needed are responsibility of student.

Instructions: The president of The Arctic Institute (one of organizers) was a student of Maria Figueroa-Armijos at Lehigh and will be our adjunct next semester for the Water, Energy, and Sustainable Enterprise class. The names of Interested students who apply for the course will be shared with her for Q&A. If Interested, please contact Professor Maria Figueroa-Armijos via mfiguero@american.edu.
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*Kogod can provide partial funding for students to attend conferences through the Educational Enhancement Fund

Competition Resource: Challenge.gov
Various. Several of these offer considerable prize money to the winner.

MBA Net Impact Sustainability Challenge- March 9-10. Vancouver
Premiere MBA case competition enables Canadian and US students to take on a real-world sustainability challenge through a live case. Teams are comprised of 3-4 students, but at least 3 team members must be MBA students. 
Interested in joining the Kogod team? Contact Andrew Toczydlowski to sign up 

 

AU Office of Sustainability
Website | Newsletter

Net Impact
Net Impact is committed to using the power of business to improve the world. Club members attend conferences, plan community service projects, support local philanthropic events and hold panels on corporate social responsibility.
Contact: netimpactau@gmail.com | netimpact.org

Book Club - AU Office of Sustainability
The Office of Sustainability hosts a monthly book club with lunchtime discussion.
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Students of AU for Compassionate Eating (SAUCE)
Works to create a community of vegans, vegetarians, and animal lovers.
Facebook

Society for Global Environmental Politics
Student association for graduate students in the Global Environmental Politics program in SIS. Interested MS Sustainability Management students are welcome to be part of the association. 
Sign up here or contact Wendy Atieno for more information


News

DC Named World's First LEED Platinum City

Events

Fields of Green Internship Fair - February 23, 2018
Meet leading environmental employers
Register

Startup Career and Internship Fair & Guest Panel - March 7, 2018
Opportunity open to all those in the DMV area
More Information

Rooting DC 2018 - March 3, 2018

Be Impact Spring Workshop Series - April 11 & May 9, 2018
Learn how to benchmark, express, and improve your triple-bottom-line impact

Organizations

Green Drinks D.C.
Networking group focused on breaking down silos to connect individuals interested in the environment together.
Website | Facebook

Green Jobs D.C.
Looking for a green job in the nation's capital? This group may be for you!
Post available positions and browse opportunities in the DC Metro Area. 
Check out the Facebook Group.

Newark Street Community Garden Association
This community garden is a four-acre site at 39th and Newark Streets NW, consisting of 220 garden plots maintained by DC residents.
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DPR Community Gardens
The Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) works with the community to establish gardens across the District. DPR currently has over 30 community gardens under is jurisdiction.
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Opportunities

The Green Program
Short-term, experiential education for our world's most pressing issues in sustainable development.
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Resources

Resource to find awards & opportunities:
Website
*On the filters on your right hand side click on "Graduate" and also on "International - Study abroad"

Student Travel Funding & Scholarships for Study Abroad

Fulbright
Rotary
Gilman
Freeman Asia


Teaching Abroad
Teach English in France
Teach English in Japan
Central European Teaching Program
Teach in Asia
Teach in China
Teach in Austria
Teach in Asia

Short Term Work Abroad
https://www.bunac.org/usa
https://www.interexchange.org/working-abroad/

Work Abroad Job and Other Resources

American University Resources
University of Michigan Resources
Peace Corps


KCCD Spring 2018 Important Dates