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US EPA/NCER Grant Announcements Update

Title: 2015 EPA Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ncer/rfa/2015/2015_gro_undergrad.html
Open Date: 03/30/2015 – Close Date: 05/19/2015
Summary:

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces the posting of the Request for Applications, 2015 EPA Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study with the goal of offering undergraduate fellowships for bachelor level students in environmental fields of study. 

Two sustainability internships available

The UW Sustainability office and the EcoReps student group each have student internship positions available.
The UW Sustainability office is hiring a paid Sustainability Communications intern (HuskyJobs #87919). The intern will research and write Sustainability Snapshot articles, blog posts and other stories for the UW Sustainability site green.uw.edu, highlighting various people, buildings and sustainability projects across UW. This is an opportunity to learn more about sustainability efforts and be a part of our work to implement our Climate Action Plan at the University of Washington and to have stories published on a site reaching UW students, faculty and staff as well as the larger sustainability community. 

REU Summer 2015 in Aquatic Ecology, Portland State University

NSF-Sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates in Aquatic Ecology, Portland State University
The Strecker Aquatic Ecology Lab at Portland State University invites applications for an REU position on an NSF-funded project on the effects of hydrologic alterations and climate change on freshwater ecosystem connectivity and ecology on the Columbia Plateau. The candidate will have numerous opportunities to enhance their career by working with ecologists and other scientists, including members of the PI’s lab (http://aquaticecologylab.weebly.com/). 

South Africa Summer Program

On behalf of Bridge Education Abroad Institute (BEAI), I am writing to
you today to inform you about our summer programs in South Africa. Our
institute plans short programs all across the world, to provide students
with unique opportunities to experience different political cultures
while strengthening their leadership and diplomacy skills. Our programs
draw a diverse group of students together from all over the world to
discuss pressing global issues while exchange cultural values. 

Registration is now open to the Oceanography summer study abroad program in Micronesia!

Registration is now open to the Oceanography summer study abroad program in Micronesia!Apply online at:
http://studyabroad.washington.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=11114
This program will take place in Kosrae, Micronesia, from August 22
-September 14
, 2015
. The class is focused on coastal ecosystems in a changing climate, and will provide students with first hand field experience studying coral reefs, mangrove forests, estuaries, sea grass and the ways that human activities are affecting those ecosystems. 

Now Accepting Applications – Career-Building Internships with SCA

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is excited to offer two career preparatory programs for students from racially and ethnically diverse backgrounds. Working closely with the National Park Service (NPS) and the US Fish and Wildlife Service, we’ve developed expense-paid internships aimed at providing students with the mentorship and hands-on experience needed to build a career in the conservation field.

Internships are offered in a wide variety of fields–education, historical preservation, resource management, visitor service, and many others–but they all have one thing in common: they promote social, personal, and academic development, and pave the way for professional success. 

Mary Gates Scholarships – upcoming info sessions

The Mary Gates Endowment for Students is currently accepting scholarship applications. Mary Gates scholarships provide $4,000 ($2,000 per quarter for two quarters) for students to pursue leadership or research activities. These scholarships benefit students in the current academic year, and are open to all UW undergraduate students regardless of class year, major or residency status. Deadlines are coming up soon, so begin the application process, attend an information session, and register for an application workshop. 

COASST Internships – Autumn 2014

Hi All,
Hope that you’re enjoying this sunny summer weather! The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) is beginning to recruit for interns for the autumn quarter.
Could you please spread the word to your students? An internship announcement is attached with a description of each area.
Students can obtain 2-3 college credits through COASST. Each credit requires 4 hours of work per week. 

Citizen Science Volunteer Opportunity at Mount Rainier National Park

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff of the University of Washington,
Please feel free to pass this information along to friends, family, or acquaintances who you feel may have an interest in this program.
Do you love amphibians, science, and exploring National Parks? Then the Citizen Science Program is for you. The Citizen Science program gives volunteers the opportunity to hike and explore some of Mount Rainier’s remote lakes and wetland habitats while gaining experience in surveying and science. 

volunteer opportunities

Project description: We are seeking independent, motivated student volunteers that will be key members of a research team including scientists from the Northwest Fisheries Science Center and the University of Washington as we continue our long-term study (started in 2000) quantifying the recolonization of the Cedar River, WA by Pacific salmon. The Cedar River is a protected watershed providing drinking water for Seattle and is about 90 km east of the City. 

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