Contact Us

Victor Donnay, ES Director
Professor
Department of Mathematics
Park 330, 101 North Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr PA, 19010
610-526-5352
vdonnay@brynmawr.edu

Jobs and Internships

PIRG Campus Action
PIRG is hiring graduating seniors to run campaigns on college campuses across the country to make a difference on critical environmental and social issues.
We’re the nation’s premier student action group, recruiting and training college students to become more engaged citizens by working on important campaigns, and organizing campus chapters and statewide student organizations. For more information, click here.

 

University of Delawre Summer REU in Marine Science             Applications are now being accepted for the Summer REU Program in Marine Science at the University of Delaware, an NSF-Funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program.

Interns will work with faculty in a research-intensive setting on a research topic in chemical, physical, or biological oceanography, marine biology or marine geology. In addition to hands-on research experience, student support includes a $5,600 stipend, campus housing, and travel assistance.


Supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation's Division of Ocean Sciences, this REU program supports ten undergraduate students to conduct research in marine science.  The program will take place at the University of Delaware's Hugh R. Sharp campus in the resort community of Lewes, located on the shores of the Delaware Bay and Atlantic Ocean near Cape Henlopen State Park.

More information and the application can be found on our website. You may also be interested to hear directly from former interns, or see one of our field trips from last summer.


Chicago Botanic Garden Conservation and Land Management Internship. This internship places you in federal offices around the US. They focus on botany, seed collections, GIS work, and remote sensing.

Deadline is January 15th.  http://www.clminternship.org/
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CDC’s Environmental Health Internship programs
Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health (CLEH)
Summer Program in Environmental Health (SUPEH)

      CLEH applications close January 27, 2017

·         GEH and SUPEH applications close February 3, 2017

·         All applicants will be notified of acceptance after March 3, 2017.  For more information and to apply,  click here.


Penn Environment - Internships that Make a Difference

If you care about the environment and want to make a difference, apply to be a PennEnvironment intern today.

What do interns with PennEnvironment do?  You’ll help us educate and engage citizens on the most critical environmental issues of our time. You’ll help us get our issues into the media, build coalitions, organize events and lobby decision-makers. Ultimately, you’ll help us build the kind of public support it takes to win.


Our Campaigns

·      We’re working to protect our rivers, lakes and streams:  To protect our waterways from pollution and destruction we need to crack down on industry pollution, sewage and other threats. And we know it won’t be easy because of big opposition from developers, big business and other polluters. We’re working to harness the huge grassroots support for clean water and turn it into the political power we need to have a lasting direct impact on our waterways. Right now, our focus is defending the Environmental Protection Agency’s historic Clean Water Rule from congressional attacks and building local and state-level support for the Rule.

·      We’re doing our part to stop global warming: We took a big step forward when President Obama directed the Environmental Protection Agency to develop standards that would cut carbon pollution from power plants, the nation’s largest contributors to global warming pollution. This historic step won’t be enough to fully solve the problem, but it’ll be an important start. But one of the most powerful special interests in the world -- the fossil fuel industry -- is standing in the way, at every step. That’s where we come in. We’re working to rally millions of American citizens, along with local elected officials and other powerful voices to back the President’s plan and get it over the finish line. 

·      We’re making sure we don’t frack our future: Dirty and dangerous fracking is risking our families’ health, contaminating our water and turning forests and rural landscapes into industrial zones. We know that this especially destructive method of drilling for gas pollutes our air and contributes significantly to global warming. We’re working to offset the outsized influence of the oil and gas industry and keep our public health, environment and communities protected from fracking’s dangerous impacts.

 

Becoming a PennEnvironment intern

If you agree that it’s time to solve these big environmental problems, a fantastic way to get involved is to apply to be a PennEnvironment intern today.  We’re looking for students who care deeply about the environment and are ready to make a difference now.

As an intern you will:

o Work eight to ten hours each week in Philadelphia
o Be an integral member of one of PennEnvironment’s current campaigns
o Learn how to analyze environmental problems, push for smart solutions and build the public support it takes to win
o Work side-by-side with one of our advocates, learning the ropes
o Help organize outdoor events that bring together local opinion leaders and concerned citizens to enjoy the places we’re trying to protect
o Collect petitions from Pennsylvanians in support of clean water and clean energy
o Write press releases, letters to the editor and opinion articles
o Build coalitions with other environmental organizations across the state
o Attend briefings and trainings to learn more about environmental issues and gain organizing skills
  

And if you’re thinking you might want to make a career out of campaigning to solve big environmental problems like global warming – interning with PennEnvironment is one of the best ways to get started. Not only will you get the training and experience you need, but we hire our most talented and committed interns to join our Fellowship Program when they graduate. The Fellowship Program is a two-year crash course in environmental activism, organizing, advocacy and the type of institution building that can sustain long-term battles.

We’re hiring interns in Philadelphia for the fall term.

Apply today!

If you have any questions, please get in touch with:

Zoë Cina-Sklar

Campaign Organizer

PennEnvironment

541-232-3917

zoe@pennenvironment.org


PennEnvironment Campaign Organizer: 2016-2017 Job Description

PennEnvironment is a grassroots organization that tackles tough environmental problems like global warming and fracking. We’ve helped win hundreds of laws and victories for the environment and for public health. For example, we won state initiatives for more solar power, and major battles against the biggest polluters in Harrisburg and in Washington.

We’re hiring recent college graduates who are ready to tackle Pennsylvania's toughest environmental problems with us.  PennEnvironment’s two-year Campaign Organizer program partners staff with experienced environmental advocates and organizers to build the organizational power – the funds, the membership, the activist base and so on – that it takes to keep all of this critical work going for the long haul.

Responsibilities may include (here are examples of my own work during my time in the program):

  • Writing and helping to passing a Philadelphia city council resolution on solar power
  • Organizing press releases for multiple hard-hitting reports on power plant pollution
  • Building powerful coalitions of hundreds of academics, health professionals, elected officials and more
  • Organizing news events and rallies, and generating the grassroots support it takes to win campaigns
  • During the summer, Campaign Organizers run a citizen outreach office. This entails fundraising and building the organization, by canvassing and training others to canvass
  • Meeting with elected officials in Harrisburg and D.C. to help move climate policy forward
    Qualifications:
  • Strong work ethic
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Strong commitment to getting results
  • Passion for making positive social change
    Locations
    We’re hiring for Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, but since we’re part of the Environment America Federation we also have sister groups across the nation. If you’re flexible, you can apply for multiple locations.

    Salary & Benefits
    Campaign Organizers earn $25,500 in the first year and $27,000 in the second year. Environment America offers a competitive benefits package.  Eligible staff receive paid holidays, sick days, and vacation days; and the opportunity to enroll in our group health care, college loan assistance, and 401(k) programs.  We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement.

    Find out more
    Find out more at http://jobs.environmentamerica.org/campaign-organizer.html. If you have any questions you can contact Elowyn Corby, PennEnvironment’s Global Warming and Clean Energy Associate at elowyn@pennenvironment.org.

    How To Apply
    Apply online at http://jobs.environmentamerica.org/campaign-organizer.html

    Environment America and all affiliated organizations are equal opportunity employers and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, handicap, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


Environment America

Internships for the Environment

If you care about the environment and want to make a difference, apply to be an Environment America intern today. 
What do interns with Environment America do? 
You’ll help us educate and engage citizens on the most critical environmental issues of our time. You’ll help us get our issues into the media, build coalitions, organize events and lobby decision-makers. Ultimately, you’ll help us build the kind of public support it takes to win.
 
Becoming an Environment America intern
If you agree that it’s time to solve big environmental problems, like global warming, fracking, or fighting for clean air and water, the best thing you can do to get involved is to apply to be an Environment America intern today.  
We’re looking for students who care deeply about the environment and are ready to make a difference now.
 
As an intern:
  • You’ll learn how to analyze environmental problems, push for smart solutions, and build the public support it takes to win
  • You’ll work side-by-side with one of our advocates, learning the ropes.
  • And you'll attend briefings and trainings to learn even more about environmental issues and gain organizing skill
Experience for the future
And if you’re thinking you might want to make a career out of campaigning to solve big environmental problems like global warming – interning with Environment America is one of the best ways to get started. Not only will you get the training and experience you need, but we hire our most talented and committed interns to join our Fellowship Program when they graduate. The Fellowship Program is a two-year crash course in environmental activism, organizing, advocacy and the type of institution building that can sustain long-term battles.

To apply, go to http://jobs.environmentamerica.org/intern.html?utm_source=RY16-1&utm_medium=Email

U.S. PIRG

PIRG stands for the Public Interest Research Group. We take on issues where the public needs a champion -- issues like the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms and the dominance of big money in our elections.
Too often, a smart policy solution won't happen unless there is an organized effort to advocate for it. That’s where PIRG comes in.
We’re looking for students that can take on these challenges and stand up for the public on issues that matter -- and we’re hoping you can help. 
You can find out more about the positions we are hiring for at http://jobs.uspirg.org