Week of Nov. 16

Wesustain Internship Program for Spring 2016

The Office for Sustainability will be hiring 8-10 new students for the Wesustain Internship Program. The goal of this program is (and has been) to cultivate informed, critical thinkers that serve as ambassadors for sustainability through leadership development and experiential learning. Students explore topics specific to themselves, the Office for Sustainability, the university as a whole, and the greater global community throughout our semester-long, paid internship. The application deadline is Dec. 1, 2015 at 5 p.m. To view the application and for more information visit: http://wmich.edu/sustainability/opportunities/internships.  Or view this flier.

EPA – Student Advisors for Environmental Justice Advisory Panel

EPA is seeking 15 young adults, ages 18 to 29, who are involved in climate change efforts and/or advocacy. Nominees will be considered according to the mandates of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), which requires committees to maintain diversity across a broad range of constituencies, sectors and groups. The members of this work group will be appointed for two-year terms.

Applications are due Nov. 30, 2015. More information is available here:

http://www3.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/nejac/current-charges.html

http://grist.org/climate-energy/young-people-now-is-your-chance-to-tell-the-epa-what-to-do-about-the-climate/

Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)

The SURP is an intensive, nine-week internship designed to provide research experience and mentorship for undergraduate students who are interested in biomedical research. Under the guidance of a faculty mentor, interns will complete an independent research project and present their findings at a competitive poster session. The program runs from Monday, June 13 through Friday, August 12, 2016. Students must be able to commit to this entire period in order to participate. For more information, view the website: https://www.fredhutch.org/en/education-training/undergraduate-students.html.

Wolf Trap National Park

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is a majestic natural setting for over 100 performances across all genres every summer. Home to the architecturally stunning Filene Center and the charmingly intimate Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, the 117-acre park offers dining and hospitality amenities throughout the summer season, and year-round recreational opportunities, including hiking trails, picnic areas and sledding. If you are interested in learning about interning with Wolf Trap, read “Wolf Trap Interns: A day in the life”. Year-round internships are available.

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