Climate Jobs, Internships, Scholarships and Fellowships

New Mexico Tribal Liaison
 South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center. Open until Filled. This position manages relationships between the South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center (CASC) and its Tribal partners in New Mexico. The liaison will be responsible for working closely with partners from a variety of Tribes, Pueblos, and inter-tribal organizations in New Mexico to develop and deliver trainings on climate adaptation and related topics, provide support to communities seeking or engaged in adaptation activities, and work to identify and reduce barriers to implementing Tribal adaptation activities. When requested by our partners, the liaison will lead research and education activities that are designed to increase knowledge of climate and its impacts, identify outside resources to help with specific projects, and promote opportunities for collaboration through research partnerships. The liaison will coordinate with our CASC Sustainability Scientist on regional efforts working with Indigenous communities. The liaison will work with the South Central CASC to identify ways that researchers and other professionals can design research, data products, and tools to better fit the needs of Tribal partners, and will work to deliver these products for use in climate adaptation planning. Extensive travel in New Mexico to meet with partners is expected. Click here for more information.

 

Northwest Youth Corp and the U.S Forest Service is offering a Tribal Affairs Liaison through the Resource Assistant Program (RAP) internship, Everett, WA. Application deadline is Friday April 19, 2019. The Tribal Liaison is a Resource Assistant Program (RAP) internship. RAP is a rigorous, immersive work and learning experience that provides developmental and training opportunities for individuals interested in learning more about Forest Service careers, and allows for meaningful contribution to the agency’s mission. The Tribal Liaison will be responsible for working with the U.S. Forest Service and local Native American tribes to build mutually beneficial partnerships through culturally significant projects on national forest lands. Many of the Pointe Elliott Treaty Tribes are based in the greater Puget Sound area, providing a unique opportunity to develop community engagement initiatives to support priority conservation education, recreation and restoration efforts that are significant to both the U.S. Forest Service and Tribes. For more information and to apply, https://www.nwyouthcorps.org/pdf/CIP/MBS_RAP_Tribal_Liaison_Description_2019.pdf

Native American Pipeline to Law Workshop at UC Berkeley, June 26-30, 2019. Application Deadline May 1, 2019. The Native American Pipeline to Law Pre-Law programs educate and help students successfully navigate the law school application process. The workshops will assist participants in preparing competitive applications. Come learn how to successfully apply to law school and network with law school professionals. Who should attend? College Sophomores, Juniors/Seniors, master's students and college graduates preparing for law school. For more information and to apply, click here. 

 

Native Student Travel Scholarships for STEM. Applications due by May 17, 2019. Funding will cover the costs of conference registration fees, round-trip airfare, lodging, ground transportation, baggage fees, meals, and incidental expenses. Scholarship recipients will be expected to arrange their travel so they arrive prior to and depart after the conference dates. Conference scholarships will be available to individuals who: Self-identify as an American Indian or Alaska Native person who is enrolled in, affiliated with, or a descendant of a federally recognized tribe. Are at least 18 years of age at the time of application submission. Are enrolled full-time at an eligible academic institution (including public and private colleges and universities, tribal colleges, community colleges, and vocational and technical schools). Are an undergraduate or graduate student interested in research or evaluation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), or a social and behavioral science field (priority will be given to STEM students). Must commit to attending the entire conference, including travel days before and after the conference. Have not previously received a travel scholarship from NIJ under this program. To learn more and apply, click here.

 

UCAR Graduate Fellowship: Supporting the Next Generation. Application deadline is June 3, 2019. $20K fellowship for graduate students. Requirements: must be attending a North American University, from an underrepresented population, holding an undergraduate degree in atmospheric science or related Earth system science, such as geosciences, chemistry, computer science, engineering, environmental science, mathematics, meteorology, oceanography, physics, or social science. For more information and to apply visit, https://www.ucar.edu/opportunities/fellowships