ECO News, Jobs, & More – March 24th

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Happy Tuesday ECO members and fans! Welcome back from the break!

Take a look at these career related events and funding opportunities!

To stay on top of all our news and events, don’t forget to check out ECO-SIPA.org and follow ECO on Facebook and Twitter. Click here to join our listserve or forward to a friend.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Call for students with energy background and/or Chinese language skills
The Center on Global Energy Policy is currently working on a project to analyze an annual report by the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) on the oil and gas industry. David Sandalow, Inaugural Fellow at the Center, is currently looking for students with an energy background and/orChinese language skills to help with analysis and translation. This is a great opportunity to be involved in an important energy market and policy project.If you are interested, please send your resume to Jingchao Wu at jw3039@columbia.edu by March 28.
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JOBS/INTERNSHIPS/TRAINING:

Roundtable discussion with Michelle Haigh and Lena Doan,
The Carlyle Group

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
6:00 to 7:30 pm
Faculty House
Join us for an informal talk and networking session with Michelle Haigh and Lena Doan from The Carlyle Group’s Energy Mezzanine team, who will talk about their experiences in private equity and energy finance across upstream oil and gas, mining, power sector and renewables in the U.S. and abroad. 

RSVP for the lottery here

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Taking Charge of Your Job Search Networking (Public Sector)
When: Wednesday, March 26
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Where: OCS Conference Room 420, IAB

How you respond to networking opportunities says a lot about your candidacy.  What can you do to maximize unexpected networking opportunities?  How can you take the kind of initiative that employers find impressive?  Using hypothetical public sector cases, an experienced consulting professional outlines strategies for enhancing your profile and improving your chances of creating a winning impression.

Please register on SIPAlink, click here.

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Applying Your Skills for Impact: Careers at One Acre Fund Webinar
When: Thursday, March 27
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online

Join One Acre Fund’s Chief People Officer and current One Acre Fund staff members/former management consultants for a webinar including:

* A brief overview of One Acre Fund’s model and the impact it is having in Africa

* Information on how social enterprises are applying analytical skillsets to solve problems in the developing world

* Details on job opportunities for consultants and analytical decision makers at One Acre Fund

* General career advice

To register, please visit:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1991773366400710657

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Green Business Summit, organized by the CBS
Green Business Club

Friday, 4 April, 3pm – 8pm
Uris Hall, Room 142
For more information on the program and registration, click 
here

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FUNDING INFORMATION:  SIPA Summer 2014 Internship Grants

Energias de Portugal, S.A. Summer Internship Grant 
Two awards of $2,500 will be given to students participating in unpaid, energy-related summer internships that promote social responsibility, sustainability, innovation, and proactive environmental management. To apply, visit SIPAlink.
JOB ID: 47311           DEADLINE: April 14, 2014

Whitman Family Foundation Summer Fellowship in Environmental Policy Studies
An award of $1,000 will be given to a student in the Environmental Track of the Energy and Environment concentration participating in an unpaid summer internship related to environmental policy. To apply, visit SIPAlink.
JOB ID: 47310           DEADLINE: April 14, 2014

Various Named Summer Internship Grants
Awards ranging between $3,000 and $5,000 will be given to 6-11 students participating in an unpaid summer internship in the U.S. or abroad. To apply, visit SIPAlink.
JOB ID: 47314           DEADLINE: April 17, 2014

OCS Travel Grant
OCS provides internship grants to qualifying students to help defray the costs of unpaid or low paid summer internships overseas. Each year, the number of awards and amount of each award depends on the number of qualified applicants. For further instructions visit SIPAlink.
JOB ID: 47317           DEADLINE: April 24, 2014

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WORLD SNAPSHOT: ENVIRONMENTAL HEADLINES

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World’s River Systems: Stressed Out

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Paintings Help Chart History of Air Pollution

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Future Cost of Water is no Small Change

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Jennifer Goode
SIPA Environmental Coalition (ECO) Communications Director
MIA Candidate (2015), School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
jeg2199@columbia.edu


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