ECO News, Jobs, & More – Week of March 31

unnamedApril 1, 2014

Happy Tuesday ECO members and fans, and Happy April Fools’!

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

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Center on Global Energy Policy is looking for Summer Research Assistants!

The Center on Global Energy Policy is currently looking for Summer and Fall Research Assistants to support the Center Director, Fellows, and overall Center research efforts! Research Assistants are given a wide range of assignments including: conducting research, providing operational support, attending meetings, and writing memos on a variety of energy, economic, geopolitical and environmental issues.

For more information about the role, the qualifications the Center is looking for, and to download the RA application, see here: All interested candidates for the summer term should submit their application by April 15, 2014. Summer RAs have the option of working up to 40 hours per week. If you have any questions, please email Ke Wei (



Working for New York City Information Session
When: Thursday, April 3
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Where: TBD
Dress: Business casual attire
Please register on SIPAlink, click here.


Green Business Summit, organized by the CBS
Green Business Club

When: Friday, April 4th
Time: 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Uris Hall, Room 142
For more information on the program and registration, click here


Women of Wind Energy Webinar
When: Tuesday, April 6th
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm EST
Please Register Here


Finding a Job in the UN System and Other Multilateral Organizations
When: Monday, April 7
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Room 413, IAB
Please register on SIPAlink, click here.


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

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