In this issue:
- Undergraduate Chemistry Research Opportunity at the
- Environmental Health Scholarships Available
- Environmental Summer Internship Program:
Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionsals
- Global Change Education Program Information
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Environmental Health Scholarships Available
The Ohio Environmental Health Association (OEHA) provides qualified students the opportunity to apply for The George Eagle Memorial Scholarship which consists of a $3,000 cash award granted to two undergraduate, and two graduate, students annually.
* Ohio Resident.
* Enrolled as a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior, in a program leading to a Baccalaureate degree in Environmental Health or a related field (Biology, Environmental Science, Environmental Management, etc).
* Express intent to become employed in environmental health in Ohio following graduation.
* An OEHA member in good standing for two consecutive years prior to applying for scholarship.
* Registered Sanitarian in the State of Ohio.
* Minimum of three years experience in environmental health field.
* Currently enrolled in a graduate program, with at least a 3.0 GPA. * Enrolled in M.S.E.S., M.S.E.H. , M.E.S.I., M.S.E.P.H., M.P.H., or other Environmental Health graduate degree program approved by the Scholarship Committee.
* College or University must be an accredited school of higher learning.
* A personal interview will be required of the top three applicants as determined by the Scholarship Committee.
The deadline for applications is February 28, 2009. If you are interested in an application or further information, please contact: Joe Ebel R.S. Licking County Health Dept. 675 Price Rd., Newark, OH 43055 (740) 349-6535
Environmental Summer Internship Program:
Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionsals
The Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals of Northern Arizona University in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is sponsoring the 2008 Environmental Summer Student Internship Program. Students will have the opportunity to gain professional skills by, assisting government agencies and Native American tribes with special environmental projects related to air quality and environmental protection. Projects may consist of: conducting research or conducting field operations, developing public policy or developing environmental education materials, working in environmental engineering or working with GIS, spending your time in an office or spending time in the woods. Past internship sites include: Washington, D.C., San Francisco, CA, Anchorage, AK, Lapwai, ID, Las Vegas, NV, Pablo, MT, Research Triangle Park, NC, Durango CO, San Diego, CA, and Seattle, WA. with new sites all over the nation.
As a summer intern, you can:
O Assist EPA/Tribal agencies with environmental issues
O Acquire ready-to-use skills and gain meaningful experience
o The 10-week internships will last from approximately June through August. Student interns will be provided with a $4000 stipend, with housing and travel allowances available as needed.
O Full-time Undergraduate or Graduate student with satisfactory academic standing
O Major in an environmental (science, engineering, planning, policy, law, management) or related (political science, anthropology, health) field.
O Good communication (verbal and written) and word processing skills
O An strong interest in working with Native American tribes
To apply, submit:
O An online application: http://www4.nau.edu/eeop/internships/ssi_internship.asp
O A 750 word essay on a local environmental issue in your community or region (part of online app.)
O A resume and three reference letters (submitted via email)
O One page letter describing your interests (submitted via email)
O Unofficial transcripts ( faxed or scanned and submitted via email)
COMPLETE application packet should be received by February 15th, 2009.
Submit required documents to:
Matthew A. Zierenberg, Program Coordinator
Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals
P.O. Box 5768, Flagstaff, AZ 86011
Telephone: (928) 523-8864/1496
Fax: (928) 523-1280
Global Change Education Program Information
The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER <http://www.sc.doe.gov/ober/ober_top.html> ) sponsors the Global Change Education Program (GCEP) to promote undergraduate and graduate education and training in support of the Department's global change research activities.
Global change research encompasses a number of technical areas, including atmospheric sciences, ecology, global carbon cycles, climate, and terrestrial processes. GCEP has two components:
* Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE <http://www.atmos.anl.gov/GCEP/SURE/index.html> )
* Graduate Research Environmental Fellowships (GREF <http://www.atmos.anl.gov/GCEP/GREF/index.html> ).
SURE appointments are competitive, require U.S. Citizenship, and a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 (4.0 system). In addition, GREF requires applicants to have successfully completed at least one year of graduate school.
For further information:
* Visit the website, http://www.atmos.anl.gov/GCEP/
* Contact Jeffrey Gaffney at firstname.lastname@example.org, Nancy Marley at email@example.com, or Milton J. Constantin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) administers the GCEP for the Department of Energy. ORISE is managed under contract by the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). Milton J. Constantin Program Manager 865/576-7009 (T) 865/241-9445 (F) email@example.com