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February 18 , 2008
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Please direct questions and comments to: stippel@muskingum.edu

In this issue:

  • Environmental Internship Opportunities and Career Information
  • Outdoor Educator Naturalist Internship: Dawes ArboretumUndergraduates
  • University at Buffalo Hosts Chemistry Department Annual Visitation Weekend

Science Quotes

  • "Aviation is proof that given, the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible."--Edward Rickenbacker
  • "The fastest thing a computer does is become outdated." Andy Rooney
  • " The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge."-- Albert Einstein


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    Environmental Internship Opportunities and Career Information
    Monday, February 18th at 7:00 p.m.

    Follow this link to register for the event: http://environmentamericainterviews.careercam.net

    Amy Gomberg, an Environmental Advocate with the non-profit organization, Environmental Ohio (www.environmentohio.org), will be conducting an online informational session regarding our full-time career opportunities and part-time student internships on Monday, February 18th at 7:00 p.m.

    During the online information session, Amy will show a short video about the organization and nationwide affiliates. Additionally, a live webcam overview of their job and internship opportunities will be presented, both for Ohio and across the country. Interested students will have the opportunity to schedule a one-on-one interview after the informational session. Environment Ohio usually has the resources to recruit from a handful of schools, but we have recently decided to utilize a new technology that will allow us to conduct online informational sessions with students from across Ohio.

    If you have any questions about the online information sessions, feel free to call CareerCam at (614) 299-2320, or contact Amy Gomberg at (614) 460-8732 or email her at agomberg@EnvironmentOhio.org.

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    Outdoor Educator Naturalist Internship:
    The Dawes Arboretum

    The Dawes Arboretum is offereing an Outdoor Educator Naturalist Internship.

    Responsibilities/Opportunities:

    • Schedule, prepare, and implement education programs for curious learners of all age ranges.
    • Plan activities, prepare materials for and serve as a counselor for children's day camps.
    • Assist in scholastic events by preparing materials for teachers, monitoring teaching sites, serving as a guide when needed and responding to questions and concerns.
    • Assist with the preparation and dissemination of newsletters, worksheets, teacher's notes and other resource material.
    • Represent The Dawes Arboretum in off-site activities, events days and group activities.

    Other duties may be assigned as new opportunities arise.

    Position Information:

    Beginning June through August 2008
    $10 per hour
    Up to 500 hours
    Free housing available

    Send resume and references including phone numbers and addresses to:

    The Dawes Arboretum
    HR/Outdoor Educator Naturalist Internship
    7770 Jacksontown Road, SE
    Neward, OH 43056
    Fax: (740) 323-4058
    Email: jeromine@dawesarb.org

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    University at Buffalo Hosts Chemistry Department Annual Visitation Weekend

    The University at Buffalo is hosting their annual Visitation Weekend in the Department of Chemistry on Saturday, March 8, 2008. Students who have been accepted into their graduate program are invited as well as groups of students from nearby colleges who are interested in grad school even if they have not been accepted into their program yet. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the University at Buffalo's graduate program in chemistry.

    For more information and to arrange to participate in the Visitation Weekend, please contact:

    Luis A. Colon
    Professor of Chemistry
    Department of Chemistry
    University at Buffalo
    578 NS Complex
    Buffalo, NY 14260-3000

    Voice: 716-645-6800 ext. 2143
    Fax: 716-645-6963
    Email: lacolon@buffalo.edu

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