Graduate Assistantship in Sustainable Communities

  • Graduate Assistantship in Sustainable Communities
    • Northen Arizona University’s Sustainable Communities Program seeks a graduate student for a two-year, fully funded graduate assistantship during the 2024-2026 academic years.
    • The student will be an integral part of a faculty/student team that is developing a new USDA-NIFA-funded project, “Addressing Barriers to HSI Student Retention through Community Engaged Sustainable Food Systems Education.”
    • The Graduate Assistant will work toward an MA degree in Sustainable Communities while helping to coordinate and oversee a team of funded undergraduate interns who will work in Flagstaff public school gardens.
    • Because the project focuses on underserved populations, the Graduate Assistant is required to have a high level of Spanish-language fluency.
    • This position requires working 20 hours per week on the project during the two academic years, and 40 hours a week during the intervening summer. 
    • Interested students must first apply to and be accepted into the Sustainable Communities MA Program. 
    • Please direct questions to Kari Henquinet ( or program PI Peter Friederici (

Because of Her Story Cohort Internship Program

  • American Women’s History Initiative
    Paid 2024 Because of Her Story (BOHS) Cohort Internship Program
    • As part of the Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum (SAWHM), the Smithsonian will host a cohort of up to 14 Because of Her Story interns in Washington, D.C.
    • Through a variety of experiential learning opportunities, including a hands-on internship with a designated Smithsonian unit, Because of Her Story interns will gain a deeper understanding about museum and educational best practices, and will help further the work of the Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum.
    • Undergraduate Students who have a commitment to women’s history and are at least 18 years old with a GPA of 3.0 or higher are welcome to apply.
    • The program lasts for eight-weeks from June 10-August 2, 2024, with a weekly $400 stipend, provided housing in Washington, D.C., and reimbursement for travel to and from Washington, D.C.
    • Applications open January 8—February 7, 2024
      • The application will close when the system receives 400 applicants or
        5pm ET on February 7, 2024, whichever comes first. 

Smithsonian Leadership for Change Internship

The Leadership for Change Internship strengthens students’ understanding and commitment to social justice and leadership through meaningful, hands-on projects and access to leaders in the field. All projects will focus on one or more of the four core topic areas: women’s history, climate change, race and social justice, and the changing American narrative (including rural initiatives, immigration, education, civics, democracy, and other topics). All internships are 32 hours per week and take place June 10-August 2, 2024. Students receive a modest stipend, plus travel and housing assistance (where applicable). Application deadline is February 26, 2024.

There are two internship opportunities available:

Smithsonian Affiliate Hybrid Internship

  • This opportunity matches interns with one of several participating Smithsonian Affiliate organizations. This is a hybrid internship—interns will spend 4 weeks in-person at an Affiliate organization and 4 weeks working virtually at their home location.

Washington, D.C. Internship

  • This opportunity matches interns with one of several participating Smithsonian museums or offices. This option is 8 weeks in-person on the Smithsonian campus.

Summer Internship in Detroit

Are you interested in working with refugee resettlement agencies in the Detroit metro area this summer? Are you interested in survey and/or interview methods?

During the summer of 2024, join an interdisciplinary team of researchers working to understand refugee integration factors and the outcomes of these factors on migration and voting behavior. MTU is beginning a project working with the non-profit Global Detroit, the Standford Immigration Lab, and the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan, and we need interns to help with recruitment and data collection. Earn internship credit, build networks, and learn new skills. Compensation up to $20/hour. 

Please contact Dr. Kathryn Hannum ( if you are interested! 

Research and Policy Associate Position

The Rachel Carson Council is hiring a Research and Policy Associate who is an aspiring, creative, committed and flexible environmental leader at the beginning of their career. The candidate should be willing to help expand and innovate at a small, but growing organization.

A bachelor’s or master’s degree in marine or environmental studies, science, history, or political science, or combined with other majors, minors or concentrations in helpful fields such as African American or Women’s Studies, English, journalism, creative writing, public policy is required. 


  • Track proceedings in the House and Senate to help inform RCC’s priorities in the policy agenda; attend legislative hearings, write memos, and send weekly updates to RCC staff regarding relevant issues.
  • Write and publish reports, articles, Op-Eds, policy briefs and papers for the RCC on its issues to include placement in other media outlets, journals, magazines, etc.
  • Speak publicly for the organization through lectures, workshops, rallies, and in the media.
  • Participate in and present to the RCC Campus Network, at RCC conferences, advocacy days, and trainings for RCC Fellows, etc. Work closely under the RCC Director of Policy and Programs to execute events, research, writing, and more.
  • Carry out additional tasks as needed and directed by the President & CEO within RCC’s mission.

Pay is $50,000 annually, or commensurate with experience.

The deadline for application is January 31, 2024, or until filled.

U.P. Land Conservancy Executive Director

The Upper Peninsula Land Conservancy is hiring an Executive Director who will direct all land trust operations and programs, supervise staff, and represent UPLC as the face of the organization. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • implementing UPLC’s Strategic Plan,
  • leading and facilitating fund development,
  • and prioritizing program activities to ensure that UPLC functions within its capacity.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with nonprofit administration, fundraising, and building relationships.
  • Knowledge of current natural resources practices and land trust operations. 
  • Experience in writing funded grant proposals.
  • Skills in staff development and interpersonal leadership skills.
  • Experience with effective public presentation and writing skills.
  • BA or BS in a related field

Editorial Team Positions at The Lode

The Lode, Michigan Tech’s student newspaper since 1921, is currently hiring for two part time, student editorial team positions; Media Editor; and Design, Layout, & Copy Editor. 

Attend one of their general body meetings (Mondays at 7:00pm) in Walker 107 (Writing Center) to learn more about the organization and newspaper. You can also join the Discord or check the website or email them at to learn more. 

Mendenhall Postdoctoral Research

The Mendenhall Postdoctoral Research program works with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program to study coastal systems. One specific opportunity offered is a social science coastal-related fellowship research opportunity. This postdoctoral researcher will help advance fundamental Coastal Change Hazards research, guide and improve coastal hazard assessment capabilities, and advance knowledge of coastal processes to meet the needs of coastal stakeholders around the Nation. The research opportunity will include a focus on assessing social aspects of model predictions in conjunction with the impact of an actual storm event. 

Associate Teaching Professor in GIS

There is availability for an Associate Teaching Professor in GIS at University of California, Santa Cruz. This position will entail multiple key roles intended to support a growing geospatial program in the Department of Environmental Studies. These roles include leading a GIS Master’s program, teaching courses for undergraduate, graduate, and professional development in GIS and Spatial Data Science, maintaining the Center for Integrated Spatial Research (CISR) facilities, and supporting research in geospatial research in the department. This full-time position will start in July of 2024.

Remote Research Assistant at Michigan Tech Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science urgently needs interested students willing to apply for a remote position with a weekly pay of $350.00 as compensation for research. This offer is open to students from any department of the institution. Tasks of the position can be carried out remotely. Slots are limited and consideration will be given on a first come first serve basis. Ability to carry out instructions on time is an important factor in the qualification process.

To proceed with the application process, please contact Dr. Bo Chen via text on +1(316) 334-2316 stating your full name, email address, department and year of study regarding the job description and further application requirements.