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2018 Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) Summer Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program for Undergraduates. Application deadline March 1, 2018. More information here. 

Research Scientist  coastal climate projections with CSIRO (Australia). Application deadline March 15, 2018.  


2 Year Post- doc position biogeochemical operational model of the Black Sea at University of Liege (Belgium). [posted February 18, 2018]


Postdoctoral Researcher related to air- sea interactions and fluid dynamics at University of Delaware. [posted February 18, 2018]


Ocean/ Ice Boundary Layer Modeler at British Antarctic Survey (UK). Application deadline March 25, 2018.


The Climate Resilience Fund (CRF) is accepting Proposals for our Spring 2018 grant competition. Full proposal deadline March 30, 2018.   pdf Document attached here.  (320 KB)


The Nature Conservancy  and Sustainable Jeresey will be re-opening the floodplain reforestation incentive program, called “Roots for Rivers”. Application deadline March 16, 2018. More information here or contact Michelle DiBlasio, michelle.diblasio(at)tnc.org  for more information. 


 Princeton Ideathon: Undergrad and Masters Student Competition 2018. Theme: Cities of the Future. April 13-15, 2018. Deadline to apply is March 1st.

 Developing sustainable solutions to environmental issues through interdisciplinary collaboration.  Any/all environmental issues and solutions related to urban spaces in categories of water, food, waste, energy, infrastructure, health and education.  Apply as individual or team. Spend the weekend with students from the Northeast at Princeton University in immersive competition where teams take an idea thru brainstorming, prototyping and pitching stages. Includes a career fair. Funding available for transportation and housing and lodging provided. More information here. 


 5 Postdoctoral Positions to build skilled capacity for decision making on urban futures in the following areas artificial intelligence; remote sensing and GIS; urban economics/regional science; comparative policy, planning and practices;  informal urban growth and sustainable habitats,  Universidad EAFIT, Medellin, Colombia.  Application deadline: February 28, 2018.


Professorship Position with climate- environment human interactions at the University of Giessen (Germany). [posted February 12, 2018]


MSc(Res) Opportunity in polar and alpine change at University of Sheffield (UK). [posted February 12, 2018]


9 Postdoctoral Researcher Positions at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (Spain). [posted February 12, 2018]


Post-Doctoral Associate at New York University Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates). [posted February 12, 2018]


Postdoc Opportunity in convection-permitting WRF regional climate simulation at the University of Saskatchewan (Canada). Interested applicants email yanping.li(at)usask.ca) with a cover letter explaining motivation, complete CV, and contact details for three academic references. [posted February 12, 2018]


Post-doctoral Position estimating snow properties at the large scale using a combined model-remote sensing approach at CNRM-METEO-France/CNRS (France). Application deadline February 28, 2018. More information email aaron.a.boone(at)gmail.com.


Post-doc Position (Research Associate) at the University of Birmingham (UK). Application deadline February 24, 2018.

The SEAL (Sustainability, Environmental Achievement & Leadership) Awards for graduate students (master's and PhD students) and postdocs working on advancing environmental policy or the public’s understanding of an environmental issue.   Application deadline March 14, 2018.


 The Policy Case Competition encourages students to think critically, analytically, and creatively to present policy solutions to real issues. Undergraduate and graduate students from all over the U.S. are invited to present policy proposals on current issues in this three-round competition. Registration closes February 26, 2018. More information here.


MSc Scholarships  available at the Cyprus Institute. Application deadline March 1, 2018.


3 Internships available with the Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space regarding invasive species control. Application Deadline February 23, 2018. document More information here. (111 KB)


Postdoctoral Scientist Position at the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (Canada). Application including a cover letter, CV, and three professional references to climate(at)uvic.ca.


PhD Position in climate dimensions and physical principles of sero emission neighborhoods in Norway,  ZEN Centre, Norwegian, University of Science and Technology. Application deadline February 28, 2018.


Postdoctoral Research Fellow Positions in evaluation of environmental products and production of advanced image data products for climate and carbon modeling at the School for the Environment, University of Massachusetts Boston (USA). Application deadline March 1, 2018.


Postdoctoral Fellowships with NOAA Climate and Global Change Program. Application deadline April 6, 2018. More information email cpaess-apply(at)ucar.edu. 


Full Scholarship Opportunity for the Nippon Foundation-POGO Centre of Excellence Programme-Alfred Wegner Institute (Germany) in observational oceanography. Application deadline March 9, 2018.


Graduate Student and Post-doctoral positions with Rutgers Energy Institute. The Rutgers Energy Institute (REI) offers Student Travel Awards to support undergraduate and graduate students in the broad area of energy research to offset the cost of travel and meeting attendance.


National Academies Gulf Research Program Early Career Research Fellowship. Application deadline February 21, 2018.


NOAA Climate and Society Interactions Funding Opportunity. Application deadline March 16, 2018.


National Science Foundation Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes Funding Opportunity. Application deadline March 7, 2018.


The Evolving Earth Foundation 2018 Grant Program to support undergraduate and graduate student and postdoctoral research in the earth sciences, focus on Tertiary paleobotany of western North America.   Application deadline March 1, 2018.


Mitigation Division Internship with Region IIFederal Emergency Management Agency. Students must be in graduate school or in their Junior or Senior Year of Undergraduate studies.  document Click here for more information (15 KB) .


Undergraduate Summer Internship for underrepresented minority students with the South Central Climate Science Center. Application deadline March 16, 2018.


Tenure- track Faculty Position (Assistant Professor in Climatology) in the Department of Geography and Anthropology at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LI. [posted January 21, 2018]


Internship Opportunity with the New JerseyDepartment of Environmental Protection’s Air Quality, Energy and Sustainability (AQES) Program. Application deadline February 28, 2018.


2018-2019 University and Louis Bevier Dissertation Completion Fellowships. These applications support Rutgers School of Graduate Studies students who plan to graduate by May 2019.   Application deadline February 22, 2018


Science & Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay 2018 Fellowship Program for graduate students.  Application deadline February 28, 2018.


NOAA is offering up to $2 million for Environmental Literacy Grants: Supporting the Education of K-12 Students and the Public for Community Resilience.  Application deadline April 6, 2018. More information here.


Travel Grant Support to attend the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Open Science Conference to be held June 19-23, 2018, Davos, Switzerland in conjunction with POLAR2018.  Applications for partial travel support (up to ~$1800) are sought from students, post-doctoral researchers and other scientists at US institutions. Application deadline: March 1, 2018.


Summer Internship for undergraduate students with the Rutgers Energy Institute. Application deadline March 9, 2018.


Summer Internship with the NJ Public Interest Research Group (NJPIRG) for Spring 2018 campaigns, including renewable energy among other issues.  Email NJPIRG Board Chair April Nicklaus (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to apply and for questions.


Environmental Protection Agency announces up to $3 million in funding for locally-focused environmental education grants under the 2018 Environmental Education Local Grant Program. Proposal deadline March 15, 2018. More information here.


Fellowship Program at The Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay (Institute) for graduate students enrolled in consortium institutions (including Rutgers) to who propose innovative research projects to promote reslience in Jamaica Bay and surrounding communities. Application deadline February 28, 2018.


The Rutgers Energy Institute 2017-2018 Energy Innovation Contest for undergraduates on New Brunswick Campus. Three awards: $2,500 for first place, $1,500 for second place, $1,000 for third place. Register to compete by email indicating intent to submit an entry to bea(at)marine.rutgers.edu b February 23, 2018. Proposal deadline March 27, 2018. More information here.

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