LISTINGS (includes fellowships; excludes internships)

Program Officer, Forest Sector Transformation
Washington, DC

Application Deadline: October 1, 2017

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Program Officer, Forest Sector Transformation.  The Program Officer is part of the WWF-US Forests team, whose vision is to conserve the world’s forests to sustain nature’s diversity, benefit our climate, and support human well-being.  The Program Officer assists in implementing WWF programs to engage US companies on responsible forest product sourcing, and other actions companies can take to avoid deforestation and forest degradation and sustain global forests.  S/he assists in relationship management with companies and external partners; provides research and technical support for WWF forestry and trade initiatives; and coordinates with other WWF offices on efforts to advance responsible forestry in key countries.  The Program Officer organizes WWF events and participation in external forums, and represents WWF at external events.  S/he also summarizes program updates and provides communications support.

For full job details and to apply online please visit:—18012/job

2018 Smithsonian Fellowship Program 

The Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships (OFI) is pleased to call for applications to the 2018 Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program (SIFP) and affiliated programs.

Programs now accepting applications include:

The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program (for Graduate Students, Predoc Students, Postdoc Researchers, and Senior Researchers)

The Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship (SARF) – more info to come

The Smithsonian Biodiversity Genomics Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Smithsonian Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry of Museum Collections Fellowship

The Smithsonian Postgraduate Fellowship in Conservation of Museum Collections

The Smithsonian Mpala Postdoctoral Fellowship

The George Burch Fellowship

Please note the application deadline for most of these program these programs is December 1, 2017.

You can find out more at

Tap Water Watch is looking for help collecting water samples and distributing these samples to the laboratory for analysis. Work includes preparing sample bottles, labeling sample bottles, filling sample bottles and completing chains of custody. Samplers will need to ensure that samples are valid and representative based upon federal and state guidelines. Training and work will be performed under the supervision of a water quality supervisor. This is a good opportunity to gain field experience.

Compensation: Based on the number of samples collected, at $2.50 per sample.
Time Commitment: Estimated at 1-5 hours on weekends.

To Apply: Send a current resume to
Work to begin: As soon as possible.
Position Type: Part Time

Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation (SMSC) Doctoral Fellowships

(1) ConocoPhillips/SMSC Conservation Research Fellow

(2) Jacquemin Family Foundation Fellow

Both fellowships are intended to support students conducting original research in an area of conservation and are available beginning fall 2018. Each includes five years of support with a stipend (9 months) of $28,000, health insurance, and tuition coverage at in-state rates. Awardees will be required to enroll full-time in a related PhD program at George Mason University. Additional requirements will be shared during the application process.

Preference will be given to students: (1) who will work on a research project involving collaboration between Mason and Smithsonian Institution investigators, and (2) whose mentor(s) are actively collaborating with SMSC (e.g., accepting practicum/research students, unpaid instruction, etc.).

Details regarding the application process, deadline for applications, selection process, and timing of the announcement of the awards will be provided to those interested in serving as mentors (chair/co-chair).


Cody W. Edwards, Ph.D.
Associate Provost for Graduate Education
Interim Executive Director, Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation
Office of the Provost
George Mason University
4400 University Dr., MSN 3A2
Fairfax, VA 22030
703-993-4564 (Fairfax)
540-635-0461 (SMSC)

Environmental Jobs/Internships search sites

The Student Conservation Association Internships
The Environmental Careers Organization
Earth Watch Institute
Environmental Education Directory
Environment Virginia – Jobs
Smithsonian Institution – Internships
Environmental Career Center – Green Careers
Sustainability Degrees – Careers in Sustainability (info)