ON CAMPUS EVENT: Stop Saving the Planet! A 21st Century Environmentalist Manifesto Monday, Oct 30, 7PM

Stop Saving the Planet! A 21st Century Environmentalist Manifesto
with Jenny Price
Monday, October 30 7:00 PM
Beam Classroom, VAC

Jenny Price is a noted public scholar, writer, and artist who focuses on US environmental topics, including urban nature, environmentalism, and popular culture. Author of Thirteen Ways of Seeing Nature in L.A. and Flight Maps: Adventures with Nature in Modern America, she’s also written for GOODSunsetBelieverAudubonNew York Times, and the Los Angeles Times. A co-founder of the Los Angeles Urban Rangers art collective, she has collaborated on various projects, including Public Access 101: Malibu Public Beaches and Downtown L.A. Trail System. With the Rangers, she was a resident artist for the California Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art and exhibited in International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, Performing Public Space at La Casa de Tunel in Tijuana, and the traveling We Are Here Maps Archive.

Price earned in AB in biology from Princeton University in 1985 and her Ph.D in history from Yale University in 1998. She has taught at UCLA, USC, Antioch University-Los Angeles, Washington University at St. Louis, and Princeton University. A 2005 Guggenheim fellow and two-time NEH fellow, she has also held fellowships at Princeton, Stanford, and the Rachel Carson Center for Environment ant Society at LMU-Munich.

She is currently co-creating Play the L.A. River as a co-founder of the public arts and humanities collective, Project 51, and is finishing her next book, Stop Saving the Planet! Other Tips for 21st-Century Environmentalists.

At Bowdoin, Price will visit two to four classes, meet over meals with members of the College community, lead a workshop on public art and environmentalism, and give a public talk.

Internship Opportunity: Impact (on campus Oct 16-19)

Internship with Impact
Recruiter ON CAMPUS in Smith Union October 16-19
Days/times flexible

Impact is an advocacy project created by a coalition that includes Environment America and U.S. PIRG. Impact interns will conduct visibility events and news conferences to show congress public support for a clean environment. Campaign Organizer and recruiter Jacqueline Guyol (314-707-1445) will be on campus in Smith Union the week of October 16-19 to answer questions and interview candidates. Apply online here

Alumni Internship Position: Natural Resources Council of Maine

Internship Position  – Natural Resource Council of Maine

Is looking for an intern for the fall who can help on a broad range of policy issues – Katahdin Woods and Waters, defense of federal environmental policy (including Clean Water Rule, Endangered Species Act, EPA), etc.  We have some funds available for a stipend.  For more information, contact:

Pete Didisheim pdidisheim@nrcm.org
Advocacy Director, Natural Resources Council of Maine

Bowdoin Fellowship Opportunity: Bowdoin Public Service Internship Program (open to sophomores & rising seniors)

Bowdoin Public Service (BPS) Internship Program

BPS in Washington Program is designed to provide up to 10 current sophomores the opportunity to work on topics related to government and public policy in Washington, D.C.

Application materials available online: Friday Oct 6th
  Info Sessions: Thursday, Oct 12 7:30-8:30 PM, McKeen Center
Wed. Nov. 1st 12:30-1:30, McKeen Center

Drop in hours with Sarah Chingos: Oct 15-Nov. 15- Mondays 12-2, Thursdays 9-11 Bannister 201
Application deadline: Wed. Nov 8th at 12:00 noon
See the webpage, or email Sarah Chingos for more information

BPS Fellows Program will offer five rising seniors the opportunity to pursue a meaningful 10-week summer internship in the fields of government, public policy or public service. Internships will be based in Washington D.C.

Compensation: Fellows will be eligible to receive up to $5,000

Eligibility: All current juniors with a passion for government and public policy service, regardless of major are encouraged to apply.

Application materials available online: October 6
Information Sessions: Monday Sept 25 7:30-8:30 PM, Banister 106
Wednesday, Oct 18 7:30-8:30 PM, McKeen Center
Drop in hours with Sarah Chingos, Oct 15-Nov. 15 Mondays 12-2PM, Thursday, 9-11 AM
Application deadline: Wed. Nov. 15th at 12:00 noon
See the webpage, or email Sarah Chingos for more information

On Campus Event: Envirolunch: Local Politics- Local Government (Tuesday 9/19 11:30-1:00)

EnviroLunch: Local Politics- Local Government
a lunchtime discussion with Sarah Elkind
Tuesday, September 19 Drop-in anytime between 11:30-1:00
Moulton Union- North/South Dining room

Enjoy some political cartoons, and an informal discussion about issues, Americans’ ideas about government, and about the imagery and iconography that Americans have used to represent power.

Professor Sarah Elkind teaches environmental, urban, political, and public history at San Diego State University. Her most recent book focuses on how local politics shaped federal policy in the Los Angeles area from 1920-1950.

There will be a sign-in sheet at the checker’s station for students without board, and for faculty and staff.

Internship Opportunities: Deadlines approaching

See ebear fpor details on any of these posirions

Science Intern Summer (11043)
Patten Free Library, Bath, ME

Paid science intern position Mid May though Mid September
33 Summer st, Bath, ME (Apply by May 17)

Patten Free Library’s Searching Science program serves elementary aged kids. The summer intern will coordinate programs, lead family science walks and help with other science education efforts. See ebear (11043) for more information. or contact Bethany Walsh: bwalsh@bowdoin.edu

Farm to School Summer Camp Educator (10720)
Americorps- Reno Nevada (Apply by June 1, 2017)
Urban Roots is dedicated to growing healthy minds, bodies and communities through education and direct service. From planting and harvesting to preparing what we grow Urban Roots follows food from seed-to-table, empowering students of all ages. Urban Roots has its own teaching farm where homeschool classes, summer camps, teacher workshops … see ebear(10720)  for more details, or contact Bethany Walsh: bwalsh@bowdoin.edu

Organic Farm Crew (9482)
Green Spark Farm – Cape Elizabeth, Maine (Apply by June 1, 2017)
Green Spark Farm produces vegetables year-round, and cut flowers, garden seedlings, and herbs in season in coastal Cape Elizabeth, Maine. We grow rare and uniquely flavorful and colorful produce. We employ between five and eight employees on the farm from April to November, and one person year-round. We produce beautiful vegetables for the Great.. see ebear 9482

Outreach Intern (10168)
Mount Agamenticus Conservation Program – York, Maine

This internship program is work/learning experience for students interested in environmental education, natural resource protection, stewardship, and parks & recreation management. We hope that our internship can serve as an exciting introduction for students pursuing conservation career opportunities. See ebear for more details

Quantitative Data Analyst Intern (Alumni Referral) (8772)
CareDash (formerly NuFit Media) – Cambridge, Massachusetts
Candidates are encouraged to connect with alumni and current employees Thomas Keefe ’15 thom.keefe@gmail.com, Peter Tracy ’15 peter.tracy0@gmail.com, Charlotte Alimanestianu ’16 calimanestianu@gmail.com