NOAA Student Scholarship Applications Being Accepted

Hi everyone,

The NOAA Hollings Scholarship is open to all sophomores! Although it is competitive, we have had ES students win this scholarship in the past!! Please let me know if you have any questions, and I would be happy to give you more info about this program. The best part is that the deadline for the application is not until January, so you can work on the application over winter break. See below for details.

Cheers,

Sarah

From: Student ScholarshipPrograms – NOAA Service Account [mailto:studentscholarshipprograms@noaa.gov]
Sent: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 9:13 AM
To: Student ScholarshipPrograms – NOAA Service Account
Subject: NOAA Student Scholarship Applications Being Accepted

Dear Department Chairs/Deans/Professors/Academic and Research Advisors/Career Centers:

Please share with your students!

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA’s programs and mission. Over 100 students are selected each year for participation in the Ernest F. Hollings scholarship program. The scholarship includes support for two years of undergraduate study and a paid summer internship at a NOAA facility across the country.

For information on program benefits and how to apply, visit our web site:

· Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship: http://www.oesd.noaa.gov/scholarships/hollings.html

o Application Deadline: January 30, 2015

Eligibility Requirements:

· US Citizen

· 3.0 GPA

· Full-time second year student at an accredited four-year undergraduate program or third year student at a five-year undergraduate program

· Majoring in NOAA mission disciplines, including but not limited to: atmospheric science, biology, cartography, chemistry, computer science, education, engineering, environmental science, geodesy, geography, marine science, mathematics, meteorology, oceanography, physical science, photogrammetry, physics, etc.

For further information, contact the Office of Education Scholarship Programs at: StudentScholarshipPrograms or (301) 628-2913.

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Winter break job shadowing and career networking dinner opportunities

Hi students,

See below for shadowing opportunities this winter break. Hannah graduated in 2013 from ES and is making a career for herself in food sustainability and justice. 🙂

~Salma

From: Kathy Williams > Date: Monday, November 17, 2014 11:16 AM
To: “GBC_FYS_156-2_A_FALL_2014@cnav.gettysburg.edu” > Subject: winter break job shadowing and career networking dinner opportunities

Hi everyone!
If you missed the original deadline to apply for one of our career development activities over winter break, you are in luck! We still have a few opportunities that are available, and one in particular that you might like – see below:

Hannah Grose ’13 – Gleaning Coordinator, South Central Community Action Programs (career field: Social
Work, Non-Profit/Public Policy) Location: Gettysburg, PA. Shadowing Description: If the student shadows on
Tuesday, we will attend the Local Food Policy Council meeting, activities other than that will depend on the day.
They may include grant research, deliveries or pick-ups from farms, gleaning, meetings, or traveling to farms and
low income food distribution centers in the area. Available Date(s): Because my job does center around
agriculture, it can be very variable, especially in the winter. Coordination will be easier the closer we get to the date.

You can apply for this one, or for any of the others found here by Nov. 19:
http://public.gettysburg.edu/~tkurzawa/Remaining%20Winter%20Break%20Opportunities%20for%20January%202015.pdf

Kathy

Kathy Williams, Ed.D.
Executive Director, Center for Career Development
Gettysburg College
300 N. Washington St., Box 425
Gettysburg, PA 17339
717-337-6616
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ES Résumé Workshop

Hi everyone,

Reminder– ES résumé workshop—is this Thursday!! Hope to see you there. See below for details. I have lots of fun stuff to share with you about résumés. The only thing missing will be Doc singing, “Who are you…who, who, who, who?” by The Who…

Cheers,

Sarah

From: Sarah Principato
Sent: Monday, November 03, 2014 12:52 PM
To: ES_majors_minors_faculty@gettysburg.edu
Subject: ES Résumé Workshop

Hi everyone,

Thinking about jobs? Internships? Externships? REUs? Scholarships? Grad School? Time to make a résumé!!

ES résumé workshop- for ALL ES students

When: Thursday, Nov 20th, 11:45-12:45pm

Where: Science Center 161

What to bring: Lunch and a copy of your existing résumé. If you don’t have a résumé, make one and show it to the folks in the Career Development Office FIRST. We will HELP you improve your résumé, but you need to have a draft to start with!!

Also– some discussion of LinkedIn, cover letters, interviews, and as Doc says, “generally showing the world how magnificent you are!”

Cheers,

Sarah

Sarah Principato, Associate Professor

Department of Environmental Studies

Gettysburg College

Gettysburg, PA 17325

(717)-337-6079

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Foodcorps Google Hangout

Hi students and alums,

If you are interested in food issues, especially post Gettysburg, see the networking link provided by alum Katie McKrea ’14: https://plus.google.com/events/cp4tipetb0trhimiklit35uao30. Here’s what Katie says about it: “Just wanted to pass this on for any students interested in Food Corps: It’s a google hangout so a chance to ask questions and talk to alumni.”

Best,
~Salma

Salma Monani
Associate Professor
Environmental Studies
Gettysburg College
http://www.salma.monani.org

GIS job

Hi everyone,

If you are in contact with any ES alums, please pass on this job opportunity.

Job Opening:

There is a job opening for a GIS Programmer/Analyst at the West Virginia Geological & Economic Survey. The office and position is located in Morgantown, WV. The application deadline is 11-12-2014. Please see the announcement at this link: http://www.wvgs.wvnet.edu/www/news/jobs.htm

Cheers,

Sarah

Sarah Principato, Associate Professor

Department of Environmental Studies

Gettysburg College

Gettysburg, PA 17325

(717)-337-6079

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Part-time Naturalists needed at Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve

Check out the posting (by ES alumn, Autumn Arthur!):

http://strawberryhill.org/join-naturalist-team/

Part-time Naturalist (posted 11/7/14)

Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve in Fairfield, PA is seeking applicants for part-time naturalist positions. Applicants should have experience working with children and/or adults in group learning settings and working knowledge of local conservation topics. A background in environmental education or experiential education is preferred.

Hours for this position are flexible; 1.5 – 2 hour programs working weekdays, nights, and weekends. Naturalists benefit from a variety of free and reduced-cost learning experiences.

Adult and Pediatric CPR, First Aid, and AED Certification required (must be certified before delivering programs). Valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a license required. A criminal background check is required for all staff working with youth.

Interviews will be held in early December 2014.

Interested persons should submit cover letter, resume, and completed application to:

Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve

1537 Mount Hope Road

Fairfield, PA 17320

Andy Wilson

STEM Teaching Fellowship Opportunity

2015 Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship
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Dear Colleague:

If you have students, friends, or colleagues who want to put their math, science, engineering or technology knowledge to work for the young people who need them most, the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship Program offers an unparalleled opportunity.

For top applicants, this prestigious fellowship offers a $30,000 stipend toward completion of a one-year master’s degree program at a Woodrow Wilson partner institution in Georgia, Indiana, or New Jersey. Fellows undergo a year-long clinical experience in a high-need school, along with rigorous subject matter courses, then commit to teach for three years in urban or rural secondary schools, with mentoring throughout the entire process.

The most successful Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellows come to us through a recommendation from a trusted source—a professor or colleague like you. Any qualified, interested student—or for that matter any potential career-changer you may know—can now apply online for the 2015 Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship. For more information, please visit our website.

We look forward to hearing from any candidates you can refer to us.

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Director, Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships

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