Apply now for Summer 2021 Illinois Organic Internships

The Illinois Organic Program is accepting applications for summer 2021 undergraduate internships. Interns will learn about and participate in research in modern organic food production, soil health, and corn breeding techniques for regenerative systems. Internships may be extended for 1 to 2 years and continuing students will have the opportunity to conduct independent projects. For […]

National Organic Standards Board Fall 2020 Meeting

The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) meets twice per year listen to public comments, discusses agenda items, and vote on recommendations. This year the meeting will be virtual! OSB Fall Meeting 2020 agenda and dates: The draft agenda is here https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/Agenda2020OctNOSBAgenda.pdf Public Comment Webinar Day 1: Tuesday, October 20 from Noon – 5:00 pm Eastern […]

Summer 2021 NRCS Pathways Student Internships

Unites States Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service California Positions Position Series and Grade Location Student Trainee (Agricultural Engineer) GS-899-03 Elk Grove Student Trainee (Soil Conservationist) GS-499-03 Auburn Student Trainee (Soil Conservationist) GS-499-03 Bakersfield Student Trainee (Soil Conservationist) GS-499-03 Indio Student Trainee (Soil Conservationist) GS-499-03 Oxnard Student Trainee (Public Affairs) GS-499-03 Davis Student Trainee (Soil […]

NRCS Pathways

The Pathways Student Intern positions were announced today on USAJobs.gov.  Please share these announcements with any students who might be interested in working with NRCS.  Please encourage students to apply early as application numbers are capped this year. Pathways Student Trainee Soil Conservationist Positions: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/548598100 Pathways Student Trainee Engineering Positions: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/548599900

WWF Lead Scientist position

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Global Food Lead Scientist, to work with the food sector to develop strategies that result in more sustainable production, landscape protection, reduction of food loss and waste, and sustainable consumer choices for healthy diets. The full announcement can be found here https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1532736007/

Assistant Professor Environmental Sustainability at SIU Carbondale

SIU is looking for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Environmental Sustainability to start August 16, 2020. Applications should include a cover letter describing sustainability-oriented teaching and research experience and goals, a CV, a list of three references and, copies of reprints of recent publications. Materials should be sent to ess@siu.edu by October 15, 2019. […]

March for Science April 22 in CU

When is the March for Science: Champaign-Urbana?   The CU March will be on the same day as the national March for Science: Saturday, April 22nd. It will begin at 5 PM and will end around 7 PM.  Where is the March for Science: Champaign-Urbana? The March will begin lining up at 5 PM, and the […]