Student Web Developer position

The Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability office ( is looking for a web developer to help create new interactive online interfaces for Green Certification programs and Sustainability Snapshots, updating and building new features for the sustainability map, create features to better browse and find content on the site, integrate a new blog with the existing website, as well as general development and maintenance work on the ESS website as needed. The developer will also have opportunities to propose features to create and add to the site to improve navigation, usability or discoverability of content.

Candidates should have experience with Drupal (Drupal module development preferred); Web development experience including strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, PHP, and/or other development languages, computer programs and design software; strong organizational skills and ability to manage competing deadlines and prioritize time accordingly.

To apply, go to HuskyJobs ( and search for job #83766.

Now Accepting Applications – Career-Building Internships with SCA

Dear Jill,
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is excited to offer two career preparatory programs for students from racially and ethnically diverse backgrounds. Working closely with the National Park Service (NPS) and the US Fish and Wildlife Service, we’ve developed expense-paid internships aimed at providing students with the mentorship and hands-on experience needed to build a career in the conservation field.
Internships are offered in a wide variety of fields–education, historical preservation, resource management, visitor service, and many others–but they all have one thing in common: they promote social, personal, and academic development, and pave the way for professional success.
Candidates must be:

  • US citizens or permanent residents
  • Undergraduate or graduate students during the 2014-2015 academic year
  • Available for a 12-week summer internship
  • Open-minded, with an adventurous spirit
  • Not necessarily experienced in conservation, but eager to learn more — all majors welcome
Interested students can learn more at:

  • recruiting to let us know they are applying. We are also available every Friday from 9am-5pm EST to chat via our online community,
For more information about SCA or to search our other internship and program opportunities, please visit our website at We look forward to hearing from your students!

Alvi Seda

SCA Diversity Recruiting Coordinator

Student Conservation Association (SCA)

603-543-1700 x1499


Green Seed Fund Proposals and SustainableUW Festival

The University of Washington is delighted to announce that the Green Seed Fund will be accepting proposals beginning October 22. The Green Seed Fund is a grant opportunity for sustainability-focused research projects and seeks to engage the UW community in research that advances sustainability on campus and beyond. Successful grant proposals will use the campus as a living, learning laboratory and help the UW find solutions to the most pressing environmental issues.
*Links and more information:

Green Seed Fund Facts:
*Proposals may be submitted beginning at 12:00 p.m. Pacific time on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 and will close at 5:00 p.m. Pacific time on Thursday, December 11, 2014.
*Grants are open to UW Seattle, Bothell, Tacoma and affiliated field stations, as well as UW Medical Center, and Harborview.
*Research teams are required to include at minimum a faculty, student and staff member.
*Approximately $250,000 of funding is available for Fiscal Year 2014-2015; the average award will be $25,000-75,000.
*Projects should be approximately one year in duration and should not exceed two years.
*Applicants will also be required to provide letters of support from any campus unit potentially impacted by the proposed scope.
*2013-2014 Green Seed Fund teams will present posters at the Sustainability Summit as part of the SustainableUW Festival in Alder Hall October 22 from 4-7 p.m.:

Other sustainability news of interest:
*Celebrate sustainability efforts at the University of Washington during the week-long SustainableUW Festival! Held October 20-25, the festival recognizes environmental stewardship and sustainability efforts across the University of Washington, highlighting contributions and leadership efforts across campus and providing opportunities for students, faculty and staff to get involved.
*A central part of the festival will be the Sustainability Summit on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, which is national Campus Sustainability Day. This includes a vendor fair on Red Square during the day, and the Sustainability Summit speakers and poster session in Alder Hall from 4-7 p.m. Full event listing:

With regards,
Lisa Graumlich, Dean, College of the Environment and Chair, The
Environmental Stewardship Committee

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact

SAFS Graduate Student Symposium, November 20th, 2014

Hi all,

We invite you to the 25th Annual Graduate Student Symposium at the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences on Thursday, November 20th, 2014! Come join us to learn about the creative and innovative research that takes place at SAFS and celebrate the work of your peers, colleagues, or students. Please see details below, and feel free to forward this onto any others who you think might be interested.

25th Annual Graduate Student Symposium
School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

Thursday November 20th, 2014

Oral Presentations 9am-5pm
Anderson Hall 207 (Forest Club Room)
Light breakfast starts at 8:30 a.m.
Snacks, coffee and tea provided throughout the day

Catered Reception & Poster Presentations 5pm-8pm
SAFS Lobby

Please see for more information, including a complete program as the date draws closer. We will also have printed copies of the program available at GSS.

For those who would like to follow along online, the Twitter hashtag for this event is #SAFSgss.

See you there!

GSS Coordinators:

Brittany Jones
Kelli Johnson
Meredith Journey

Announcing the 2015 USAID Donald Payne Fellowship Program

The USAID’s Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship is designed to promote excellence and diversity in the USAID Foreign Service. Attached is a brief paragraph describing the program below, as well as their flyer and brochure. Applications with all materials and recommendations must be submitted by 11:59PM on Tuesday , January 20, 2015 to be considered for this year’s award. Please share this information with other students and young professionals who you think would fit well with the program.

Please help us to share information about the 2015 Fellowship.

Mona Pitre-Collins

Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

2015 Payne Flyer.pdf