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Educators—It’s April and Earth Day is around the corner. Join us for the momentous launch of the inaugural Climate Education Week April 18th-25th! Earth Day Network has released a free toolkit to assist educators in instructing the basics and importance of climate change. www.climateeducationweek.org

TECH CORPS Job Opportunities

Ingenieros Sin Fronteras (Engineers Without Borders) in Colombia, S.A., Bogota, at Universidada de los Andes, is holding a Summer 2015 humanitarian engineering program:

– Classes at the university from Mechanical, Industrial, and Electrical engineering perspectives

– Work with a local community

In collaboration with a colleague there, I will be teaching “Humanitarian Feedback Control Engineering.”  Other instructors are from Colombia and Italy.

On behalf of Prof. Catalina Ramirez, the organizer/leader of the event, I would like to invite you to attend.  Costs would include airfare, hotel, food, and some local transport.  Dates are June 22July 3, 2015.

The attachment has more details.  If you have questions, or are interesting in attending, you can email Prof Passino atpassino.1@osu.edu

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Aloha College of Engineering Students ~

Attached please find Nordic PCL’s flyer inviting you to their information session next Thursday, February 26th, the day AFTER our College Career Fair.  For inquiries and to RSVP (space is limited), please email Ann Shimamura directly at:  ACShimamura@Nordicpcl.com

Mahalo ~ Myhraliza

Distinguished Civil Engineer Seminar

Panama Canal FLYER Giroux.UHM

As part of its 50th Anniversary Lectureships scheme, Lancaster University is looking to make several new appointments to its Data Science Institute. Four positions are aimed at applied data science, such as the environment, which could include working with atmospheric and climate models and observations.

General details of the scheme are available at: http://www.aplacetoblossom.co.uk.
The aim is to appoint early career scientists with encouragement as a cohort to develop rapidly towards rapid promotion and leadership.
Excellence and potential are more important than subject area, so if you working within “Big Data” or related areas then you are strongly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 20th February 2015
 
Further information
Contact Keith Bevan (k.beven@lancaster.ac.uk) for informal enquiries, or Paul Young (paul.j.young@lancaster.ac.uk) or Nick Hewitt (n.hewitt@lancaster.ac.uk) to talk informally about atmospheric/climate applications

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Abstract submissions for the inaugural Asia-Pacific Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Conference closes this weekend on 31 January 2015!

Organised by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the Environmental Engineering Society of Singapore (EESS), the event offers you a valuable opportunity to present your cutting-edge research, innovative technologies and best practices, and network with fellow peers and professionals from all over the world. Abstracts are invited for the following conference topics:

Collection Systems

Municipal Wastewater Treatment

Industrial Wastewater Treatment, including Mining and Petro-Chemical Industries

Decentralized and Natural Systems, Small Communities

Water Reclamation and Reuse

Nutrient Management

Residuals and Biosolids Management

Odors and Air Emissions

Energy Production, Conservation, Optimisation and Management

Facility Operations and Maintenance

Utility Management

Modelling, GIS, Computer Applications, Instrumentation, and Automation

Sustainability, Climate Change (including greenhouse emission), and Resource Recovery

Selected papers may be offered expedited review and early publication in the Water Environment Federation journal, Water Environment Research. This provides a rare opportunity for publication of research in a well-known and respected peer-reviewed journal.

Submit

For more information visit: http://www.apwwtrc2015.com

Senior Energy Engineer, in DC area

Senior Energy Engineer, Northern Virginia  Northern Virginia

Senior Energy Engineer, Northern Virginia ERG offers multidisciplinary teams with nationally recognized skills in engineering, science, planning, and energy management. We assist our clients in analyzing environmental impacts, assessing appropriate and cost-effective control technologies, planning safe and efficient facilities, and utilizing green design and sustainable development strategies. We are seeking a talented, motivated engineer to support federal government clients on energy management projects. Ideal candidates will have a degree in mechanical engineering or related field, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidates must be knowledgeable in building mechanical systems, central plants, steam and power distribution, lighting, data centers, metering, commissioning, and renewable power generation. Familiarity with energy laws and executive orders as they apply to federal buildings, and LEED and Energy Star rating systems is a plus. This position is for senior level candidates. Office location will be in Northern Virginia (Arlington, VA or Chantilly, VA). ERG offers a competitive benefits package.

How to Apply:

You can email to resumes-cha@erg.com and include Attn: CHABK0227142B12 in the subject line of your email. You may also mail or fax the appropriate documents to the Attention of CHABK0227142B12. Click here for mail and fax information. No phone calls please.

Entry level Scientists and Engineers Openings in DC anad Boston areas

Multiple number of openings for entry level scientists and engineers in the DC and Boston areas.  For a complete list, visit: http://www.erg.com/careers/index.asp

Specific positions of interest include:

Entry-Level Engineer/Scientist Northern Virginia

ERG offers multidisciplinary teams with nationally recognized skills in engineering, science, planning, and energy management. We assist our clients in analyzing pollutant releases from industrial processes, evaluating environmental impacts, assessing appropriate and cost-effective control technologies, planning safe and efficient facilities, utilizing green design and sustainable development strategies, and addressing and adapting to climate change. We are seeking entry-level and junior engineers and scientists with degrees in chemical, environmental, civil, and mechanical engineering and scientists with degrees in biology, chemistry, and environmental science. Qualified candidates will work in teams to execute projects related to sustainability, pollution prevention, energy and water conservation, air and wastewater regulatory compliance, hazardous waste management, storm water management, and risk management planning. ERG hires people with the best minds, and then provides them with a vibrant and flexible environment in which to develop their careers. Join the ERG team and use your enthusiasm and creativity to help us exceed our customers’ expectations. Candidates should have a BS or MS degree and 0 to 4 years of experience. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. College transcripts must be submitted along with resume.

How to Apply:

You can email to resumes-cha@erg.com and include Attn: NRVKC1007142B01 in the subject line of your email. You may also mail or fax the appropriate documents to the Attention of NRVKC1007142B01. Click here for mail and fax information. No phone calls please.

Entry-Level Environmental Engineer/Scientist
Chantilly Office

Our Chantilly, VA office has immediate openings for entry-level engineers with degrees in environmental engineering or civil engineering. Qualified candidates will work in teams to perform analyses including process, pollution prevention, wastewater treatment, and wastewater discharge evaluations from U.S. industries, environmental impact assessments, and environmental compliance evaluation. Specifically, you will support EPA and other federal clients with industrial process evaluation and industrial sector review, including evaluation of wastewater treatment and pollution prevention technologies. ERG offers multidisciplinary teams with nationally recognized skills in engineering, science, information technology, and communications. ERG hires people with the best minds, and then provides them with a vibrant and flexible environment in which to develop their careers. Join the ERG team and use your enthusiasm, creativity, and ideas to help us exceed our customers’ expectations. *Basic Qualifications* Bachelor’s or Master?s degree in Environmental Engineering or Civil Engineering; Minimum GPA of 3.0 (college transcripts required); 0 to 3 years of experience; Strong writing skills and competence using spreadsheet and database software; Coursework or experience in wastewater treatment preferred.

How to Apply:

You can email to resumes-cha@erg.com and include Attn: CHADB0105152B11 in the subject line of your email. You may also mail or fax the appropriate documents to the Attention of CHADB0105152B11. Click here for mail and fax information. No phone calls please.

Research Analyst 1
Lexington Office

Currently seeking entry-level candidates with a B.A./B.S. in economics, statistics, or another quantitative field to perform policy-oriented research for Federal agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The work involves supporting a range of environmental and public health related projects. Tasks will include researching scientific, technical, and policy topics in environmental science, pharmaceutical, medical device, and food safety, occupational safety and worker exposures; collecting and analyzing primary as well as secondary data; and producing well-written reports that clearly communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, motivated, capable of applying analytical concepts to research, and has excellent written and verbal communication skills. Coursework or related experience in public health policy, health IT, cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis, environmental policy, environmental science or engineering, or chemistry a definite plus. Proficiency in Excel, Access, SAS, and/or STATA highly desirable. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, academic transcript, sample of a recent writing assignment, and salary requirements.

How to Apply:

You can email to resumes-lex@erg.com and include Attn: LEXAS0521142A11 in the subject line of your email. You may also mail or fax the appropriate documents to the Attention of LEXAS0521142A11. Click here for mail and fax information.

***No phone calls please.***

This is a GREAT opportunity – APPLY!
Catalina
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Oceanography

University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography
Narragansett, RI