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The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program (DDCSP) is a 3-year summer immersion program that aims to diversify the conservation workforce.  We are seeking a dedicated, detail-oriented undergraduate volunteer to help with a range of tasks as we get our first summer field course off the ground (to launch 23 June).  The volunteer commitment would be roughly 2-5 hours/week through June 27th, most work will be remote and on a flexible schedule.

This is an excellent opportunity for an undergraduate to witness the launching of an ambitious program with the goal of transforming the landscape of conservation from the ground up.

Please email a resume and a brief description of your experience directly to Sean Watts (WattsSM@UW.edu).  We are hoping to have someone start immediately.

The Administration for Children and Families seeks students for paid summertime employment opportunities. We encourage candidates to apply today. The first 100 completed applications will be considered. We have several positions in Washington, D.C., and our Regional Offices. Please visit link for more details. Please forward this announcement to students who may be interested:

Student Jobs Open to the Public:

Student Trainee (Management Assistant); ACF wide; G-3/7; Salary: $22,058 to $44,615; Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City (MO), New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C.; Deadline: Friday, May 30; https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/367608300

The summer intern vacancy announcement is open:


The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is looking to hire a Russian student or recent graduate (or others) who plans to return to Russia in the next few months, for an entry-level position as Blog Manager/Editor at the Carnegie Moscow Center for its new blog, Eurasia Outlook. Among other skills, the position requires near-native English language speaking and writing skills, strong editing skills, a good proficiency in Russian, and an interest in and awareness of global affairs. Experience in website content management systems would be an asset. The job posting and complete details are at http://carnegieendowment.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-550065.html

King County is recruiting for a Restoration Specialist to work with the Washington Conservation Corp Program.  This position is a great entry level job for someone with experience in restoration, fisheries or a related field.    We usually have a numerous qualified applicants for this position without having to do much outreach.  However, this year we are not getting many applications that fit the bill.

If you know anyone that is 18-25 or a military veteran, has some experience in restoration or a related field, and wants to serve for a year in AmeriCorps, please forward the attached flyer and encourage them to apply.

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WCC - NEWIndividual Placement

 Restoration Specialist 

The Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) is seeking an AmeriCorps Individual Placement (IP) who will serve as a Restoration Specialist working in conjunction with the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks based in Seattle, WA.  This is an AmeriCorps program, which emphasizes community service.  The Restoration Specialist receives minimum wage, basic medical benefits, and earns the $5,550 AmeriCorps educational award.  The position requires a one year commitment starting April 1 2014.  Applicants must be 18-25 years old at the time of hire.


The IP will work with King County’s WCC program staff and with county ecologists, engineers and project managers on the design and implementation of habitat enhancement projects.   KC manages 4 WCC crews and over 100 projects annually. The IP works primarily on the coordination of WCC field projects and also supports KC technical staff with a variety of tasks based on their skills and KC needs.  The IP will:

§  Assist in the implementation of restoration projects under the direction of King County DNR Ecologists, Engineers, and Landscape Architects.

§  Assist staff members in planning field projects, including providing assistance in conducting field surveys, site assessments, and site monitoring.

§  Coordinate training and education programs for the WCC crew.

§  Support the WCC Crew Supervisors with recruitment and training of corpsmembers.

§  Implement restoration projects by purchasing and coordinating materials, tracking costs, and processing invoices.

§  Track WCC project progress, production and crew hours using an Access database.

§  Assist with KC’s native plant nursery, which salvages native plants from development sites for use in restoration projects. 

The IP will assist KC professional staff with a variety of tasks which may include:

·         Field survey with professional surveyors.

·         GPS survey and GIS mapping.

·         Ground water monitoring.

·         Salmon habitat surveys, spawning surveys, fish relocation or electro-fishing.

·         Project performance, plant survival and effectiveness monitoring.

KC is seeking a motivated person who can work effectively and independently with WCC crews and with our professional staff.  The candidate should have a background in restoration field work or a degree in environmental science, fisheries, geology, engineering or similar field.  Knowledge of NW native plants, salmon ecology, and wetland science is preferred.  Experience with GIS/GPS, MS Access and Excel or with stream or wetland restoration is preferred.

The mission of the Washington Conservation Corps is to provide educational and work experiences for youth, while enhancing the State’s natural resources.  King County DNRP has four WCC Crews.  Each crew consists of six young adults, ages 18-25, who perform hands-on restoration work in the streams, wetlands, ravines, pastures, and backyards of King County.  They plant native vegetation buffers, fence streams from livestock, build fish habitat, and variety of environment and service projects. All Team members receive training in stream ecology, morphology, natural history, native plant identification and propagation, and bioengineering. 

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to Paul.Adler@kingcounty.gov.  Applicants should also complete a WCC application located online at https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/wccapp/Home/homeWccApp.aspx.  For more information visit the WCC webpage at www.ecy.wa.gov/wcc/

Please share this part-time employment opportunity for students.  One of our industry partners, Samsung Mobile, is looking to hire 10 college students.  They especially need applicants who are native Spanish speakers.  Requires a basic skill level in Excel and outgoing personality and good communications skills.   The pay is $18-$20/hr.

Interested students should contact Jason Flournoy at Samsung directly. Jason’s contact information can be found at the bottom of this email. 

From Jason Flournoy at Samsung:
“I wanted to reach out to you with a question about some opportunities for your students.  We are going to have a  project that last approximately 6 months and is going to start in early January.  This will  be in our Bellevue office and in our S-Voice Group.  We are looking for 10 college students (5 native English speaking/5 native Spanish speaking) who can work about 25 hours a week. 

The project does not require technical background (other than basic excel skills) but rather an out-going personality and great communication.  The testers will essentially be speaking phrases/commands into the voice recognition on our devices and recording the results in excel.  Small job description is below:

·         Testing S voice app with multiple Scenarios provided from HQ
·         Need to test with excellent pronunciations/ability to correct test cases.
·         Observe errors while testing.(since using same test cases, person need to find differences day by day..)
·         Judgment skills(need to explain about failed test cases.)
·         Excellent excel skills(test cases is excel with formulas)

It will pay about $18-20 per hour.  If you can distribute this to anyone you might feel would have an interest I would appreciate it.  You can have them e-mail me their resume directly.”

Jason Flournoy | R & D Staffing | Samsung Mobile
1301 E. Lookout Drive |Richardson, Texas 75082
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Public Health – Seattle & King County Emergency Preparedness - Volunteer Opportunity

In an effort to ensure equal access to emergency information and services, Public Health - Seattle & King County is working to increase the language capacity and diversity among  Public Health Reserve Corps volunteers. 

As you may know, approximately 11% of King County residents speak English “not well” and 3% don’t speak English at all.  As leaders, you are in a unique position to help your community.  By joining the PHRC, you will be working with us to assure equity - before, during and after an emergency. 

What is the Public Health Reserve Corps?  The PHRC is a community-based group of local medical and non-medical personnel who serve as volunteers during a public emergency.  Volunteers also work in the community during non-disaster times, providing outreach to the underserved, supporting Healthcare for the Homeless, attending community events and supporting Red Cross shelters.

Why join?  Volunteering during an emergency can save lives!

How much time is required to volunteer?  The minimum time required to become a volunteer is approximately 8 hours (including orientation and online trainings.) After becoming an active volunteer, the Public Health Reserve Corps is an opt-in experience - meaning that volunteers are able to choose their level of involvement and there is no obligation to be deployed.

Please consider joining the Reserve Corps today and help respond to public health emergencies or disasters!  To learn more about how you can make a difference in your community, please visit http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/preparedness/phreservecorps.aspx.





Early Identification Program
173G Mary Gates Hall - Box 352803
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington 98195-5845