Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Student Opportunities

CAUSES needs student research volunteers!
CAUSES is seeking student volunteers for a research project. The project on economic development involves members of the DC community conducting focus groups on the five pillars of economic development. This is important research for us to learn more about the quality of life for our DC residents in indicators such as health, education, social and cultural amenities, environment and recreation, and information and transportation access. Volunteers will serve as notetakers. Good notetaking is an important part of the focus group analysis and we will be training you on this task. This will be a great experience for you to experience hands-on qualitative research methods. 

The focus group dates are October 17 and November 7, 2015, and will be conducted in the Deanwood and Congress Heights neighborhoods from 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. UDC students only. Contact Arielle Gerstein for more information or to volunteer.

Sierra Club Internship
The Sierra Club is seeking an intern for the Nearby Nature Program, an initiative inspiring people to explore, enjoy and protect special places close to home in order to make access to the outdoors increasingly equitable. The initiative is part of the Our Wild America campaign which is building an engaged and diverse movement to protect lands and waters, reduce climate disruption, and support recreation economies at the community, state, and federal levels. 

The Washington, DC-based intern will provide support to all aspects of the Nearby Nature initiative, including our city level initiatives and national advocacy efforts. Our interns provide support to field organizers, Chapters and Groups in key cities, and our national partners, including the Outdoors Alliance for Kids. Past job activities include research, writing, volunteer outreach, coalition and partnership support, organizing program activities and events, and administrative support. Apply. 

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