Job opportunity: Campus Sustainability Fund coordinator

The Campus Sustainabilty Fund is looking for a graduate student to work as the CSF coordinator beginning this summer through next year. Applications are due April 10 - so don't wait!

To apply, visit HuskyJobs and search for position 100934 and submit a resume and cover letter detailing relevant experience and interest in the position. Questions about the position can be directed to csfcoord@uw.edu.

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Restore Washington Park Arboretum for Earth Day

The UW Botanic Gardens and the Student Conservation Association have teamed up to host a work party at the Washington Park Arboretum on Saturday, April 23.

Individuals and groups from UW are invited to join us for this opportunity to dig in and help support the health of our planet. Come get your hands dirty and celebrate Earth Day with us - the first 400 volunteers to register will also receive free lunch and t-shirts!

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Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy in Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago is accepting applications through July 1 for the 6th Annual Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE), a two-week intensive workshop and lecture series for students and professionals. Admission into the program is highly competitive, drawing from a national pool of applicants. All participants attend free of charge, and will receive lodging for the duration of the two-week program. Many attendees will also receive partial support for travel costs.

UW's first Polar Day is March 30

The UW Future of Ice Initiative is hosting the university's first Polar Day, a day of talks by faculty and students who work in the polar regions, with time for questions and discussions. 

The event starts at 9:15 a.m. at the UW Club's Yukon Pacific Room, but attendees are welcome to arrive starting at 8:30 a.m. for coffee and pastries. The first 50 people to arrive will receive a free lunch.

The UW Polar Day Schedule is below:

Recycle Corps internship

Waste Management is looking for interns to join its Recycle Corps program, which will teach twelve college students the latest strategies in engaging the public and businesses in waste reduction and recycling behavior change. Recycle Corps interns represent the company at various public outreach events.

The Application deadline is April 1. To apply, visit www.wmcareers.com and search for Job #16002668. 

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Student environmental, social and corporate governance research position

The UW Investment Management Co. (UWINCO), which manages the UW's $4 billion endowment, operating and life income funds, is looking for a student research analyst who will conduct research on environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) related issues for UWINCO. This is a unique opportunity for an intellectually curious and quantitatively minded individual interested in the intersection of social responsibility and investments.