Master of Science in Environmental Metrology & Policy

The new Master of Science in Environmental Metrology & Policy program (EMAP) at Georgetown University, Washington DC is a joint endeavor between Georgetown, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

In this dynamic interdisciplinary program, the first of its kind in the nation, students learn to combine and apply new scientific and technical skills in policymaking settings. Integrated metrology and policymaking core courses prepare students to pursue sequential research-oriented courses and enrich their working knowledge further through electives in economics, government, ethics, and environmental data science. With access to state-of-the-art metrology instruments, students learn by working with leading scientists and policy makers.

The two-year program includes a 10-week program-funded summer internship at NIST and EPA. In addition, the after-work course schedule offers students the possibility of pursuing the program while working full- or part-time.

More information can be found this insightful brochure and on EMAP’s website.

Deadlines for best consideration:
Priority  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . January 15, 2019
U. S. applicants . . . . . . . . . April 1, 2019
Foreign applicants. . . . . . . March 1, 2019

Master of Science in Environmental Metrology & Policy Program in Georgetown University

Are you a graduating senior pondering about what to do next? Georgetown University is offering a program for Master of Science in Environmental Metrology & Policy. The program involves a unique collaboration with Georgetown University, the US National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST), the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Agilent Technologies, Inc. to bring deeper understanding in environmental chemistry, metrology, risk assessment, law and more. The curriculum is a two years/40 credits, after-work course schedule and includes research-oriented courses. This rigorous curriculum also includes a program funded 10 week summer research internships at NIST and EPA. The application deadline for the program is July 1st, 2018. For more information, click here for the brochure or visit emap.georgetown.edu.

Job Opportunities in Ethanol Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security

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Green Plains is seeking recent graduates and soon to be graduates in geology, biology, chemistry, environmental, and engineering fields to fill several available positions.

Greens Plains is a vertically-integrated ethanol producer based in Omaha, Nebraska. They currently have 17 plants located in Virginia, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, and Texas. Green Plains was #8 on FORTUNE 100 Fastest Growing Companies list and continues to expand its operations annually.

They are currently seeking to fill the following positions:

  • EHSS Assistant – This is a management fast-track position for recent college graduates in science and engineering.  The position would initially be based out of one of the following locations: Bluffton, Indiana; Fergus Falls, Minnesota; or Shenandoah, Iowa. There would be a promotion to EHSS Manager within approximately 2 years, at which point you would be relocated. Assistants have seen advancement opportunities as quickly as 6 months after hire. A 3.0 GPA is required.
  • PSM (Process Safety Management) Coordinator – This is a nine month to one year temporary position for recent college graduates in engineering or science background. This is a project based position at one of Green Plains’ Nebraska, Illinois, Indiana, Texas, Virginia, or Minnesota plants.  Employees in this position  work with Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (PIDs), job shadowing operations and maintenance staff, to complete Standard Operating Procedures, Confined Space Profiles, Electrical Room classifications, etc. Green Plains feels this is an excellent opportunity for graduates who have not had a lot of degree related experience during their college career and are looking to their foot in the door in their career!
  • EHSS/PSM Internship – This is a 3-4 month, summer/winter break position for college students finishing their Junior year and preparing to enter their Senior year. This position is for students in hard science or engineering schools that are looking to gain industrial, hands on experience prior to graduation. These are project based positions at one of Green Plains’ ethanol plants working with Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (PIDs), job shadowing operations and maintenance staff, completing valve verifications, pipe identification and labeling, and other EHSS projects. Interns may apply by sending resume, letter of interest, and a copy of transcripts to:  careers@gpreinc.com.

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please apply at the career link found at the Green Plains website.

Additional questions can be directed to careers@gpreinc.com.

 

SURI: Center for Aerosol Impacts on Climate and the Environment (CAICE) 2016 Undergraduate Summer Research Program

Application Deadline: February 1, 2016

Are you interested in aerosols and their impact on the environment?  Consider applying for the CAICE 2016 Undergraduate Summer Research Program to spend your summer working in one of several cutting-edge research labs.

Benefits and Details:

  • Mentoring from top CAICE faculty, post- doctoral scholars and graduate students in the CAICE network
  • Receive preparation for graduate school
  • Placement in one of several CAICE labs across the U.S., depending on preferences and availability.
  • Receive a stipend of $4000, travel cost reimbursement (max. $500), plus housing.
  • Students will conduct exciting hands-on scientific research
  • Program dates subject to adviser’s availability and campus site availability.
  • Program sites include: UC Davis, UC San Diego, Colorado State University, Ohio State University, University of Wisconsin at Madison, University of Iowa, and University of Utah

More information about the program, including details about each of the participating research labs and how to apply is available on their website.

Want to jump start your search for the right program? Check out this listing  of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.