Category Archives: Internships and student opportunities

Students Apply for the 2015-16 U of I Student Sustainability Committee

Hey, are you a U of I student?  If so, do you want to participate in one of the most important committees on campus?  Then the Student Sustainability Committee might be for you.  It a student-led organization charged with the … Continue reading

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Internship Opportunity: White Violet Center Eco-Justice Intern

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, located in Saint-Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, is seeking applicants for the position of Eco-Justice Intern. At WVC you’ll find 320 acres of forestland, 300+ acres of certified organic cropland, a 5 acre organic garden, 2 orchards, a … Continue reading

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USDA Announces Fellowships for Future Agricultural Scientists

Includes Undergraduate Fellowships For First Time WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced the availability of more than $15 million for fellowships to train and develop the next generation … Continue reading

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Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship Program Open

Annie’s Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship Program gives out $100,000 a year to students pursuing degrees in sustainable agriculture. The company, which you can read more about here, is dedicated to producing responsible, simple, and nourishing packaged food. You can read about past … Continue reading

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2014 National Young Farmer’s Conference

Every December, hundreds of beginning farmers from across the United States gather at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture to learn from agricultural luminaries, peers, and advocacy organizations at the National Young Farmers Conference: Reviving the Culture of Agriculture. … Continue reading

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School for Designing a Society: Fall Courses

The School for Designing a Society offers an 8-week session beginning Oct.1, 2014, in Urbana, Illinois. Participants are invited to imagine and formulate desires for a society different from the current one. The curriculum is designed to turn complaint into critique, dream into project, isolation into collective composition and … Continue reading

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2014 Research and Education and Graduate Student competitive grant programs

NCR-SARE is pleased to announce the projects recommended for funding for the 2014 Research and Education and Graduate Student competitive grant programs. More than 25 projects were awarded a total of more than $1.7 million through these two NCR-SARE grant programs, … Continue reading

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NSAC Policy Intern Position

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) is currently seeking a Policy Intern for the fall term beginning in mid August to early September, and lasting until December.  This position is full time and is located at NSAC’s DC office on … Continue reading

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Student research grant program for Illinois Association of Environmental Professionals

The SRGP is an effort to increase student interest in the environmental professions and to support them in conducting research and defining their career goals. The student research grant program will review all applications and give one First Place award … Continue reading

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Organic Crop Improvement Association Scholarships 2014

OCIA Research and Education is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2014 Organic Agriculture Scholarship. Students who apply must be enrolled in a post-secondary institution and be taking post-secondary work. Research must be limited to areas clearly benefiting organics. Scholarship … Continue reading

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