Archive for May, 2012
This position is a full-time, temporary position for five months. Therefore, it may be best suited for a recently graduated student. This is not a GIS specific position but is in support of our GIS department and will utilize GIS from time to time. Please feel free to pass along this information to anyone who you think may be a good fit for the position. Interested applicants can send a cover letter and resume to me.
Overview: Drilling Info is looking for a temporary Permit Researcher who will be responsible for collecting (photocopying and/or scanning) W-1s / Plats and/or P-12s from the Texas Railroad Commission for Oil & Gas wells drilled in the State of Texas. The hours are full time – M-F 8am-5pm for the remainder of the project, which will last about 5 months. The work environment is primarily at the Texas Railroad Commission – 10th Floor Central Records. Transportation between the Commission and DrillingInfo offices is required.
• Must be extremely organized and have ability to handle multiple requests at one-time
• Must have ability to learn both hardcopy and digital record-keeping systems
• Other records research related duties as assigned
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems & Microsoft Office
2600 Via Fortuna, Bldg. 1, Suite 500
Austin, Texas 78746-7993
Phone: 1.512.477.9200 Ext. 5813
May 30th, 2012
Policy and Business Development Intern (Paid)
Our practice is looking for 1-2 college students or recent graduates who want to help execute interdisciplinary research, policy analysis, and business development projects. Our team is eager to develop projects that will optimize on the selected intern’s academic strengths and help grow his/her professional skill set. The potential areas to be covered include, but are not limited to:
-Defense Energy Initiatives and funding programs
-Policy and regulations related to the: development of transmission in the West; fracking; and mining reform
-Policy related to the development of solar projects on public lands
-Incentivizing the development of innovative clean energy and environmental technologies
-Assessment of politically relevant clean energy technologies
-American voting trends with respect to climate policy
-Background in environmental science, environmental economics, and/or environmental policy
-Strong interest in development of environmental and energy policy
-Understanding of renewable and fossil energy (preferred, but not essential)
-Understanding of transmission issues (preferred, but not essential)
-Familiarity with the Clean Air Act (preferred, but not essential)
-Interest in finance/business development (preferred, but not essential)
-Interest in clean energy technologies and clean energy project development
We are ideally looking for:
-An enthusiastic individual with an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving
-Flexible individual who thrives working both independently and in a team
-Interest in diving into business and/or policy side of energy, environment, and climate issues
-Self starter that is able to take initiative
Cassidy & Associates is a leading federal government relations firm, with over 35 years of experience helping a diverse client base promote their interests in Washington, DC. Cassidy & Associates is consistently ranked as one of the top government affairs firms in the industry, providing a broad range of services with a particular emphasis on developing targeted federal government relations strategies and facilitating direct, substantive and lasting relationships with key decision makers.
Energy, Environment, and Climate Change Practice
Our practice has been successful advocating on behalf of a wide variety of clients each with diverse energy, environment, and climate priorities. Key issues of interest include public lands, deployment of renewable energy projects, climate policy, clean energy and environmental technologies, and corporate environmental strategy. Learn more about the practice at http://www.cassidy.com/industries/32/
Internship Start Date and Duration
8 week minimum, prefer 8-12 week commitment. Start Date flexible during summer and fall 2012.
Recent graduates who are looking for a paid, short-term position with real responsibilities are especially encouraged to apply.
To apply please send a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 pg. writing sample to CassidyInternship@gmail.com
May 23rd, 2012
Check out this great article by Kate Brooks from Liberal Arts Career Services:
Remember, College of Liberal Arts students can still use Liberal Arts Career Services for a full year after graduation!
May 11th, 2012
Sustainable Food Center: Community Health Organizer
Sustainable Food Center (SFC) cultivates a healthy community by strengthening the local food system and improving access to nutritious, affordable food. Sustainable Food Center is hiring an individual through the Americorps*VISTA program of the Corporation for National and Community Service to organize school-based wellness teams that will plan and implement comprehensive health programming. SFC’s Sprouting Healthy Kids project is a farm-to-school and food-systems education initiative that includes incorporation of locally grown fresh foods into school cafeterias, plus in-class and after-school gardening and cooking educational activities. SFC partners with Marathon Kids, a free six-month endurance building running/walking and nutrition program for K-5th public, private and home-schooled children and their families. We are looking for a dynamic, bilingual, relational individual to organize community members in schools and neighborhoods for a Sustainable Food Center/Marathon Kids partnership project and provide capacity building support of SFC’s other program areas. Monthly living allowance and end-of-service stipend or education award provided through the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Applications accepted until May 25, 2012. Position begins July 17, 2012.
May 8th, 2012
Sustainable Food Center: Education Coordinator & Community Health Organizer
Sustainable Food Center (SFC) cultivates a healthy community by strengthening the local food system and improving access to nutritious, affordable food. SFC’s Grow Local program offers the resources and education to enable children and adults in Central Texas to develop skills in organic food production, as well as an understanding of the importance of local food production for the health and well-being of themselves, their families and community, and the environment. SFC’s Sprouting Healthy Kids project is a farm-to-school and food systems education initiative that includes incorporation of locally grown fresh foods into school cafeterias, plus in-class and after-school gardening and cooking educational activities. We are looking for a dynamic, bilingual, relational individual to administer SFC’s train-the trainer Citizen Gardener gardening and volunteer program, and to organize community members in schools and neighborhoods for SFC’s Sprouting Healthy Kids middle school partners.
Resumes accepted until May 25, 2012. Position begins July 17, 2012.
May 8th, 2012
Start Date: Immediately
Description: Banks Environmental Data is seeking a GIS Analyst. The full‐time position includes salary, benefits & training. The GIS Analyst processes incoming orders, prepares environmental data reports using GIS software and tools, and provides support for clients. Additional responsibilities include maintaining a large spatial database.
Requirements: Banks hires resourceful college graduates. Ideal candidates are committed to excellence when working independently as well as in collaboration with colleagues. Preference will be given to candidates with degrees in GIS/Geography and those with GIS experience. Candidates must possess; Microsoft Office Suite and Acrobat proficiency, acute attention to detail, fast typing ability, willingness to check work thoroughly to correct errors, a self motivating attitude. Workloads can be heavy so candidates must have a positive attitude and willingness to complete projects with precision and enthusiasm.
To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Banks Environmental Data contacts applicants of interest, no phone calls please.
May 4th, 2012
Burnt Orange Report, the largest progressive political blog in Texas, is looking for a summer intern, and is recruiting more writers to join our staff!
Founded in 2003, BOR is one of the most widely read political blogs in Texas, and one of the biggest state-level blogs in the country. Writers have gone on to work in the Legislature, manage political campaigns, and make an impact here in Texas. Please pass this on to any interested individuals and encourage them to apply. For more information about Burnt Orange Report, see www.BurntOrangeReport.com
Internship Application Deadline: May 15 | Writer Application Deadline: May 22
$200 per month; 15 hours per week; 10 in office, 5 on own
Burnt Orange Report is looking for a summer intern to help with advertising, event planning, accounting, and research projects. The ideal applicant is a student with an interest in journalism, communications, marketing, politics, non-profits, government, or law. To succeed in this position, you must have a passion for progressive politics, be extremely detail oriented, and possess a strong work ethic. Knowledge of Excel, GoogleDocs, Twitter and Facebook is a must.
Submit resume, cover letter explaining why you’re a good fit for the job, 2 professional references, and a school assignment that demonstrates quantitative and qualitative skills and critical thinking to email@example.com. Qualified applicants will be brought in for an interview. This position is located in Austin, no exceptions. Deadline: May 15.
Burnt Orange Report is looking for writers with electoral or legislative experience to cover the 2012 election cycle. Applicants must have a passion for Democratic and progressive politics, and at least 1 year’s experience working on a campaign, with a progressive organization, or in a governmental body. Writers will be tasked with covering elections at all levels of the ballot. Compensation is based on the quantity of posts written each month. This is a part-time position.
Submit resume, cover letter, 2 references, and two representative writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Qualified applicants will be asked to write two “sample” posts as part of the application process. This is a remote position. Deadline: May 22.
May 4th, 2012
The Planning Department operates at the center of all things SXSW working between other department on logistics and scheduling before and throughout the event. Candidates for this position should enjoy challenging work and problem-solving and be interested in the nuts-and-bolts of mega-events. We are seeking interns who maintain a high level of professionalism, creativity, attention to detail, and most of all the ability to work in a team setting to complete projects.
Planning – Event Coordination Internship
Responsibilities include clerical support for the planning staff, updating logistical documents and spreadsheets as well as updating and coordinating event schedules, facility set-up, and audio-visual requirements for SXSW 2013. Additional areas of experience within the planning department include hospitality and event planning, spatial layout and design, as well as many other facets of our daily operations. Candidates must be highly organized, professional and computer savvy with experience in Microsoft Word and Excel (and Filemaker Pro helps).
Must be available for at least 20 hours per week from June through August.
Applicants should send their resume and a cover letter to email@example.com
May 2nd, 2012