Ocean Solutions Accelerator Program Applications Open

Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA) is launching the Second Wave Cohort of the Ocean Solutions Accelerator to support 15 of the world’s most brilliant startups focused on improving the health of the ocean. The Ocean Solution Accelerator partners with founders to provide the guidance and resources needed to develop their prototypes into market-ready solutions. Upon acceptance into[…]

Adélie Penguin Population Ecology Internship

Adélie Penguin Population Ecology Internship Point Blue Conservation Science and H.T. Harvey & Associates Now Accepting Applications Application period open:  February 15, 2019 through April 10, 2019 Internship Dates:   Position begins approximately October 5, 2019 through February 5, 2020. Mandatory health and dental clearance (required by NSF) at least 8 weeks prior to departure. Project Summary: […]

Seasonal Field Crew Position with USFS/UCSB

Position Title: Seasonal Field Crew Member in Forest, Vegetation, and Fire Ecology Location: University of California, Santa Barbara and US Forest Service Application deadline: March 8, 2019 Start date: April 1st 2019 End date: Mid-August, TBD Compensation: $15.46 to $17.93 per hour depending on experience, plus benefits To Apply: Send a cover letter, CV/resume, and[…]

County of Los Angeles to open GIS exams for all GIS Series Positions

In the next few days, the county of Los Angeles will be posting a rare opportunity to take exams and apply for GIS positions with the county! All nine GIS items will be posted in the coming days. While the specific date has not been confirmed, we anticipate this will be in mid-February 2019. Now is[…]

CSUCI’s SURF Bird Team – Setting the Framework for the Future of Endangered Shorebird Monitoring on Ormond Beach

This summer really flew by for a few of our ESRM students! The Student Undergraduate Research Fellows program, more commonly known as SURF, is a program run by Dr. Sean Kelly that allows students to get paid to do research in a field of their interest. Professor Cynthia Hartley led a group of four ESRM[…]

A Native Garden for CINPS!

Our students have been busy (as usual) in the sustainability realm.  Most recently, Andy Spyrka helmed a project to redesign the entry garden at the Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center in Ventura Harbor.  He was joined by a host of ESRM students and alums, most notably Amanda Shepherd.  Andy, Amanda, and a team that included consultants and the Ventura Master Gardeners revamped the overgrown area, turning it into a great mix of drought-tolerant natives.  Their mantra was “keep it cheap, within reach, and California native-based.”  Check it out next time you are in the harbor! […]

Chemistry Internship in New Mexico

Student Researcher, Karen Ramirez had a summer research internship with Dr. Antonio Lara, in the Chemistry department in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Dr. Lara’s presentation at CSUCI’s Water is Life/Agua es Vida (guest lecture Spring 2016, sponsored by Chicana/o Studies and Chemistry through a CIS grant), opened the door for Ramirez to have the opportunity to work in Dr. Lara’s lab in[…]