The US Global Change Research Program (globalchange.gov) is currently advertising for a new position at the National Coordination Office in Washington, DC.
Communications Coordinator/Web-Content Manager
Under the direction of the Deputy Director, and in close coordination with OSTP communications staff, serves as the NCO's communications coordinator:
Develops and deploys strategies for communicating USGCRP science to a broad range of audiences, including the general public;
Creates and disseminates digital, print, web-based and multimedia content about USGCRP scientific findings through various communication and education channels, including the USGCRP constellation of websites, social media outlets, professional conferences and meetings and other relevant mechanisms;
Coordinates the development of and edits USGCRP documents and communications materials; and
Serves as the NCO coordinator for the newly formed USGCRP Interagency Communication and Education Team (ICE-t), which aims to coordinate and enhance unified Federal strategies to communicate and educate about climate change science and related global change.
Applications due by Friday, June 15, 2012. Apply here.
The US Global Change Research Program (globalchange.gov) is currently advertising for a student assistant position at the National Coordination Office in Washington, DC.
Internship Opportunity in Climate Change and Health
The US Global Change Research Program is looking for a student intern to assist with interagency efforts focusing on climate change and human health. The intern will be based in Washington, DC, providing ample opportunity to gain knowledge in federal policies and interagency cooperation. This position provides an excellent opportunity to learn about federal and international climate change activities and research, specifically those related to the climate-health nexus.
Interns must be enrolled in an accredited college or university, with college level coursework in relevant disciplines such as environmental or earth sciences, health sciences or public health, and/or communications.
Apply here. Applications due by Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Carbon is the foundation for all life on Earth. It is stored in reservoirs across the planet, including our oceans, atmosphere, plants, soils, and fossil fuels, and is a central component of food, shelter, transportation and other basic needs of human society.
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming conference call meeting of the DoC NOAA National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC). The call is scheduled for Tuesday, April 10, 2012 from 2-4 p.m. Eastern Time. Public access will be available at the office of the U.S. Global Change Research Program, Conference Room A, Suite 250, 1717 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20006.
The US Global Change Research Prorgram (globalchange.gov) is currently advertising for two administrative-level positions at the National Coordination Office in Washington, DC.
The first position is for an Administrative Assistant that would serve as the front face of the office and provide general reception and administrative duties to the National Coordination Office Staff. In addition, this position is also responsible for serving as the manager of the Resource Library (formerly known as the Global Change Research Information Office or GCRIO). Apply here by March 20.
The second position is for a student intern to facilitate and implement administrative and technical tasks for the National Climate Assessment within the USGCRP National Coordination Office. Students must be enrolled in college or university and completed or enrolled in coursework in relevant disciplines, such as environmental or earth sciences, political science, social science, or communications. Apply here by March 20.