Course credit for internships

Course credit for internships

Students who are interested in obtaining credit for internships should first secure an internship with a provider. Once confirmed, contact Dr. Hudak, for permission to register for GEOG 4920/5900.

You will be required to compile a portfolio during the course of your internship and provide a letter of assessment from the internship provider. Both will be used to determine a "grade" for the course.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Department of Homeland Security Summer Internships

 Now accepting applications for

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

2014 HS-STEM Summer Internships

 Application deadline: January 6, 2014

Undergraduate students receive a $5,000 stipend plus travel expenses.

10-week research experiences are offered at: Argonne, Idaho, Berkeley, Livermore, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia National Laboratories; as well as at Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Coast Guard Research and Development Center, Customs and Borders Protection Laboratories and Scientific Services, Naval Research Laboratory, Engineer Research and Development Center, National Security Technologies Remote Sensing Laboratory, Transportation Security Laboratory, and more…

 Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management,social sciences, and more.
U.S. citizenship required

 Detailed information about the internships can be found at:

A flier is located at:

Saturday, November 23, 2013

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Educational Fund

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Since our founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political.  For more than 130 years, we have worked together as a national grassroots organization to improve the lives of millions of women and their families.

AAUW offers six fellowships and grants:

For more information:

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

UNT Sustainability Office - Graduate Student Interns

UNT Sustainability seeks to hire two Graduate Student Assistants to join its team. The first position will support UNT Sustainability's efforts strengthen its community mapping initiative focusing on a needs/interest assessment of businesses, education organizations, and other elements of a community. The preferred candidate will engage with representatives of organizations to collect and organize quantitative and qualitative data, and construct a virtual network of relations between organizations. The preferred candidate will also be trained, or have experience, in areas associated with sustainability, businesses development and management, information systems and behavior, survey methods, data collection, and analysis.

The second position will support UNT Sustainability's efforts to strengthen its community engagement activities, particularly those with primary/secondary institutions. The preferred candidate will engage with representatives of local schools to support efforts to strengthen education practices and activities by integrating sustainability concepts and principles into the curricula and learning objectives. The preferred candidate will also be trained, or have experience, in areas associated with sustainability, education, curricula development, community development, and/or social work.

Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter and a list of three professional references with their online application.
The jobs will be posted on UNT's Human Resources page as well as Eagle Network.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Environmental Resources Intern, Town of Flower Mound

Job #2013-112
$10.00 /Hour


Under direct supervision, performs detailed administrative and environmental duties for the Environmental Services/Resources Division. This position is part time with hours capped at 20 per week.

1. Assists the division with daily administrative responsibilities.
2. Under direct supervision, conducts specific research related to ongoing environmental programming or initiatives.
3. Conducts preliminary site visits related to environmental surveying.
4. Provides task-related geographic information systems (GIS) services.
5. Assists with the Town's tree inventory and related tree ordinance amendments.
6. Conducts preliminary site visits related to potential violations of the Town's Tree Preservation Ordinance.
7. Assists with the development of Tree Farm and Outdoor Learning Area educational programs.
8. Types general correspondence, memorandums, bid specifications, Town ordinances, statistical data, requisitions, divisional reports, confidential projects, designs forms, and various other data.
9. Operates various types of office equipment, including computers.
10. Compiles and maintains records, reports, and documentation for various projects.
11. Adheres to personnel, departmental, and safety policies and procedures.
12. Informs supervisor of all work-related activities.
13. Performs other duties as assigned.

Must be a science major with 30 or more credit hours completed. A Bachelor's Degree in an environmentally related field is preferred. Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel experience is required. Experience using ESRI ArcView is preferred. Must have a valid Texas Driver's License and driving record must be in compliance with Town policy.

General working knowledge of various aspects of environmental compliance, natural resource management, conservation, or environmental protection.
Must have a general working knowledge of modern office administrative practices and procedures. Must have excellent English communicative skills, both oral and written, to include spelling, grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure. Must have excellent computer operation skills, to include word processing (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), graphics, and data entry with speed and accuracy. Skills in geographic information systems software (ESRI ArcView) are preferred. To perform the essential  functions of the job, must be able to understand and carry out oral and written directives; work well under pressure and stress; handle multiple tasks; prioritize and organize work assignments; lift up to 25 lbs. of heavy boxes, books, equipment, etc.; file and retrieve items stored on high shelves; walk, bend, stoop, reach, climb, see, and write; maintain a pleasant and friendly demeanor; and maintain confidentiality of confidential matters.

May work evenings, as needed.


2121 Cross Timbers Rd
Flower Mound, TX 75028

An Equal Opportunity Employer