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OPPORTUNITIES


Stockholm Environment Institute: Job Opportunity

Are you a curious, talented researcher devoted to advancing the role of science in public policy? Do you have initiative, are you committed to applying yourself to the great sustainability challenges of our time, and do you enjoy working in a fun and supportive team setting? The Stockholm Environment Institute might be a good fit for you!

SEI-US, is looking to hire a Water Program Director and a Water Resources Analyst/Scientist in our Davis, California Office. For more information and to apply, please visit:  https://www.sei-international.org/working-for-sei or contact Susie Bresney at susie.bresney@sei-us.org.


INITIATIVES & EVENTS


MIT IDEAS Final Entry Deadline

Working on a social/environmental innovation that will benefit underserved communities? Enter the IDEAS competition for a chance to receive up to $15,000 to pilot your project! This is the last chance to enter this year's competition. Contact globalchallenge@mit.edu if you have any questions about whether your project fits our criteria.  Deadline is March 1, 2018 at 6pm!  Click here for more information!


The Horizons Fellowship 

The Horizons Fellowship supports 200 outstanding university students on a fully-funded experience in San Francisco, in their pursuit to become leaders in technology. Our programs provide immersive software engineering and web/mobile development courses geared towards high-achieving college students. Students need not have a computer science background! 

Horizons students have gone on to receive offers from firms such as Google, Slack, Yelp, Amazon, BCG, Visa, J.P. Morgan, and more!

Past Horizonites have come from a variety of schools and backgrounds. Applicants have hailed from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, UPenn/Wharton, Columbia, Northwestern, Brown, Michigan and more. 

Interested students can start an application here! 


Ceres Job Opportunity

Are you ready to change investor and company practices on climate change and other sustainability challenges?

-Senior Manager, Investor Engagement
-Assistant, Water Program

Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization working with the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses. Apply for open positions and internships in Boston!


Watts Water Technologies: Leadership Rotational Program

Through this 24 month rotational development program, participants will gain a better understanding of the Watts business model and determine where their passions and interests lie as they start their career. Participants will experience a wide range of assignments as they establish broad experiences via three 8-month interdepartmental rotations designed to develop critical leadership and functional skills.

Sponsoring Departments include:

  • Engineering
  • Sourcing
  • Operations
  • Sales

GET YOUR FEET WET WITH WATTS!

For additional information on roles and responsibilities, qualifications, and expectations, please see the posting here.


Cambrian Innovation:  Process Engineer III Job Opportunity

Cambrian Innovation is looking for a Process Engineer III for our Watertown, MA office.  Please view more details here.


NEWEA Student Design Competition

The NEWEA (New England Water Environment Association) Student Design Competition promotes “real world” design experience for students interested in water engineering and sciences.  This competition tasks teams of student members within NEWEA to design and present a program meeting the requirements of a problem statement that they have worked on together as a team. This is intended for both undergraduate and graduate students, typically completing a capstone project. The winning teams from each category will compete at the national WEFTEC competition.  For more information, click here!   Deadline to apply is March 2, 2018.


Research


 "Digital Technology – the Next Generation of Water Mixing"  -   Watts Water Technologies 2017   (Paper)