Graduate Student Opportunities

Call for Abstracts: Sustainability and Development

Call for Abstracts: Sustainability and Development

June 18 2018 Sustainability and Development Conference at the University of Michigan (U-M), November 9-11, 2018. The conference is supported by several U-M departments, as well as the journal, World Development. It will cover a suite of key themes related to sustainability and development, but broadly focuses on the many global efforts to realize the SDGs and to assess the […]

Study Abroad while earning credits & interning

Study Abroad while earning credits & interning

Spend a semester abroad in a developing country while gaining career-relevant experience through a hands-on internship placement. Earn transferable course credits while learning from a local professor at one of our partner universities. Experience a diverse culture as you explore a new country, work with local changemakers, and travel to beautiful destinations with new friends. […]

GPS July workshops, career internships + Research/Thesis support workshops

June 18 2018 GPS workshops will resume in early July with sessions on Time Management (July 17), Business Writing (July 18), Getting on Track with your Thesis (July 25), Thesis Boot Camp (July 26), and more pending.  Details posted at .   Check out for other opportunities including: NCFDD webinars: Impostor Syndrome and […]

Help UBC REX Promote Undergraduate Research

June 18 2018 Undergraduate Research Opportunities is a student-led, AMS-constituted UBC club. We run the Research EXperience (REX) program where undergraduate students are paired with post-doctoral and graduate students to design a theoretical research project. At the end of the program, the undergraduate students present their finished projects at the Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference (MURC), […]

NEW COURSE: RES 500E: Exploring the food-water-energy-nexus

June 15 2018 Below is a new course offering for 2018W.  A course syllabus will be posted later in the summer on the IRES website. RES 500E: Exploring the food-water-energy-nexus Instructor: Mark Johnson Day/Time: Tuesdays 2:00pm – 5:00pm Location: TBA Enrollment: Graduate Students (or advanced undergraduates with instructor approval and completed G+PS form) Description Feeding one billion […]

Two Free Events at the Vancouver Aquarium | ‘Return of the Sea Otter’ & ‘The Truth About Everyday Plastics’

June 13 2018 Return of the Sea Otter: Author Talk and Book Signing Monday, 18-Jun-2018 @ 7pm (doors 6.30pm) Return of the Sea Otter: The Story of the Animal that Evaded Extinction on the Pacific Coast Rhode Island-based writer Todd McLeish has been writing about wildlife and environmental issues for more than 20 years. His […]

Genome BC summer program (paid position) and Indigenous Solidarity Day (volunteer)

June 11 2018 Indigenous Solidarity Day at Trout Lake Join us as we celebrate National Indigenous Day at Trout Lake with a community-based, full day of events set to showcase and celebrate the diversity of Indigenous people across Canada. First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people gather to share their spirit, experiences, stories, songs, art and […]

GPS update: Space in Strategize for Success + upcoming Networking, Interviews and more

June 11 2018 There are a few spaces remaining for this Thursday’s Leveraging your Strengths to Strategize for Success (discover your top 5 strengths, start to create a plan for grad school and career success) Thurs, June 14 | 1 – 5 PM @ Thea Koerner House, UBC Point Grey Campus For details and to […]

New Masters Program in Nature Culture Sustainability Studies at RISD

June 11 2018 The new Nature-Culture-Sustainability Studies Masters Program is launching this fall. We have one spot left in our first fall 2018 cohort with very generous scholarships and fellowship opportunities. Final deadline for admissions June 25th 2018. The NCSS program combines study of the environmental humanities/environmental political theory with political ecology with further opportunities […]

Positive Space Workshops

June 11 2018 Positive Space Workshops: Help Build Welcoming and Inclusive Communities   Explore how you can positively impact the climate for sexual and gender diversity at UBC and make your learning, working, or living communities more inclusive to all.   Positive Space workshops cover current language, issues, resources, and best practices in an interactive […]