Graduate Student Opportunities

PhD Graduates Opportunity: Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellowship

PhD Graduates Opportunity: Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellowship

Help solve public policy challenges in Canada The Canadian Science Policy Fellowship is now accepting applications from prospective fellows interested in undertaking a year-long policy position with a Canadian government host office beginning in September 2021. Eligible applicants must: Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident* Hold a PhD in any academic discipline at the […]

Funded Graduate Student Positions in Social-Ecological Health and Just Sustainabilities

Funded Graduate Student Positions in Social-Ecological Health and Just Sustainabilities

Funded Graduate Student Positions with the Lake Superior Living Labs Network at Lakehead University (to Begin September 2021) The Lake Superior Living Labs Network is bringing sustainability solutions to life through community-engaged teaching, research, and action across the Lake Superior watershed. Lakehead University is seeking exceptional candidates to undertake graduate level research relating to community-campus […]

Canadian Northern Studies Trust Awards

Canadian Northern Studies Trust Awards

Canadian Northern Studies Trust Awards The Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS) established its scholarship program, the Canadian Northern Studies Trust (CNST) in 1982 to advance knowledge and understanding of Canada’s North. The purpose of the CNST is to develop a cadre of scholars and scientists with northern experience and, at the same […]

Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) Internship Opportunity

Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) Internship Opportunity

Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) Internship Apply for a PICS internship, which supports hiring a university student at the workplaces of BC governments, NGOs, industry and communities pursuing climate change mitigation and adaptation research, planning or implementation. Students gain vital experience and exposure in a competitive growth job market while helping our solution seeker […]

UBC Let’s Talk Science: Science Fair Mentorship Opportunity

UBC Let’s Talk Science: Science Fair Mentorship Opportunity

Virtual Mentors Needed – UBC Let’s Talk Science: High School Science Fair Mentorship Program UBC Let’s Talk Science is currently recruiting mentors for their 2020-2021 science fair mentorship program in partnership with David Thompson Secondary School. This year mentorship will take place entirely online! What is the mentorship program? Students at David Thompson Secondary School […]

BioTAP’s Challenges in Teaching: Sharing Coping Strategies

BioTAP’s Challenges in Teaching: Sharing Coping Strategies

BioTAP’s Challenges in Teaching: Sharing Coping Strategies BioTAP is inviting you to register for a workshop titled Challenges in Teaching: Sharing Coping Strategies. Shifting to online learning has been a challenge (to say the least) and we commend you for all your hard work making this term a success. Way to go! If you feel […]

Renewable Energy Transition Strategies: Practical Innovations for Urban Areas

Renewable Energy Transition Strategies: Practical Innovations for Urban Areas

Renewable Energy Transition Strategies – Next Offering April 12 – June 30, 2021 This very popular 30-hour online course is a primer on the foundational first actions cities are taking to pursue their targets. The course draws on the rich experiences of cities from North America and Europe on the leading pathways to 100% renewable […]

New On-Line Course in Green Infrastructure Launches in February 2021 at SFU

New On-Line Course in Green Infrastructure Launches in February 2021 at SFU

ENVP 925 – Green Infrastructure in Urban Centres: Policy, Design and Practice “Green infrastructure, both in its natural form (e.g. forests, riparian areas, wetlands etc.) and human-made forms (e.g. street trees, green roofs etc.), provides ‘free’ ecosystem services that support sustainable development and livable communities.” Metro Vancouver Policy Backgrounder. Urban planning is recognizing that green […]

UBC Geography TA Openings

UBC Geography TA Openings

UBC Geography TA Openings The Department of Geography is seeking TAs for the following courses in term 2: GEOB 270: Introduction to GIS (running labs, office hours, grading, etc) GEOB 103: Our Changing Environment, Water and Landscapes (running labs, office hours, grading, etc) GEOB 308: Quaternary and Applied Geomorphology (running labs, office hours, grading, etc) […]

REM-658 at SFU: Research Methods and Modeling for Social and Technical Sustainability

REM-658 at SFU: Research Methods and Modeling for Social and Technical Sustainability

REM 658: Research Methods and Modeling for Social and Technical Sustainability Jonn Axsen will be teaching a graduate social science research methods course (REM-658) at SFU this Spring — it is also open to grad students from other universities. REM-658 is designed to be useful for a broad range of REM students (as well as […]