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Job & Internships at City of Austin, Environment America, and AISD

Job & Internships at City of Austin, Environment America, and AISD

Check out these great job and internship opportunities with three different environmentally-minded employers: Environmental Scientist Associate Intern at City of Austin




	


Volunteer Opportunities Brought to You By Students for Sustainability!

Volunteer Opportunities Brought to You By Students for Sustainability!

St. Edward's Students for Sustainability has found some great volunteer opportunities right here in Austin! Links with more information on each opportunity provided below: Volunteer 4-6 hours a week working to combat climate change by sending letters to the editors and meeting with local media with…




	


Job Opportunity: Temporary Program Coordinator for Cities Connecting Children to Nature, City of Austin

The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department is looking for a Temporary Program Coordinator for the Cities Connecting Children to Nature implementation plan.




	


City of Austin's Redesigned Seaholm EcoDistrict Offers Multitude of Sustainability Elements and Projects

City of Austin's Redesigned Seaholm EcoDistrict Offers Multitude of Sustainability Elements and Projects

Have you been by the Seaholm EcoDistrict lately? It's located south of 5th Street between Lamar Boulevard and Nueces Street and it's been getting quite the eco-friendly facelift! Some of the features available include:




	


 



	


 



	


City of Austin Selected as Finalist for “Beyond Traffic: The Smart City Challenge”

City of Austin Selected as Finalist for “Beyond Traffic: The Smart City Challenge”

The City of Austin was selected as one of sevenfinalists cities poised to win up to $50 Million for mobility innovations by U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx in a ceremony at the C3 Connected Mobility Showcase during South by Southwest in Austin today.




	


Recycle Your Styrofoam, Paint, Electronics, and More at Austin's Recycle and Reuse Drop-Off Center

Recycle Your Styrofoam, Paint, Electronics, and More at Austin's Recycle and Reuse Drop-Off Center

Don't forget that Austin's new Recycle and Reuse Drop-Off Center is now open! You can find it in South Austin, off of Todd Lane, where they're accepting items such as:




	


Help Conserve Water in Austin- Fill Out Quick Survey to Tell City Council to Adopt One-Day-Per-Week Watering!

Help Conserve Water in Austin- Fill Out Quick Survey to Tell City Council to Adopt One-Day-Per-Week Watering!

In order to conserve water, the City of Austin has been in Stage 2 Watering Restrictions for the last couple of years, a measure that includes a one-day-per-week lawn watering schedule.




	


Video: Austin Mayor Steve Adler at COP21 Conference in Paris

Video: Austin Mayor Steve Adler at COP21 Conference in Paris

Check out this video interview with Austin Mayor Steve Adler and Bloomberg New Energy Finance at the COP21 Conference in Paris, France. Mayor Adler discusses what brought him to the conference, what sustainability means to Austin, and how Austin stands out in the world of…