Scientific Program Manager

The Health and Environmental Sciences Institute (HESI), a global nonprofit scientific organization, seeks a Scientific Program Manager to help lead collaborative scientific programs in the biomedical and environmental health fields.  Successful candidates will have a passion for fostering creative and rigorous scientific collaborations that pool expertise, resources, and technical input from a diverse base of stakeholders.  HESI Scientific Managers are responsible for developing, managing, and providing scientific input to large international scientific teams that generate science to protect public health and the environment. HESI offers the opportunity to work with internationally recognized scientists from government, academia, NGOs, clinic, and industry. This responsible position requires leadership skills and the ability to work as part of a team to help realize HESI’s mission of achieving science for a safer, more sustainable world.

This position works in Washington, DC and reports to the HESI Executive Director.

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US EPA Training Fellowships/Internships

Eight Internship/Fellowship Positions available at US EPA, Center for Computational Toxicology and Exposure, Great Lakes Toxicology and Ecology Division, Duluth, MN, USA.

BS internship focused on High Throughput Aquatic Ecotoxicology Testing
Title: EPA High Throughput Ecotoxicology Internship
Reference Code: EPA-ORD-CCTE-GLTED-2020-05
The opportunity details can be found: [1 position available]


Post-doctoral training fellowship focused on the use of “new approach methodologies” or “alternative testing” to evaluate ecological toxicity of organic contaminants.Title: EPA Ecological Toxicity of Organic Contaminants Fellowship
Reference Code: EPA-ORD-CCTE-GLTED-2020-06
The opportunity details can be found: [1 position available]


BS internship focused on Evaluating Ecological Hazards of Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS)
Title:  EPA Ecological Hazards of Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS) Internship
Reference Code: EPA-ORD-GLTED-2020-07
The opportunity details can be found: [2 positions available]


Post-doctoral training fellowship focused on PFAS-relevant AOP development.
Title: EPA Ecological Effects of Per- and Poly-Fluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS) Fellowship
Reference Code: EPA-ORD-CCTE-GLTED-2020-08
The opportunity details can be found: [1 position available]


BS/MS internship in Bioinformatics related to Aquatic Toxicity Research.
Title: EPA Aquatic Toxicity with Bioinformatics Internship
Reference Code: EPA-ORD-CCTE-GLTED-2020-09
The opportunity details can be found: [1 position available]


BS/MS Internship in Analytical Chemistry to support Chemical Safety Assessment of Poly- and Perfluorinated Chemicals.
Title: EPA Rapid PFAS Aquatic Toxicity Testing Internship
Reference Code: EPA-ORD-CCTE-GLTED-2020-10
The opportunity details can be found: [1 position available]


Post-doctoral training fellowship focused on toxicokinetics of PFAS
Title: EPA Toxicokinetic PFAS Chemical Assessments Fellowship
Reference Code: EPA-ORD-CCTE-GLTED-2020-11
The opportunity details can be found:

Graduate Student Jobs and Careers Digest: July 1, 2020

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Links to Other Job Listing Websites

Job Boards Related to Agricultural Sciences/Economics/Food:

  • AgCareers: Broad job board for agriculture, food, natural resources and biotech. Also includes articles, career guides, career profiles, etc.
  • Agricultural & Applied Economics Association: Agricultural economist jobs, professorships, analysts, post-docs, etc.
  • American Society of Agronomy: Graduate assistantships, extension, professorships, research technicians, scientists and more.
  • Biospace: Find biotech, clinical research and pharmaceutical jobs from thousands of employers.
  • CareersInFood: Postings in microbiology, R&D, quality assurance, food science, brewing, management, dairy, etc. 
  • Institute of Food Technologists: IFT’s job board for food scientists, flavorists, regulatory/safety, etc.
  • Jobs in Horticulture Inc.: Various job listings and internships in horticulture.
  • Joe Produce: Online job center for produce, agriculture and related across the entire food chain - from seed to store.
  • WWOOF (Organic Farming): Live, volunteer, and learn on organic farms. Participating farms in Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Oceania.

Animals, Wildlife, & Range Job Boards:

Environmental/Sustainability Job Boards:

  • Environmental career opportunities in natural resources, renewable energy, environmental law/policy/advocacy/education, internships, etc.
  • Environmental Career Center: Postings in conservation, natural resources, environmental science, biology, ecology, sustainability and more.
  • Green Dream Jobs: From renewable energy jobs to green building jobs, organic industry jobs, policy, planning and scientific jobs that restore natural resources.
  • Green Jobs Network: Positions in climate change, conservation, ecology, energy, farming, recycling and more.
  • Student Training & Education in Public Service: Green Degrees & Careers: Job titles matched to key issues (e.g. deforestation, climate change) and advice from industry professionals.

Additional Job Boards:

  • Employer Cataloging Service: To research a full list of employers in your state according to your major/area of expertise, try Buzzfile’s Employer by Major tool.
  • Broad job boards: Indeed lists thousands of employment opportunities, and you can filter your preferences by industry and location. Mac’s List is specific to the Northwest.
  • Peace Corps: Peace Corps: A service opportunity involving immersion in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle pressing global challenges.
  • Government jobs: USA Jobs is where all federal government jobs are listed (Department of Fish and Wildlife, all the branches of the USDA, Department of Energy, etc.). It includes unique experiences for current students and recent graduates. Note that state, county and local government positions are typically listed on their own websites (e.g. State of California jobs).
  • Nonprofit jobs: Idealist and Work for Good are examples of places to look for nonprofit jobs. The Nonprofit Association of Oregon is a regional database for nonprofit work opportunities.
  • Faculty/academic jobs: Chronicle Vitae, a service of the Chronicle of Higher Education, is a hub for graduate level, faculty, research and other academic positions.
  • Employment agencies: Another way to find jobs is to work with a hiring or temp agency, which is usually free to applicants. CampusPoint is an example of a Northwest-based company that focuses on placing current students and recent graduates with local companies.

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