MCEDC Digest - Aug. 6 , 2018
Job Opportunities
Professional Research Assistant Position at SILC/GSS
Open until filled

CU Boulder is hiring a Food Energy Water NEXUS Instructor. This is a two-year position with the possibility for extension. Some of the duties include development of curriculum for an undergraduate experiential education program, cultivating international research partnerships, and overseeing the recruitment and application process for the scholars program. Salary is $60,000 commensurate with experience.  Full job description.
CA Policy Advocate Wanted at UCS
Mon. Sept. 10, 2018 or until filled: Deadline to Apply

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is an independent national non-profit of scientists and engineers working to solve the world's most pressing environmental and safety problems. They are seeking an advocate (bilingual) for renewable energy, electric vehicles, and other science-based solutions to climate change. This is a full-time position based in Sacramento, CA. Starting salary is approximately $58,500. Learn more and apply.
Conferences & Workshops
2018 WHEIE Workshop
Sat. Sept 1, 2018 - Application Deadline
Mon. Dec 17-Tue. Dec 18, 2018
CU Anschutz campus, Aurora

The  2018 Workshop on Household Energy Impact Evaluation (WHEIE) aims to accelerate transitions toward cleaner household energy systems by providing targeted, specific training on policy-oriented impact evaluation research designs. Participants will gain a strong foundation in impact evaluation and concrete, policy-engaged, fund-able research designs that can be used to evaluate the impacts of specific low and middle-income (LMIC) country's household energy transition policies or programs. Apply now.
Registration Open for Denver WASH Symposium
Sat. Oct. 6, 2018
Denver Wastewater Management Building; 2000 W. 3rd Ave.

Registration is now open for the 6th Annual District WASH Symposium in Denver. Featured speakers include: Bud Rock, Principal of Global Water 2020; Eleanor Allen, CEO of Water for People; Rich Thorsten, Director of International Programs for Water.org; and Henrick Kunkeyani, Country Director for Freshwater Project Int'l in Malawi. Scholarships available. Register here.
Job Search Help
How To Create the Best Data Visualizations for Global Development

Professionals are being told to "say more with fewer words" and data visualization can do exactly that. Learn ways you can improve your communication with this skill. Read the article.
Webinars
Create A Standout Consulting CV
Tue. Aug. 7, 2018, 10am

Your CV is both a traditional resume and a marketing tool for your services. Learn how to make yours stand out and gain insight and tips on optimizing your CV for digital recruitment. Learn more and register.
In the News
Mobile Communities in Ethiopia Seek Fixed Solutions to Their Water & Sanitation Challenges
Lowland WASH is pushing to increase water system functionality with the "Internet of Things". With the help of private-sector partner SweetSense, 107 sensors have been installed so far in the Afar region of Ethiopia to conduct real-time data monitoring of each water scheme's operation.  Read more about what Lowland WASH, SweetSense and other partners are doing to improve WASH coverage through the One WASH National Program.
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