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MCEDC Digest, January 30 , 2017
Program News & Announcements
New Earn-learn Position Available

Dr. Karl Linden is seeking an undergraduate or graduate student Earn-learn Assistant for the spring semester to help with his new USAID grant.  This student will:
* coordinate materials and set up file sharing site; 
* a ssist in planning a workshop in Boulder in March; 
* help organize meetings and webinars; 
* work with Prof. Linden in organizing project materials; and 
* support the administration of the project in other activities .  
Hourly rate is $10/hour for undergraduate or $12/hour for graduate student with a maximum of 10 hours per week. Students with assistantships (teaching or research) and those who already work on campus for more than 15 hours per week are not eligible.  

To apply, send Dr. Karl Linden (karl.linden@colorado.edu) a brief statement of interest and your resume by 5:00 pm on February 1, 2017.  
Fellowship Announcements

Congratulations to the following students who were awarded 2017 Mortenson Graduate Fellowships:  Amber Schrum, Bryan Bei, Scott Gregory, Brendon McNally, Kathy Junglen, Amin Mahdavi Mazdeh, and Eric Peterson. And thanks to all of the other candidates who applied!
EDC Student Group News & Events
EDC Social This Week

Thursday, February 2, 2017
5:00 p.m.
West End Tavern, 926 Pearl Street

Join your friends for appetizers and camaraderie. Questions? Ask Katie Chambers at kach8436@colorado.edu.
Other Local Events
PeaceCorps Info
Peace Corps Info Session

February 8, 2017
6:00 to 8:00 pm
UMC 425

Join Regional Recruiter and EDC alumnnus Cedar Wolf to learn more about the Peace Corps. 

EDC Relevant Conferences/Workshops
Conference Scholarships Available for Engineering Sustainability 2017

Engineering Sustainability 2017 has funding available for a limited number of students and junior faculty members (assistant professor level) who wish to attend the conference and have research interests and/or expertise in the broad topic of sustainable engineering.  Funding will be considered up to a maximum of $1,000 per applicant and can include travel, hotel, and registration fees.   Apply here
Grand Challenges Summit

Registration is open for the 3rd Global Grand Challenges Summit on July 18 to 20, 2017 in Washington DC. Please click http://ggcs2017.org/  for the GGCS website and to register.

EDC Conference Travel Funds Available

Remember that the Mortenson Center offers travel funds to students who present EDC-relevant work at conferences. To apply, check out the link on the MCEDC Resources website. You'll also find links to department, college, and campus funding opportunities for conference presentations.
Employment & Funding Opportunities
World Bank Summer Internship
Applications deadline is January 31st

The World Bank Group Internship offers highly motivated and successful individuals an opportunit to improve their skills while working in a diverse environment. The Bank Group pays an hourly salary to all interns and, where applicable, provides an allowance towards travel expenses.  Interns are responsible for their own living accommodations. Most positions are located in Washington, D.C.  Learn more...


Engineering Excellence Fund Mini Grant Cycle
Spring EEF mini proposals are due February 15th. 

The Engineering Excellence Fund is announcing the Spring Mini Grant Cycle, which is now open for proposals up to $3000. The EEF proposals are short, and can be proposed by students, faculty or staff who seek funding for high impact education innovation initiatives. 

EEF Spring 2017 Mini Grants
USAID/FPP Summer Internships Available

USAID's Office of Food for Peace (FFP) in the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA).  FFP is looking for interns to support its Geographic Division working as a Program Assistant or its Program Operations Division working as an IT Program Assistant in the Washington, DC headquarters location.  Depending on space availability, FFP may bring on one intern or more.  Interns can expect to have a substantive and rewarding experience as part of the DCHA/FFP team - once on board, interns are treated as full staff members. For job duties and application details, click  here.
CSA Fellowships
Application deadline is January 31st.
The Climate Strategies Accelerator has launched an open call for its 2017 Oil Breakthrough Lab, which is focused on ideas that end the age of oil. They're looking for social, cultural, and political solutions that reimagine transit systems, water use, land rights, financial markets, consumer behavior, and more -- any idea that stands to dramatically cut oil use.  Check out the website learn more or apply:  www.climatestrategiesaccelerator.org.
Production Manager Position Available

SPOUTS of Water has just announced a volunteer (expenses paid) production manager position available in Uganda for a water filter production manager. For job duties and application details, click  here.
Intern for Marshall Direct Fund

Marshall Direct Fund (MDF) is seeking a part-time Program Intern. MDF is a nonprofit that was started in 2007 and provides access to primary and vocational education in Pakistan. Position will average approximately 10 hours per week and is unpaid, located at the Posner Center in Denver . The successful candidate is responsible for assisting with programs, marketing, admin, and development for the organization. Contact   jfischer@marshalldirectfund.org for more details because their website is down as of 1/20/2017.
Shadhika Intern Position

Shadhika provides funding and support to women-led, locally controlled non-profits in Indai working to empower at-risk girls.  The organization is seeking an unpaid intern to work with their Program Committee at the Posner Center.  Job Description
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