MCEDC Digest - Oct. 29 , 2018
CO WASH Symposium Call For Abstracts
Fri. Nov. 30, 2018 - Deadline for submissions
Tue. & Wed., March 5 & 6, 2019 - Symposium

The Colorado WASH Symposium is issuing a call for submissions of abstracts for posters, verbal presentations, panel sessions, workshops, and other creative presentation styles on divergent topics within the WASH sector. Collaborative and/or interactive submissions are encouraged. Thematic tracks are being introduced this year. Learn more and apply.
Webinars & Online Courses
How To Learn Soft Skills
Tue. Nov. 9, 2018, 10am 

Learn about the skill sets needed to stand out to employers and excel in a global development career. The panel will also take participant questions. Register.
CU Events
How to Leverage a Job Posting 
to Perfect Your Application
Tue. Oct. 30, 11:00am-12pm
University Memorial Center (UMC), 425

Learn how to decide what to include in you cover letter and resume in this one-hour workshop. Career Services will explain how to use job postings to identify exactly what information you should prioritize in your application to get through an applicant tracking system and stand out to hiring managers. FREE. Event Details.
Sustainability Skills Workshop: Sustainability Behavior Change Skills
Fri. Nov. 2, 1:00-5pm
Fleming Building, Idea Forge

This workshop will focus on behavior change models and how to use this understanding of human behavior in successfully implementing sustainability initiatives toward changing behavior. FREE. Register.
Better Boulder Day of Service
Sat. Nov. 10, 2018 

Participate in CU's largest day of service. This one-day service program is a way to get involved and learn more about the people and organizations in the community who are working on social and environmental issues. There are four different projects to pick from. The Volunteer Resource Center will provide breakfast, snacks, transportation if needed, and a T-shirt. Sign up today.
Job & Funding Opportunities
Assistant Professor - University of Illinois
Sun. Nov. 4, 2018 - Deadline to Apply 

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Department of Urban and Regional Planning is hiring a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in international environmental planning. They are seeking someone with an interest in preparing students for planning practice in international contexts. More info and to apply.
Research Assistant
Wed. Nov. 7, 2018 - Deadline to Apply 

This is an opportunity for a French-speaking early career researcher interested in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and health. This is a full-time post, based in London and is funded for six months. Read the full job description and apply.
Water & Development Research Specialists, E3 Analytics & Evaluation Project
Located in Washington D.C.

Management Systems International (MSI), a Tetra Tech Company, is helping the USAID Water Office with an evidence gaps analysis to help inform their future Research Agenda and are looking for two researchers to conduct this analysis over the next few months. They are seeking researchers with expertise in one or more of the approaches under USAID development results DR2 and DR3. Learn more and apply.
Research & Tech Development Coordinator 
Jan. 2019 - Position begins

This full-time position with Caminos De Aqua is located in San Miguel de Allende, Gto. Mexico. The Coordinator will supervise tech team members and will oversee all research and development projects. Learn more about this opportunity. Apply.
Grand Challenges Africa
Sat. Nov. 24, 2018 - Call Closes

Seed grants of up to $100,000 and Innovation Transition Grants up to $500,000 will be awarded to promote Africa-led scientific innovations that help countries better achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. They are seeking technology-based solutions that promote access to essential resources and services (clean water, sanitation) and can make a difference in reducing morbidity and mortality to promote healthy, safe and productive lives. Learn more. Apply.
Real-time Monitoring For Improved Water Services in the Ethiopian Lowlands
The lowlands of eastern Ethiopia are a government priority and with a commitment from the treasury to invest $500M USD per year, this is the second largest government investment in the water sector. Why is monitoring important? What are the pros & cons of different data-communications? Read the brief.
Election Day is Tue. Nov 6, 2018

Colorado law allows you to register to vote through Election Day. Make your voice heard.  

What Role Can Art Play To Drive Demand For Sanitation?

Check out this music video featuring artists Shadow, J-Glo, 5YA, 
Jacob-V  & Chilller Coolnanee. 
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