Mortenson Center Digest - Jan. 7 , 2019
Program News
New Global Engineering Course

Dr. Evan Thomas is offering a new graduate level course (CVEN 5837) in Spring 2019, that includes a lab, reviewing technologies, evaluations and interventions in Global Engineering. The course will review the motivations, design requirements, implementation, evaluation, limitations, challenges and impact of community and household scale global health technology interventions. Read details and full course description.
Austin Riley Interview

Outstanding Graduate for International Engagement and Mortenson Center Graduate Austin Riley was recently interviewed by CU journalist Jeff Zehnder. About the Mortenson Center Riley says, "I wouldn't have been interested in a master's otherwise. I've learned so much. It fits in exactly with what I want to do as a career." Read about Riley's journey and where he's going next.
CU Events
ENVS Two-week Course In Brazil
Two weeks in May, 2019

This Global Intensive course titled Sustainability In Brazil will be available in Spring 2019. It will focus on integrated leadership for environmental governance and climate change, livelihood development, cultural preservation, law, policy development and more. Students will work with professors and students from Brazil on applied, case study projects. The class is three credits. Learn more.
Registration Open for CO WASH Symposium
Tue. & Wed, Mar. 5 & 6, 2019

As always the symposium is free to attend, but you must register. The Mortenson Center's Global Engineering Awards will be held Tue. evening at the Symposium.  Register now.
Job & Funding Opportunities
Mentor  a CU Undergrad
Spring 2019

Become a Graduate Member in the YOU'RE@CU Program. Work with an undergraduate student for three-five hours a week during Spring 2019, while earning a $500 stipend. Get an extra pair of hands to help with research, and gain leadership and mentoring experience. Apply.
Mechanical Design Engineer at Burn Design Lab
Jan.-Feb., 2019 - Start dates
Vashon Island, WA

A Mechanical Design Engineer position is available now at Burn Desingn Lab. This is an entry-level engineering position for a mechanical or industrial design engineering graduate. Job information and how to apply.
Fellowship at Data Incubator
Mon. Jan. 14, 2019 - Early Deadline
Mon. Jan. 21, 2019 - Regular Deadline 

The Data Incubator is a Cornell-funded data science training organization. The application period for the Data Science Fellowship has opened to PhDs looking to enter the industry. The "data science bootcamp", is an advanced, eight-week fellowship that can take place in person in New York, San Francisco Bay Area, Washington DC, or it can be done online.  Learn more and apply. Preference is given to early applicants. 
USAID Peer Funding
Mon. Jan. 14, 2019 - Phase one 
Grants up to $80K

Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) invites developing country researchers to apply for financial support for research and capacity building activities in partnership with U.S. scientists who are sponsored by nine federal agencies.  Learn more.
Hydrology Internship
Sun. Jan. 20, 2019 - Deadline to apply 
Summer start date (~May 2019)
Yellowstone National Park, Mammoth, WY

Yellowstone National Park, through the GSA Geoscientists-in-the-Parks program, is currently accepting applications for a twenty hour per week hydrology internship. The summer start date is flexible. Housing will be provided and there is a $400/week stipend.  Learn more and apply.
RIO Seed Grant
Tue. Jan. 22, 2019 - Proposal Deadline 

The Research and Innovation Office (RIO) grant program is designed to stimulate new areas of research and creative work at CU Boulder. Proposed projects may take a variety of forms and will represent an investment in the future research, scholarly, or creative vitality of the university. Learn more and apply.
Community Impact & Micro Grants
Fri. Jan. 25, 2019 - Deadline to apply

Community Impact Grants help seed or extend community-engaged work, providing up to $5,000 for program materials, supplies, equipment, travel expenses, student pay or supplemental staff pay necessary to the project.

Micro Grants support travel, programs, events, stipends and materials up to $2,000. These grants can be used for conference travel expenses to present outreach and engagement work, or professional development connected to engaged scholarship

Global Water Strategy Associate
Sun. Jan. 27, 2019 - Deadline to apply
Full-time - Denver, CO

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is hiring a Global Water Strategy Associate to support the development and implementation of the Global Water Markets (GWM) and Resilient Water Supply (RWS) strategies, which are a part of TNC's Global Water Program. Read the full job description.
Hydrologist Wanted at Rhodium Group
No posted deadline to apply
Seattle, WA or Oakland, CA

Rhodium Group is looking for a hydrologist with advanced modeling and data science skills to join a team of economists, scientists and analysts to work on solving problems at the frontiers of climate science and economics. PhD or MA with significant research required. Read more and apply.
CU Dean's Matching Travel Grant

The Dean's Matching Travel grant is intended to support Engineering students who are presenting papers or posters at degree-related academic conferences, or participating in major-related academic competitions. Read the guidelines and apply using their new online application.
New Training Program at ASU in AZ
Fri. Jan. 18 - Fri. Apr. 19, 2019, 10am-2:00pm
Arizona State University 

Concepts and Tools for a New American Science Policy (CaTNASP) is a training program for career professionals looking for practical skills that will change the way science is practiced, policy is formulated and the public is engaged. 
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