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Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Fall 2018 Teaching Assistant Positions

The Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development is currently accepting applications for Fall 2018 Teaching Assistant positions for several courses.

by |March 23, 2018
fruit in a market in kenya

New Columbia World Project to Address Climate Risks to Food in Six Countries

The project will focus on climate threats to food and nutrition in six developing countries, bringing research out of the lab and into the real world.

by |March 23, 2018
Roary the lion at Columbia University

Director’s Office Internship Opening

Seeking a paid summer internship? Apply by April 6, 2018 to intern with the Director’s office at the Earth Institute. Columbia and Barnard students are eligible to apply.

by |March 20, 2018
R/V Langseth ship passing under Golden Gate bridge

Lamont-Doherty Receives Donation of Marine Seismic Technology Upgrades

A generous donation from leading geoscience firm CGG Inc. will advance the research capacities of the Langseth research ship.

by |March 16, 2018
einat lev and a drone

Reflections on Being a Woman Scientist

In honor of International Women’s Day, researchers from around the Earth Institute share their perspectives on the challenges and opportunities for women in STEM.

by |March 8, 2018

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment Seeks Interns for Summer 2018

The deadline for applications is March 31.

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From the Peace Corps to Columbia: Planting Trees and Ideas with Kelsey Wooddell

MPA-ESP student Kelsey Wooddell discusses bringing her science background to solve sustainability problems.

by |March 2, 2018

Finishing Up in Bangladesh

In the final push, we split into multiple teams, and caught up and completed all the seismometer installations on time.

by |February 24, 2018

New and Returning Employers at All Ivy Career Fair Indicate Growth in the Sustainability Job Market

New recruiters at the All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Career Fair — which included 100 Resilient Cities, Ceres, Covanta, Under Armour, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Optoro — show strong growth in the environmental sustainability job market. 

by |February 22, 2018

Installing the seismometer array

Helping Jim’s team, I assisted in installing stations and scouting locations. While some stations go quickly, others took multiple trips to find a good site. Time is growing short for getting all the seismometer installations done on time.

by |February 22, 2018