The Center for Public Lands currently seeks a graduate student fellow to assist in the development of the Center in the School of Environment and Sustainability at Western Colorado University during the 2020/2021 academic year.

About the fellowship

The Center for Public Lands Fellow will assist the School of Environment and Sustainability faculty in developing a strategic plan for the Center. Primary responsibilities include grant writing and fundraising, maintaining a web presence, branding and marketing, and event planning.

Applicants should demonstrate experience in these areas or ideas for their own strategic development of this skillset. The work schedule is flexible. The term of the fellowship is the 2020/2021 academic year with the potential to renew for the following year.

If you are interested in the fellowship please indicate so clearly in your graduate school
submission materials by March 20, 2020. The fellow must be a graduate student in the Master in Environmental Management or Master of Science programs.

More information on Western Colorado University’s graduate programs and application materials are available here.

About the Center

The Center is a hub for cross-boundary land management work and study, serving communities and agencies through culturally-informed action and preparation of diverse employees.

The Center connects communities and universities to land management agencies and organizations in order to infuse agencies with talent, vision, and energy, while also creating opportunities for education and professional training.

Our approach takes seriously what it will take to create a diverse workforce. The Center advances land management practice through partnerships and project-based learning, such as the Wildness and Diversity Corps, Public Lands, Field School, annual Public Lands Forum, and a range of community and agency partnerships.

For more information:

Contact – [email protected]