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Paid Undergraduate Conservation Fellowship Opportunity - Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program

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The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Washington is a diverse, committed, and creative community from around the country that aims to change the face, practice and future of conservation.

DDCSP@UW is a paid, two-summer undergraduate experiential learning opportunity that explores conservation in the Pacific Northwest. We support emerging conservation scholars in developing innovative perspectives and skills by providing opportunities to explore nature conservation and its relationship to environmental justice and cultural identities, in both urban and rural contexts. The program is interdisciplinary and partners with researchers, community-based organizations, NGOs, local, state and federal agencies, and Tribal nations.

We are looking for 20 undergraduates who reflect cross-cultural perspectives with an emphasis on students from underrepresented groups in the conservation field.

The details:
Multi-year program, 8-weeks per summer (mid June to mid August)
Location: Washington State
Paid travel, lodging, and food
Additional stipend: $4,400/summer, total $8,800

APPLY NOW
Visit our website at http://uwconservationscholars.org/program/apply/ to learn more and apply. Our application period will remain open until 11:59pm PST February 5, 2020.

More about the program:
Year One: Through field tours and exposure to research projects in action, scholars engage with conservation issues in a broad range of ecosystems, from temperate rainforests to urban farms. Scholars develop skills, perspectives, and relationships that serve as a foundation for the second summer, and their futures in conservation. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/2PeQdHX
Year Two: Scholars engage with a regional partner in an internship, while continuing to build community and deepen their analysis of conservation, equity, and inclusion. The summer culminates in a "Conservation Scholar Summit" that centers storytelling and provides career networking. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/2S68gia

Learn More about the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Washington

Visit our website: http://uwconservationscholars.org
Email our team: ddcsp@uw.edu