Category Archives: Jobs and Internships

MESS Clothing Sale!

MESS Clothing sale is going down!! Check out the items offered this year and put in your orders in for your favs! DEADLINE FOR ORDER FORMS IS MARCH 23RD!

Find the order form here:
https://docs.google.com/…/1wM2kO5PD1U52uPtG4fLgaEZ…/viewform

For more information on the design of the clothes email:
john.ahluwalia@mail.mcgill.ca

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EduTOX Video Challenge

Announcing the EduTOX Video Challenge, a national video contest for youth aged 14 to 22! 
EduTOX is about giving young people a voice to promote awareness and action on environmental health
We are looking for creative and compelling short videos that will get people thinking about and taking action on the toxins that we all encounter in our day-to-day lives

Videos can be submitted by individual or by group, and in any language (with English or French subtitles). There will be 8 winners, who will receive generous scholarships or merchandise.  The deadline to participate is March 21
st, and the winners will be announced in May. For more information, go to www.edutox.ca or contact the project coordinator at info@edutox.ca.
 
Like it on facebook (www.facebook.com/edutox) and follow (@EduTOXvideo) for more!
 

Parks Canada Youth Ambassador Program

Parks_Canada_logo.svgParks Canada has excellent summer job opportunities for students this summer including their Parks Canada Youth Ambassador Program. For more information, check out their website:

http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/apprend-learn/parcsavie-parkslife/pja-yap/cp-ha.aspx

And Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/OMGParksCan/photos/a.420552464634780.91036.419873644702662/978249385531749/?type=3&__mref=message_bubble

MSEG is Hiring!

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The McGill, Macdonald Student-run Ecological Gardens (MSEG) is HIRING paid interns for the 2016 season!

Are you interested in…
Gaining hands-on experience in sustainable agriculture?
Spending your entire summer outdoors, rain or shine?
Joining a team of seven, dedicated and lively student farmers passionate about growing good food and sharing it with the McGill community?

We are looking for self-motivated, team-oriented, and independent crew members. Those willing to work for the MSEG project for more than one season will be given preference.

*Three positions are available*
The internship is full-time from May-August, and part-time from September-November 2016.

Candidates will have the following required skills/characteristics:
– ability to work well in teams
– ability to learn quickly and take initiative
– ability to adapt to changing situations
– demonstrated passion for sustainability and local food

The following skills/traits are *not required* but are definitely assets:
– oral fluency in both english and french
– past experience in farming/gardening
– previous involvement in sustainability-related student projects
– knowledge of sustainable food systems initiatives at McGill
– experience with grant writing/funding requests

If this opportunity excites you, we want to hear from you!
Please send your C.V. and cover letter to jobs.mseg@gmail.com.
In your cover letter, tell us why you would be a good addition to our team, why you are interested in sustainable agriculture and how gaining practical experience in organic farming and farm management will help you achieve your longer-term goals.

**Application Deadline: Monday, November 30**

Facebook event:
https://www.facebook.com/events/171321163214701/

MESS Environment Internship Information Session

Wondering what internship opportunities are out there in your field? Want to get an early start on planning your summer? MESS will be holding an information session November 11th from 5-6pm. Antoine-Samuel Mauffette Alavo from the Arts Internship Office will be sharing information about the opportunities available in the Environment field, as well as information on how to receive funding for summer internships. Note that although the event is organized through the Arts Internship Office, the session will cover opportunities available to all MESS students.

Facebook Event:
https://www.facebook.com/events/913776235370892/