Category Archive: Internship

Oct 09

Harvesting Bear Island Flint Research Corn Plot

Written by: Dolly Potts, Agricultural Research Specialist   We decided to harvest the Research Corn plot before the raccoons got away with any more of the harvest. It was a mild day for the harvest, the sun was out and it was warm. Each of the plots are composed of four rows equaling sixteen plots …

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Oct 09

Red Lake Food Summit and Second Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition 2017

Written by: Dolly Potts, Agricultural Research Specialist   Adam, Rebecca and I went to Red Lake and Minneapolis, Minnesota to attend conferences on indigenous food sovereignty. Our first stop was the Red Lake Nation Food Summit held at the Red Lake Nation College. We were greeted by our hosts the community of Red Lake. The …

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Sep 14

Update on Bear Island Flint Corn Research Plot

Written by: Dolly Potts, Agricultural Research Intern Sept. 13, 2017 Fall is on the way and just around the corner is the harvest of the traditional agricultural research plot. Adam and I have been checking the plot at least three times a week. The stalks are drying and we get a peek at the kernels …

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Aug 25

Fall 2017 Internship and Student Worker Positions Now Available

The Sustainable Development Institute at CMN has two student opportunities. One is an internship; the other is a student worker position. If you are interested, complete the application materials and submit them by Friday, Sept. 1. Interviews will be held the first week of Sept. and the positions will start on September 11. Intern Application Below …

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Aug 21

Planet Forward at George Washington University Looks to CMN Students to Apply as Correspondents

Planet Forward is reaching out to students at College of Menominee Nation to contribute to their blog and participate in digital storytelling competitions. Planet Forward engages young people and innovators in search of solutions to the biggest challenges facing our planet. Through storytelling, media and convening, they empower new voices and elevate compelling ideas. The …

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Aug 14

Summer Intern Presentations 2017

Written by: Dolly Potts, Agricultural Research Intern Adam Schulz and I were the first ones to present at our Summer Intern Community Report Out. Our project featured the Bear Island Flint Corn research plot. Our project was to grow the Bear Island Flint corn using three soil amendments and leaving one plot as control, with …

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Aug 01

Intern Community Report Out

Cultural Learning Center Wednesday Aug. 9, 2017 4-6 pm Each semester and summer the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) provides internship opportunities focusing on a wide range of sustainability topics to students from the College of Menominee Nation (CMN) and other academic institutions. This forum gives students the opportunity to share their experiences. Join us to …

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May 25

Internship Deadline Extended!

  Please note that the deadline for applications for two summer internship positions at SDI has been extended through Wednesday, May 31 at noon.  The candidate selected will be expected to attend an orientation on Friday, June 2 and also attend the Indigenous Planning Summer Institute scheduled for the full week of June 5-9. The …

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May 09

Nelson Institute 11th Annual Earth Day Conference

Written by: Dolly Potts, Agricultural Research Assistant I attended the 11th Annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. The conference was held April 18, 2017 in the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center. A beautiful building designed by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright sits on the shores of Lake Monona. The building’s design is spectacular and I …

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May 09

Michigan State University Visit

Written by: Brandon Boyd, Agricultural Research Assistant My visit to Michigan State University was very educational and over all just a fantastic experience! For the first day there Rebecca Edler, CMN project team member, and I met the M.S.U. project members who include Julie Labarkin, Scott Kalafatis, and Caitlin Kirby. Everyone was very welcoming and helpful …

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