Category Archive: Internship

Sep 30

Menominee River Water Walk

  Written by: Dolly Potts, POSOH Sustainability Planner Intern The thunder beings woke me the morning of the water walk. I met with my mentor and an SLC student at SDI to begin our journey to the mouth of the Menominee River in Marinette, Wisconsin. We headed north watching the lightning ahead of us rolling out …

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Sep 30

CMN to Install Energy Updates

Written by: Rebecca Edler, Sustainability Coordinator Biomass, the oldest source of renewable energy, will soon be used to heat the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) facility at the College of Menominee Nation. A furnace fired by wood pellets will replace the current heating unit fueled by propane, a nonrenewable fossil fuel that takes millions of years …

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Aug 17

Fall 2016 SDI Internships Announced!

The Sustainable Development Institute offers unique internship experiences to College of Menominee Nation students. The internships for the 2016 Fall semester with the Sustainable Development Institute are now posted. See below for more information regarding what projects you can be involved in and how to apply.   Download and print the CMN internship application form …

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Aug 02

Sustainability Leadership Cohort Summer 2016

Written by: High School SLC member Santana Caldwell The sustainability leadership cohort’s theme this year is renewable energy. We learned more about this during the native energy odyssey trip to Pine Ridge, South Dakota. At the Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center we learned how solar panels and wind turbines could be used to power electricity …

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May 03

Sustainability Leadership Cohort Community Clean-up

At the beginning of April, CMN’s High School Sustainability Leadership Cohort and the Community Environmental Scholars Program (CESP) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison met to discuss ideas for a service learning project. The CESP facilitated short sessions in which they focused on getting to know the students and the communities they came from. Group discussions …

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Feb 12

APPLY NOW! High School Sustainability Leadership Cohort Program Now Accepting Applications!

The High School Sustainability Leadership Cohort Program (SLC) is led by the College of Menominee Nation’s Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) in collaboration with its POSOH partners. This Program is designed to support young people in our area to build leadership skills, promote higher education, and ultimately, to foster the next generation of community leaders. The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://sustainabledevelopmentinstitute.org/2016/02/apply-now-high-school-sustainability-leadership-cohort-program-now-accepting-applications/

Feb 01

SDI Student Worker Positions now posted!

Apply now for the student worker positions available through CMN’s Sustainable Development Institute! Deadline to apply is Feb. 5 at 4:30 PM. It’s easy to apply! Just fill out the CMN job application online or print it out and turn it in your application to Cynthia Norton at SDI. See descriptions for each position below. …

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Jan 11

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Spring 2016 SDI Internship Applications Due Jan. 29

Current available internship positions include: National Workshop Planner and POSOH Sustainability Planner. The application deadline for both positions is January 29 at 4:30 pm.   Print out the CMN internship application form here. Further information on how to apply and where to send application materials can be found below. Please use the link for the …

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Dec 14

My Intern Experience at SDI

By: Chelsey LaTender My name is Chelsey LaTender, and I am double majoring at the College of Menominee Nation in biological and physical sciences and pre-environmental engineering technology. I plan on graduating in the fall of 2016 and transferring to University of Wisconsin Madison to study bio-medical engineering. This semester I was a student worker …

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Dec 14

My Internship experience at SDI

By: JayCee Tourtillott So far throughout my Internship here at CMN’s Sustainable Development Institute, I have been privileged with the task of being able to earn and gain some extra teaching experience. Which for me has been a life changing experience. Before this internship I had very little “hands on” experience with actually teaching in …

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