Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


3aa47421-c3fb-411f-bb5b-8ac231d7bfa6.jpgWe are excited to announce that GSS Fellows is accepting applications between January 15 until February 28, 2020.

The GSS Fellows Program offers a 10-week paid professional training experience with a Sustainability Organization for young professionals and/or graduate students from under-represented groups. This program aims to bridge young professionals to career or graduate school.

How it works.  GSS Fellows are embedded within an international sustainability research project for 10 weeks during the summer months. Fellows are paid a stipend of $8000 for their full participation in the program. To apply follow this link:

Time Commitment: 10 weeks in the Summer 2020

2020 GSS Fellows: Fellows will engage with international sustainability researchers and stakeholders working on cross-disciplinary research that addresses sustainability issues in the food, water, energy nexus in urban environments. Site locations will include: Wilmington, US or  Stuttgart, Germany. Project descriptions for the Summer 2020 fellowships are available here.  Fellows will have the opportunity to serve as mentors to GSS Scholars in some sites.

GSS Mentors consist of the GSS team and international researchers. Mentors will work with GSS Fellows, meeting weekly to discuss individual professional goals and skills.

Who Can Apply to Be a Fellow?

  • Applicants should have graduated with a bachelor’s degree in the past 4 years.
  • Applicants can be professionals currently working in the sustainability field or currently enrolled in a graduate program from an accredited academic institution towards a degree in a sustainability field.
  • Applicants must be US citizens and have a valid US passport.

For more information check our website:
We would be very grateful if you could disseminate this information to your students and colleagues.  
The GSS Team
Global Sustainability Scholars Program
University of Colorado Boulder

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