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Want to work for the nation's premier watershed restoration partnership? Check out current and ongoing job openings at the Chesapeake Bay Program Office in Annapolis, Maryland.

Agricultural Technical Workgroup Coordinator

University of Maryland
Annapolis, MD

The Faculty Assistant – Agricultural Technical Workgroup Coordinator will serve as the primary coordinator of the Chesapeake Bay Program partnership’s Agriculture Workgroup under the Water Quality Goal Implementation Team. In addition, the position will provide agricultural non-point source technical coordination for the Chesapeake Bay Program towards understanding and addressing agricultural nutrient and sediment loads. The position will collaborate with federal, state and university researchers, extension agents and scientists to analyze emerging agricultural nutrient and sediment reduction technologies and research to determine their contribution to achieving Chesapeake Bay Program water quality goals.

Salary & Benefits:

Salary commensurate of experience

How To Apply:

Required Documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • List of References (no emails sent from system)

Apply here: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/32798


The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Closing Date : 05/15/2015

CBP Communications Multimedia Intern

Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Annapolis, MD (Chesapeake Bay Program Office)

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay seeks a summer Multimedia Intern for its Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) Communications Office in Annapolis, Maryland. This is a part-time, summer 2015 position. Deadline to apply is Friday, May 8, 2015.

Project Description:
CBP Communications produces original photo essays and video stories related to restoration, protection and environmental appreciation across the 64,000 square-mile Chesapeake Bay watershed. The intern will assist in the production of photography and help improve the organization of CBP’s extensive photography archive. Depending on the final candidate, this internship has the potential to include video production. By the end of this project, users should be able to navigate CBP’s archive quickly and easily. CBP Communications will then promote public use of the image gallery and will draw on this resource more fully for its news stories, webpages and social media outreach to diverse audiences and interest groups throughout the watershed.

The Multimedia Intern will:
- Work under the guidance of the Multimedia Specialist to generate story ideas, photographs and potentially videos that meet CBP’s specifically identified needs
- Categorize, organize, edit, label and tag digital photos in the extensive CBP photo archive and Flickr collections; expectation is for roughly 50% of time to be spent on these tasks
- Assist the Multimedia Specialist and Web Writer in producing at least one CBP photo essay from concept through online publication and promotion, including accompanying the Communications team into the field as contributing photographer
- Take on other duties as assigned and as applicable to the candidate’s skills, such as video production and social media promotion

• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Experience generating story ideas
• Proficiency in tagging, organizing and toning digital photos using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop
• Proficiency in DSLR photography workflow
• Strong interest in environmental and social issues, preferably related to the Chesapeake Bay
• Solid verbal and written communication skills
• Must have own car
• Physical requirements – Applicants must be:
          • able to lift and carry objects up 50 pounds
          • able to stand and walk for extended periods, sometimes over rough terrain
          • comfortable travelling by boat
• Videography and non-linear editing skills are a plus

Contract Period & Hours:
25-30 hours/week for 8-10 weeks (negotiable) in summer 2015 (June-August)

Salary & Benefits:

This is a paid internship without benefits. Federal mileage rates apply.

How To Apply:

Please email cover letter, resume and a link to a tightly-edited portfolio to menloe@chesapeakebay.net by Friday, May 8, 2015.  Include “MM Intern” in subject line. No phone calls, please.

Closing Date : 05/08/2015

Web Development Intern

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES)
Annapolis, MD (Chesapeake Bay Program Office)

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) invites applications for a Web Development Intern.  The successful candidate will work with an established and dynamic team in partnership with Chesapeake Bay Program staff at the Chesapeake Bay Program office in Annapolis, Maryland. The Chesapeake Bay Program maintains several websites as a primary method of informing citizens and stakeholders about Chesapeake Bay protection and restoration efforts. A vast array of audience groups rely on key webbased communications as the method for staying abreast of key issues facing Chesapeake Bay restoration.

The successful candidate will work under the direction of the Director of Web Development and with key web and communications team staff that are engaged with multiple partners in developing the best websites and web applications. Typical areas of responsibility for this position will include:

  • Assist with programming, including websites and webbased applications using the languages, tools and software including, but not limited to HTML, ExpressionEngine, PhP, ColdFusion, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Javascript, JQuery and SQL.
  • Assist in the design, creation, population, and maintenance of backend databases to support Chesapeake Bay Program web and mobile applications based on MySQL and SQLServer.
  • Assist with the implementation and maintenance of content management systems (ExpressionEngine and Wordpress) for the Chesapeake Bay Program partnership websites.
  • Assist in the management, tracking and resolution of support requests.
  • Assist in maintaining version controlled code and in the deployment process.
  • Assist in the development of websites and mobile applications optimized for mobile devices using responsive web design.

This internship would be a great opportunity to earn work experience for  graduate or advanced undergraduate students with backgrounds in web development.  A background in web design, user experience and excellent communication skills are desired.

Salary & Benefits:

The position will be an hourly paid position with State health benefits available depending on the amount of hours worked.  This is anticipated to be a one year term.  The funding for this position is from a federal grant and contingent upon continued funding.  

How To Apply:

Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume, online portfolio and contact information for 3 references prior to 15 May 2015 to Guy Stephens at gstephens@ca.umces.edu. This search will remain opened until filled. 


UMCES is an AA/EOE.  Individuals with disabilities, veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date : 05/15/2015

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