Useful links

GLOBES partners on campus:

Environmental Change Initiative
The Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative (ND-ECI) is tackling the interrelated problems of invasive species, land use, and climate change, focusing on their synergistic impacts on water resources.

Eck Institute for Global Health
A university-wide enterprise that recognizes health as a fundamental human right and endeavors to promote research, training, and service to advance health standards for all people.

ND Energy (Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame)
A University Research Center whose mission is to foster and grow energy related research toward sustainable and affordable energy solutions, support energy related education and outreach throughout the Notre Dame and surrounding communities, and influence the national and global discussions of the most pressing energy policy issues and questions of our time.

Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN)
The mission of ND-GAIN is to enhance the world's understanding of the importance of adaptation and to facilitate public and private investments in vulnerable communities.

External fellowships and other opportunities that emphasize science research in the context of policy and public engagement:

AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships
Provides opportunities for scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking and implementation while contributing their knowledge and analytical skills to policymakers.

AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program
This 10-week summer program places science, engineering, and mathematics students at media organizations nationwide. Fellows use their academic training as they research, write, and report today’s headlines, sharpening their abilities to communicate complex scientific issues to the public

American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award
The award recognizes graduate students in the biological sciences and science education who have demonstrated initiative and leadership in science policy. EPPLA recipients receive first-hand experience at the interface of science and public policy

The Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
Now in its 18th year, this graduate fellowship program provides early career individuals with the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the National Academies in Washington, DC learning about science and technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation.

EPSA Fellowship from the Department of Energy
Opportunity in Washington, DC for a full-time, one-year or more commitment, starting in September or October to conduct climate and environmental research.

James Smithson Fellowship at the Smithsonian
Early career opportunities for scholars interested in gaining a better understanding about the interplay between research and public policy & discourse, through a Smithsonian lens.

Pathways Programs with the Federal Government
Developmental programs tailored to promote employment opportunities for students and recent graduates in the Federal workforce.

Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship provides a unique educational experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. GLOBES Fellow Rachel Hesselink Gentile was awarded a 2015 fellowship placement. 

South Bend Office of Sustainability Student Projects
The Student Project Program provides opportunities for college or graduate students to gain hands-on experience in researching,developing, and implementing sustainability projects in South Bend. Student Projects could include paid internships, internships for course credit, individual or team projects as part of a course, or individual or team capstone/thesis projects. The Student Project Program connects students with real world experience on projects that aim to support the environmental, social and economic health and well-being of South Bend.

The Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists
The Prize is awarded annually to one young scientist for outstanding life science research for which he/she was awarded a doctoral degree in the previous year. The topic of the entrant's thesis research must be in one of the following categories: Cell and Developmental Biology; Genomics and Proteomics; Ecology and Environment; or Translational Medicine.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Directorate Resource Assistant Fellow Program
Summer eleven-week fellowship opportunities across the country in partnership with the Student Conservation Association.

The White House Internships
This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities.

The World Wildlife Federation Internships
Internships are available at the World Wildlife Fund – United States and are designed typically for graduate students, although some may be appropriate for advanced undergraduates. Projects can be undertaken over the summer (with extensions, as necessary, into the fall semester).