This Week in Sustainability 8.14.12

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Upcoming events are listed in a weekly email bulletin and on our calendar. If you do not receive our weekly email and would like to, please email to subscribe.

Select ongoing events and opportunities are highlighted in our weekly email, while the full list of items are available on this weekly blog post. Instructions for submitting an item to either our calendar or blog are at the end of this post.

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Featured news, ongoing events, and opportunities: 

Applications for Academic Year Sustainability Internship Program Opening Shortly (posted 8/14)
The 2012-2013 Academic Year Internship Program will open its application system this week. Applicants are encouraged to notify recommenders as soon as possible to ensure timely submission of recommendations. Please visit the IUOS internship program site for more details. Position descriptions and updated logistics will be posted soon.
Volunteer for the Big Red Eats Green (& Bikes)  (posted 8/14)
Consider volunteering for the September 6th festival. Big Red Eats Green (& Bikes) is a local/seasonal food festival featuring Bloomington restaurants and local farmers as well as a bicycle transportation fair. There will be several volunteer shifts available throughout the day. Go to the website  for more information or email with questions.
Support the Mass Transit Initiative (posted 8/14)
Get involved in bringing a 21st century transit system to Central Indiana by contacting state legislators, signing a petition, or volunteering your time. In order for the city of Bloomington and other Indiana communities to be able to fund transit systems on the local level, our help is needed to move this initiative forward.  To learn more visit the icat (Indiana Citizens’ Alliance for Transit) website.            

Submitting an event or opportunity:

  •  If you are interested in having an event included on our calendar, please send an email with the title, time, date, location and description to by the Saturday evening before the Monday you wish for the event to begin to be advertised.
  • Items for the blog post (ongoing events and other opportunities) may also be sent to Items will be listed for 4 weeks. After this time they will be retired, but you may email to resubmit your item with an extension request if you feel your item should remain on the list for a longer period of time.
  • Regional and national programs that have continual opportunities will be listed on a new webpage that we are in the process of developing. This will be a more static site that includes basic information and typical application and program dates. If we are contacted about an upcoming deadline for these opportunities, we will include a reminder in this weekly post.
  • Please email us at if you have any questions.

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