Internships


IEST5004 – Environmental Management Research Internship
 offers an opportunity for   Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies (IES) Masters by Coursework students to learn about the craft of research for environmental management decision making in partnership with leading partner organisations.

IES works with its strategic partners in order to offer project placements for students.

Students have the opportunity to:

  • Work with an exciting or their dream organisation
  • Engage in small group learning about the craft of research including: how to transform your questions into a research problem, what methodologies can be used in answering your  environmental questions, analysis of presentation of research arguments, and critically how to make your writing convincing, clear, direct, and readable
  • Blog or write briefs posted on IES website about new exciting findings in environmental sciences and policy
  • Participate on the  “The Conversation” contributing to  the latest academic debate

‘IES internships’ features the experiences of MEM students while undertaking the internship courses. As a predominantly student-run blog, ‘IES internships’ editors and contributors attempt to publish information that is both relevant and interesting to IES students and community. This space seeks to create a sense of community and connection within a diverse student body by informing, engaging and entertaining.

IES Internships’ 2015  Co-ordinator / Editor is :

Head Editor: Dr Alex Baumber

Dr Alex Baumber is heading the environmental management research internship course. Having undertaken research and teaching at IES for 10 years, Alex is well placed to equipp students with research skills and an understanding of the role of research in evidence-based environmental decision-making.

http://www.ies.unsw.edu.au/our-people/dr-alex-baumber

Content development: IES internship students

In 2015, the IES interns will be working with …..

This Semester featured students are:

– Alexandra Auhl
– C Johnsun
– Emma Norrie
– Nicholas Phoon

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IES Internships’ 2014  Editor was:

Head Editor: Dr Malika Virah-Sawmy

Dr Malika Virah-Sawmy is heading the environmental management research internship course. Having been involved in both research and environmental management programmes, Malika is well placed to equipped students with doing “good” research that helps to support evidence-based environmental decision making.

Content development: IES internship students

 

In 2014, the IES interns will be working with the Parliament of Australia, Beyond Zero Emissions Australia, the Greens, Science for Wildlife Inc, Brookfield, the Australian Centre for Sustainable Mining, and the Blue Mountain World Heritage Institute.

This Semester featured students are:

– Andrea Rodriguez Garzon (ACSMP)

– Jane Lambert (Science for Wildlife Inc. & Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute)

– Ailin Sun (Beyond Zero Emissions)

– Daniel Hilson (Brookfield)

– Joshelyn Paredes (ACSMP)

– Louise de Mattia (The Parliament of New South Wales and the Australian Greens)

– Tim Smith (Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute)

– Mario Paredes Campana (ACSMP)

– Black Lindley (Edge Environment)

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