News for EC/ENST students - 8/29/2022

1) Become a Core Leader with California State Parks Foundation
Core leaders facilitating volunteer events and supporting California State Parks staff members in multiple ways. The informational meeting will be recorded so if you are unable to attend, we encourage you to sign up in order to receive the recording link and presentation slides to review on your own time. Click Here to RSVP. Here is a link to CSPF website to learn more: California State Parks Foundation | Cal Parks
2) Environmental education volunteer opportunity
Do you enjoy sharing nature with kids? Become an Environmental Education volunteer with Friends of the Dunes! Volunteers are needed to lead groups of elementary school students on field trips to the Humboldt Bay and coastal dunes. No experience is necessary, a full training will be provided. Participants must be available on Fridays, and should attend both training days on Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10, from 9 am to 2 pm at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Lane in Manila. Please RSVP with this link, or by emailing

3) Osprey magazine is looking for talented writers, photographers, artists, illustrators, designers, storytellers, researchers, and content creators to join the production team for the Fall 2022 semester.

Help create and publish the next issue of this award-winning magazine, named as the best student magazine in the state of California by the California College Media Association.

  • Be creative and get your work published

  • Tell the untold stories of your generation 

  • Help shape the cultural narrative

  • Build a professional portfolio 

Osprey Magazine Production Workshop JMC 325 is now open to all students from across the university.* This is a two-unit CR/NC course that meets in Gist 215 on Tuesday/Thursday from 1:00-2:50pm. To enroll in JMC 325, contact the magazine’s faculty advisor, Jessie Cretser-Hartenstein, for a permission number to add the course.

*Prerequisites will be waived for students outside of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.


4) Library job opportunity--seeking a Graduate Student. The Library and the Affordable Learning Solutions team have an opportunity posted in Handshake for an OER Program Student Assistant position. The position is for the 2022-2023 academic year only, $16 per hour, 10-20 hours per week. Students would submit a cover letter of interest/qualifications (no longer than 1 page) and a resume. First review of applications will begin on Sept. 1. Position closes for applications on Sept. 11.
5) PHIL 480 Humboldt Philosophy Forum course
6) Native Plant Society volunteer opportunity
Join us at the North Coast California Native Plant Society Nursery - the largest native plant nursery in Humboldt County. Learn how to grow milkweed, lupine and other valuable native plants for restoration. Volunteer hours occur weekly on W, F, Sun 10a-1p. New volunteers please sign up at! Located at Freshwater Farms Reserve - 5851 Mrytle Ave, Eureka, CA. 
7) M.A. in City and Regional Planning at Cal Poly SLO

Do you want to have a meaningful career creating sustainable, safe, and socially just communities? If so, consider getting a graduate education in city and regional planning at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) in San Luis Obispo. City and regional planners work on issues of housing, transportation, land use, urban design, environmental protection, public health, and much more. We accept students from all undergraduate majors to build a diverse incoming class. Sign up here for our monthly e-news that provides updates on the planning program, application deadlines, and opportunities to meet faculty and students (in-person or through Zoom). One of the best ways to learn more about city planning is from our very own faculty member Dr. Dave Amos' City Beautiful YouTube channel.