Internships offered for the Summer Semester
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Internships offered for the Summer Semester
The Department of Conservation and Recreation manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Massachusetts. DCR is a dynamic agency, and is one of the largest park systems in the nation. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, swimming pools, skating rinks, trails and parkways.
Interviews for the park interpreted position will be conducted after the application period closes on May, 21st. Successful candidates may be required to start immediately.
Applicants must be at least eighteen years old, possess a basic knowledge of natural and/or cultural history, have experience working with the public, hold solid communications skills, have the ability to follow oral and written instructions, and the ability to work in a team setting.
Valid Drivers license and reliable transportation required.
Required to wear an official uniform.
Uniforms components are provided.
Housing is not provided by DCR.
Minimum Entrance Requirements:
Applicants must have at least (A) one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time experience in interpreting, recreation programming or environmental education in a public or private agency, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
I. An Associate’s or higher degree with a major in recreation or park management, park interpretation, recreation programming or environmental education may be substituted for the required experience.
Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
This paid position begins June 2, 2013 and runs thru September 2, 2013.
Interested persons should respond in writing, accompanied by a resume, cover letter and a DCR application for employment, no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date to:
Pam McGarty, Business Management Specialist
Department of Conservation and Recreation
PO Box 66
South Carver, MA 02366
Resumes will not be considered without an application.
Applications are available on the DCR WEB site at WWW.state.ma.us/DCR.
This position is being filled under the Pathways Internship Program which is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with paid work opportunities in agencies to explore Federal careers while still in school.
This is a temporary, paid internship to complete project work that’s temporary in nature, and is located in Northboro, MA. The appointment is not-to-exceed 09/30/2013 and can be extended without further competition based on the need of the organization for the work to continue and provided the individual continues to meet the eligibility requirements described below.
The application period for this position is Monday, May 06, 2013 to Friday, May 10, 2013
Currently enrolled US Citizens at accredited 2 and 4-year universities are eligible to apply for this position.
As a Student Trainee (ADMIN) with the Office of Communications and Publishing, you will serve in a trainee capacity, performing routine and recurring development assignments to acquire knowledge and understanding of functions, principles, practices, and methods used in the area of Congressional Affairs, Public Affairs, Internal/External Communications /Web and Social Media. Duties include:
-Basic functions of office automation, word processing software and electronic mail to create, copy, edit, and print variety of standardized documents.
-Types correspondence and reports into proper format.
-Receives and directs telephone calls or visitors.
-Prepares and maintains office records.
To view a full description of this position, and to apply, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/342972200
Do you like working with youth? Are you a college student studying marine science, environmental studies, history, archeology, or education? Would you like to spend your summer on the water, sharing Boston Harbor with Boston’s youth and teens as part of a fun, dedicated, and talented staff? Then we have the perfect summer opportunity for you.
About Save the Harbor/Save the Bay
Save the Harbor/Save the Bay is a non-profit public interest harbor advocacy organization. We are made up of thousands of citizens, as well as scientists, and civic, corporate, cultural and community leaders whose mission is to restore and protect Boston Harbor, Massachusetts Bay, and the marine environment and share them with the public for everyone to enjoy.
If you love the water and working with young people, this is a unique and challenging opportunity to have fun while making a difference in the lives of thousands of youth from around the City of Boston. Come spend a summer outside on the shores and docks of Boston Harbor— educating youth and teens, spreading your love of the water and the environment, and sharing your great personality with the youth of the Greater Boston region!
Save the Harbor/Save the Bay runs two hands-on environmental education programs on Boston Harbor that served 13,545 youth in 2012 – at no cost to the participants. We work in partnership with Boston’s youth sailing and recreation centers, as well as Camp Harbor View on Long Island and The Boston Children’s Museum to educate their summer staff and young sailors about the urban marine environment. We also run a series of educational boat trips to the Boston Harbor Islands where youth participants can take part in hands on recreational and educational activities on Georges or Spectacle Island.
Program participants range in age from 7-14, and come from every neighborhood in Boston with a strong emphasis on low-income communities and underserved youth.
Save the Harbor/Save the Bay does not provide stipends for internships, but will work closely with students to see that the internship meets credit requirements. This position is at least three days a week, July through the end of August with a training week prior to start (Specific dates TBA).
If interested, please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com
MassRecycle (the Massachusetts Recycling Coalition) seeks an intern to help with marketing, coordinating events (donor and educational), and program support. This is a great opportunity for undergraduate students working towards a degree in communication, marketing, non-profit administration or environmental studies who have a personal commitment to environmental sustainability.
Who is MassRecycle?
The Massachusetts Recycling Coalition is a small non-profit organization with a wide range of programs that support local recycling, promote green business and educate the general public about waste reduction, reuse and recycling. You can learn more about our organization at www.massrecycle.org.
What projects will you work on?
It’s an exciting time at MassRecycle. There are a variety of programs that you can play an important role in and we will work with you to select the projects that match your interests and experience:
What will this internship do for you?
MassRecycle presents an opportunity for you to increase your experience and knowledge in environmental sustainability and the non-profit sector. This internship is an excellent way to network with partner organizations and Board members who are leaders in the industry.
What skills should you have?
Research skills Excellent organization skills Strong writing and communication skills Familiarity with Word and Excel, PhotoShop or designs skills welcome but not required Ability to work independently Personable and good phone demeanor Interest and knowledge of general environmental issues An eagerness to learn and a good sense of humor!
Please send resume and cover letter to Louise Dinsmore, Membership & Project Coordinator, MassRecycle, Inc. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hours per week negotiable. Opportunities for Fall 2013 internships also available.
The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) seeks a COASTSWEEP marketing and social media intern with strong written and verbal communication skills to optimize Massachusetts’s role and visibility in the annual beach cleanup. The goal of this internship is to increase volunteer participation, event sponsorship, and public awareness of the hazards of marine debris by:
• Developing and implementing a marketing and social media strategy for COASTSWEEP to increase public awareness of the event and promote participation (this may involve press, community calendars, standard and emerging social media outlets, schools and civic groups, as well as working with other environmental agencies and non-profit organizations).
• Identifying and contacting potential sponsors for in-kind donations that will be used as prizes for COASTSWEEP participants.
• Planning a kickoff cleanup for COASTSWEEP and identifying and contacting food and beverage sponsors for the kick-off event.
• Identifying and contacting local print and radio outlets to run public service announcements for COASTSWEEP.
• Updating and informing past, current, and potential future COASTSWEEP volunteers through a variety of social media (may include a regular web-feature, Facebook, blogs, Twitter posts, and Instagram and/or Flicker photos).
• Regularly updating CZM Outreach Team on all of the above and continually strategizing ways to heighten awareness of COASTSWEEP (to include a weekly meeting with one or more of the team).
Our ideal intern is enthusiastic, able to think quickly, and communicate appropriately with a variety of people. In addition, the candidate should have:
• Proven experience with social and traditional media campaigns and marketing
• Excellent research skills
• Ability to communicate clearly – both in writing and conversation
• Good telephone manner
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Excellent follow through skills
• The gift of being detail oriented
• Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and social media platforms
• A creative mind that can brainstorm and think outside the circle
• Ability to work 15-20 hours a week from June through October
• College or Graduate Student
The right candidate will be compensated $10-$16/hr.
To learn more about Coastal Zone Management go to www.mass.gov/envir and click on the MA Coastal Zone Management link.
To apply for this internship, log on to Mass.gov Human Resources Division and create a profile. The application deadline for Summer 2013 is May 15.
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make
a positive impact around the world in more than 30 countries, all 50 United
States, and your backyard. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature
Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.
Visit www.nature.org/aboutus to learn more.
Compensation: $9.00/hr plus a 401k plan, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment.
This is a full-time (40 hours/week), temporary position with employment dates of May 10, 2013 – October 9, 2013.
Residence at Pine Butte Guest Ranch a requirement, meals included.
To Apply, submit resume and cover letter as one document. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on May 6, 2013.
The New Economics Institute is a national nonprofit based in Cambridge, MA. We have a decades-long history working at the forefront of the transition to a just and sustainable economy that prioritizes people and the planet over profits, first as the E.F. Schumacher Society and—since the start of the economic crisis in 2007—as the New Economics Institute.
Today, we are focused on building a diverse movement of people and organizations who share our vision for a different type of economy, a New Economy. There is a groundswell of energy across the United States for alternative approaches to traditional commerce—from cooperatives, social enterprises and b corps to community banks, land trusts, time banks and local currencies—alternatives that disrupt the status quo and build the foundation for long-term social change.
NEI is seeking an Online Mapping Intern to help develop our Global Transition to a New Economy website (GTNE). The position is an opportunity to work at the forefront of the “new economy movement,” with a specific focus on cataloguing and building relationships with organizations all around the country. The internship will allow for a significant level of autonomy and creativity.
This is a paid (stipend) position and the ideal candidate will make a 20 hr/week commitment through the summer and fall.
If you are interested in exploring careers in the nonprofit sector or in social justice organizing—particularly with a focus in communications—then this position is a perfect opportunity to get started.
To Apply, Submit a cover letter, CV, and writing sample to: email@example.com by May 15, 2013
Job Description: This is a a student intern position and is a 40/hours per week position based in Canton, MA. The intern will gather a wide variety of environmental data and collect samples of a variety of media. The intern may, with experience, interpret and evaluate data. The intern will gain experience and knowledge in a variety of applicable sampling and data collection and evaluation techniques.
• Sample groundwater monitoring wells
• Gauge monitoring wells for water depth and free phase liquid contaminants (petroleum, solvents, etc)
• Screen vapors with field instrumentation
• Monitor remediation systems (record pressures, flows, and other system status during routine visits)
• Assist with maintenance and repair tasks (piping, component replacement, filter media change-out)
• Assist with waste management and handling on site
• Assist with new installations temporary fencing, small pumps, small piping, etc)
• Project documentation (daily logs, daily safety forms, field data tables)
Typical work environment consists of both office setting as well as project field setting. The position is primarily based in Portsmouth, NH. No expenses for daily travel to and from the site will be provided. Some physical requirements – lifting less than 50 lbs. Interested in local candidates. Must have valid driver’s license.
Must be college students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Geology, Engineering or other related Environmental field.
40 hour OSHA Hazardous Waste Worker Training preferred. Must have completed at least 1 year of college. Prior experience a plus. This is a Temporary position.
To view the original job listing, and to apply, visit:
http://www.cbi.com/careers/job-search (job requisition # EI32743)
During summer 2013, undergraduate students from the Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education in Singapore will be studying at Wheelock College as part of a Summer Immersion Program. The CIPP team will be working to offer the most vibrant and rich immersion experiences possible. Interns will have a unique and exciting opportunity to interact with the visiting students in various ways, according to their skills and interests. We are seeking interns who are highly motivated, creative, and able to work with diverse groups of individuals on a variety of tasks. Interns can expect to work closely with CIPP staff to welcome and collaborate with the visiting students as well as to support other efforts in which CIPP is involved.
This summer, the visiting students from Singapore will be engaged in a Field Studies in Environmental Studies course. To support that course, CIPP has a particular interest in student interns with an environmental science and/or science education background.
o Engaging in the exchange of cultural ideas and assisting the students to acclimate to Boston and the United States in general;
o Accompanying students to lectures, workshops, site visits, cultural events, and other places of interest in and around Boston;
o Creating promotional materials based on the students’ experiences at Wheelock College;
o Serving as teaching assistants for the Field Studies in Environmental Studies course;
o Assisting CIPP with other tasks related to the internationalization of Wheelock College;
o Fulfilling general office duties including answering phones, filing, photocopying, preparing daily correspondence, and maintaining office records;
o Other projects will arise and may be tailored to suit the skills and interests of the intern and the needs of the office.
• Strong writing and editing skills
• Exemplary communication skills
• An interest in international/cross-cultural relations and education
• Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
• Prior study, work, or volunteer abroad experience or interest
• Excellent computer skills, experience with word-processing, online research, and programs such as MS Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint
• Familiarity with Social Media applications
• Appreciation for and understanding of diversity
• A high level of energy and enthusiasm
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting
• Background in environmental science or science education.
Interns are generally expected to work 35 hours per week for a span of approximately two months in June and July 2013. There will be some weekend and evening commitments. Competitive compensation is available. Appropriate supervision will be provided so that this position could count toward service learning, internship, or other required professional experience at the university level.
For more information, and to apply, visit:
The Department of Conservation and Recreation seeks qualified applicants for the position of Seasonal Ranger I.
The Seasonal Ranger will be dedicated to Winthrop Beach, Revere Beache and other urban beaches as needed; Horseneck Beach, Demarest Lloyd and West Island State Beaches in the South Coast District; and will include a seven day presence throughout the shorebird nesting season.
The Seasonal Ranger will be trained at the beginning of the season with the Mass Audubon Shorebird Stewards and/or the Lloyd Center for the Environment Shorebird Stewardson on the ecology and protection of nesting Piping Plovers and Least Terns and other shroebird species at the at the beaches listed.
Law enforcement efforts by this Seasonal Ranger will be timed to coincide with high beach use periods including weekends and holidays; as well some lower use periods.
The enforcement schedule will vary from day to day, week to week to be unpredictable, to interact with as many different beach users as possible, and to provide maximum coverage.
(A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time experience in park or resource management, environmental education, water resources or water supply management, or natural/cultural history interpretation
or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below:
I. An Associate’s degree or higher with a major in park or recreation management, natural resource management, water resources management, environmental education, or park interpretation may be substituted for the required experience.*
*Education towards such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
1. Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D motor vehicle operator’s license and reliable transportation.
2. Possession of a current and valid CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) certificate from the American Red Cross or the American heart Association.
3. Possession of a current and valid standard first aid and personal safety certificate and first responder certificate issued by the American Red Cross.
Desired qualifications include an interest and respect for shorebird conservation and exceptional communication skills. Background and/or experience in Ecology projects is preferred. Binoculars to effectively perform duties is a plus.
$1,257.42 Biweekly. Salaries are based upon full-time/40 hours worked per week. Work schedules and days off are at the discretion of the Supervisor. This position will require working weekends and/or holidays.
Interested persons should respond in writing, accompanied by a RESUME, COVER letter and a DCR SEASONAL APPLICATION for employment, no later than 5:00 p.m. on 4/24/13 to:
Penny Carney, Director of Human Resources
Department of Conservation and Recreation
251 Causeway Street, Suite 600
Boston, MA 02114
Attn: Harry Pierre-Mike
Position interviews will be completed within 2-3 days after the official closing date of this position posting.
Applications are available on the DCR WEB site at WWW.state.ma.us/DCR.