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Date: August 8, 2012

Entrepreneurial Finance Lab Intern – Fall (Boston)

The Entrepreneurial Finance Lab (EFL) offers an internship program to motivated students and young professionals interested in the social impact startup space. We are seeking an undergrad or recent graduate to join our team. We are looking for both part-time and full-time interns to work out of our Boston office. Part-time interns must work a minimum of 10 hours a week, and full-time interns must work 40 hours a week. Both full-time and part-time interns must be willing to commit at least four months of work. For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.efinlab.com/efl-fall-internship

Business and Neighborhood Development Intern (Boston)

The intern will assist the Director in her daily tasks, which include working with local business owners and City officials, permitting and licensing guidance for new businesses, promoting existing businesses, community outreach and social media. The ideal candidate will be able to maintain and update the website that was just launched this summer. Fall 2012, at least 10 hours, 10 week min, flexible start/finish and schedule. $12/hour or class credit. Urban Planning background preferred Proficiency with Word Press and other web platforms. Contact: Ms. Jennifer Effron, Executive Director, 46 Waltham Street, 304A, Boston, MA 02118. Email: wgms.director@gmail.com Phone: 617 542 1234

Graphic Arts Internship – Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs for the Commonwealth (Boston)

Student with graphics arts skills to help with layout of a web based publication of new water conservation standards as well as a newsletter template. Part-time, Fall 2012. This is a non-paying position. For more information, contact: John Clarkeson, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

100 Cambridge Street – Suite 900 Boston MA 02114 – 617.626.1175 – Email: john.clarkeson@state.ma.us

Special Events Intern – Fenway Community Development Corporation (Boston)

Fenway CDC seeks an intern to help plan and implement special events. Intern will be provided with direct supervision from experienced staff as s/he contributes her/his energy and skills to our work. Interest in issues pertaining to seniors and low-and moderate-income residents. Interest and/or experience in special events planning and/or community outreach . Can commit 10 to 20 hours per week for at least 6 weeks. . Can volunteer at least one of the following days and time frames: Tue, Wed, &/or Thu 9:30 am – 4:30 pm.  For more information visit: http://www.fenwaycdc.org/volunteer.html

One Family Inc., Policy and Practice Graduate Student Fellowship (Boston)

One Family Inc. is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to end family homelessness in Massachusetts. The Policy and Practice Fellowship is a shared position between the Systems Change Department and the One Family Scholars Program. 20 hours per week for the 2012-13 academic year (expected start date in mid-September). Some evening and weekend hours required. $18 per hour. Open To: One Graduate Student for the 2012-2013 academic year. For more information, visit: http://onefamilyinc.org/aboutus/careers.shtml

Public Health Department Internship (Boston)

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) seeks an intern to work in the Public Health department of its Boston office. MAPC is a regional planning agency serving the people who live and work in the greater Boston region. This internship will be working on a research project related to “public access to public lands,” which will be looking at issues such as utility rights of way, municipal utility districts, schoolyards and other potential expansion of open space opportunities. The ideal candidate is a law student with substantial independent research and writing experience. Only current students will be considered for this position. The intern should be willing to commit at least 20 hours per week. This is a paid position without benefits. Please see job description at http://www.mapc.org/jobs and apply online at link there. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Parking and Transportation Department Intern (Cambridge)

The City of Cambridge is seeking an intern in its Parking and Transportation Department. The TP&T intern’s main priority will be working on the City’s Bike Rack installation program. This will involve helping select locations in the city that warrant new bike racks (mostly on city sidewalks), creating work orders for each round of installation, mapping locations in gis, photographing and documenting racks, managing contractor, and monitoring the bike racks being installed in the field. The intern will also assist the engineering and transportation planning functions of the department. Hours: Flexible. Up to 37.5 hours/week. Salary: $13.90 per hour.  Fore more information, visit:  http://www.ci.cambridge.ma.us/jobs.aspx

16 Sep: Applications due for Student Speakers at DROPLETS: SHORT TALKS AND PERFORMANCES ABOUT WATER

Student presenters wanted for Droplets: Short Talks and Performances about Water, an event sponsored by the Tufts University Art Gallery and the Tufts Institute of the Environment in conjunction with the FoodWaterLife/Lucy+JorgeOrta exhibition at the gallery. The event takes place on Thursday, November 8th, 2012, 7 to 9pm. Any Tufts student, undergraduate or graduate, is encouraged to apply.

Apply at: https://adobeformscentral.com/?f=LpXk7KWUsfpcyi8hvXghzQ

Sep 15: NESEA Annual Meeting (Portland, ME)

The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) Community is gathering on September 15th at the Portland Public Library for our 2012 Annual Meeting, and you’re invited to join us!

What’s on the agenda?

  • Panel Discussion on the “Pretty Good House.”
  • Tour of Portland Public Library’s high performance systems.
  • Walking tours of nearby buildings with sustainable design.
  • Remarks from the NESEA Board and Executive Director.
  • Reception and networking.

Visit http://www.nesea.org/meetups/  to get signed up.

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