Tufts Gets Green

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Date: April 1, 2014 (page 1 of 2)

Intern, The Pasture Project, Winrock Int’l (VA)

Application Deadline: April 14th, 2014

The Wallace Center has been a key organization in fostering a more sustainable food and agricultural system in the U.S. since 1983. Today, the Wallace Center is focused on expanding and accelerating the expansion of sustainable and community-based food systems throughout the U.S., with a vision to bring more good food—healthy, green, fair, affordable food—to more people. Wallace Center is doing this through business models and social networking that bridge the gaps between producers, consumers, non-profit organizations, government, and for-profit food companies; in order to “scale up” good food distribution beyond the direct marketing realm to wholesale and traditional food outlets (e.g., food service, institutions etc.)

See the full internship description here.

Director, Sustainability Education, Central College (Iowa)

This is a 12-month administrative appointment responsible to the Associate Dean for Curriculum and Faculty Development with responsibilities for the development, coordination and primary oversight of sustainability education at Central College.

Central College has been a decades-long regional leader in sustainability education, a value that is integrated into the fabric of student experience and includes a graduation requirement for all students in global sustainability with a developmental learning goal for all students to learn and foster habits of sustainability that is intentionally integrated across the campus and with  national recognition as a “green” campus and for multiple LEED-certified buildings that are also used as educational tools for students.  The commitment of faculty, students, and staff is deep and long standing. We are now in a position to move forward with this presidential initiative under the leadership of a newly created position of Director of Sustainability Education who will serve as a full-time, dedicated resource person, driver of systemic change, coordinator of campus efforts, and monitor (and therefore community educator) of consumption.

Learn more.

Various Positions, AASHE

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education seeks:

Conference and Events Planner

Programs Coordinator

Multiple Openings, Center for Air Policy (various locations)

The Center for Air Policy currently has the following job openings:

Office Assistant/Intern

Int’l Policy Associate (ASIA)

Int’l Policy Intern (LATIN AMERICA)

Int’l Policy Summer Intern

Manager, Developing Country Projects

Learn more.

Energy Efficiency/Clean Energy Specialist, Environmental Defense Fund (NY)

With world attention focused on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders turn for win-win solutions. This leading green group, with programs from Boston to Beijing, has tripled in size over the past decade by focusing on strong science, uncommon partnerships and market-based approaches. You can be part of a vibrant workplace that welcomes diverse perspectives, talents and contributions, where innovation and a focus on results are a way of life. Learn more.

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