Are you passionate about reducing the amount of waste that goes to the landfill? Do you enjoy educating your peers about recycling? Are you good at organizing? Then join the Office of Sustainability’s recycling team! This position will support Tufts’ recycling efforts and initiatives.  Below are sample selected responsibilities:   

  • Education and Outreach: Will develop and deliver presentations and other educational material about recycling to different groups within the University and will collaborate with the Recycling Coordinator on starting new education and outreach initiatives.   
  • Data: Will aid the Recycling Coordinator in processing the University’s recycling, trash, and compost data for all four campuses, including specialty recycling items. This includes receiving incoming data, transferring data to our Excel files, and creating data visualizations and/or reports in excel.  
  • Specialty Recycling: Will help out with maintaining the University’s specialty recycling streams, including small electronics, textiles, ink and toner, batteries, lab waste, and plastic film, through monitoring, tracking, processing, and drop-off.  
  • Waste Infrastructure: Will provide Tufts community members and buildings with recycling bins, labels, and signs when requested and/or needed.  

 The Intern will hone efficient customer-relations skills, data collection skills, logistics knowledge, education and outreach skills, and recycling industry knowledge.

Application Deadline: August 23, 2020