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Tufts Sustainability Program Intern – Academic Year (2015-16)

Position Description:

The Tufts Office of Sustainability is seeking a student intern to assist with day-to-day office activities and projects, such as planning and gathering materials for events and creating documents and outreach materials. The program intern will also help support office programs such as the student Eco-Reps, employee Eco-Ambassadors, and the Green Office Certification program. The student will be expected to research and support sustainability initiatives that might be undertaken on any of Tufts’ three campuses (Boston, Medford, Grafton) and to help the Program Director, Education & Outreach Program Administrator, and Communications Specialist with any projects they are currently working on.

Hours & Timeframe:

This position is for the 2015-16 academic year and will start in September 2015. Interns typically work ~8 hours per week.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Reliable, with good time management skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Excellent research and writing abilities
  • Interest in sustainability
  • A can-do attitude
  • Comfortable talking to and working with faculty and staff from across the university in person and via email or phone

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of sustainability efforts at Tufts
  • Experience organizing events
  • Undergraduate students preferred

Pay Rate: $10/hour

Please contact Betsy Byrum, Education & Outreach Program Administrator, with questions or for more information at betsy.byrum@tufts.edu.

All applicants should submit a cover letter and a resume and apply through JobX.

Special Research Associate, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) (Gland, Switzerland)

The primary duty of the Special Research Associate is to support the Director General in her daily duties. The SRA has a wide array of responsibilities akin to a deputy chief of staff position and reports directly to the DG and works closely with the DG’s Special Advisor and Senior Executive Assistant.
 
For this Junior Professional role, Ms. Andersen is looking for a bright, hard-working recent graduate. 
Application Deadline: 4/16/2015
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Regional EM&V Forum Internship, Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (Lexington, MA)

Intern Responsibilities May Include:

Research and Analyses

• Track and collect recently completed evaluation studies from the Forum region and update the Forum’s Repository of State & Topical EM&V Studies
• Research state, regional and national evaluation policies and activities and update the Forum’s EM&V Resource Library
• Provide support to the REED Manager to review and conduct QC on data submitted to REED, including analysis of data and cross referencing with savings assumptions from state Technical Reference Manuals (TRMs)

Project Management Assistance

• Proof read documents and reports
• Attend project subcommittee teleconferences/meetings and take notes
• Compile information for project management updates
• Assist with communications to project subcommittees

Administrative

• Assist with Forum website updates (e.g. monthly calendars, subcommittee membership lists, subcommittee meeting information)
• Complete Forum contact list updates (e.g. distribution lists, tracking worksheets, private website user permissions)

The Intern may take on other tasks, based on needs and the Intern’s interest and ability.

 

Application Deadline: 4/21/2015
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Project Manager, Livable Streets Alliance (Cambridge, MA)

LivableStreets seeks a highly motivated and talented Project Manager to provide effective coordination and implementation of the Greenway Links Initiative work plan.

The Greenway Links Initiative advances the vision of a seamless 200-mile ‘emerald network’ of multi-use greenways across the urban core, from the Mystic River to the Neponset River, to create an urban recreational and transportation system that will connect every neighborhood to open space, transit, employment opportunities, and public services, and thereby increase mobility, promote healthy active recreation, improve climate change resiliency, and create a 21st century system that will enhance our city’s competitiveness in the global economy.

Building off of years of groundwork, the Project Manager will launch and implement Phase II of the initiative to turn a vision into reality by advocating for the spectrum of steps needed for actual construction of greenway links for all people to enjoy.

 

Application Deadline: N/A
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2 Year Program for Graduating Seniors, Impact (Denver, CO)

Impact is a full-time, two-year commitment that’s all about winning concrete, lasting change in our country.
Our mission is to create timely, focused citizen action, energy and power – the kind it takes to make an impact on important issues – through campaigns run in targeted cities and states.
We partner with Environment America, the Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs) and Fair Share – well-established groups with solid track records on the issues.
We currently employ campaign organizers in 25 states, working on national campaigns to reduce global warming pollutionrestore Clean Water Act protections to America’s streams, expand solar power in 12 states from Georgia to Maryland to Texas, end the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms, and empower small donors to counter the influence of big-money interests like Big Ag, Big Oil, and Big Pharma.
We’re expanding our campaign organizer team, so we’re hiring graduating seniors and recent college graduates for two-year commitments beginning in the fall of 2015.

 

Application Deadline: March 8, 2015
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