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Fall Environmental Internship Opportunities On Campus

Are you looking to gain some experience in the environmental field without leaving campus this fall? Look no further!

Apply to one of Tufts’ environmental offices in the back of Miller Hall!

Office of Sustainability
Recycling & Waste Reduction Communications Intern
Office Assistant; 8 hrs/wk; $11/hr
On-Call Recycling Worker
Laborer; .5-20 hrs/wk; $11/hr
Recycling Education and Verification Intern
Education Environmental; 6-8 hrs/wk; $11/hr
SMFA Eco-Rep
Education Environmental; 3-5 hrs/wk; $11/hr
Specialty Recycling Intern
Laborer; 6-10 hrs/wk; $11/hr
Zero-Waste Event Team Leader
Education/Administration; 6-10 hrs/wk; $12/hr
Zero-Waste Station Monitor
Laborer; 2-4 hrs/wk; $11/hr

Environmental Studies
Environmental Event Planner and Outreach Intern
Undergraduate; 2-4 hrs/wk 1-3 hrs/wk; $11/hr
Environmental Office Assistant
Work-study Undergraduate; 3-4 hrs/wk; $11/hr

Tufts Institute of the Environment
Environmental intern—Administration & Data Management
Office Assistant; 4-6 hrs/wk; $11-$13/hr
Environmental intern—Alumni & Partnership Engagement
Education Environmental; 8-10 hrs/wk; $11-$13/hr
Environmental intern—Communications & Outreach
Education Environmental; 8-10 hrs/wk; $11-$13/hr
Environmental intern—Film Club & Other Events
Education Environmental; 4-6 hrs/wk; $11-$13/hr
Environmental Intern—Graphic Design & Marketing
Education Environmenal; 1-3 hrs/wk; $11-$13/hr

Various Recycling Program Positions, Tufts Office of Sustainability (Medford, MA)

Recycling & Waste Reduction Communications Intern
Office Assistant; 8 hrs/wk; $11/hr

On-Call Recycling Worker
Laborer; .5-20 hrs/wk; $11/hr

Recycling Education and Verification Intern
Education Environmental; 6-8 hrs/wk; $11/hr

Specialty Recycling Intern
Laborer; 6-10 hrs/wk; $11/hr

Zero-Waste Event Team Leader
Education/Administration; 6-10 hrs/wk; $12/hr

Zero-Waste Station Monitor
Laborer; 2-4 hrs/wk; $11/hr

Zero-Waste Event Team Leader, Tufts Office of Sustainability (Medford, MA)

Become a team leader! Workers are needed for orientation week as well as the academic year. Zero-Waste Event Team Leaders are responsible for managing a team of student waste station monitors at Zero-Waste Events. This involves ensuring all materials are set-up appropriately before the event, orienting scheduled workers to their job duties, trouble-shooting any issues, collecting data, making sure waste and associated materials are disposed of properly at the end of the event, and writing up a short event report. The team leader is expected to also work at the waste stations. Meals for each event will be provided! People are strongly desired to work orientation week (August 28-Sept 1) – this would be about 6-8 hrs/day for 5 days. The position is also available for the 2017-2018 academic year (work would be sporadic, dependent on the number of events scheduled, and could involve some evening or weekend work). Submit a COVER LETTER and Resume to apply. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Good organizational skills.
  • Reliable, with good time management skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds and willingness to get dirty.
  • Prefers hands-on work rather than desk work.
  • Experience leading/managing others, peer leadership.
  • Some interest in waste reduction and sustainability.

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of sustainability efforts at Tufts.
  • Experience organizing events

 

View the full job listing on JobX: https://tufts.studentemployment.ngwebsolutions.com/JobXJobDetail.aspx?JobId=9228&s=1

Application Deadline: Rolling
Apply Online through JobX

 

Zero-Waste Station Monitor, Tufts Office of Sustainability (Medford, MA)

Orientation week and academic year workers are needed to monitor waste stations at events. Students will be expected to educate diners and help sort the waste produced at the event as well as assist in the clean up to ensure that all materials have been properly sorted into the appropriate bins. Meals will be provided for each event! Accepted applicants will be placed on an “on-call” list and will be notified of opportunities throughout the time period selected. Each event requires a 2-4 hr time commitment.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Reliable and on-time.
  • Willingness to get dirty (personal protective equipment like gloves is provided!).
  • Able to lift 20 pounds.
  • Likes hands-on work.
  • Friendly and outgoing demeanor: likes to talk to and educate others

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Interest in waste reduction and sustainability, but anyone is welcome!

 

View the full job listing on JobX: https://tufts.studentemployment.ngwebsolutions.com/JobXJobDetail.aspx?JobId=9229&s=1

Application Deadline: Rolling
Apply Online through JobX

 

Fall 2017 Intern, Environmental Voter Project (Boston, MA)

 

Overview

The Environmental Voter Project is looking for highly-motivated undergraduates to join their Fall Internship Program. Interns will work closely with the Field Director and the CEO to learn about subjects such as field campaigning, nonprofit communications and data analytics. Interns will be expected to devote time to field outreach, senior staff support, event planning, research, and drafting of membership communications, blog posts, and stakeholder presentations. In addition to gaining valuable nonprofit advocacy skills, interns will become talented organizers and political operatives by learning the nuts and bolts of nonprofit work and electoral campaigning from an exciting and innovative organization.  They are seeking responsible, motivated candidates who can commit to 12+ hours per week for this program. This is an unpaid internship in Boston, MA.

Main Job Responsibilities

  • Recruit and cultivate volunteers
  • Manage and participate in voter registration and canvassing
  • Track field operations and enter information into databases and dashboards
  • Participate in community events
  • Research and draft memos
  • Draft membership emails, stakeholder memos, and blog posts
  • Attend professional seminars
  • Research public relations opportunities
  • Outreach to college and university groups
  • Support Senior Staff in preparing for events

Requirements

  • Candidates must submit a resume and cover letter
  • An interest in environmental issues or politics
  • An outgoing and friendly demeanor
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to represent the Environmental Voter Project in a professional manner at all times

Time Commitment

  • Hours (weekly): 12+ hours per week.
  • During Business Hours?: Yes
  • Nights and Weekends?: Occasionally
  • Start Dates: September
  • Minimum Time Commitment: 12 weeks

For a full position description, visit:

http://www.environmentalvoter.org/jobs/fall-2017-intern

 

Application Deadline: rolling
To Apply: Email a resume and cover letter to Peter Polga-Hecimovich at peter@environmentalvoter.org
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