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Spring/Winter Solve Intern, MIT(Cambridge)

Spring/Winter Solve Intern, MIT(Cambridge)

Solve is an initiative from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology aimed at developing and implementing real and lasting solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges, from education and health, to sustainability and economic sustainability. Solve is a membership community that brings together technologists and researchers, social entrepreneurs and business leaders, policymakers, change agents, and activists from across the globe to unearth and implement solutions to specific actionable challenges.

An internship with Solve is designed to provide individuals the opportunity to work in an exciting professional setting. Solve is a new initiative of MIT, and interns will get a front row seat to a start-up office culture within MIT. Solve interns will collaborate with Solve teams to create materials, develop content, and execute strategic outreach to a variety of audiences, including partners, members, students, and the general public. Interns have the opportunity to learn about the logistical aspects of the event production and programming, and will be responsible for data cleaning/management, member prospecting, research, social media, outreach, scheduling, speaker coordination, note-taking, and/or editing.
Notably, winter/spring interns will participate in the preparation and on-site execution of Solve’s flagship event in May, Solve at MIT.

For more information, visit their website.

Application Deadline: November 11
Applicants should send a résumé and 1 page cover letter to​.


Clean Energy Intern, Metropolitan Area Planning Council (Boston)

Clean Energy Intern, Metropolitan Area Planning Council (Boston)

We’re looking for current grad students who can commit 15-20 hours/week for at least the fall. The intern will get to work on exciting projects, from greenhouse gas inventories to climate planning and innovative technologies. Strong writers highly encouraged. Contact:  Patrick Roche.

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) seeks a clean energy intern to work in its office in Boston for fall 2018. MAPC is a regional planning agency serving the people who live and work in Metropolitan Boston. For more details, see MAPC’s website. 

About MAPC:
MAPC, established by statute in 1963, is the Regional Planning Agency (RPA) serving the people who live and work in metropolitan Boston.  Our mission is to promote smart growth and regional collaboration, which includes protecting the environment, supporting economic development, encouraging sustainable land use, improving transportation, bolstering affordable housing, ensuring public safety, advancing equity and opportunity among people of all backgrounds, and fostering collaboration among municipalities. We are guided by MetroFuture: Making a Greater Boston Region, our regional policy plan for a more sustainable and equitable future, which was adopted in 2008, and by the agency’s Strategic Plan, which was adopted in 2014.  For more information about MAPC, MetroFuture, and the Strategic Plan, visit and

Application Deadline: open until filled
Apply online at Please attach cover letter, resume, writing sample, and two references. A review of applications will begin immediately.



Community Assistant, Global Development and Environment Institute (Somerville)

Community Assistant, Global Development and Environment Institute (Somerville)

The Global Development And Environment Institute (GDAE) is an interdisciplinary research center at Tufts  that works to reform economic theory, transform the way economics is taught, and reshape policies to promote sustainable development. GDAE pursues its mission through original research and publications, curriculum development, conferences, and other activities.


The Communications Assistant will work with GDAE’s Communications Specialist to help maintain and expand our outreach efforts. Job duties will include: responding to emails sent to, maintaining email subscriber database in MailChimp, planning and promoting events, drafting email newsletters, designing flyers and outreach materials, tracking media mentions, updating GDAE’s website, maintaining GDAE’s social media presence, and assisting with administrative tasks around the office as needed.


Application Deadline: Rolling until filled
Apply Online.

Send a resume and cover letter to

Intern, Environment America (downtown Boston, various locations)

Intern, Environment America (various locations)

We’re looking for students who care deeply about the environment and are ready to make a difference now. As an intern:

  • You’ll learn how to analyze environmental problems, push for smart solutions, and build the public support it takes to win.
  • You’ll work side-by-side with one of our advocates, learning the ropes.
  • And you’ll attend briefings and trainings to learn even more about environmental issues and gain organizing skills.
Application Deadline: Rolling
Apply Online to be an Environment America intern

Lead Communications Worker, Office of Sustainability (Medford/Somerville)

The Tufts Office of Sustainability is seeking a graduate student to assist with communications during the 2018-19 academic year. The Lead Communications Interns would be responsible for maintaining high standards for our office’s outgoing communications and managing all planning and coordination activities for the Office of Sustainability’s social media communications, publications and newsletters.

They would oversee, and work in coordination with, several undergraduate interns creating outreach materials and posters, writing blog posts, social media programming, and performing website and blog maintenance.

This is a paid position.

Application Deadline: September 14th
To Apply: View the application in Handshake, and apply with your cover letter and resume – applications sent without a cover letter will not be reviewed
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