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Data Science Intern, Metropolitan Area Planning Council (Boston, MA)

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council’s (MAPC) Data Services Department seeks a Data Science Intern to support the creation of new datasets about Metro Boston and the maintenance of MAPC’s extensive data catalogue. The intern will gain first-hand experience in the development and analysis of data resources and their application to local planning efforts and regional policy advocacy.

Real Estate Research Intern, Metropolitan Area Planning Council (Boston, MA)

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council seeks an intern interested in contributing to a unique inventory of past, present, and future development in Metro Boston. The intern, working in the agency’s Data Services Department, will collect information about new developments in the region through research and outreach to municipal staff and developers, and will record that information via, MAPC’s open source real estate development inventory for Massachusetts.

Sustainability Intern, SMFA at Tufts (Boston, MA)

The Sustainability Intern will participate in the life of the Sustainability Committee, a group of faculty, students, staff, and alumni who identify and search solutions for environmental issues at SMFA (with its relationship to other Tufts campuses and neighboring communities). The Intern will actively and creatively contribute to shaping solutions and posing questions.  

The intern will work for about 150 hrs during the 2020-21 academic year (6 hrs a week for 25 weeks throughout the year at a rate of $12/hr. The intern will report to the Committee’s chair (Silvia Bottinelli) by submitting a summary of the work done each week. 

Nature-Based Solutions Intern, Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) (Washington D.C.)

The Global Commission on Adaptation’s Nature-based Solutions Intern will assist the Commission and Climate Resilience Practice in its work to incentivize and support actions that enhance resilience to the impacts of climate change and will contribute to the Commission’s Year of Action, with a focus on the Nature-based Solutions Action Track. The position will primarily focus on supporting an ongoing assessment of adaptation in nature-based solution platforms, as well as proactive and creative engagement support for the Track to foster partnerships and influence decision makers.

The intern will join a team of highly motivated and experienced individuals, including members of WRI’s senior leadership and global experts to support the development and production of outputs and engagement during the “Year of Action”. The intern will learn on the job, and will gain experience with stakeholder engagement, science communication, qualitative research, and project and event management.

Communications Intern, Tufts Environmental Studies Program (Medford, MA or Remote)

The Environmental Studies Program is looking for a work-study student for 2-3 hrs a week ($13/hr) to design posters for our weekly lecture series and do social media outreach. The candidate must be proficient in poster design and social media use. Candidates who also have video-making skills or other skills to produce visual products (e.g. StoryMaps) are preferred.

This position can be done remotely as long as the student has access to adequate software to design posters. Otherwise, they will be required to come in person to use a computer in the Environmental Studies Program (Barnum Hall).

Interested students must submit a cover letter, resume, and a work sample including a poster, video, or other visual work sample. This position is only open to undergraduate students – those in the ENVS Program will be given preference.

You can direct questions about this position to Dr. Sara Gomez at

Apply before September 6, 2020.

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