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Campus Organizer, Student PIRGs (various locations)

The Student PIRGs are hiring campus organizers to work year-round, to provide the training, professional support and resources students need to tackle climate change, protect public health, revitalize our democracy, feed the hungry and more. If you want to work with great people, gain real skills and start making a difference on important issues right away, apply today.

 

We are hiring for positions in California, Massachusetts, Oregon, North Carolina, Washington, New Jersey, Maryland, and Connecticut.

SPRING APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday, February 24th.

Apply for a Campus Organizer position online.

Summer Program Fellow, CitySprouts (Cambridge and Boston, MA)

Dates : June 24 – August 9, 2019 ( Program dates may shift slightly. There is some flexibility to extend for funding sources that require more hours )

Hours : 8:00am – 4:30pm , Monday – Friday

Compensation: The CitySprouts Summer Fellowship is an unpaid position

Reporting to: Program Manager

CitySprouts is a non-profit school garden program that works with public schools to build capacity to integrate the school garden into teachers’ curriculum and the school culture. CitySprouts partners with 21 public schools in Cambridge and Boston, MA. Our Middle School Program consists of both afterschool and summer programming with a goal to make the experience of garden-based learning accessible to all young people.

To apply, see directions on CitySprout’s website. Please send one page application & resume to middleschoolprogram@citysprouts.org Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with preference given to those received before March 15, 2019

Sustainability Intern, Harvard Kennedy School (Cambridge, MA)

Sustainability Intern at the Harvard Kennedy School

Location: Harvard Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts

HKS seeks a highly motivated and reliable individual for a paid summer internship. The internship will begin on or around June 3, 2019 and end by August 30, depending on intern interest and availability.

The sustainability intern’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting communications with multiple Harvard departments about sustainability issues
  • Supporting implementation of community-focused projects, especially related to climate change education and health and well-being
  • Improving the tracking and expansion of recycling and composting options on campus
  • Collaborating with organizers of large events to implement more sustainable attributes, especially related to dining and green products
  • Developing communications and educational content for incoming students and staff
  • Expanding the Harvard Green Office program at HKS
  • Reviewing, verifying, and updating existing spreadsheets, materials, and website content
  • Coordinating research projects with HKS Sustainability Manager and Harvard’s Office for Sustainability staff
  • Providing administrative support for HKS sustainability projects

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with advancing sustainability on campus or in communities
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Work experience with college and university administrators on campus-oriented projects
  • Flexible and cooperative work ethic
  • Ability to succinctly summarize data
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel
  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively as part of a team
  • Ability to manage projects from inception through completion

Compensation: Commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

  • Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and brief writing sample as Microsoft Word or PDF file attachments and send materials to Emily Flynn Pesquera, HKS Sustainability Manager, at Emily_flynn-pesquera@hks.harvard.edu with the subject line “HKS Sustainability Internship”
  • Applications will be considered on a rolling basis through Friday, March 8th. For the best chance of being offered the position, we encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible.

Please address the following questions within the body of your cover letter:

  • Why are you interested in working on sustainability at Harvard?
  • What experiences—work-related or otherwise—have you had on the topic of environmentalism, sustainability, or related topic?
  • What set of skills or experiences have you had working within a college or university setting?
  • What are you hoping to gain from this internship, and what would you like your impact to be at the end of the internship?

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation. We strongly encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Two-year Fellowship, Environment America (various locations)

Environment America works to mobilize the support it takes to build more solar and wind power, reduce global warming pollution, keep our beaches, rivers and streams clean, protect our wildlife and wild places, and hold polluters accountable when they violate our environmental laws.

PAY & BENEFITS for Two-year Fellowship

The target annual compensation for this position is $27,000 in the first year. Environment America offers a competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement. Positions start in August 2019. Visit our website for our immediate openings.

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Videography & Storytelling position, PLAN (various locations)

Position Brief:

The Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN) is seeking a creative storyteller who would be responsible for creating and coordinating compelling social media content, with a focus on visual storytelling, videography, social media strategy, and production of engaging copy. Over the course of this position, said person will also work closely with the team’s Graphic Designer to produce and help guide the production of visual assets, including graphics.

This position will require significant time “on the road” for our Spring 2019 Points of Intervention Tour.

How to apply:

Individuals interested in this position should send a cover letter, resume, examples of storytelling work and/or a portfolio to audrey@postlandfill.org by January 20, 2019.

Social / Video Skills Required:

·  Event / Social / Videography

·  Video editing & production

·  Event / Documentary Photography

·  Copywriting

·  Interview Skills

·  Proficiency in:

o Instagram (incl Live, TV and Story features)

o Facebook

o Twitter

o Youtube

o Blog / Vlog management

o Adobe Creative Cloud

o Project ownership from beginning to end

General Skills:

·  A passion and a demonstrated understanding of intersectionality and social, environmental, gender, and economic justice

·  Willing to approach strangers to conduct interviews, collect personal statements/quotes, etc

·  Strong personal and team task management skills, including effectively communicating timelines and needs

·  Manage many moving parts while communicating timelines and deadlines to the Creative Director

·  Ability to keep a clear head and remain flexible in times of high stress and changing situations

·  Willingness to adapt to irregular work schedule & environments (read: you will be on the road! Do you get car sick? Can you work at night sometimes? Are you comfortable driving?)

·  Excellent taste in music and a love of road flowers

·  Impressive wit and an open mind

Logistics:

·  Hours Per Week:  Full-Time 40 hours/week (flexible) with some night-time/weekend activities. While traveling on tour, some weekend travel will be required.

·  Compensation: $2,000 / month stipend – Total of $8,000 for full project period. While traveling on tour, all transportation and accommodation expenses are covered by the organization, and an additional travel stipend of $20/day will be provided for daily expenses during travel days. Additional benefits are available.

·  Start/End Dates of Contract: Monday, Feb 11 – Friday May 31, 2019

·  Location: Flexible. Position can start anywhere, and office spaces are available in Philadelphia, PA,  Dover, NH, Boulder, CO, and Columbia, SC. Position requires joining a national tour and living on the road for about 10 – 12 weeks in January, February, March, and April.

·  Eligibility: This position is intended for a person with videography and photography skills who is interested in storytelling and curating social content for our annual Spring tour.

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