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ReNew Power Summer Internship Event

ReNew Power Information Session 

Date: Saturday, March 4

Time: 3-4pm (room reserved 2:30-4:30)

Location: Campus Center, Room 220

Note: there is no A/V available

Come join Tufts in welcoming Anand Gupta, Deputy Manager of Strategy at ReNew Power, to campus on Saturday, March 4 from 3-4pm. ReNew Power is India’s largest renewable energy company, leading the Indian market in total installed renewable capacity and valued at $2 billion dollars.

Mr. Gupta will host a brief lecture on ReNew Power’s operations, growth in the clean energy sector in India, and on the company’s Summer Internship and Scholarship program. This alluring program flies students out to the New Delhi-area to gain 2 months of hands-on experience in Finance, Strategy, CSR and Solar/Wind Project Management. The lecture will be an excellent opportunity to learn more about the development of the renewable energy sector in India and get a first look at an exciting career opportunity. We hope that you can join us!

 Further information about the company can be accessed at – http://renewpower.in

 Please RSVP by clicking here and choosing “More Information” and then “Register for Event”.

 

Campaign Organizer, IMPACT (Several US Cities)

If you are interested in joining a team of passionate people to make an impact on issues like global warming, clean water, big money’s influence over our democracy and other issues that matter to our future, consider a job with Impact.

Impact was created by leading advocacy organizations like Environment America, U.S. PIRG and the PIRG Campus Action project. We build the grassroots action and power it takes to make an impact on important issues. It’s a full-time, two-year commitment to advocate for our environment, our democracy and our future.

Impact is now accepting applications to join our team in August 2017! Our application deadline is March 10th. We also have immediate positions available.

If you aren’t looking for a full-time job, you can also make a big difference through an internship with Impact.

You can learn more and apply on our website or reach out to our Director, David Rossini, at jobs@weareimpact.org.

Apply to Impact today!
Final spring application deadline is March 10th

 

Fellows, U.S. P.I.R.G. (Washington D.C., Chicago, Boston)

We’re hiring Fellows to work on big problems: whether it’s stopping the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms, checking the influence of billionaires and Super PACs over our elections, giving consumers the right to know if GMOs are in their food, passing new recycling laws, or promoting smart transportation options for a 21st century economy.

At PIRG, we know that a smart policy solution or real change won’t just happen. You need to organize, advocate and fight for it. By becoming a Fellow with U.S. PIRG, you will learn how to become an experienced organizer and advocate for the public interest.

What Fellows Do

Our Fellows don’t just sit behind a desk. We need people who are willing to work hard to advocate for the public interest — whether it’s by developing campaigns, building coalitions, mobilizing and organizing the public, showcasing our work online and in the media, or making our case directly to decision makers.

This is a two-year program, expressly designed to prepare future leaders within PIRG.

The powerful industries have their lobbyists. That’s why we need people like you to ensure the public’s voice is heard, that decision makers do the right thing, and to keep fighting to solve more of America’s problems.

Qualifications

We look for smarts, leadership experience, top-notch written and verbal skills and an eagerness to learn. We value experience organizing, including building campus groups.

Apply online: http://jobs.uspirg.org/fellowship.html

Interns, Mass Climate Action Network (Boston, MA)

MCAN seeks to fill 2 internship positions in the spring of 2017, with both positions being focused on the completion of a successful conference on March 5th at Northeastern University. The conference typically brings in 400-450 attendees and speakers, and is in partnership with the Toxics Action Center.

Job 1 – Business Outreach

The position reports to the Executive Director, will be partly based in the office at 14 Beacon Street and partly able to work remotely, dependent on timing. Applicants should have their own phone that they can make occasional calls on. Having your own laptop with Microsoft Office suite is preferred but not required.

 

Roles and responsibilities: Recruit silent auction donations, tables, business ads

  • Contact potential gold, silver, and bronze sponsors
  • Contact businesses for silent auction donations
  • Contact clean energy businesses re: business ads in conference program
  • Re-contact all of last year’s tablers
  • occasional data entry and assistance with mailings as necessary.

 

Expectations:

Work for MCAN 20 hours a week, with flexible hours but in the office at 14 beacon st. one day a week, at a rate of $14 an hour

Work independently (with ED input and assistance) to achieve the deliverables above

Specific hours will be agreed upon mutually

Intern with MCAN for 10 weeks consecutively, starting the week of January 9th.

 

 

Job 2 – Conference outreach and organizing

The position reports to the Executive Director, will be partly based in the office at 14 Beacon Street and partly able to work remotely, dependent on timing. Applicants should have their own phone that they can make occasional calls on. Having your own laptop with Microsoft Office suite is preferred but not required.

 

Roles and responsibilities:  Recruitment of co-sponsors, individuals, lead sponsors

  • Call all chapters, email all chapter leaders
  • Draft and send out all member emails
  • Work with chapter leaders to send out info to their list get folks signed up
  • Call and email lead sponsors, follow up to get out emails and social media
  • Look through drafts of program, etc
  • occasional data entry and assistance with mailings as necessary.

 

Lead sponsor and co-sponsor recruitment –  make calls and send emails to prior and new potential co-sponsors (chapter, non-profit, and individual) to bring them on board

Recruit attendees –  have focused conversations with members and members to both bring them to the conference and to help them reach out to their networks to bring new people in

connect with chapter leaders and help them draft recruitment emails to their lists

Expectations:

Work for MCAN 20 hours a week, with flexible hours but in the office at 14 beacon st. one day a week, at a rate of $14 an hour

Work independently (with ED input and assistance) to achieve the deliverables above

Specific hours will be agreed upon mutually

Intern with MCAN for 10 weeks consecutively, starting the week of January 9th.

To apply, please email carololdham@massclimateaction.net with “spring 2017 internship” in the title and attach your resume.

Volunteers, Boston Food Tank Summit (Boston, MA)

Food Tank (www.FoodTank.com) is one of the fastest growing nonprofit organizations around food and agriculture issues, focused on building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. We spotlight environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable ways of alleviating hunger, obesity, and poverty, and create networks of people, organizations, and content to push for food system change.

Food Tank (www.FoodTank.com), in partnership with The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, is excited to host the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit on April 1st. This event will feature more than 35 different speakers from the food and agriculture field. Researchers, farmers, chefs, policy makers, government officials, and students will come together for interactive panels.

Food Tank is looking for some high-energy, high-enthusiasm, talented, and committed volunteers to help us with the Summit. 

At past Summits, volunteers have assisted with:

  • Registration & Ushering
  • Food & Hospitality
  • Social Media & Photography
  • Speaker Interviews
  • Show Production

The ideal candidate will have:

  •  Demonstrated experience in and passion for food and agriculture issues.
  •  Excellent communications skills
  • Attention to detail.
  • Social media, photography, film, or performance skills are a plus
  • Conference, event, marketing, and customer service skills are a plus.
  • Restaurant or food handling skills are a plus.
  • Skills in stage management or TV production are a plus.

To apply, please send a resume and your availability on April 1st to Vanesa Botero-Lowry (vanesa@foodtank.com) with “Boston Summit Volunteer” in the subject line.

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