The Tufts Office of Sustainability is seeking an undergraduate student to assist with communications during the 2017-18 academic year. The student will assist with office communications, including creating outreach materials and posters, writing blog posts, assisting with social media programming, and performing website and blog maintenance. You must submit both a cover letter and resume to be considered for this position.
Required Skills & Qualifications: • Excellent writing and research abilities • Familiarity with social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram • Reliable, with good time management skills • Exceptional organizational skills • Interest in sustainability • A can-do attitude • Good customer service • Comfortable talking to and working with faculty and staff from across the university in person and via email or phone Preferred Skills & Qualifications: • Knowledge of sustainability efforts at Tufts • Experience organizing events • Creative thinker with an interest in storytelling • Graphic design skills • Experience with any or all of the following programs: Sprout Social, Mail Chimp, WordPress, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, In Design, Illustrator)
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The Tufts Office of Sustainability is seeking a full-time summer intern to assist with day-to-day office activities. The intern will assist with office communications, including creating documents and outreach materials, writing articles, assisting with social media programming, and performing website and blog maintenance. The intern will help plan and organize the office’s participation in a number of events, including the President’s Picnic and new student orientations. This will include preparing event materials, assisting with event logistics, and tabling at events. In addition, the intern will be expected to research sustainability initiatives that might be undertaken on any of Tufts’ three campuses (Boston, Medford, Grafton) and to help the Office of Sustainability staff with any projects they are currently working on. You must submit both a resume and cover letter to be considered for this position.
The summer intern is expected to work 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday through Friday from the end of May through New Student Orientation. Required Skills & Qualifications: • Exceptional organizational skills • Excellent research and writing skills • Interest in sustainability • A can-do attitude • Comfortable talking to and working with faculty and staff from across the university in person, via email and/or by phone
Apply on Job X: https://tufts.studentemployment.ngwebsolutions.com/JobXJobDetail.aspx?JobId=8920&s=1
Wanted: Temporary workers to assist with undergraduate move-out (Pack-A-Dorm), Senior week move-out, and events surrounding commencement. Students will be asked to select the shifts they wish to work, and Tufts will provide late stay to those who can work from the Sunday after Undergraduate move-out through senior move-out (5/14 – 5/23). Late stay privileges are maintained if student consistently reports to work. Preference given to students who are available to work 5/11 – 5/14 as these are the peak move-out days. Sample responsibilities include: *Accepting and storing donations from students *Ensuring that trash, recycling, and compost items end up in the correct bins *Other move-out related duties as assigned *On the ground support for events such as commencement and the President’s Picnic (includes setting up recycling, compost, and trash stations as well as maintaining these stations throughout the day)
Student must be able to: *Walk extensively around campus *Lift at least 50lbs *Commit to working hours scheduled *Have excellent communication skills *Work pro-actively and independently as well as take direction
$11.00/hour to $15.00/hour
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ELM Environmental Fellows Training (EFP)
The Environmental League of Massachusetts is once again offering its Environmental Fellows Training (EFP) for college students and high school seniors. This is an exciting leadership and career development opportunity for students interested in environmental advocacy. Our one day training will help participants develop skills in campus organizing, public policy research, communications, and environmental advocacy. Participation in this program will teach students to serve as effective advocates for environment.
The program is this Saturday, April 1st from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM at the Central Branch YMCA, 766 Main Street, Worcester.
· Getting Acquainted: Introduction to ELM’s work and our statewide environmental policy agenda
· Advocacy: How to be an effective advocate in your community and on Beacon Hill
· Public Policy Research: How to do effectively public policy research. Information is power!
· Political and Advocacy Communications: How to use traditional and social media for advocacy work
Fellows who complete the program will be invited to participate in other ELM advocacy efforts in communities across the state and at the Massachusetts State House. They will also receive campus advocacy organizing materials if they want to do advocacy work on their own campuses.
Register here: https://www.environmentalleague.org/event/environmental-fellows-program/
Our Climate mobilizes young people to advocate for fair and effective carbon pricing policy through the Put a Price on It campaign. Our Fellowship Program is a structured program in which participants lead a campaign for carbon pricing in their communities. Fellows give 5-10 hours/week, in which they gain experience organizing and training other students, rally public support for a national and state carbon pricing policy, and directly engage with elected officials. Fellows receive support from Our Climate and Citizens’ Climate Lobby staff as they work to achieve the goals of the campaign.
Fellowship applications are accepted until May 1 for the Summer, June 18 for Fall, and December 15 for Spring. Stipends are available for the Fall and Spring positions, amount depending on fundraising outcomes.