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Various Internships, Environmental League of Massachusetts (Boston)

The Environmental League of Massachusetts, a non-profit on Beacon Hill, is seeking intern candidates for fall semester or the full academic year.  College students and graduate students with a passion for environmental protection are encouraged to apply.  Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but we encourage candidates to get their applications in as soon as possible.
 
Intern Positions
·         Development/Communications Intern: Development and Communication Interns play a key role assisting with fundraising, communications, events, general administration, and special projects at ELM. The position offers an opportunity to develop and hone professional skills, gain exposure to best practices in fundraising and communications at an advocacy organization, and help strengthen the reach and effectiveness of the environmental community in Massachusetts.
·         Policy Advocacy Intern: Put your research, communication, and data management skills to use to contribute to our advocacy team’s work to influence state environmental policy. You will attend and assist with numerous meetings and events, conduct research, draft testimony and other brief documents, proofread materials, assist with keeping our database up-to-date. You will gain exposure to a wide-range of issues related to environment, energy, and climate. You will meet leaders from dozens of environmental organizations. You will come away with a greater understanding of how policymaking on the state level really works.
 
Application Instructions
To apply, please submit a PDF with a one-page cover letter and one-page resume to info@environmentalleague.org. Please address your cover letter to Environmental League. The cover letter should note which internship you are applying for. Please explain why you are interested in interning at ELM and what skills you will be able to contribute, as well as your availability. 

 

Various Positions, Hubway (Boston)

Join the team at Hubway and help to transform the way people get around the Boston metro area. Bicycle sharing is a convenient, fun and healthy transportation option that enhances urban livability and mobility. We are especially looking for bike mechanics (full-time, part-time, and/or on-call) and field bike technicians (checking on bikes out in the field). 

Learn more.

Energy and Climate Coordinator, Environmental League of Massachusetts (Boston)

The Environmental League of Massachusetts (ELM) seeks an Energy and Climate Coordinator to lead its energy and climate policy work. Position is located in ELM’s Boston office (Beacon Hill). Position is open until filled but we encourage interested applicants to apply as soon as possible.

Reusable Plates of Boston

President Monaco hosted the second of three President’s Picnics on Monday, June 13th, at the Boston Campus. The annual Picnics bring together staff and faculty on each of Tufts’ campuses to celebrate community and another year of hard work — and is also one of the major zero-waste events held throughout the year.

As part of the zero waste campaign, attendees were encouraged to BYOP — Bring Your Own Plate (and other picnic necessities) — which allowed less reliance on disposable dishes, cutlery, and cups.

  

Condiments were served in large containers, rather than individual packets, to cut down on packaging waste.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drinks were likewise served in bulk to reduce waste.

Recycling interns helped sort recycling and compost at special Zero Waste Stations. 17 bags of compost were collected, compared with only one of trash!

The event was catered by Corporate Chefs.

Attendees who brought their own dishes could also win special, sustainable prizes!

Attendees did a fantastic job helping us keep this event zero-waste. We hope everyone enjoyed the great food and company and can carry their sustainable picnic practices into the future!

See all the photos here.

Senior Sustainable Agriculture Manager, Ceres, (Boston, MA)

Ceres is a not-for-profit organization that partners with institutional investors, large companies, environmental organizations and other public interest groups, with the goal of mobilizing investor and business leadership to build a thriving, sustainable global economy.

The Senior Manager, Sustainable Agriculture is a full-time position, reporting to the Director, Food & Capital Markets. The Food and Capital Markets Initiative is a new multi-organization collaboration working to enhance the sustainability of key food supply chains. Ceres responsibilities as part of this program involve working with Ceres’ Investor, Corporate, NGO, and Policy partners.

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