MIT’s Office of Sustainability is seeking a student Sustainability Fellow to assist in researching, developing, analyzing and refining a suite of sustainability metrics and analytic tools to assist in the quantification, assessment, and communication of MIT’s current sustainability activities.
Data will be related to campus energy, water, waste, food, transportation, procurement, buildings, and more.
This position will be full-time for summer 2014 (8-10 weeks, June-August). Specific start/end dates and hours will be finalized upon hire. Pay ranges from $12-$17/hour depending on student level and ability. Open to both MIT and non-MIT students.
Friday, January 27th, 2012, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Northeastern University, Boston, MA
More data are available today than ever before. In addition, new tools are making it easier to explore trends, craft powerful stories, and spur change. Learn about how to access these sources, apply data to your work, meet colleagues, and more, all for free at Data Day 2012. The goal of Data Day is to help organizations and municipalities expand their capacity to use technology and data in innovative ways to advance their community’s goals. Register online today: http://dataday2012.eventbrite.com/.
Highlights during Data Day 2012 will include:
- Hands-on workshops on how to access Census 2010 and American Community Survey data
- The launch of the new version of the MetroBoston DataCommon, with expanded data visualization tools
- How to use data to create media interest
- Workshops on WEAVE (Web-based Analysis and Visualization Environment), the web-based open source data visualization software that will power the new DataCommon
- Sources of local data about your neighborhood
The day will provide an excellent professional development opportunity for organizations looking to get the most from their existing resources and staff.
If you are interested in presenting a workshop or poster, or have general questions about the conference, please contact Holly St. Clair at (617) 451-2770×2014.