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Oct. 5: Presidential Campaigns Energy Debate

Date: Friday, October 5, 2012

Time: 7:30 pm [seating at 7:00 pm]

Viewing: MIT Kresge Auditorium, Televised by E&E TV

 

The MIT Energy Initiative and the MIT Energy Club are co-sponsoring a televised energy debate with representatives from the campaigns of President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney on Friday, October 5 at 7:30 pm in Kresge Auditorium at MIT. Event and registration information are included below:

Speaker for President Barack Obama: Joseph Aldy, Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University

Speaker for Governor Mitt Romney: Oren Cass, Domestic Policy Director; Romney for President

Moderator: Jason Pontin, Editor of Technology Review

Questioners: Steve Hargreaves, CNN Money; Bill Loveless, Senior Editor of Platts; Monica Trauzzi, Managing Editor and Host, E&E TV

Sponsors: MIT Energy Initiative and MIT Energy Club

Two students will be selected to present a question for debate. Interested students must submit one question for consideration in their registration. Winning students will be notified by the MIT Energy Club and MIT Energy Initiative.

REGISTER to attend and participate! This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. A lottery will be conducted if attendance exceeds venue capacity.

For tickets and more information, click here.

Political Canvasser for League of Conservation Voters

Terra Strategies is looking for individuals for positions as political canvassers. We are working with the League of Conservation Voters to ensure voters know who stands strong on environmental issues leading in to the upcoming election. We are also able to provide internship and volunteer opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively communicate with voters at their door
  • Educate voters about environmental issues and how they can be impacted in the upcoming November election
  • Report all challenges and problems to regional director
  • Participate in meetings and trainings

Qualifications

  • Aggressive, detail oriented, and adaptive personality
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to walk outside for several hours each day
  • Must be comfortable communicating with voters at the doors
  • Must live in the Boston area and have reliable transportation.

All employees will be salaried employees. Background checks will be required before hiring.

Full and part-time work is available

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: $70 a shift

To Apply: Email Andrew at terrastrategies.2012@gmail.com

Terra Strategies is an Equal Opportunity Employer