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Intern/Volunteer, Food and Water Watch (Cambridge, MA)

My name is Sammi Dowdell, and I’m currently working on Food and Water Watch’s campaign to save antibiotics for medicine, not factory farms here in Cambridge. I’m currently looking for interns and volunteers to help me gather grassroots support! Right now, 80% of antibiotics in the US are used on factory farms to prevent infection and to compensate for filthy conditions. At the same time, 2 million Americans get antibiotic resistant infections every year because these drugs are losing their effectiveness. 
We can create a world where we can count on medicine working, and where our farms are safe and healthy. But right now, antibiotic resistance is such a serious problem that in some cases, there are few or no treatment options. The FDA and Congress have failed to act on the issue, so Food and Water Watch is building a groundswell of public support in cities across the country, asking city councils to pass resolutions calling on our federal legislature to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms. Food and Water Watch is working with a coalition of organizations, businesses, and professionals to ensure that antibiotics are saved for medicine, not factory farms. We are looking for bright, talented volunteers and interns to help us on all aspects of this critical campaign.
For more information on the campaign, visit http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/food/factoryfarms/antibiotics/.
If you’re interested in getting involved as an intern or volunteer, please fill out this short application. Start dates/hours are flexible. Please feel free to contact me with any questions at sdowdell@fwwlocal.org
Thanks!
Sammi
Samantha Dowdell
Green Corps 2015
Dartmouth College 2014
sdowdell@fwwlocal.org

Fall Intern, Office of Energy and Environment (Medford, MA)

Hello,

I am the director of the Office of Energy and Environment in Medford, and I am looking to advertise an opening for a paid internship position that I have available this fall. I am hoping to hire a Tufts student who is interested in issues surrounding energy and the environment to help me with various projects. These include project management of 5 small energy efficiency projects as well as preparing for our annual energy efficiency reporting to the State and Federal government on Medford’s buildings. The intern is needed for 10 hours a week during the Fall semester, but the availability to start in August is a plus. Distribution of the hours can fit your schedule, but must fit within City Hall’s open business hours (Mon, Tues, Thurs 8:30-4:30, Wed 8:30-7:30, Fri 8:30-12:30).

Tasks include oversight of grant paperwork and bills, visiting the work locations, data entry and general office help. Possibility to continue on other projects in the Spring semester. Compensation is $10 per hour. A good candidate is a self-starter who can work independently, use common sense and take initiative. The City of Medford is also a Federal Work-Study site and students eligible for work-study are encouraged to apply.

Thank you for your help,

Alicia Hunt

ahunt@medford.org

Sustainability Planning Internship, City of Cambridge (MA)

The Sustainability Intern will assist the Environmental and Transportation Planning Division staff primarily on climate protection and preparedness projects, including local energy planning and development of a climate change preparedness plan. Contact: John Bolduc, Environmental Planner Address: Community Development Department, 344 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139 Phone: (617) 349-4628, Fax: (617) 349-4633, Email: jbolduc@cambridgema.gov

Agricultural Internship, Copicut Farms (Dartmouth, MA)

Copicut Farms is seeking interns for the 2014 summer season (June-October) to manage sales at farmers’ markets with some on-farm work included. Learn more about the farm. For more information about the positions available contact us at: copicutfarms@gmail.com.

Communications Intern, STAR Communities (Washington, D.C.)

STAR Communities is currently seeking a Communications Intern to work with the organization’s community engagement team, which consists of sustainability specialists that provide support to cities, towns, and counties using the STAR Community Rating System.  STAR Communities helps cities and counties achieve meaningful sustainability through the first national framework for local community efforts. The STAR Community Rating System is the first framework and certification program for local sustainability, built by and for local governments and the communities they serve. The Rating System encompasses economic, environmental, and social performance measures for both local governments and the broader community. Learn more.

Internship, Philadelphia Energy Authority (PA)

Intern and co-op students are an integral to expanding the outreach and impact of the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA). We are offering a unique opportunity that will include both civic engagement and entrepreneurial business experience. PEA is uniquely positioned to facilitate discussions regarding innovative energy projects, educate policy development and lead the implementation of best practices. You will work directly with the Executive Director and engage with City leadership.

Learn more.

GIS Intern, Town of Dedham, MA

The Town of Dedham, MA has an opening for a paid part-time GIS Intern. Learn more.

Environmental Analyst Intern

NESCAUM is seeking an extremely bright and motivated intern to support two of our current projects: the Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV) Initiative and the Climate Change Science Clearing House. NESCAUM is a nonprofit association of the state environmental agencies in the six New England states, New York and New Jersey. The Association provides technical and policy assistance to its members on air pollution, climate, and energy issues of regional concern.

Learn more/apply!

Multiple Positions, New Economy Coalition (Cambridge, MA)

NEC is hiring! There are currently five open positions, three of which are full-time. The available positions are: Director of Organizing, Racial and Economic Justice Initiative, Youth and Student Network Organizer, Communications and Online Organizing Coordinator, IT and Data Systems Coordinator, and Operations Intern. For more information, and for complete listings, click here.

Intern, Mass Clean Energy Center

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is pleased to announce that applications for the spring session of the 2014 Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Internship Program are now being accepted. For the spring session of the Internship Program, MassCEC will provide Massachusetts-based clean energy companies with stipends of up to $12 per hour for up to 10 consecutive weeks for each full-time intern, with a cap of $2,400 per intern. Learn more/apply.

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