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Water Quality Monitoring Internship, Mystic River Watershed Association (Arlington, MA)

The Mystic River Watershed Association is happy to offer internship opportunities for summer 2013:

Water Quality Monitoring Internship (Cyanobacteria)2 positions available – will gather data on Cyanobacteria populations and key water quality parameters from approximately ten water bodies to safeguard the public health of residents who live in the watershed.

For all positions, the exact dates can be flexible depending on the candidate. These are unpaid positions.
The Mystic River Watershed Association is based in Arlington, MA and is accessible via several bus routes.
The Mystic River Watershed Association is an equal opportunity employer.

We hope you’ll consider joining our TEAM!

 

Check out additional internship opportunities with MyRWA!

Sustainable Food & Cultural Events Marketing Internship

Are you passionate about healthy, sustainable, and local? Are you eager to take part in planning and promoting cultural and food-based events the matter? If so, The Williams Agency may be the place for you!

The Williams Agency is an award winning, full-service public relations, marketing, and event planning firm that specializes in branding and promoting sustainable food and cultural events. With a variety of nonprofit and for-profit clients, the Agency works with mission driven projects and issues we are passionate about.

We are excited to announce that we are now recruiting for our spring and summer Internship Programs. Interns will be working directly with staff members in all aspects of marketing and event planning and become involved in sponsorship development, branding, volunteer recruitment, social media, public relations, advertising, and design. This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to make a difference while gaining hands on experience with a small, growing, faced paced company. Event planning and marketing skills are ideal for this position. Communications skills and social media skills are also desirable. The position also requires person to own a laptop.

Projects may include:

  • Second Annual Circle The City, Boston, MA. This is Boston’s premier open streets event promoting healthy lifestyles.
  • Boston Jerkfest, Boston, MA. Boston Jerkfest is a food festival celebrating all things hot, and includes a Jerk cook-off, Chef Demos, and wine, beer and distillery tastings.
  • 21st Annual Cambridge Carnival International. Cambridge, MA Cambridge’s largest festival, a colorful and festive celebration that is rooted in African and Caribbean traditions.
  • SBN’s Local Craft Brewfest and Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest: Showcases local breweries, wineries, cider, mead, distilleries, and artisan beverages produced in Massachusetts and New England.
  • 4th Annual Boston Local Food Festival, Boston, MA Boston’s premier food event promoting the joys and benefits of eating local food.
  • Boston Farmers Markets. Marketing Campaign, Boston, MA. This project includes marketing, public relations and branding for all 27 Boston farmers markets. This year’s season includes several campaigns, including a seafood campaign, themed “Celebrate the Fruits of Our Ocean.” with Chef Demos at selected markets.
  • Buy Local Trade Show and Seminar, Boston, MA. This event designed for restaurants and institutional buyers interested in trading with local food suppliers and who desire to buy more locally produced products

 

 

Event Marketing Internship duties may include:

  • Work closely with Agency marketing and production teams
  • Attend meetings with senior staff, board members, and volunteers
  • Work collaboratively with marketing team and to implement marketing campaigns
  • Maintain and update client, sponsorship databases
  • Solicit volunteer and coordinate volunteer database
  • Implement public relations campaign, including researching and updating media lists, email and faxing press release, PSA’s, and event listings, and conducting follow-ups.
  • Develop and manage Constant Contact and similar e-newsletter campaigns for events
  • Enhance and maintain client event websites
  • Design and manage social network tools for enhancing website and incorporating into marketing campaigns.
  • Explore web marketing and email marketing opportunities and techniques for driving traffic to website
  • Liaison with printers and other designers for the development and production of communication materials and collateral.
  • Work collaboratively with marketing team and to implement event marketing campaigns
  • Provide logistical support for events including contacting vendors for quotes
  • Maintain files and keep up to date
  • Respond to general inquiry calls for client projects and The Williams Agency
  • Follow and participate in The Williams Agency Sustainable Leadership Program guidelines
  • Assist in developing and upholding sustainability program and initiatives

Qualifications

  • Event planning interest or experience helpful
  • Proficient with office productivity suite software (such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint); e-mail, and basic web design; ability to use design software helpful (Photoshop, InDesign, Word press, Dreamweaver)
  • Self-directed
  • Social media experience or skills
  • Proficient with office productivity suite software (such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, databases); e-mail, ability to use design software helpful (Photoshop)
  • Very organized and detailed-oriented
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Must be organized and demonstrate strong attention to detail
  • Able to establish and build professional relationships and team player

Hours: Part time/ Full time, Spring Semester, Summer, & Fall Semester
Compensation: Unpaid, college credit available
To apply: Please send resume and cover letter to: jacqueline@thewilliamsagency.net, please include “Events Marketing Internship”, desired time frame (spring, summer or both) aalong with your name in Subject Line of email.

Intern, Boston Cyclists Union Urban (Boston, MA)

Intern 20-40 hours a week. The velorution is taking Boston by storm. Every Urban Planning intern is assigned a particular Union campaign they can help out on, whether it be a long-term policy effort, a particular street we’d like to see reconstructed in a more bike-friendly way, or outreach to a particular neighborhood. The complexity of the project and level of leadership is dependent on the intern’s abilities and time availability. To find out more, visit: http://www.bostonycyclistsunion.org

Campus Planning Intern – Lesley University (Cambridge, MA)

Lesley University is seeking two graduate interns to assist its Department of Operations and Campus Planning, located in Porter Square, Cambridge, MA, to fulfill a number of campus planning goals. The interns will work alongside University planning staff to help complete the development and design of the University’s campus plan. The ideal candidate will be an architecture, urban planning and design or real estate development graduate student with excellent research and technical skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills. Good knowledge of MS Office software suite (especially Excel), CAD, Photoshop or InDesign a must. The positions salary is $20/hour for a 14 week period, 10 hours per week. There may be an opportunity for the position to continue a part-time basis into the spring semester. Please include a cover letter, CV/ resume, and contact information for references. Apply here.

Public Relations and Marketing Intern: Green Salem Business Challenge (Salem, MA)

The Green Salem (MA) Business Challenge (GSBC) seeks an intern who is passionate about green initiatives and improving sustainability practices with a demonstrated flair for public relations, communications, and marketing.

The ideal candidate will bring excellent written and oral communication skills, experience writing press releases and using a variety of media platforms (including social media) to disseminate the GSBC message and to increase participation in the program. The GSBC intern must be able to commit to 10 to 15 hours per month for a period of six months with a start date in September 2012. S/he must have good project management skills and the ability to work in a deadline sensitive environment. For more information, or to apply, please contact Liz Vago, lizvago@aol.com978-744-3442. Also, see the full job posting at: http://www.salem.com/Pages/SalemMA_jobs/I038F0CF1

Green Retrofit Intern – Local Initiatives Support Corporation (Boston)

LISC seeks a detail-oriented, self-motivated individual for a paid Green Retrofit Internship position in Boston. The Intern will provide programmatic support to a small team of Boston LISC staff focused on energy retrofits in affordable housing across Massachusetts. The Green Retrofit Initiative has received an Energy Innovation Award from HUD and match funding from the Barr Foundation to work with multifamily affordable housing owners to analyze energy use and implement retrofits that will achieve energy savings of 20%. The intern should be available approximately 8-15 hours per week during the remainder of the school year, with a possible extension through the summer. Start and end dates are negotiable and schedule is flexible within normal business hours. This is a paid internship and the hourly rate will be based on experience. Application instructions: Please send resume and cover letter to Elizabeth (Betsy) Glynn ateglynn@lisc.org  LISC website: http://www.bostonlisc.org/

Special Events and Outreach Internship – Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition and Silent Spring Institute

MBCC and SSI interns will assist with building and promoting special events and projects for each of the organizations. The flexibility of the position is substantial. Tasks can be completed from school or home, as internet and telephone will be the primary communication tools for assignments. Interested students must commit to one or more of the following internship opportunities: 1) September 2012 – January 2013, Lesbians & Friends Dance Internship (15th annual) 2) February 2013 – September 2013, Against the Tide Internship (21st annual). In order to be considered for one of the above positions, please email Cheryl Osimo at cherylosimo@comcast.net with a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples. While the position is unpaid, we are willing to work with institutions to offer students academic credit and/or stipends through their colleges to cover expenses.  Web site: http://www.mbcc.org

Urban Greening Intern – Urban Ecology Institute (Cambridge, MA)

The Urban Greening Intern will play a key role in organizing tree data as well as analyzing and visualizing the extent and benefits of urban trees as a key component of a city’s green infrastructure. The intern may also be asked on occasion to interact with community residents and train them in the use of technology for performing onsite tree inventories. Required skills for this position include: An interest in urban greening, urban trees, or green infrastructure, familiarity importing data into and creating maps with GIS, comfort doing basic analysis (descriptive statistics) using a worksheet programs such as Excel and more. This is a non-paid internship. Please mail, or email cover letter and resume to: Urban Ecology Institute, Attention: Human Resources, 3 Phillips Place, Cambridge, MA 02138, E-mail: kgreaves@urbaneco.org Website: http://urbaneco.org/

 

Entrepreneurial Finance Lab Intern – Fall (Boston)

The Entrepreneurial Finance Lab (EFL) offers an internship program to motivated students and young professionals interested in the social impact startup space. We are seeking an undergrad or recent graduate to join our team. We are looking for both part-time and full-time interns to work out of our Boston office. Part-time interns must work a minimum of 10 hours a week, and full-time interns must work 40 hours a week. Both full-time and part-time interns must be willing to commit at least four months of work. For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.efinlab.com/efl-fall-internship

Special Events Intern – Fenway Community Development Corporation (Boston)

Fenway CDC seeks an intern to help plan and implement special events. Intern will be provided with direct supervision from experienced staff as s/he contributes her/his energy and skills to our work. Interest in issues pertaining to seniors and low-and moderate-income residents. Interest and/or experience in special events planning and/or community outreach . Can commit 10 to 20 hours per week for at least 6 weeks. . Can volunteer at least one of the following days and time frames: Tue, Wed, &/or Thu 9:30 am – 4:30 pm.  For more information visit: http://www.fenwaycdc.org/volunteer.html