Students and staff help rescue prepared foods and create ready-to-eat meals for local families
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Looking for a summer internship or something to do over the summer related to sustainability?
This summer, Tufts students have the opportunity to travel to Boaca, Nicaragua and work alongside local students to develop school gardens and garden education programs. The trip is 10 days (May 24–June 2) and will focus on sustainable agriculture, immersion into Nicaraguan culture, and environmental activism. The trip fee is $2,489 (which covers everything you’ll need in Nicaragua, including airfare, food, lodging, and transportation), and we will have regular meetings to discuss fundraising ideas and opportunities. There are 20 spots available. The deadline to register is January 30th and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, so don’t hesitate if you’re interested!
For more information, visit https://globalstudentembassy.org/get-involved/university-students/tufts-university/, contact Kat Grellman (email@example.com), or come to our GIM on December 7th, 8pm in Olin (room TBD).
Administrative Assistant | Environmental Studies, Tufts University
The Environmental Studies Program is looking for a diligent, reliable, and self-starter student (preferably work-study) to start at the end of January (3-4 hrs a week, $11/hr). Duties include assisting with basic administrative functions of an office, assist with preparation of promotional material, preparation of publications and/or newsletters, assist with event organization, post on social media and other tasks as needed. S/he must be comfortable with technology and be willing and able to learn new software as needed. Proficiency in Word, Excel and Powerpoint required. Experience with graphic design and a general interest in environmental topics are a plus.
This position is open to all students but those in the ENVS Program are strongly encouraged to apply. The review of applications will start on January 17th, until filled. Complete job posting available on JobX. Timeframe: Spring 2017.
There are just 4 days left ’til the 2016 MassCommute Bicycle Challenge!
Here’s how you can gear up:
Sign Up the new webinar: “Bike Commuting Decoded” (space is limited, we recommend signing up in advance)
Just in time for MCBC, we’ve partnered with our friends at MassBike to host a free webinar on Thursday, May 12th from 12:00-1:00 to explore the nuts & bolts of bike commuting. If you, or someone you know is part of the 60% of Americans who are interested in bike commuting but feel too concerned to start, this is the event for you.
Learn from the experts and ask questions about how you can make biking a part of your daily commute, during Bike Week and all year round!
Nominate Someone (or yourself!) for a Wheelie Award!
The Wheelie Awards are a special way to recognize and honor cyclists who ride with a unique level of dedication and excitement. For example, do you know someone who rides their bike like a minivan? Nominate them for the Pack Mule Award! Know someone who fell in love while cycling? Nominate them for the Bicycle Love Story Award! You get the idea.
One winner will be selected in each of the following categories to win a special prize provided by the sponsor of that award ($200+ value!). Award decisions are based on online written submissions, as well as accompanying photos and videos sent via email.
This year’s Wheelie Award Categories include:
…and last but not least…
Make Sure YOU (and/or your team) are Registered for the Challenge!
If you registered for the Challenge in 2015, we still have all of your information. Just log back in with your email and password or click on the “Returning Users Login” button, and you’re good to go! If you are a new participant, or if you missed us in 2015, you will need to register through the MCBC website.
*Be sure to select “Tufts University” as your institution!
**If applicable, please indicate your employer in your registration settings so that the miles you log count towards your company’s totals!
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