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The Office of Sustainability is looking for a Communications Intern

*UPDATE: This position has been filled*

Come work with us! The Tufts Office of Sustainability is currently seeking a new communications intern, to begin in spring 2014. Tufts students eligible to apply. Find the job posting and apply through the Tufts job portal, JobX.

Communications Intern
Job ID 3785
Job Type On-Campus Jobs
Employer Office of Sustainbility
Job Category Editorial
Job Description The role of the Communications Intern is primarily to assist the Office of Sustainability Marketing team in implementing its marketing and outreach initiatives. Among the responsibilities of the intern are: – Produce content for the various communications channels (online and traditional) – Update the website, blog, Facebook, newsletter and Twitter feed – Assist in organizing events – Create and update materials such as brochures, newsletters, posters, flyers, signs, etc. – Design layouts for both print and online communications – Take and edit photographs as needed
Job Requirements Students with Work Study preferred. The Communications Intern should ideally possess the following characteristics: – Excellent organization and communication skills with the ability to work independently and/or within a team – Basic writing, editing and interviewing skills – Graphic design proficiency in Adobe Design Creative Suite, especially Adobe InDesign and Illustrator – Creativity and an eye for good design – Familiarity with online tools such as Mailchimp, WordPress, Facebook, Twitter and Thinwire (content management tool for websites) preferred, but not required – Basic HTML & CSS skills proficiency preferred, but not required Candidates who provide a portfolio of work/design samples will be given priority.
Available Openings 1
Hours 8.0 to 10.0 hours per week
Compensation $10.00/hour
Funding Source(s) On-Campus Non-Work-Study, On-Campus Work-Study
Time Frame Academic Year
Start Date Spring 2014
End Date

 

Work Study Position, New Entry Sustainable Farming Project (Lowell, MA)

The New Entry Sustainable Farming Project is seeking a work-study eligible Tufts graduate student to serve as our Farmer Training Course Assistant. Must be available on Wednesday evenings from 5 – 9 pm and able to travel to Lowell, MA. Course meets from October – December and again January – March on Wednesday evenings for a 3-hour session. Responsibilities include: preparing course materials for trainings; scheduling speakers and field trips to farms/markets; coordinating logistics for training courses; attending training sessions and providing technical assistance to participants; evaluating training sessions; and assisting in revisions of training manuals. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to Jennifer Hashley, New Entry Director: jennifer.hashley@tufts.edu

Sustainability Planning Internship (Cambridge, MA)

The Cambridge Community Development Department is seeking candidates for the 2013-2014 Sustainability Internship.   Interested persons should submit a resume and cover letter to:
 
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
 
Agency Description
The Environmental and Transportation Planning Division is responsible for improving the city’s quality of life by working to protect and improve the city’s environment and create a more sustainable community through initiatives on transportation, energy, and climate change.
 
The divisions’ sustainability planning activities cover transportation planning and implementation, with an emphasis on bicycle, pedestrian, and transit modes; energy efficiency and renewable energy planning and implementation; climate protection and preparedness planning and implementation.
 
Intern Responsibilities
The Sustainability Intern will assist the Environmental and Transportation Planning Division staff primarily on climate protection and preparedness projects, including local energy planning.  This will involve implementation of programs and actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with activities in the community and municipal operations.  The intern may also be called upon to assist on other environmental projects such as the review of major development projects, responses to public inquiries, and investigation and remediation of site contamination.  This is a chance to work on a wide range of municipal sustainability initiatives.
 
Desired Skills and Interests
Ability to use various computer software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.  Knowledge and interest in the technical and policy basis of climate change, energy, air quality, and sustainability.   Interest in community process and participation is also desired.
 
WORK-STUDY ELIGIBLE STUDENTS ARE PREFERRED, BUT NON-WORK STUDY STUDENTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
 
Starting Date:  06-01-13
Ending Date:  05/31/14 unless extended by Department
Hours:  37.5  hours per week, not including holidays summer; 10hours/week during the school year.  Hours are flexible, however.  A summer-only internship is not available.
Compensation: $14.51/hour