Summer Opportunity for the Yleana Leadership Foundation

The Yleana Leadership Foundation is interested in recruiting both grads and undergrads for a transformative SAT summer camp that is part SAT bootcamp, part on-campus college experience, and part traditional summer camp. We are looking for people who are willing to work hard and have an amazing time creating a summer camp experience for high school students from under-resourced communities.

*Note for summer 2022: We are going to host staff training and both sessions of camp in person at Colgate University. We’re excited to be back in person after two years of virtual camp!

We’re hiring for two different paid positions within our organization this summer; click the links below for more information about each position. 2022 Employment Dates: June 12 – August 8, 2022

Interested in applying? Priority Application Deadline: May 15, 2022

  • Fill out our form here: https://bit.ly/basicinfo2022
  • All applicants will be required to take an SAT assessment as part of the hiring process

Questions? Email workwithus@yleana.org

Graduate Institute for Online Course Design

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Deadline Extended: Monday, January 18, 2021 

Would you like to receive training online course design? Have you taken an online course and have ideas on a redesign? The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences invites you to enroll in the Graduate Institute for Online Course Design. This course design institute, led by experienced GSAS teaching assistants, will help students translate an existing face-to-face course into an inclusive, student-centered online course. See below for the bios of the two student facilitators. 

This institute is designed for graduate students who are interested in teaching in the future as well as current or past Teaching Assistants (TAs). Participants will redesign a face-to-face course or improve an online course they’ve taught in the past, one they plan to teach or TA, or even simply a course they’ve experienced as a student.

The institute is offered at no-cost to current GSAS Master’s and Ph.D. students and will be offered over five days – Sunday, January 24 – Thursday, January 28, 2021. Times for synchronous work will be 10:00 – 11:15 am and 1:30 – 3:00 pm. Visit this link to review the agenda for the institute. 

To learn more or if you have additional questions, please email Angela Foss.

Facilitators:

Stephanie Engel:

Stephanie Engel is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in Theatre and Performance Studies at Tufts. She has previously taught two online “Introduction to Theatre” courses and plans to teach a hybrid model of “Introduction to Acting” this Spring. Stephanie is very excited to join the Graduate Institute for Online Course Design and looks forward to sharing her tips and tricks on creating an interactive and lively class, even when confined to the computer screen.

Patrece Joseph:

Patrece Joseph is a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in Child Study and Human Development at Tufts with an expected graduation this May. She has experience teaching students and leading workshops online and virtually as a writing tutor, Graduate Institute for Teaching fellow, and supervisor of a research lab. Patrece is enthusiastic about joining the Graduate Institute for Online Course Design and looks forward to working with students to design creative lectures and assignments that maximize student engagement.

Room for rent month-to-month

Availability: August 1

Address: 67 Milton Street, East Arlington, MA 02474

One bedroom available for rent for a female graduate students in a clean, well-maintained spacious 2-bedroom on the second floor of 2-family building. The other tenant is our 25-year-old daughter. Built-in washer/dryer on same floor. Covered back porch and garden with patio. Single driveway parking space. Sunny corner lot close to Mass Ave, the bike path, and Alewife. Apartment is furnished including room for rent. We will rent month to month with 60-day notice.  

E-mail Lauren at lseeley@gmail.com for further details.

Psychology Trainees Wanted!

Camp Baker is now accepting psychology trainees for a fun opportunity to gain direct service hours over the summer

Have your summer classes been cancelled? Are your summer internships no longer happening? Do you need something to do? Apply to be a counselor at Camp Baker! 

Camp Baker at Judge Baker Children’s Center currently has graduate-level and undergraduate-level summer training positions available. Camp Baker is a therapeutic summer program based off of the Summer Treatment Program (STP) and is specifically designed for 6-12 year old children with ADHD. The STP has positive effects on the serious behavioral, social, and academic difficulties exhibited by children diagnosed with ADHD. 
Camp Baker is currently accepting applications for three roles:
1) Graduate Counselor,
2) Undergraduate Counselor,
3) Teaching Assistant.

Please visit our website for a detailed description of roles and responsibilities for each position: https://campbaker.org/training-opportunities/. All aspects of the training program are supervised by a licensed clinical psychologist. Trainees typically gain over 200 hours of experience providing treatment directly to children. Opportunities for participating in behavioral parent training groups are also available. Trainees complete a week-long training prior to the start of treatment and receive ongoing supervision. Training begins Wednesday, July 1, 2019 with the July 4th holiday off. Camp Baker runs from Wednesday, July 8th and continues through Friday, August 14th, 2020.

The stipend for graduate-level positions is $2,500 and the stipend for undergraduate-level positions is $1,000.

TIE-SEI Internships Application Now Open

TIE-SEI Internships Application Period is now open for internships in collaboration between the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE). This one year, co-sponsored internship that provides Tufts graduate students the opportunity to work on global environmental policy issues. SEI is an international, non-profit, research organization that works to shift environmental policy and practice towards sustainability. 

Internships available this year include: “Equitable Transitions for Developing Countries” and “Water Nexus Modeling for Jordan and Morocco”.

This unique opportunity allows TIE-SEI Interns to:

• Work with SEI on their designated research project
• Participate in a series of TIE’s fellowship activities
• Network with colleagues and leaders in the field 

Pay $24 / hour — Open to Tufts graduate students only. 

Click here for more information and to apply by the application deadline of Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 at Noon.

Graduate Testing Coordinator

Employer: Tufts University, Student Accessibility Services  

Job Type: On-campus

Job Category: Administrative Support

Job Description: The Student Accessibility Services office (or SAS) provides academic and non-academic accommodations to students on the Medford campus, SMFA, and the Fletcher school, and operates Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm.  SAS is seeking two graduate students, to oversee the SAS Exam Proctoring Program for extended time students in the Lincoln Filene space. The position will take place Monday-Thursday 9am to 5pm with flexible Friday dates. The Graduate Testing Coordinators will also be responsible for other administrative duties, as assigned.

Additional information about the GTC will support can be found below:

  • The GTC will support the opening of the new space and manage it. Proctors will work with faculty or staff in academic departments to secure exams, proctor students taking exams, as well as ensuring exams are scanned after completion.

Job Requirements: Applicants must be in a graduate program at Tufts. Applicants must be able to work on average 12-15 hours/ week, in the SAS office space during business hours. Applicants should be able to commit to regular staff meetings during the academic year (these will be scheduled during the time that the applicant is due to be in the office). Experience working with people with disabilities is preferred but not necessary. Applicants must be reliable, well organized, detail oriented, flexible and willing to take independent initiative to resolve problems as they arise. Excellent oral and written skills are required and respect for confidentiality must be maintained.

Interested applicants should send an email with a cover letter, resume, and all work availability Monday-Friday from 8am-6pm to Samantha Brumer at Samantha.Brumer@tufts.edu. The application deadline is Wednesday, January 22nd at 11:59pm.

Available openings: 2

Hours: 12-15 hours/week

Compensation: $18/hr

Contact Name: Samantha Brumer

Work Location: Lincoln Filene and the Student Accessibility Services, Dowling Hall Suite 720

Start date: Ideally the week of February 3rd, but may be flexible.