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.
Employment Type: Paid, part-time
Hours: ~10 hours/week
Schedule: 2 evenings/week, January to May
Number of Openings: 2
Organization Overview: Let’s Get Ready provides high school students from historically underrepresented communities with free SAT preparation, admissions counseling and other support services needed to gain admission to and graduate from college. Services are provided by volunteer college students who also serve as role models and mentors. LGR was founded in 1998 by a Harvard undergraduate. Since then, Let’s Get Ready has served more than 25,000 high school students from historically underrepresented communities with the mentoring power of 9,000 trained volunteer college Coaches. In partnerships with colleges, high schools and community organizations, programs stretch from Maine to Pennsylvania.
Position Overview: The College Access Site Director is a paid, part-time internship for current undergraduate college students (preferred), graduate college students, or recent college graduates interested in education, non-profit management, and community building. Reporting to a Program Manager, College Access Site Directors co-lead one of LGR’s College Access Programs in the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions and directly manage a group of college student volunteers (Coaches), who provide SAT preparation and college admission support to high school students from historically underrepresented communities.
Let’s Get Ready classes occur two nights a week, one focused on the math section of the SAT and one focused on the verbal section of the SAT. Both College Access Site Directors are responsible for being on-site each class night to oversee the volunteer Coaches and students and to help build a positive and engaging learning environment. Site Directors must also attend trainings and occasional enrichment events. In addition to carrying out on-site responsibilities, management and logistics, Site Directors complete additional position-related tasks and meet with their Program Manager and Co-Site Director each week to ensure all programmatic goals are being met.