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2020 Esri User Conference (Remote)

The world’s largest GIS event, the ESRI User Conference held July 13-15 2020, has gone virtual and for this year only is free for Tufts University students, faculty and staff to attend remotely!

Watch the Plenary Sessions which are sure to inspire your GIS research and give insights into the future of ESRI, GIS tools and applications. Network with thousands of GIS professionals all over the world in every industry. Display your GIS posters and StoryMaps in the virtual Map Gallery and submit your map images to be showcased in the Plenary Session by Jack Dangermond himself!

Deadline to submit work to the Plenary Session is June 5, 2020.

Learn more and sign up here.

Climate Advocacy Training Program, Citizen’s Climate Lobby (Remote)

This summer, Citizens’ Climate is offering a 15-week Climate Advocacy Training Program for anyone interested in learning and applying CCL’s methods for climate action. No application or prerequisites are necessary to join and there is no cost. The program takes about 2 hours per week and can be completed alongside a full-time job or internship.

Participants who successfully complete the program by August 31 will receive CCL’s Certificate of Completion, and if they are enrolled at an institution of higher learning in the fall, receive an invitation to join CCL’s Campus Leaders Program to start a climate campaign or CCL chapter at their school. 

Deadline to apply is June 10th.

Learn more and apply here.

Environmental Communications Intern, Tufts University (Medford, MA/Remote)

Title: Using data to tell stories about sustainability and conservation research

Description: To work remotely with Professors Colin Orians and Michael Reed to create visually appealing and easily understood Story Maps related to their research, such as the impacts of global change on tea and coffee farmers and consumers, as well as understanding extinction risks to wildlife, especially birds. Depending on the background of the student, other opportunities for research may exist.

Requirements: Preference will be given to an individual that has used Story Maps by Esri ArcGIS and/or taken Env150: Environmental Communication

Starting date: June 1, 2020 for about 10 weeks @ 15-30 hours per week. Review of applications will begin on May 25th and continue until filled. 

Paid position; minimum $12.75/hr, negotiable depending on experience.

If interested, please submit an application (brief statement of experience and relevant courses, perhaps an example of something you have made) to both and

Summer Intern, Climate Finance Advisors, BLLC (Washington, D.C.)

Established in 2015 as a Benefit LLC, Climate Finance Advisors is a women-owned consulting and advisory firm specializing in helping our clients develop climate finance strategies, appraise and structure climate-aligned investments, channel public and private capital to sustainable investment, and integrate climate considerations into investment decisions, financial products and services, and policies. CFA is recruiting for a Summer Intern. All CFA internships are paid, and work-study arrangements are considered. CFA internships provide an opportunity to work on interesting projects in the areas of climate finance, climate change policy and international development, climate risk/resilience, and private finance. 

Email your resume and a short cover letter to No phone calls, please.

Mel King Institute Program Fellow, MACDC (Boston MA)

The Mel King Institute for Community Building is a program of MACDC that fosters vibrant and thriving Massachusetts communities by advancing the skills, knowledge and leadership ability of professional practitioners and volunteer leaders in the community development field. We leverage collaborative professional and educational partnerships that increase access, encourage innovation, build capacity in the community development field.  We are looking for a candidate with the desire to serve in a two‐year fellowship experience (Sept. 5, 2020 to Sept. 5, 2022) grounded in the Community Development field. The fellow will coordinate the training curriculum and serve as a liaison to the MKI network of students, practitioners, instructors, and program partners. The Program Fellow’s role will be to lead and staff the day‐to‐day operations of this professional education institute, which includes courses, coalitions, and programs like the MKI Certificate program.

To apply for the MKI two‐year fellowship, please complete a brief application and attach a resume, cover letter and letter of recommendation. $43,000 salary and $2,000 educational stipend upon completion of the fellowship.

Learn more and apply here.

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