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2018-2019 Environmental Research Fellowships (TIE Fellows) Program

The 2018-2019 Environmental Research Fellowship program, of the Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE), is for Tufts graduate students to conduct independent, interdisciplinary, environmental research projects. Topics may cover areas such as conservation, public policy, biology, the food water and energy nexus, and public and environmental health, among others. All projects must include an interdisciplinary component and faculty mentors from at least two different schools or departments from within Tufts. Selected students can receive up to $5,000 in research funding.

Masters and PhD students in any Tufts departments or schools are welcome to apply. 

Applications due Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Noon
Fill out the application and send back to TIE. Application available here
Please send any questions to Jill Parlee, Assistant Director of Programs at TIE, at jill.parlee@tufts.edu

 

Spring 2018 Administrative Assistant, Environmental Studies Program (Tufts)

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, assisting with preparation of promotional material, preparing publications and/or newsletters, assisting with event organization, posting on social media and other tasks as needed.

 Job Requirements: Student must be detail-oriented, have good oral and written communication and organizational skills, ability to multi-task and ability to meet deadlines. Additionally, 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 an 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. Applications are currently being reviewed.

Application includes: cover letter, resume, name and contact information for 2 references, and list of applicant’s available days and hours.

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Fellows and Digital Campaigners, U.S. PIRG (Various Locations)

We’re looking for smart, passionate, and driven students who work well in a team and want to make a tangible difference.

U.S. PIRG is an advocate for the public interest, working to win concrete results on real problems that affect millions of lives. We do whatever it takes to get results and work in a bi-partisan and fact-driven manner. We value providing young activists with the skills needed to make real and lasting change in our country. And we’re hiring!

Change is hard and we’re looking for the smart and passionate young people who will drive that change for the years to come. We need students from Tufts to join our fight and become leaders who will stand up for what’s right!

The Fellowship program is a great entry point to fact-based advocacy. During your 2 year fellowship, you will learn everything you need to know to become an advocate for issues like consumer protection, government reform, and modernizing our elections.

As a Digital Campaigner, you will support our campaign team by running a powerful digital campaign to tackle problems like the overuse of antibiotics and overturning Citizen’s United.

Apply online Click here to apply today

Campaign Organizer, Impact (Various Locations)

Impact organizers are on the ground to mobilize businesses, faith leaders and citizens to demonstrate the commitment to keeping our promises on climate change, and transitioning a sustainable, renewable energy economy.

Many of our organizers are working with elected leaders in states across the country to meet goals of getting to at least 10 percent solar by 2030. Grassroots efforts like these have helped triple solar nationwide in just the last two years.

 

Applications deadline: November 10, 2017
Apply online: here

 

Community Manager, The Food Loft (Boston)

The Food Loft is a first-of-its-kind co-working space focused on fostering growth for startups and small companies working in the food, food tech, and media spaces. The Loft offers month-to-month and long-term office rentals, with a range of value-added services for companies aimed to help them build their network, raise money and accelerate growth. We are seeking a creative, driven individual to work as a community manager for the Food Loft. Responsibilities include:

  • Executing, and continually refining a marketing and sales strategy in conjunction with the CEO to identify and target new tenants in the Boston food landscape.
  • Conducting regular in-office meetings with potential tenants to tour the space and demonstrate our value for new clients.
  • Planning and executing events on a recurring basis. Events will be targeted towards existing Food Loft tenants and/or the greater Boston food community for networking and lead generation.
  • Onboarding new tenants, helping with day-of moving in responsibilities (key hand-off, etc) and assigning of space to new tenants.
  • Regular office administration including ordering supplies and troubleshooting office issues.
  • Addressing tenant issues or concerns on an ongoing basis.
  • Developing, refining and executing partnership marketing plans with strategic organizations involved in the Boston food network.
  • Developing value-added content for tenants, including office hours, mentorship, networking events and more.
  • Establishing relationships with value-added partners to offer professional discounts and benefits to Food Loft tenants.
  • Acting as a brand ambassador for the Food Loft at food-specific networking events and conferences in the area.
  • Overseeing social media for the Food Loft and working with the CEO to develop and execute a content marketing strategy across our website and social platforms.

The candidate should also have a strong interest in food, with an understanding of some of the key organizations, partners, and companies that operate in the Boston food arena. Ideally, the candidate will also have experience in marketing, community development and/or business development.

 

The Food Loft is located in an art- and light-filled loft space at 535 Albany Street in Boston’s South End. More information on the Loft can be found here 

To Apply: Reach out to Adam Salomone at adam@thefoodloft.com. Please submit resumes and cover letters electronically with your email. No phone calls, please.
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