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Political Campaign Fellows Intern Program, ELM Action Fund (Massachusetts)

Internship Description

The ELM Action Fund is looking for interns to be part of our 2017 Campaign Fellows program who will help elect environmental champions and to build the power of the environmental community in Massachusetts. The Environmental League of Massachusetts (ELM) Action Fund is a 501c4 organization that works to elect new environmental champions to the state legislature, defend our incumbent legislative champions, hold legislators accountable, and build the political power of the environmental movement in Massachusetts. We are the state affiliate of the League of Conservation Voters.

Main Responsibilities

  • Play a key role in helping to elect environmental champions to state and local office
  • Mobilize environmental activists to participate in our campaign activities and advocacy work
  • Assist with the ELM Action Fund’s endorsement process for state and local candidates
  • Support ELM Action Fund’s advocacy and legislative work

Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong social media and online engagement skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to travel throughout Massachusetts a plus
  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends
  • Commitment to environmental advocacy

Preferred but not requited

  • Experience working on, volunteering for or running a political campaign
  • Experience with VAN/Votebuilder

Duration: September 25th through December 7th

Stipend: Interns who complete the program will be eligible for a small stipend. Reimbursement will also be provided for travel expenses.

Application Deadline: September 20 2017
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to jobs@elmaction.org. Please indicate that you are applying for the 2017 Campaign Fellows Program in the subject line.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Media Intern, Safe Roads Alliance (Medford, MA)

Internship Description:

Safe Roads Alliance is looking for an intern to do social media for our small non-profit in road safety. The position would require a minimum of 30 minutes per day (M-F), posting relevant articles, research, and news stories about Distracted Driving, set up via Google Alerts. Since they have a national and international reach, they try to stay active on social media. Currently they have almost 13K followers on Twitter and want to be more engaged on Facebook. The internship will run from September/October to May, with the opportunity to continue into the future. Compensation: currently this would be an unpaid position.

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Studying or interested in Communications, Transportation, Public Safety, or Public Health.
Application Deadline: Until position is filled
To Apply: e-mail Emily Stein, President at emily@saferoadsalliance.org

 

Fall Environmental Internship Opportunities On Campus

Are you looking to gain some experience in the environmental field without leaving campus this fall? Look no further!

Apply to one of Tufts’ environmental offices in the back of Miller Hall!

Office of Sustainability
Recycling & Waste Reduction Communications Intern
Office Assistant; 8 hrs/wk; $11/hr
On-Call Recycling Worker
Laborer; .5-20 hrs/wk; $11/hr
Recycling Education and Verification Intern
Education Environmental; 6-8 hrs/wk; $11/hr
SMFA Eco-Rep
Education Environmental; 3-5 hrs/wk; $11/hr
Specialty Recycling Intern
Laborer; 6-10 hrs/wk; $11/hr
Zero-Waste Event Team Leader
Education/Administration; 6-10 hrs/wk; $12/hr
Zero-Waste Station Monitor
Laborer; 2-4 hrs/wk; $11/hr

Environmental Studies
Environmental Event Planner and Outreach Intern
Undergraduate; 2-4 hrs/wk 1-3 hrs/wk; $11/hr
Environmental Office Assistant
Work-study Undergraduate; 3-4 hrs/wk; $11/hr

Tufts Institute of the Environment
Environmental intern—Administration & Data Management
Office Assistant; 4-6 hrs/wk; $11-$13/hr
Environmental intern—Alumni & Partnership Engagement
Education Environmental; 8-10 hrs/wk; $11-$13/hr
Environmental intern—Communications & Outreach
Education Environmental; 8-10 hrs/wk; $11-$13/hr
Environmental intern—Film Club & Other Events
Education Environmental; 4-6 hrs/wk; $11-$13/hr
Environmental Intern—Graphic Design & Marketing
Education Environmenal; 1-3 hrs/wk; $11-$13/hr

Various Recycling Program Positions, Tufts Office of Sustainability (Medford, MA)

Recycling & Waste Reduction Communications Intern
Office Assistant; 8 hrs/wk; $11/hr

On-Call Recycling Worker
Laborer; .5-20 hrs/wk; $11/hr

Recycling Education and Verification Intern
Education Environmental; 6-8 hrs/wk; $11/hr

Specialty Recycling Intern
Laborer; 6-10 hrs/wk; $11/hr

Zero-Waste Event Team Leader
Education/Administration; 6-10 hrs/wk; $12/hr

Zero-Waste Station Monitor
Laborer; 2-4 hrs/wk; $11/hr

Fall 2017 Intern, Environmental Voter Project (Boston, MA)

 

Overview

The Environmental Voter Project is looking for highly-motivated undergraduates to join their Fall Internship Program. Interns will work closely with the Field Director and the CEO to learn about subjects such as field campaigning, nonprofit communications and data analytics. Interns will be expected to devote time to field outreach, senior staff support, event planning, research, and drafting of membership communications, blog posts, and stakeholder presentations. In addition to gaining valuable nonprofit advocacy skills, interns will become talented organizers and political operatives by learning the nuts and bolts of nonprofit work and electoral campaigning from an exciting and innovative organization.  They are seeking responsible, motivated candidates who can commit to 12+ hours per week for this program. This is an unpaid internship in Boston, MA.

Main Job Responsibilities

  • Recruit and cultivate volunteers
  • Manage and participate in voter registration and canvassing
  • Track field operations and enter information into databases and dashboards
  • Participate in community events
  • Research and draft memos
  • Draft membership emails, stakeholder memos, and blog posts
  • Attend professional seminars
  • Research public relations opportunities
  • Outreach to college and university groups
  • Support Senior Staff in preparing for events

Requirements

  • Candidates must submit a resume and cover letter
  • An interest in environmental issues or politics
  • An outgoing and friendly demeanor
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to represent the Environmental Voter Project in a professional manner at all times

Time Commitment

  • Hours (weekly): 12+ hours per week.
  • During Business Hours?: Yes
  • Nights and Weekends?: Occasionally
  • Start Dates: September
  • Minimum Time Commitment: 12 weeks

For a full position description, visit:

http://www.environmentalvoter.org/jobs/fall-2017-intern

 

Application Deadline: rolling
To Apply: Email a resume and cover letter to Peter Polga-Hecimovich at peter@environmentalvoter.org
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