Employment

New internship opportunities are available at TIE!

 

Job Title: Program Coordination Intern Position Type:
Internship/Office Support
Department/Group: Tufts Institute of the Environment Date Posted: April 16, 2014
Location: Miller Hall, Medford Campus Level/Salary Range:
Undergraduate – $10/hr
Weekly Hours: 10-12 hours/week (+ some extra nights/weekends) Duration: 2014-2015 Academic year

To apply by email:

Please send resume and cover letter to theresa.silver@tufts.edu with subject line “Internship – Program Coordination”

Job Description:

Help organize, plan, and support events for the Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE) and assist with related programs throughout the year. Responsible for maintaining some design work and communications for TIE. Intern’s main responsibility will be to coordinate an undergraduate-graduate research exchange program. Approximately 25% of work will be related to general office support: maintaining spreadsheets, processing forms, purchasing supplies, organizing storage areas, etc.

Duties:

  • Intern will work independently with various offices and vendors to organize and assist with events.
  • Have an active contribution to publishing newsletters, brochures, and website content.
  • Assists with general administrative needs for the Tufts Institute of the Environment.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills/qualifications:

  • Willingness to learn new skills and take initiative
  • Writing and research abilities sufficient for a general professional office
  • Punctuality, attention to detail, and professional demeanor
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously
  • Work-study preferred

 

Job Title: Tufts Environmental Alumni (TEA) Liaison Position Type:
Internship/Liaison
Department/Group: Tufts Institute of the Environment Date Posted: April 14, 2014
Location: Miller Hall, Medford Campus Level/Salary Range:
Graduate Student – $12-15/hr
Weekly Hours: 5-10 hours/week Duration: 2014-2015 Academic year

To apply by email:

Please send resume and cover letter to theresa.silver@tufts.edu with subject line “Internship – TEA Liaison”

Job Description:

Serve as departmental liaison between the Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE) and the Tufts Environmental Alumni (TEA). With guidance from the TIE communications staff and TEA steering committee, the TEA Liaison Intern is responsible for attending and networking at TEA meetings, interfacing with Tufts alumni relations, and coordinating the TEA newsletter and social media presence.

Must be available part-time on the Medford campus in Fall 2014 and with availability into the 2014-15 academic year. Must be available to attend quarterly TEA meetings and additional special events throughout the year.

More info on TEA: http://environment.tufts.edu/tufts-environmental-alumni/

Duties:

  • Develop online content and coordinate the production of the TEA newsletter
  • Establish relationship and work independently with the TEA steering committee; attend both regular meetings and special events
  • Interface with alumni relations and leverage campus resources for TEA
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Skills/qualifications:

  • Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Interest in networking and an ability to communicate effectively with varied constituents
  • Punctuality, attention to detail, and professional demeanor
  • Interest in creative publications and experience with graphic design
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

 

Job Title: Program Coordination Intern
Position Type:
Internship/Office Support
Department/Group: Tufts Institute of the Environment Date Posted: April 14, 2014
Location: Miller Hall, Medford Campus Level/Salary Range:
Graduate Student – $12-15/hr
Weekly Hours: 5-10 hours/week (+full-time 1-week, see below) Duration: Spring Semester + 2014-2015 Academic year

To apply by e-mail:

Please send resume and cover letter to theresa.silver@tufts.edu with subject line “Internship – Program Coordination Intern (TELI)”

Job Description:

The Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE) is looking for a first year – preferably graduate- student to help organize and plan a five-day environmental workshop to be held this May. In detail, the Tufts Environmental Literacy Institute (TELI) is a workshop for Tufts faculty that takes place annually the week after graduation. In collaboration with the current TELI Coordinator, the newly recruited intern will be assigned with event management responsibilities, including logistics, communication with faculty, liaisons with potential speakers, program documentation, and website updates.

The ideal candidate must be available to work approximately 10 hours per week until the end of the academic year, and must be available full-time during the workshop itself, the week of May 19 – 23, 2014. Moreover, this part-time employment opportunity can be extended throughout the next academic year (2014-2015) if the candidate can commit to work full time the week of TELI right after next year’s graduation.

To familiarize yourself with the TELI program you can learn more here: http://environment.tufts.edu/?pid=14

Duties:

  • Work independently with various offices and vendors to organize and assist with events.
  • Actively contribute to publishing content, organizing activities, and website maintenance.
  • Assist with general administrative needs for the TELI directors.
  • Take initiative and contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills/qualifications:

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and maintain full responsibility for event management
  • Managerial and organizing skills combined with flexibility is an asset
  • Writing and researching abilities for a general professional office work is a plus
  • Punctuality, attention to detail, and professional demeanor
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously

 

The best way to apply for student employment – including our postings – is through Tufts JobX, the University’s portal for on- and off-campus employment opportunities for students. Please note that internships are only open to Tufts students.

PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR – Environmental Studies Program

This is a one-year limited appointment position with potential for renewal.

The Environmental Studies Program (ENVS) offers an interdisciplinary second major with 60+ declared majors (Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors). The program recently developed a new strategic plan and changed the entire curriculum. In addition to the major, ENVS offers a minor for engineering students and sponsors a range of extracurricular activities and student internships/fellowships.

ENVS is becoming a signature interdepartmental program at Tufts University. Increasingly the program is appealing to, and attracting, some of the best students to Tufts, and is being viewed as an asset to the diverse faculty and departments. Our goal is to ensure that students who complete the major (or minor for engineers) graduate with a deep understanding of the critical issues facing society (e.g., climate change, conservation, sustainable development, environmental communication, food systems etc.), with essential analytical skills, and with the ability to communicate their knowledge to their peers and the general public. Whether they enter a graduate program or the work place, they should be prepared to take leadership roles or function as informed citizens.

The Program Administrator position will support the Director’s and executive committee’s effort to further develop a strategic plan, help implement both the short and long-term goals of that plan, and be a key liaison to students. Responsibilities include: maintaining budgets and finances; supervising record systems and designing new ones as appropriate; coordinating student recruitment and academic progress; processing student internship/fellowship applications; serving as a program liaison with faculty; developing publicity materials or working with design consultants to do so; organizing colloquia and the weekly Lunch & Learn lecture program, educational events, internship symposia, and other events; assisting with grant writing; coordinating course schedules; coordinate grant submissions and administration; maintaining and updating website and social media sites; maintaining alumni network; and hiring and managing work study students, lecturers, etc. working for the program. This position also manages payroll/time entry for the program. The position represents the ENVS Program in all front-line encounters with students, faculty, and other administrators.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with related discipline and three (3) years related experience required. • Candidate must be organized and reliable; be both mac and pc proficient; have experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite, as well as social media such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Skills include sharing of expertise; support of others in learning and skill building; pride in work that ENVS does; commitment to professional development.
  • Expertise in area of study; knowledge of program/project administration; strong budget management and marketing skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  •  Demonstrated ability to work with others collaboratively and be influential with diverse populations of students, faculty, staff and outside constituents.
  • Works effectively with and motivates others. Gives and receives balanced, honest, and clear feedback. Seeks feedback and measurement of systems and processes; collaborates with others in generating new ideas and solutions. Encourages and rewards innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Strong focus on relationships with internal and external constituents.
  • Ability to interpret data/statistics and reach conclusions; ability to assess priorities, re- allocate resources and respond to changing situations; make sound decisions and move program/projects forward.
  • Establishes high standards of performance and holds self and others accountable for achieving results. Shares vision and communicate goals with program staff. Motivates and involves others in achieving goals; provides advice or direction to others and assures that the program is run effectively and efficiently.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. with or without accommodation.
  • Must successfully complete all appropriate background checks as required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree and three (3) years of experience in program/project administration preferred.
PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT: http://www.tufts.edu/home/jobs/  Requisition number 2465

Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds.

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INTERNSHIP: Water and Environmental Programs Communications Intern

The Water and Environmental Programs Communications Intern will work to develop and maintain online communications for TIE, with particular focus on the TIE-supported Water: Systems, Science & Society (WSSS) graduate program. The position will be primarily responsible for managing online communications and website content, including writing and planning regular email newsletters directed toward an audience of faculty, students, and community members interested in TIE and WSSS; regular maintenance of website content on the WSSS and TIE websites; and other duties including graphic design and event planning. The intern will also be expected to attend some WSSS program meetings, which usually take place on Friday afternoons.

Candidates should be available immediately for training and should be able to work through the remainder of the 2014 spring semester. Must be available part-time on the Medford campus throughout the 2014-2015 academic year.

Location: Miller Hall, Medford campus

Level and Salary Range: Undergraduate student. $10 – $12/hr, commensurate with experience

Hours: 10-12 hours/week

Duties:

  • Ensure that content on the Water: Systems, Science & Society (WSSS) program website (http://tufts.edu/water) is regularly updated
  • Plan, write, and manage weekly and bi-weekly email newsletters
  • Assist in regular updating and maintenance of TIE’s social media presence on Facebook and Twitter
  • Design flyers, graphics, and other material for events sponsored by TIE
  • Collaborate with other interns and staff in planning and executing symposia, conferences, and other events
  • Collaborate with other interns and staff to support other programs and projects as needed

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Understanding of HTML/CSS. Familiarity with Adobe Dreamweaver preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with social networking sites desired
  • Interest in creative publications and experience with graphic design
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Interest in environmental and water issues strongly preferred

TO APPLY: send resume and brief cover letter to Antje Danielson at antje.danielson@tufts.edu with subject line “Application – Water and Environmental Programs Communications Intern.”

Current students: see the posting on Tufts JobX here.

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ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY SPECIALIST – Federal Aviation Administration Office of Environment and Energy

 

https://faai.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/363272400

https://faai.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/363272000

Further questions, please contact:

Kevin Welsh
Acting Manager – Policy & Operations Division
Office of Environment and Energy
Federal Aviation Administration
P: (202)267-3281

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Onsite Lighting Data Collection – Temporary, Massachusetts (Boston/South Shore/Western MA)

Details: NMR Group Inc, an energy efficiency consulting firm in Boston, MA is looking for temporary workers to conduct onsite data collection in Massachusetts. We are targeting to begin work on this project the week of April 21st. The entire project should span five to eight weeks and will require approximately 35 to 40-hour commitment per week. The position requires visiting homes and collecting information on light bulbs installed and stored in the home. Scheduling is flexible; prefer those who can work Saturdays and one evening a week. You will be compensated for travel.

Qualifications: Required: Access to a car; clean driving record; access to a cell phone; prompt; organized; must pass background and drug testing. Strongly Preferred: College education; familiarity with tablets/ipads; customer service experience; interested in energy efficiency and sustainability (a plus).

Compensation: $20/hr plus mileage

Contact: Kiersten von Trapp, kvontrapp@nmrgroupinc.com

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Tufts affiliates should browse the list of Jobs and Internships posted at the Council of Environmental Deans and Directors website. Please note that this resource can only be accessed from computers at Tufts.

The Environmental Studies Program posts frequently updated internship and career listings here.

The Office of Sustainability regularly updates their website, Tufts Gets Green, with career and internship opportunities here.

Our partner, The National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE), has an Environmental Internship Clearinghouse portal with a broad array of internship opportunities.