Employment

New internship opportunities are available at TIE!

 

Job Title: Tufts Environmental Alumni (TEA) Liaison Intern
Position Type:
Internship/Liaison
Department/Group: Tufts Institute of the Environment Date Posted: 8/18/2014
Location: Miller Hall, Medford Campus Level/Salary Range:
Graduate Student – $12-15/hr
Weekly Hours: 5-10 hours/week Duration: 2014-2015 Academic year

Applications accepted by e-mail only:

 
Please send resume and brief statement of interest to margaret.mckenzie@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:

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

Skills/qualifications:

  • 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
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • 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: 8/18/2014
Location: Miller Hall, Medford Campus Level/Salary Range:
Graduate Student – $12-15/hr
Weekly Hours: 5-10 hours/week (+full-time 1-2 weeks, see below) Duration: 2014-2015 Academic year

Applications accepted by e-mail only:

 
Please send resume and brief statement of interest to margaret.mckenzie@tufts.edu with subject line “Internship – TELI Coordinator”

Job Description:

The Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE) is looking for a first year – preferably graduate – student to help organize and plan a three-day graduate environmental workshop in January and a five-day environmental workshop to be held this May. The Tufts Environmental Literacy Institute (TELI) is a workshop for Tufts graduate students and faculty that takes place annually. 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, website updates, and other duties.

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 workshops themselves. Moreover, this part-time employment opportunity can be extended throughout the next academic year (2015-2016) 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

 

Job Title: Data Analysis Research Intern
Position Type:
Internship/Research Assistant
Department/Group: Tufts Institute of the Environment Date Posted: 8/18/2014
Location: Miller Hall, Medford Campus Level/Salary Range:
Undergraduate Student – $10/hr
Weekly Hours: 5-10 hours/week Duration: 2014-2015 Academic year

Applications accepted by e-mail only:

 
Please send resume and brief statement of interest to margaret.mckenzie@tufts.edu with subject line “Internship – Data Analysis Research Assistant”

Job Description:

Assist with data analysis research by performing literature reviews, managing basic data, and designing and conducting surveys to collect data. Applicants should be able to use and create Excel spreadsheets, and be able to do basic design. Applicants should be familiar with journal databases and be skilled at finding and reading journal articles. Previous work experience recommended.

Duties:

  • Creating and distributing surveys
  • Managing collected data
  • Performing literature reviews

Skills/qualifications:

  • Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Basic design skills
  • Microsoft Excel or LibreCalc
  • Use of academic databases
  • Ability to read and take notes on journal articles

 
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.
 

External Opportunities

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Tetra Tech has immediate field opportunities both temporary and regular employment in our wetlands group. Field assignments will be in the Virginia and West Virginia areas. Positions range from junior to mid-level field staff.

ASSISTANT JUNIOR STAFF
This position requires field activities on environmental investigation (wetland delineations) for a project in central West Virginia and Western Virginia. Work activities will include collection of field data using a hand held GPS unit, flagging resource areas, and assisting leads with data form preparation.

MID-LEVEL STAFF
This position requires field activities on environmental investigation (wetland delineations) for a project in central West Virginia and Western Virginia. Work activities will include collection of field data using a hand held GPS unit, flagging resource areas, and assisting leads with data form preparation. Familiarity with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wetland delineation protocol preferred.

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, for immediate consideration submit your resume to Tetra Tech, Inc. CES. Please mention the position you are applying for in your cover letter and include salary requirements. A Pre-employment drug screen is required.

Qualifications:

ASSISTANT JUNIOR STAFF
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
· High School diploma required. Bachelor’s Degree or other scientific field certificate/degree at an accredited college/university preferred.
· 1-3 years experience in environmental field work.

MID-LEVEL STAFF
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
· Bachelor’s Degree or other scientific field certificate/degree at an accredited college/university required.
· 3-5 years experience in environmental field work.
· 1-3 years of experience delineating wetlands using the 1987 Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual and updated regional supplements

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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.