Employment

New internship opportunities are available at TIE!

 

Job Title:  Program Assistant Intern Position Type:
 Internship
Department/Group:  Tufts Institute of the Environment Date Posted:  Jan 16, 2015
Location: Miller Hall, Medford Campus Level/Salary Range:
 $12-15/hr.
Weekly Hours: 8 hours/week Duration:  Spring semester, with possible extension for one year
 Job Description:This graduate student intern will assist the Tufts Institute of the Environment’s Program Administrator with operation of the Water: Systems, Science & Society (WSSS) graduate certificate program.  Job responsibilities include: event management for meetings, communications with students, faculty and University personnel, and programmatic planning and development to improve the WSSS program.

Intern will act as a point communications person for the program, maintain and update http://www.tufts.edu/water, and distribute information to the WSSS community through email lists and social media.

Duties:

  • Work independently with various offices and vendors to organize and assist with events.
  • Actively contribute to electronic publishing, print brochures, and website content.
  • Assist with general administrative needs for the Tufts Institute of the Environment.
  • Work closely with the Program Administrator on all projects related to the WSSS program.

Skills/qualifications:

A good candidate will be a Tufts graduate student that

  • has excellent writing skills,
  • is able to be on the Medford campus for the majority of work hours,
  • is familiar with the WSSS program, and
  • can commit to a consistent work schedule that allows for attending WSSS meetings (Friday afternoons and Wednesday mornings).
 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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The Sierra Club- Massachusetts Chapter is conducting a search for the the new Director. Headquartered in Boston, the Massachusetts Chapter of the Sierra Club has a 40 year legacy of protecting the environment through successful legislative, advocacy and educational campaigns with a focus on energy, waste and climate change, as well as its traditional conservation focus.

ROLE
The charter for the Director is to provide leadership and to bring about systemic change in the Chapter and its strategic thinking, articulating a vision that will at once broaden and energize the membership base and increase the Chapter’s visibility in the marketplace.

CANDIDATE PROFILE
The successful candidate will have had 6 plus years’ of experience as the Director or with increasing responsibility in leadership positions of a small to medium sized mission driven non-profit organization, having participated in building and leading an organization with vision and a passion, solidifying its mission and improving its financial base. S/he will have demonstrated strong marketing and P&L capabilities, as well as excellent interpersonal skills, and have directly participated in creating and implementing a visionary strategic plan that has increased visibility, “branding” and viability for the organization.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, “can-do” individual who can readily articulate the organization’s vision and mission. S/he will be a resourceful, creative, visionary manager and self-starter who is adept at networking and has the ability to navigate and advocate on behalf of the Sierra Club. S/he will have a technological savvy and an understanding of the value of social media.

KEY
Experience gained in an environmentally focused organization is preferable- but not a prerequisite. What is imperative is a knowledge of and comfort level with grassroots organizing, coalition building and working with volunteers, membership and fundraising, as well as an ability to advocate on behalf of the organization at the state legislative level.

 

 

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.