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Campus Coordinator, Rachel Carson Council

The Rachel Carson Council (RCC), a national environmental organization, seeks an outstanding campus coordinator for its Rachel Carson Council Campus Network (RCCN) of nearly 50 campuses and several thousand activists, including faculty, students, staff, and administrators.

The RCCN Coordinator works to expand and deepen the Rachel Carson Council Network and to recruit and engage faculty and students in effective national and statewide environmental engagement and advocacy. Current key issues include climate and environmental justice, elimination of and divestment from fossil fuels, promotion of clean and renewable energy, and opposition to industrial animal agriculture and biomass incineration.

Read more about the position here.

Application Deadline: The position will remain open until filled.
To Apply: Send cover letter, résumé, and writing sample to:  alexandra@rachelcarsoncouncil.org

Researcher, Applied Economics Clinic (Somerville, MA)

Researcher, Applied Economics Clinic (Somerville, MA)

The Applied Economics Clinic (AEC) is looking for a Researcher with: (1) strong technical and quantitative skills (2) a strong desire to learn new models and data techniques and (3) enthusiasm for working on issues related to energy, environment, equity and other consumer rights.

AEC provides technical expertise to public service organizations working on these topics. Founded in February 2017, AEC is a non-profit consulting group offering expert services from seasoned professionals, while also providing on-the-job training to the next generation of technical experts on public interest issues. AEC is housed at Tufts University’s Global Development and Environment Institute in Somerville, Massachusetts.

Application Deadline: Rolling, by June 30th
Apply: Find information on the Applied Economics Clinic site

Video Production Intern, Tufts Office of Sustainability (Medford, MA)

The Tufts Office of Sustainability is seeking a student to produce a series of videos about sustainability at Tufts for our new website as well as social media. The intern will work closely with the Office of Sustainability staff on conceptualizing and planning the video content, and he/she will oversee other elements of video production, including shooting video footage as needed. The intern will also assist with general communications for the office including responding to office emails and creating content for social media. You must submit both a resume and cover letter to be considered for this position. In your cover letter, please include a link to a video that you have produced.

Job Requirements:

  • Mastery of video editing software, such as iMovie, Final Cut Pro, or Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Experience producing videos
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Interest in sustainability
  • A can-do attitude

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Scholars for Civic Life, Tisch College, Tufts University (Medford, MA)

Scholars for Civic Life | Tisch College, Tufts University

Tisch Scholars is a unique leadership development program that combines academic coursework, fieldwork in local communities, skill-building, and critical reflection. Current first-years, sophomores, and juniors are welcome to apply. Students apply for the program in early 2017, and accepted Scholars participate in a May retreat. Beginning in the Fall term, first-year Scholars take a yearlong Fieldwork Seminar while engaging in a community service or research project with a local partner organization. Application opens in January. Timeframe: full academic year.

NWF EcoLeader’s Virtual EcoCareer Conference 2017

NWF EcoLeader’s Virtual EcoCareer Conference 2017: Building Pathways to Sustainable Careers

February 22 – 23, 2017

The best jobs for the 21st century will be in the green economy, and the National Wildlife Federation’s EcoLeaders program (www.NWFEcoLeaders.org) is positioned to prepare the future sustainability workforce in collaboration with colleges and universities across the U.S.

NWF’s Virtual EcoCareer Conference 2017 (February 22-23) is designed to help. We will open the gates to our large array of leadership and career development resources for sustainability.

Interested in providing this virtual conference to a class or student group? Group discounts are available! But don’t delay…early bird pricing ends December 16th!

REGISTER HERE!

The conference will prepare students and young professionals for wildlife and sustainability careers by:

  • Providing information on the latest EcoCareer trends from leading analysts and employers
  • Clarifying career enhancing credentials and academic offerings, and
  • Formulating a better understanding of the full range of competencies employers seek, including project-based experience,
  • Sharing current employment demand across a wide array of green fields, from renewable energy, to greener buildings, finance and beyond.

Key Audiences:

  • College and university students interested in securing a great job for the planet
  • Educators who want to prepare students for emerging careers for a green economy
  • Career counselors wanting to enhance offerings for college (and high school) students
  • Employers seeking skilled clean economy employees
  • System level officials creating career pathways

Learn more and register here: bit.ly/2fgO78I

 

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