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Announcements

SEEKING RESIDENTS FOR THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION AND THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS – CITY OF SOMERVILLE

  • Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA): Residents who have an interest in the successful design and development of Somerville’s neighborhoods and squares are encouraged to apply. A background in architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, urban planning, and/or land use law is beneficial but not required. The ZBA is established to review proposals for most special permits and all variances under the Somerville Zoning Ordinance. The ZBA typically meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6 pm. A stipend is provided to board members.
    Applicants are encouraged to submit a resume, cover letter, and any relevant supplemental material by email to planning@somervillema.gov.
    Deadline to apply: January 21
  • Historic Preservation Commission (HPC): Residents with an interest in historic preservation are encouraged to apply. Applicants with a background in architecture, architectural history, historic preservation, urban planning, and/or building trades are preferred. The HPC is charged with protecting and enhancing historic resources in the City of Somerville.  It is managed by the OSPCD Planning Division’s Preservation Planning Staff and is responsible for administering Local Historic Districts and the Demolition Review Ordinance. The HPC typically meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:45 p.m.
    Applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter, and any relevant supplemental material by email to historic@somervillema.gov. Questions about these positions may be directed to Sarah White at swhite@somervillema.gov.
    Deadline to apply: January 21

APPLICATIONS OPENING SOON – FISHBOWL CHALLENGE 
The Fishbowl Challenge is a 6-month intensive venture-building program for university entrepreneurs. Participants work in international teams with students across the globe to build tech-based social ventures that combat issues in these 5 critical areas: Agriculture, Economic Empowerment, Education Technology, Healthcare, and Renewable Energy & Sustainability. Teams will receive the direct support and mentorship of world-class senior-level industry leaders all through the program. Up to $50,000 in seed funding will be allocated across the winning ventures to work on their ideas. Applications will be open in early 2022! If you are interested please fill out the 2022-2023 Fishbowl Challenge Interest Form to stay updated on application timelines and important events.

NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR THEIR PHD IN SOCIOLOGY
Northeastern University’s Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute (SSEHRI), in collaboration with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, seeks applications for the PhD in Sociology, via funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and is jointly run by SSEHRI and Silent Spring Institute. The Training Program includes postdocs in the social sciences and environmental health sciences, and doctoral students in Sociology and other fields, and prepares trainees to be future leaders in social science-environmental health science collaborations and community-based research.

For additional information contact Phil Brown. To apply, please follow the regular application for admission to Northeastern’s Sociology PhD Program and send a cover letter to Professor Phil Brown.

CALL FOR DESIGNERS & LIAISONS – COGDESIGN
Are you a landscape architect/designer or a student in a design program looking for experience running your own project? Have you wondered how to give back? Sign on to a COG project and work pro bono with a landscape design team on a community project in greater Boston to begin anytime from now through January.

COGdesign is offering the opportunity to work on one of four new projects in East Boston, Dorchester, Roxbury and Roslindale. We welcome designers in all stages of their careers to join our pro bono design teams: landscape architects, landscape designers, urban and environmental planners, horticulturalists, historians.

APPLY TO THE UEP STUDENT FUND FOR LEARNING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
UEP is instituting a new process for students to apply for department funding to support individual and group learning, research, and professional development activities. For more information, go to this Canvas UEP Community Resources page.  As UEP funds are limited, we ask that students exhaust other funding channels available to them through the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences before applying for supplemental funds from the department. Typical requests for travel, conferences, and research are in the range of $250 to $750. For unfunded internships, typical requests range from $500 to $1500. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis (usually within 2 weeks). We encourage students to submit requests early in your planning process, as funds are limited and retroactive requests are not permitted.

TUFTS ENERGY CONFERENCE SURVEY – TUFTS ENERGY CONFERENCE
We are excited to announce the Tufts Energy Conference is scheduled to take place March 17th and 18th 2022 this year. Currently, our content team is hard at work planning an array of panels, debates, and a workshop. To help with organizing, we would like to solicit input from current students and alums of Fletcher to gauge interest regarding specific subject material for the workshop (Energy modeling/GIS/Carbon Disclosure etc.).

TRANSFORM THE FUTURE OF HYDROGEN WITH THE LOW-CARBON HYDROGEN ACCELERATOR – GREENTOWN LABS
The Urban Future Lab at NYU Tandon is excited to announce the launch of the Low-Carbon Hydrogen Accelerator (LCHA). LCHA builds on the hugely successful partnership between Greentown Labs and UFL including the 2019 H2 Refuel program and Carbon To Value Initiative. LCHA is a first-of-its-kind startup accelerator focused on advancing innovations that are key to enabling a low-carbon hydrogen economy. The NYU Urban Future Lab is partnering with Greentown Labs EPRI, Shell, and the City of Houston on the program and are actively seeking applications from startups that are advancing hydrogen production, storage, and distribution. Apply by February 9, 2022.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – JUST FUTURES – CRITICAL PLANNING JOURNAL
We are soliciting submissions for Critical Planning Journal Vol. 26: Just Futures! We welcome traditional academic pieces, as well as multimedia work that interrogates the boundaries or limits of planning, whether as a profession, as a field of scholarship, or as an insurgent practice for realizing more just futures. Submissions are due by December 31, 2021 via eScholarship.

2021 WATER DATA PRIZE – ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY INNOVATION CENTER (EPIC)
Calling designers, communication enthusiasts, technologists, community advocates, engineers, students and entrepreneurs to imagine new and cost-effective ways to address communication and data needs to remove toxic lead water pipes. The 2021 Water Data Prize aims to spur the development of innovative ideas and best practices in visual and effective communications for water utilities to meet new state and federal regulations on toxic lead water pipes and communicate risk to customers. Deadline to apply is January 12, 2022.

2022 GIS FOR TRANSPORTATION STUDENT PRESENTATION CONTEST – AASHTO
The GIS-T Symposium would like to encourage GIS students, undergraduate and graduate, with an emphasis on transportation to submit their research to the GIS-T Symposium’s Student Paper Contest. The contest is designed to encourage university students to develop solutions to current GIS-T issues. Contestants will be judged on their ability to develop and document useful, original research based on GIS-T issues and to relay their research results in a complete, clear, and well-referenced paper. Submission deadline is December 22, 2021.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS – GARDEN CLUB OF AMERICA
The Garden Club of America offers 28 merit-based scholarships and fellowships in 12 areas related to conservation, ecology, horticulture, and pollinator research. In 2021, over $300,000 were awarded to 61 scholars. Follow GCA Scholarships on Twitter for the latest news about pollinators, coastal wetlands, native bird habitats, and much more. Connect to a larger world of horticulture and conservation through the Garden Club of America scholars.

DISCOUNT FOR ECODISTRICTS ACCREDITED PROFESSIONAL TRAINING – ECODISTRICTS
EcoDistricts Accredited Professional (AP) is the only credential demonstrating a commitment to creating sustainable, equitable neighborhoods that meet the EcoDistricts Certified standard. EcoDistricts AP is for anyone involved in community development, including architects, planners, landscape architects, urban designers, public policymakers, developers, and staff members at public redevelopment agencies and community-based organizations. UEP students and faculty can take the two-course training at a discounted rate of $35 using code tufts15off. Once you complete the training, you can enter the same code, tufts15off at checkout for an additional $15 off the EcoDistricts AP Exam, to finalize your credential.

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: GIS DAY POSTER COMPETITION – NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY
The NU Library and SPPUA are pleased to announce a call for posters for GIS Day 2021 @ NU, November 17th, 2021. The poster session is an integral part of the GIS Day. We welcome posters about studying disparities and social equity in Boston with the applications of spatial analysis and visualization across all disciplines. The call for posters is open to all professionals and academics (students, faculty, and researchers) from NU and other institutions who use and develop these techniques. The posters can be created in the form of ArcGIS StoryMaps, or alternatively use our poster template which will be provided. This event will be sponsored by NULab for Texts, Maps and Networks and Spatial-Relationships LLC.

TRAINING FOR CLIMATE CANDIDATES – CLIMATE CANDIDATES
Climate Candidates is accepting interest to join our 2nd (virtual) Climate Candidates training hosted Oct 29 to 31st. The warnings could not be clearer: climate change is a code red for humanity and we need to act now to limit irreversible impacts of climate change. Local and state leadership across the United States is crucial to make the kind of transformative changes we need in our cities and towns. And that leadership is determined by local and state elections, sometimes by just a handful of voters. Climate Candidates is a new initiative focused on winning the climate future we need by activating and supporting climate champions to run for local and state office.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: JUST FUTURES – CRITICAL PLANNING JOURNAL
We are soliciting submissions for Critical Planning Journal Vol. 26: Just Futures! We welcome traditional academic pieces, as well as multimedia work that interrogates the boundaries or limits of planning, whether as a profession, as a field of scholarship, or as an insurgent practice for realizing more just futures. Contact: Emma French or Gus Wendel

STUDENT DESIGN & PLANNING COMPETITION REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN – HUD INNOVATION IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING
The Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition is an exciting initiative from HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R). Now entering its ninth year, the competition invites teams of graduate students from multiple disciplines to submit plans in response to a real life affordable housing design issue. After the submission of initial applications, a jury of five industry subject matter experts will select four student team finalists. These finalists will visit the site of the affordable housing design and planning project they are addressing, and further refine their applications. Several weeks after the site visit, all jurors and finalists will travel to Washington, D.C. for the final competition event at HUD Headquarters. The winning team will receive $20,000, the runner up team will receive $10,000, and the remaining two teams will receive $5,000 each. If pandemic conditions are unsafe for travel, a virtual site visit and final competition event will be held.

EMERGING MARKETS CASE COMPETITION – CORNELL SC JOHNSON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
The growing role of Emerging Multinationals in the business world continues to evolve and this case competition seeks to challenge students to come up with win-win solutions for expanding stakeholders. The goal of the case competition is to identify and answer questions that real businesses and managers are posing today in relation to Emerging Markets. The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business’ Emerging Markets Institute is launching our 11th Emerging Markets Conference at the Cornell Tech Campus on Roosevelt  Island, New York City, NY on November 5th, 2021. Under the theme ‘Emerging Markets Multinationals: Building the Future on ESG Excellence,’ we will explore the impact of Environmental Social Governance (ESG) on global trade and emerging multinationals.

CALL FOR PHOTOS/VIDEOS SUPPORTING HOUSING STABILITY IN GREATER BOSTON – TOPA4MA
The Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA) would let cities and towns in Massachusetts give renters the option – if their landlords decide to sell – to purchase their own homes. Organizations including the Boston Tenant Coalition, Chinatown Community Land Trust, City Life/Vida Urbana, and Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative have endorsed this initiative which could help tenants stay in their homes. Now that the federal eviction moratorium is no longer active, passing TOPA is more important than ever. To highlight the need for TOPA, coalition members are calling for Massachusetts residents to photograph themselves holding a sign or record a 30-second video showing their support. If you’re interested in participating, please send your photo or short video to Jason Desrosier. If you’re sharing a Google Drive link, please also cc JLDesrosier@gmail.com.

GET YOUR BLUEBIKES DISCOUNT THROUGH TUFTS – TUFTS OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY
All Tufts employees and students are eligible for a nearly 50% off discount on an annual Bluebikes membership trough the Tufts Corporate Bluebikes Program. A normally $109 annual membership only costs $60 per year with this deal.

PAID VIRTUAL REALITY STUDY LOOKING FOR PARTICIPANTS – TUFTS HUMAN ROBOT INTERACTION LAB
The Human-Robot Interaction Lab is looking for paid volunteers to participate in a virtual reality research study. Participation takes about 30 minutes, and you will earn $10.The study will take place in one session at our lab at 200 Boston Ave. at the Medford campus. If you are interested in participating, please send me an email at theresa.law@tufts.edu with the subject “Working with Robots” to schedule a session. Participants must be 18 years or older and English speakers.

CALL FOR MANIFESTO FOR THE JUST CITY – TU DELFT
We are living through unprecedented times. Multiple public challenges, like the pandemic, climate change, economic slump, growing inequality and erosion of democratic standards everywhere have exposed or accentuated social vulnerability in our cities. We must urgently re-imagine our cities and communities to be able to live sustainably on our planet. We wish to invite you and your friends to write a MANIFESTO FOR A JUST CITY laying out your vision for the city post-pandemic. All participants submitting a manifesto and taking part in at least two online lectures will be provided with a certificate of participation by the Delft University of Technology.

CH99: SURVIVAL ANALYSIS COURSE – TUFTS COMMUNITY HEALTH
Survival Analysis is a basic introduction to survival analysis and its applications, covering basic concepts, such as the occurrence and timing of event, survival and hazard function, censoring, and recurrent events. The goal of the course is to learn how to apply survival analysis methods to solve practical problems with public health data.

CASE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY POLICY FELLOWSHIP – CONNECTICUT ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
CASE is accepting applications for a Two-Year Fellowship at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection in Hartford, Connecticut, to begin between November 2021 and December 2021. The deadline for applications is Friday, November 19, 2021, by 5:00 pm EST. Submit your application via email to Terri Clark, CASE Executive Director. Applications received by Oct. 8, 2021, will be reviewed by the CASE Fellowship Selection Committee. If a Fellow is selected from this pool of applicants, the CALL FOR APPLICATIONS will be closed prior to the Nov. 19, 2021 Deadline. 

CAMPUS RAINWORKS CHALLENGE REGISTRATION OPEN – ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Water is launching its 10th annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a green infrastructure design competition for American colleges and universities that seeks to engage with the next generation of environmental professionals and showcase the environmental, economic, and social benefits of green infrastructure practices. Stormwater pollution is a problem that impacts public health and water quality in communities across the country. The Campus RainWorks Challenge invites today’s students to be part of the solution. To learn more about Campus RainWorks check out the official 2021 Campus RainWorks Challenge Competition Brief. If you have questions about the Campus RainWorks Challenge, please email King.Matt@epa.gov or contact RainWorks@epa.gov.

FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS IN THE HUMANITIES – DUMBARTON OAKS
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection is an institute in Washington, D.C., administered by the Trustees for Harvard University. It supports research and learning internationally in Byzantine, Garden and Landscape, and Pre-Columbian studies. Fellowships are awarded to Byzantine, Garden and Landscape, and Pre-Columbian scholars on the basis of demonstrated scholarly ability and preparation of the candidate, including interest and value of the study or project, and the project’s relevance to the resources of Dumbarton Oaks. Project Grants support scholarly projects by applicants holding a PhD or the equivalent. Support is generally for archaeological research, preservation of historic gardens, and the recovery, recording, and analysis of materials that would otherwise be lost. Applications due November 1. 

2021-22 GREEN FUND APPLICATION CYCLE IS OPEN – TUFTS GREEN FUND
Looking for a way to improve sustainability on campus? The 2021-22 Green Fund application cycle is now officially open! Submissions are due October 1, 2021. The Green Fund is an opportunity for students, faculty and staff from across Tufts’ campuses to receive funding for sustainability-related projects at the university. We are soliciting proposals for studies or projects of up to $40,000. While projects can apply for $40,000 worth of funding, the full amount does not need to be requested. All projects, regardless of size, will be considered.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: GAMES ABOUT CHANGING THE WORLD – THE TESA COLLECTIVE
For over 10 years, we at The TESA Collective have been proud to lead the development and publishing of tabletop board and card games that are about changing the world. Here’s what we’re looking for: Board and card games that address an issue – such as nature and environmentalism, social justice/social change matters, historical events, building people’s power, climate change, and other important issues. The issue your game addresses can be big (like stopping climate change) or small (like growing a community garden) or anywhere in between. In summary, we are looking for games with a strong theme and a message about making the world a better place, in either a big or small way. Learn about how to submit at the link above.

ES100 ACTIONABLE ENGINEERING DIPLOMACY IN FALL 2021 – TUFTS FLETCHER SCHOOL OF LAW AND DIPLOMACY
Broadly speaking, science is factual and objective while societal impact is value-based and subjective. Does such a duality in representation and implementation lead to a happy or a troubled marriage? How has this marriage evolved over the last several decades? ES100 Actionable Engineering Diplomacy – to be offered in Fall 2021 – is an attempt to address this tension and make desired societal impact actionable, measurable and tractable. This course is designed and intended for both STEM and non-STEM students. In the course, you will develop transferrable skills and learn usable tools on how to use scientific knowledge to influence policy making and make an actionable impact. Join Professor Shafiqul Islam to find out more about this tension, and make your knowledge, experience, and insight actionable for a better tomorrow.

UPDATE ON UEP PROFESSOR EMERITUS RACHEL BRATT 
Rachel G. Bratt, Professor Emerita, who was a faculty member in the Department from 1976-2014, has had a busy year during the COVID quarantine. Besides appearing at the Annual Conference of the National Council of State Housing Agencies, which we mentioned in last week’s newsletter, she’s also published two book chapters, written publications for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and the Joint Center of Housing Studies of Harvard University, and worked with one of UEP’s Field Projects teams. Read more here.


Events

Tufts Events

Non-Tufts Events

LAND BACK: INDIGENOUS LANDSCAPES OF RESURGENCE AND FREEDOM – DUMBARTON OAKS
April 29-June 10 (biweekly), Virtual

This symposium will be held virtually every two weeks on Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m. ET: April 29, May 13, May 27, and June 10, 2021. The speakers’ pre-recorded papers will be available two weeks prior to each webinar and shared with registrants. The webinar will include facilitated discussions on the papers, allowing the audience to ask questions via a chat format.

This symposium aims to highlight how Indigenous peoples understand and practice political resurgence and freedom across the Americas by refusing colonial territorializations of Indigenous land and life-making practices. We place Indigenous practices of freedom within the particularities of Indigenous place-based laws, cosmologies, and diplomacies, while taking a hemispheric approach to understanding how Indigeneity is shaped across colonial borders. Registration is first come, first served and must be completed at least one week prior to each webinar is required.


Internships, Fellowships, Grants

CLIMATE CORPS FELLOW – ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND
Boston, MA
Climate Corps is the go-to graduate fellowship program for a career in sustainability. Fellows join a network of over a thousand Climate Corps alumni and other energy and sustainability professionals, working to advance climate solutions in leading organizations around the world. Deadline to apply is January 11

ENVIRONMENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH TRACKING FELLOWSHIP: SCIENCE DEVELOPMENT AND INFORMATICS – CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)
Atlanta, GA
A research opportunity is currently available with the Division of Environmental Health Science and Practice (DEHSP) within the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.
The selected participant will gain experience in the Tracking Program by providing critical support for (1) the maintenance and expansion of the Tracking Network (http://ephtracking.cdc.gov) and (2) the use and dissemination of these data to support public health actions. The participant will be involved with the Science Development and Informatics teams in the:

  • Development of environmental health surveillance goals, development of environmental health indicators and measures, and identification of appropriate statistical, analytic, and data visualization methods
  • Implementation of new and updating of existing indicators and measures
  • Development of new tools and processes for data management, dissemination, and visualization
  • Dissemination of data and information to inform public health actions
CARTOGRAPHY INTERN – APPLE MAPS
Remote
Apple is currently seeking enthusiastic Cartography Students who can start work anytime between April, 2022 to September, 2022. The interns will provide support to the Apple Maps Cartography Team. Our search is as broad as the discipline of Cartography. Whether you are processing imagery using machine learning, picking a pixel perfect label knockout to improve legibility, or researching the cognitive implications of map animation, we are interested in your cartographic perspective. Contact: Jessie Braden

HOLZHEIMER MEMORIAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP – APA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIVISION
The application for the 2022 Holzheimer Memorial Student Scholarship for Economic Development Planning is now live. Although applications for the 2022 scholarship are not due until January 21st, the Committee encourages early submissions.

The submission should speak to planning practitioners about a substantive topic related to economic development. We welcome submissions that focus broadly on the topic of economic development, which we define in terms of enhancing community, urban and regional economic prosperity, inclusion and resilience. Submissions regarding non-United States cases are permitted, but applicants are strongly encouraged to speak directly to their relevance for the EDD audience, which is predominantly based in the US.

PUBLIC SERVICE AIDE – SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
San Francisco, CA
The Public Service Aide will support Reg-Leg on a variety of tasks related to energy proceedings, legislation, and special projects at the local, regional, state, and/or federal level. The Public Service Aide will work on a broad range of Reg-Leg issues and projects in a fast-paced, dynamic environment requiring quick response times and the ability to adapt to shifting priorities. Candidates seeking to fill the position described above should first contact Bijit Kundu (BKundu@sfwater.org), Manager of the Regulatory and Legislative Compliance Section, to indicate interest. Official applications will be accepted starting in January 2022. Contact: Bijit Kundu – BKundu@sfwater.org

FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES – MIT SEA GRANT

GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP IN FOOD SYSTEMS – UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

Durham, NH

Seeking a highly motivated graduate student to join the food systems lab at UNH for a fully funded graduate training opportunity. The student will play an important role in assisting with  lab research projects to 1) advance the development of values-based food aggregation and distribution models that reduce barriers for farmers and consumers and prioritize resilience and environmental sustainability, food justice, and racial and LGBTQ+ equity, and 2) identify and address logistical, policy, and identity-based barriers and opportunities for wider public engagement with local and regional food systems. The ideal candidate for the position will  thrive in a collaborative setting that brings together researchers from diverse fields, extension educators, nonprofit partners, farmers, and other food systems stakeholders.
2022 OCEANS PROJECTS FOR GSS FELLOWS – GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY SCHOLARS
Various locations
Every year GSS partners with different international organizations conducting and supporting research in sustainability solutions. In 2022 we have partnered with Belmont Forum-funded research focused on Ocean Sustainability. GSS Fellows will be embedded with these projects for 10 weeks. To learn more about some of the individual projects from 2021, follow the link above. Deadline to apply is January 9.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL FELLOWS PROGRAM (EFP) – YALE SCHOOL OF THE ENVIRONMENT (YSE)
Various locations
We are pleased to announce that the application for the 2022 Environmental Fellows Program is now open! The Environmental Fellows Program is a nationally competitive summer fellowship program for masters and doctoral students that seeks to place students traditionally underrepresented in the environmental field and those committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in summer fellowships with environmental foundations and their grantees. Deadline to apply is January 10.

ESG BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT INTERN – THINKPARALLAX
Virtual
thinkPARALLAX seeks an ESG Business Development intern to join our passionate team of ESG strategists and communicators. Reporting to our VP of Client Engagement, this individual will play a pivotal role in supporting our meteoric new business growth as we expand our ability to help clients advance ESG initiatives and progress. The intern will be primarily focused on new business: building contact lists, helping organize our CRM, staffing new business calls, and co-developing proposals with other teammates. However, this individual also will help support thinkPARALLAX’s marketing efforts as-needed.

 
2022 SUMMER TRANSPORTATION INTERNSHIP PROGRAM FOR DIVERSE GROUPS (STIPDG) – THE WASHINGTON CENTER
Various Locations
In partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation, this program is a critical part of the agency’s employee recruitment efforts. Build your network, develop skills, and learn about open positions. Students from underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Due to COVID-19 considerations, it has not yet been determined if the Summer 2022 program will be in-person or virtual. Interns will engage in either in-person or remote work as directed by mentors and program guidelines. Deadline to apply is January 31.

 

2022 BICYCLE TRANSPORTATION STUDY ABROAD – UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
Denmark/The Netherlands
Applications are now open for any U.S. undergraduate or graduate student interested in learning how to redesign cities for people on bike.  This monthlong, experiential class will be based in both Denmark and the Netherlands, using the cities and local experts as the primary classrooms and teachers.  This is the sixth iteration of the course and it’s pretty fantastic.  There are also scholarships for all students (restricted to US citizens) for this 8-credit (on quarter system) class. Priority deadline to register is January 15.

 
2021 WATER DATA PRIZE – ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY INNOVATION CENTER
Remote
Calling designers, communication enthusiasts, technologists, community advocates, engineers, students and entrepreneurs to imagine new and cost-effective ways to address communication and data needs to remove toxic lead water pipes. With the 2021 Water Data Prize, EPIC is seeking design, data visualization and communications ideas that water utilities can employ to better communicate when toxic lead is a risk to customers, and accelerate efforts to remove and replace lead pipes. Deadline to apply is November 12.

 

BOSTON PARKS FOR PEOPLE INTERN – THE TRUST FOR PUBLIC LAND
Boston, MA
The Trust for Public Land is a national nonprofit organization with a mission of creating parks and protecting Land for People. Working in collaboration local communities—and with federal, state, and local public agencies— we help plan, fund, protect, and create parks and open spaces across the U.S., ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come. The Project Intern provides program, project, administrative, and other support for The Trust for Public Land’s parks for people program. This position helps evaluate, plan, fund, complete, and promote park development, open space protection, green infrastructure, and special events projects. $19/hr.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT / INTERNSHIP PROGRAM – APPLIED ECONOMICS CLINIC
Arlington, MA

The Applied Economics Clinic (AEC) is a mission based non-profit consulting group that offers expert services in the areas of energy, environment, consumer protection, and equity from seasoned professionals while providing on-the-job training to the next generation of technical experts. AEC is looking for current graduate students in an economics or environmental related field to join our team as research assistants. Research assistants will assist in applied work on environmental and consumer equity issues by summarizing written materials, collecting data, creating spreadsheets, and writing policy memos. Applicants should note their fluency in Spanish, which is a desired skill for certain projects but is in no way a requirement.
 

TUFTS IRAN-IRAQ WAR PROJECT – SATGIN HAMRAH, TUFTS HISTORY DEPT
Remote

Satgin Hamrah is looking for a Tufts student to help work on the Iran-Iraq War project’s website part time. Responsibilities will include maintaining and developing the WordPress website and creating interactive maps. The position is fully remote with weekly check-ins. If interested, please email Satgin.Hamrah@tufts.edu to apply or request more information.

DATA VISUALIZATION FELLOW, ANTIRACIST TECH INITIATIVE (ATI) – BOSTON UNIVERSITY’S CENTER FOR ANTIRACIST RESEARCH
Boston, MA

Antiracist Tech Initiative (ATI) at Boston University’s Center for Antiracist Research is currently hiring for a Data Visualization Fellow for the ATI. They are looking for qualified candidates in the Boston area. This person will work closely with the other members of the ATI, including the Associate and Assistant Directors, the Research Manager, and the Data Scientist. They are looking for someone who is skilled in telling a compelling story with data and knowing when and how to appropriately visualize (either statically or interactively) different types of data. They will be working with many data types, including person, spatial, time-series, text, etc. In addition to those with degrees in quantitative social sciences, they encourage applicants with digital storytelling, arts and design, and marketing backgrounds to apply. This position is for a two year appointment term, with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon funding.

STUDENT ENERGY FELLOWSHIP – STUDENT ENERGY
Remote

The Student Energy Fellowship is a 10-month virtual program that consists of peer learning, project and leadership skills development, mentoring sessions on how to break into energy careers, and networking with fellows from around the world. All this is paired with a chance to implement your learnings and make an impact through a project.

 

RESEARCH AND PLANNING INTERN – METROPOLITAN AREA PLANNING COUNCIL (MAPC)
Boston, MA

Assist the Data Services Research Group with research activities related to the modeling of land use, transit ridership, vehicle miles traveled, and related greenhouse gas emissions; and the development of regional indicators across a range of topics to support the implementation of MetroCommon 2050, Greater Boston’s next regional plan. $17.00 – $21.00 hourly.

REAL ESTATE RESEARCH INTERN – METROPOLITAN AREA PLANNING COUNCIL (MAPC)
Boston, MA

The Data Services Department is a team of a dozen planners, analysts, researchers, programmers, and IT professionals dedicated to using data and technology to support informed decision-making. We provide mapping and analytical services to support MAPC’s local and regional planning activities, develop new datasets, conduct independent research, prepare population and land use forecasts, and serve as a resource for municipalities, state agencies, and community organizations. This position will offer you opportunities to build relationships with numerous public and private sector collaborators throughout Massachusetts, and to build new connections and cultivate new partnerships. $17.00 – $21.00 hourly.

MASTER’S LEVEL ASSISTANT RESEARCHERS – CLIMATE POLICY LAB
Remote

We seek individuals with a highly independent research capacity, strong written and oral communication skills, and rich experience in cross-country comparisons. This is a full-time position open to candidates with Master’s degrees. We are open to all areas of climate policy. We have particular interest in researchers with experience studying low-carbon growth in major developing economies, including strategies for green industrialization, industrial policy, and clean tech economic stimulus.

SHORT-TERM RESEARCH CONSULTANT – NATIONAL OIL COMPANY (NOC) DATABASE – NATURAL RESOURCE GOVERNANCE INSTITUTE (NRGI)
Remote

National Oil Companies, also known as NOCs, play central roles in the global oil market and in the economies of oil-producing countries. In spite of their significance, NOCs have historically published little information about their operations and finances, impeding strong public oversight of their activities. The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) has a history of analyzing the governance of NOCs as part of the organization’s mission to promote more effective and accountable management of these critical actors. NRGI launched the National Oil Company Database in April 2019. The database draws information from the financial reports of companies on their revenues, expenditures, and operational and financial performance. The database is designed to serve as an open public tool to help governments, company executives, activists and journalists better understand the roles played by National Oil Companies, benchmark performance and enhance governance. The database has generated significant interest among officials from oil-rich countries and has been featured in a range of publications including the Financial Times, Foreign Policy, and The Economist. $25 – 30 per hour.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE INTERN – THE WELCOME PROJECT
Remote/Boston, MA

The Welcome Project is seeking an intern to support ongoing environmental justice efforts, specifically surrounding air quality and pollution issues, use of Foss Park and road safety in the East Somerville area. The intern will participate in various tasks to help us understand participation and access to the decision-making process to maintain a healthy environment in the area. Tasks may include conducting a community needs assessment and analysis, surveying and research. Additionally, the intern will assist with various administration tasks to ensure the smooth operation of the research project. The intern will work primarily with the Executive Director. The intern will work 11-14 hours a week.

OFFICE OF HOUSING STABILITY INTERNSHIP – CITY OF BOSTON
Boston, MA
The Office of Housing Stability (OHS) works with residents to find and maintain stable, safe, and affordable housing. Interns with OHS will have the opportunity to learn from staff who are knowledgeable about housing resources for tenants and landlords. They’ll work with Boston residents who are at risk of housing instability. Interns may also have the opportunity to support research development and the implementation of new programs and policies that the office is exploring.

FOOD SYSTEMS POLICY HISTORY IN NEW ENGLAND RESEARCH INTERNSHIP – NORTHEAST ORGANIC FARMING ASSOCIATION (NOFA/MASS)
Remote
Help NOFA/Mass staff and community understand the governing decisions that have shaped agriculture in the region, especially Massachusetts. Work with our Policy and Education Directors to identify research questions about New England agricultural policy and do independent research to create a timeline of important milestones and policy developments in local food, agriculture, and environmental history.  

 
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT INTERN – METROPOLITAN AREA PLANNING COUNCIL (MAPC)
Boston, MA

This fall we are seeking a student intern to assist with researching emerging hybrid engagement practices. We see a need to expand accessibility to government through hybrid meeting design, policy and technology. This intern will be instrumental in making sure that we develop innovative frameworks for cities and towns in the hybrid engagement space. The intern will also participate in the weekly outreach activities of the community engagement division as well as virtual event support. This opportunity offers the chance to gain practical skills in a specific discipline as well as insight into current engagement practices and what a regional planning agency does. $17.00 – $20.00 hourly

 

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION FELLOWSHIP – ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGIATE SCHOOLS OF PLANNING
Remote
The ACSP Governing Board approved in spring 2021 funding for a Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship program as part of ACSP’s efforts to foster diversity and inclusion amongst the next generation of planning researchers. The program provides fellowships to support the engagement of undergraduate and graduate students in ACSP sponsored conferences and events. Recipients may also use the fellowship funds to cover expenses related to a project or research. Applicants are encouraged to propose innovative ideas, actions, and/or scholarly inquiries that help advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field of planning. For the inaugural year, the program will grant up to five (5) awards at $1,000 per team of two or more recipients and up to ten (10) awards at $500 per individual recipient. Awards will be announced in late September, 2021.

REGIONAL WELLBEING ASSESSMENT TUFTS STUDENT INTERNSHIP – CAMBRIDGE HEALTH ALLIANCE (CHA)
Medford/Somerville, MA
Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) and Tufts University are seeking a student intern to join our Wellbeing Assessment team from September 2021 through May 2022 (~9 months). The Wellbeing Assessment is a collaborative process to describe the strengths and challenges faced by our communities. The goal is to lift up the experiences of people who are closest to the impact of inequities in our society, and work together to create solutions that improve community health. Design and planning is taking place in Summer 2021; data collection and analysis will begin in Fall 2021; and results interpretation and collaborative planning will start in Spring 2021. $750 stipend per semester ($1,500 total). To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to: Laura McNulty, Community & Population Health Epidemiologist.

 

DATA ENGINEERING INTERN – SYMBIUM
San Francisco, CA
At Symbium, we make it easy for the masses to interact with and understand the consequences of laws and regulations through our web applications. We are currently focused on streamlining the regulatory review of residential construction projects in the US. Unfortunately, data about properties is hard to access, and this limits our ability to scale Complaw® web services for the public and local governments. As an intern, you would work with our software engineers and product managers to (1) expand the coverage and quality of the data that powers our Complaw® applications and (2) set up a sustainable data ingestion and maintenance pipeline for property related data from authoritative sources.

REGIONAL PLANNING GIS INTERN – METROPOLITAN AREA PLANNING COUNCIL (MAPC)
Boston, MA
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) seeks a Regional Planning GIS Intern to support members of the Data Services Department on data analysis and mapping for local and regional planning projects. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Esri ArcGIS user with a strong interest in planning, data, and social equity. Our team works on projects stemming from departments across the agency, so candidates should also be excited to work on several projects at once in diverse topic areas. Compensation will be $17 to $21 per hour, commensurate with experience.

GRANT WRITER (SHORT-TERM CONTRACT) – COG DESIGN
Chelsea, MA
COG Design is a Community Outreach Group for Landscape Design. COG is looking for a good writer, ideally with grant-writing experience, to take the lead on writing several small, targeted grants this fall. Much of the general copy and narrative have been written for the New England Grassroots Environment Fund (NEGEF). COG’s goal is to submit and secure these grants (under $10,000) in 2021-2022. This is a short-term contract position for this fall for $2500 (estimating 50 hours @ $50/hr). Interested people should contact COG at info@cogdesign.org

COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT – APPLIED ECONOMICS CLINIC
Arlington, MA
The communications assistant will work with the staff of the Applied Economics Clinic to help maintain and expand outreach efforts. The communications assistant will: update and maintain our Squarespace website; update our social media platforms; maintain our email subscriber database in MailChimp; and complete other projects as assigned. This is a part-time position, open for immediate hire through Fall 2021, and hours per week are flexible. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and references to jobs@aeclinic.org. Contact: Myisha Majumder

 
COMMUNICATIONS INTERN – TOWN OF DOVER
Dover, MA
The Town of Dover is looking for a communications intern to assist with online social media content related to local projects and initiatives to improve communications between the Town and residents, and the Town of Dover would like to include planners in the fold as community organizing and marketing ideas to the public is a large part of what we do. The internship will be paid and will not involve administrative busy work – the intent is to provide real experience to our candidates. Due to Covid, the Town will most certainly accept remote candidates. If you have any questions about this internship, please call (508)785-0032. To Apply: email a resume and letter of interest to Courtney Starling.  Deadline to apply is October 1, 2020
 
AMERICORPS MEMBER, NEW ENGLAND – PLAYWORKS
Multiple locations

Playworks is the leading national nonprofit leveraging the power of play to get kids physically active and transform children’s social and emotional health. We believe in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid and are changing school climates by leveraging the power of safe, fun, and healthy play at school every day.

 

Playworks Coaches are AmeriCorps members. As an AmeriCorps member you will join nearly 300,000 other members and over one million alumni nationally who have committed their time and talents to strengthen communities. Partnership organizations, like Playworks, engage with AmeriCorps members to improve the communities they serve. Positions available in Boston and Lawrence.

DATA LAB ASSISTANT – TUFTS DATA LABS
Medford, MA

Tufts Technology Services (TTS) is seeking responsible students who would like to help support the Tisch Library and Hirsh Health Sciences Library Data Labs. The Data Labs are teaching and research-computing labs designed to foster collaboration and innovation around GIS, data analysis, visualization, and design across all campuses and departments. More information can be found at datalab.tufts.edu.

We are looking to fill Data Lab Assistant positions in both the Medford (Tisch) and Boston (HHSL) Data Labs. This position will very likely be in person and Data Lab Assistants will be expected to work their hours in the Data Lab spaces (although we are watching what is happening with the variants carefully and will act accordingly).

 
GIS TECHNICIAN & ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING INTERN – BOBREK ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION
Danvers, MA

Bobrek Engineering and Construction is seeking a GIS and Environmental Planning Intern for 15-20 hours during fall semester 2021. You will gain hands on experience in planning, GIS, field work in at a consulting firm setting. Duties will include GIS analysis, Form building for Field Maps, stormwater infrastructure inspections, water sampling and assisting in the environmental permitting and compliance for local communities. 

 

SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY INTERN – ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT OF BMW
Mountain View, CA

The Engineering Department of BMW of North America, LLC is offering an internship for a talented intern with a strong background in Engineering or Data Science. The topics include, but are not limited to: electric vehicle (EV) charging, renewable electricity integration with managed EV charging, and EV customer behavior analysis. Many tasks may require analytical skills as well as experience with typical data analysis tools like Excel, SAS, python, MATLAB, etc. This position will involve working with our engineers based in Munich and external partners in the U.S. to research automotive functions and features of the future. Besides the technical background, strong communication skills and self-motivated working abilities are essential for this internship since these qualities are essential to working in the collaborative environment of the BMW Mountain View Technology Office. In addition, interdisciplinary interaction is highly welcome and will be supported by the team with advanced degrees in a variety of technical subjects. 

INTERNSHIP, MARKET RESEARCH – GRESB
Amsterdam, Netherlands

We are looking for a driven and enthusiastic intern to join the GRESB ESG & Benchmarks Pillar. This four to six months internship presents a unique opportunity to understand how data influences businesses’ operations. During this period, you will be mostly conducting market research analyses, evaluating various product and market opportunities, performing comparative analysis for internal and external presentations. You will learn from an entrepreneurial team and have the freedom to work independently on important projects that relate to global sustainability initiatives. The opening is for a role in the Amsterdam Headquarters.

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE – BOSTON NETWORK FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (BNID)
Boston, MA

The Programs Associate plays a key role within BNID, leading on operations, administration and coordination of ongoing efforts such as our website, newsletter, and communications, and is a thought partner to the Executive Director, Board Chair and other key Board members. Because BNID is a small and mostly volunteer-run organization, this role is part-time (~8-10 hours per week) and flexible (work from home and on your own schedule). 

 

STORY MAP EDITOR – THE JOURNEYS PROJECT
Medford, MA

The Journeys Project is looking for a skilled StoryMap Editor to work on our pioneering project, The Displacement Series. The Editor needs to use Esri StoryMaps to create visually compelling maps and combine them creatively with the given text and images. 

We are looking for a highly skilled editor who can combine, twist, or create new templates to tell a story. In addition, the person needs to be a go-getter who is not afraid to walk the extra mile. We will be releasing the series in September.

This is a paid part-time position ($18/hr). To apply, kindly send a letter of interest stating your availability this month along with samples of your previous work ASAP to devang.shah@tufts.edu. The position is only open to current Tufts students. We are looking to fill this position immediately.

INTERN – SYNAPSE ENERGY ECONOMICS
Boston, MA

Climable.org and Synapse Energy Economics are seeking an ambitious and creative research intern with excellent communication skills. The Intern will provide analyses to support Synapse’s project work on a wide range of topics. A portion of the internship will be dedicated to training, education, and exposure to Synapse’s areas of expertise including energy efficiency, renewable energy technologies, resource planning, electricity rates, electric vehicles, environmental regulations, and electricity markets. These trainings will be conducted by a wide range of in-house experts. This person will also play a role in Synapse projects related to modeling economic development and jobs impacts of energy sector investments. Additionally, the Intern will gain experience in expert witness testimony by attending hearings and supporting the testimony writing process.

The internship will run from approximately September 1 – December 15, lining up with the school
calendar. This internship provides a stipend of $1,000 per week for full-time interns and prorated for
part-time.

STUDENT SURVEYOR – STANTEC
Boston, MA

The Urban Mobility Group at Stantec is looking for students to support data collection efforts as part of our transportation planning projects. We have an immediate need in the coming weeks for surveyors to administer “intercept” surveys in the field in Boston to determine public sentiment about transportation projects/policies. Going forward there may be other opportunities for different projects throughout the region. These opportunities may include parking counts, trip counts, site observation, and data entry.

These are great opportunities for students to gain connections and experience with fieldwork, community engagement, and urban planning! This is a paid opportunity and students would be compensated at a rate of $22-25 per hour.

If students are interested in either the August 2021 opportunity or future potential opportunities, please direct them to complete the form linked above with their interests and contact information.

INTERNSHIPS – SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL (SEforALL)
Boston, MA

Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) is now accepting applications (throughout the rest of the year) from Master’s and PhD students for a range internships focused on the SDG7 energy access agenda. SEforALL offers an exciting opportunity for interns to access new learning, new networks and greater personal impact, and in so doing to foster a deeper collaboration between SEforALL and our partners. They are looking for dynamic and highly motivated individuals with strong writing skills and interest in data and research, among other skills.  The positions are available immediately for the right candidates. In the current COVID-19 environment, interns would most likely be home based.

 

CLIMATE/POLICY INTERN – MASSACHUSETTS ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATIONS (MACDC)
Boston, MA

MACDC is committed to surfacing, generating and implementing solutions for the financial, technical, knowledge, and policy barriers that are getting in the way of affordable housing fully participating in an all-electric, carbon-free future. Toward that end, MACDC has partnered with LISC Boston and New Ecology, to launch the Decarbonization of Affordable Subsidized Housing (DASH) project. Over the next year, we will focus on two main areas: (1) education and technical assistance for our members and others in the affordable housing field on the need to decarbonize the affordable housing sector via deep energy retrofits and electrification of new and existing buildings, and (2) policy advocacy to remove barriers, provide incentives, and drive resources to the affordable housing sector so owners can meaningfully accelerate decarbonization. The Climate/Policy Intern will be an integral part of MACDC’s team, our climate work with LISC and New Ecology, and the implementation of all aspects of DASH activities.

 
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSISANT FOR MOOC DEVELOPMENT – MIT
Cambridge, MA

The MIT Energy Initiative is looking for a graduate student to assist with the development of a MOOC on Energy Economics and Policy, taught by Chris Knittel.  The position is paid. If you are interested, please contact Antje Danielson, Director of Education, MITEI.
 
RESEARCH ASSISTANT IN TRANSPORT/CLIMATE POLICY – MIT CLIMATE GRAND CHALLENGES
Medford, MA

The position is to assist the MIT Climate Grand Challenges proposal team in preparing a white paper due in September for the decarbonizing tough transportation sectors theme. The goal of the proposed white paper is to develop pathways for decarbonizing transportation sectors that are commonly considered to be tough to decarbonize – that is aviation, maritime shipping and long-haul trucking. As part of this, they are looking at identifying technological and policy pathways to assess, and need someone to do some background policy analysis on the three sectors (and participate in briefing the more technical members of the team on policies and potential options that could intersect and interact with with their technological development approaches). The candidate would be working directly with Noelle Eckley Selin as well as research scientist Florian Allroggen (they co-lead the policy task team within the proposal) as well as interface with the entire overall proposal team (which is led by Prof. Steven Barrett). 

 

It’s roughly a 24-28 hour a week position (for 12 weeks) at a rate of $30/hour (that’s based on the candidate being a US citizen/green card holder, since they have to hire this person as a temp if from outside MIT.  A Master’s student in policy related to climate/environment would be ideal for this, but they are flexible. If interested, please contact Noele Selin and Florian Allroggen directly.

PART-TIME STAFF ASSISTANT – TUFTS DEPT OF SOCIOLOGY
Medford, MA

The Department of Sociology, in conjunction with Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS), and the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies (CIS), is looking for part time summer help while we search for a permanent full time staff assistant replacement.

This position can be remote and/or on campus and will consist primarily of faculty and Department Administrator support.  The position is expected to last until late summer.  Days and hours are flexible.  If interested, please send an email to John LiBassi.

SOLAR ENERGY INNOVATORS FELLOWSHIP – DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
Various locations

The Department of Energy (DOE) is sponsoring full-time opportunities to work at Public Utility Commissions (PUCs), electric utilities, and energy service providers across the country on cutting edge solar and other distributed energy resource (DER) issues. This is a 1-year program with the option to extend for a 2nd year.

To be considered, candidates need to submit an application along with a letter from the host organization to the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) which is the program administrator. Current innovators represent a range of academic backgrounds and professional experiences. To help interested candidates and PUCs find one another, AEE Institute is offering a free, optional matching service. If you’d like to be considered for a match, please send a resume and cover letter directly to Kat Burnham to begin the process.

 
ORISE FELLOWSHIPS – DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Various locations

The Office of Science and Data Policy within the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation is currently recruiting three ORISE fellows to work on science policy: COVID-19 Best Practices FellowshipEnvironmental Health Policy FellowshipScience Policy Fellowship. ASPE advises the HHS Secretary on policy development, leads special initiatives, coordinates the Department’s evaluation, research and demonstration activities, and manages cross-Department planning activities such as strategic planning, legislative planning, and review of regulations.

 

The selected fellows would be mentored by a team of policy, public health, and economic experts who focus on biomedical science and public health policies. The three focus areas are linked below, and cover work to understand best practices in COVID-19 vaccination and practice, environmental health and environmental justice, and scientific integrity policy.

The fellowship opportunities are administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) and initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal. Qualified candidates should be working toward or have received a relevant masters or Ph.D. within the past five years. This fellowship is not targeted toward current federal employees and is not a Pathways fellowship. For more information, contact Casey Sullivan.

 

Employment Opportunities


TOWN PLANNER – TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER
Bridgewater, MA
$67,401 – $88,436

REGIONAL PROJECTS PLANNER – CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION (CMRPC)
Worcester, MA
$37,000 – $58,722

SENIOR ENERGY POLICY ANALYST – CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
Washington, DC
$60,000 – $75,000

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER – CITY OF CAMBRIDGE
Cambridge, MA
$76,626 – $92,597

MANAGER OF ENGAGEMENT PROGRAMS – CITY OF PROVIDENCE
Providence, RI
$67,354 – $73,634

SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER, NATURE-BASED INNOVATIONS – VERRA
Washington, DC or Remote
$56,000 – $68,000

DEPUTY MANAGER FOR CLIMATE ANALYSIS – MASSACHUSETTS EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS
Boston, MA
$38,067 – $80,000

WASTE REDUCTION & DIVERSION PLANNER – NEW HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
Concord, NH
$49,354 – $69,771
Deadline to apply is January 28

MBTA COMMUNITIES COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR – DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DHCD)
Boston, MA

$69,929 – $102,938

MULTIPLE POSITIONS – CENTER FOR ECONOMIC DEMOCRACY
Boston, MA

SENIOR COMMUNITY PLANNER – JM GOLDSON
Boston, MA

$70,000 – $79,000

DIRECTOR OF PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT – TOWN OF EAST LONGMEADOW
East Longmeadow, MA


PROGRAM MANAGER – MASSACHUSETTS CLEAN ENERGY CENTER
Boston, MA

MULTIPLE POSITIONS – BERKSHIRE REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
Pittsfield, MA

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PRAIRIE RESEARCH INSTITUTE – UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
Champaign, IL


ENERGY AND EMISSIONS DATA ANALYST – HARVARD UNIVERSITY
Cambridge, MA or Remote

$69,100 – $116,100

SENIOR ASSOCIATE, REGULATORY AFFAIRS – 3DEGREES
San Francisco, CA or Remote


CLIMATE/ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING PROFESSIONAL – FUSS & O’NEILL
Boston, MA

Contact: Alex Maxwell
 
LAND USE AND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR – TOWN OF HINGHAM
Hingham, MA

$27.69/hr

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – SOMERVILLE COMMUNITY LAND TRUST
Somerville, MA

$95,000


MULTIPLE POSITIONS – TECH GOES HOME
Boston, MA

Contact: Barbara Kim
Deadline to apply is February 1

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE – WORCESTER REGIONAL RESEARCH BUREAU
Worcester, MA

$50,000 – $60,000
Deadline to apply is January 30

LEAD WATERFRONT ADVOCATE – THE AMERICAN CITY COALITION (TACC)
Boston, MA

Contact: Charlotte Rice

MANAGER OF ENGAGEMENT PROGRAMS – PROVIDENCE DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Providence, RI

$67,354 – $73,634
Contact: Alex Ellis

MULTIPLE POSITIONS – CADMUS
Various locations

SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY, LECTURER, NON-TENURE TRACK – LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO
Chicago, IL

NEPA SPECIALIST – TETRA TECH
Maitland, FL/Remote

REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MANAGER – ALLSTON BRIGHTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Brighton, MA

ASSISTANT PLANNER – TOWN OF SALISBURY
Salisbury, MA
$55,000- $65,000
Contact: Lisa Pearson

GIS & ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER – BOBREK ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION
Danvers, MA
$60,000-80,000
Contact: John Bobrek

SENIOR REAL ESTATE PROJECT MANAGER – DORCHESTER BAY EDC
Boston, MA

BILINGUAL ORGANIZER – CITY LIFE VIDA URBANA
Boston, MA
$52,000 annually

DIRECTOR – HOMES FOR ALL MASSACHUSETTS
Massachusetts-based
$60,000-$67,000

PROJECT FINANCE LEAD – EVERGROW
San Francisco, CA

EXECUTIVE PROJECT MANAGER – SUPERPEDESTRIAN
Remote/Boston, MA

ASSOCIATE PLANNER  – CITY OF FRAMINGHAM
Framingham, MA

$58,993 – $73,428

FEDERAL GRANT SPECIALIST  – OFFICE OF FEDERAL GRANT PROGRAMS
Malden, MA
$71,102 – $103,008

SENIOR PLANNER  – CITY OF SOMERVILLE OFFICE OF STRATEGIC PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (OSPCD)
Somerville, MA
$90,202

MULTIPLE POSITIONS – VOICES FOR HEALTHY KIDS
Dallas, TX

SUSTAINABILITY MANAGER – NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY
Boston, MA

MANAGER, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT UNIT  – DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DHCD)
Boston, MA

$41,017 – $109,254

ASSISTANT TOWN PLANNER – TOWN OF SHREWSBURY
Shrewsbury, MA

$25.88 – $33.64/hr

ASSISTANT DEVELOPER – PENNROSE
Boston, MA

Contact: Rebecca Schofield, rschofield@pennrose.com

RESEARCH ANALYST – BUILDING ELECTRIFICATION – WOOD MCKENZIE
Boston, MA

MULTIPLE POSITIONS – CAPE COD COMMISSION
Barnstable, MA

PROJECT COORDINATOR – BOSTON UNIVERSITY GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY CENTER (GDPC)
Boston, MA

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR – CITY LIFE/VIDA URBANA
Boston, MA
$61,000

DIRECTOR OF HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TOWN OF BEDFORD
Bedford, MA
$75,000 – $96,000

MULTIPLE POSITIONS – IFF
Chicago, IL

Contact: Lydia Collins, lydia.collins512@gmail.com

CONSERVATION AGENT & ASSISTANT TOWN – TOWN OF MAYNARD
Maynard, MA

$57,000

MULTIPLE POSITIONS – MSCI

POLICY ASSOCIATE – NORTHEAST CLEAN ENERGY COUNCIL (NECEC)
Boston, MA

$70,000

MULTIPLE POSITIONS – BOSTON REGION METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION
Boston, MA

COUNCIL LEGISLATIVE ANALYST – CITY OF OAKLAND
Oakland, CA

NATURAL RESOURCES RESEARCH ASSISTANT – BUSINESS & HUMAN RIGHTS RESOURCES CENTRE
London, UK/Berlin, Germany/Virtual

£23,500 – £29,000

COMMUNITY ORGANIZER – BOSTON CYCLISTS UNION
Boston, MA

$48,000 – $55,000
Contact: Eliza Parad, eparad@bostoncyclistsunion.org

AECOM SUSTAINABLE ECONOMICS SENIOR ANALYST – AECOM
New York, NY or Arlington, VA

Contact: Alison Nemirow, alison_nemirow@aecom.com

ASSISTANT CITY PLANNER – CITY OF SANFORD
Sanford, ME

$65,028 – 68,379

OUTREACH MANAGER – APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Boone, NC

$46,575 – $77,000

PLANNING DIRECTOR – TOWN OF DUXBURY
Duxbury, MA

$62,900 – $102,536

GIS ADMINISTRATOR – TOWN OF READING
Reading, MA

$73,027.50 – $83,889.00

ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE, OR FULL PROFESSOR OF SOCIAL WORK – UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON, SANDRA ROSENBAUM SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK
Madison, WI

SENIOR REAL ESTATE PROJECT MANAGER – B’NAI B’RITH HOUSING
Boston, MA

PROJECT MANAGER – DORCHESTER BAY EDC
Boston, MA

INVESTMENT OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE / MANAGER – PRIME IMPACT FUND
Cambridge, MA/Remote

SENIOR POLICY ADVISOR, TRANSPORTATION, U.S. CLIMATE ALLIANCE – UN FOUNDATION
Washington, DC

PROFESSOR OF THE PRACTICE, IMPACT INVESTING/ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIAL GOVERNANCE (NON-TENURE-TRACK) – TUFTS DEPT OF URBAN AND ENVIONMENTAL POLICY AND PLANNING (UEP)
Medford, MA

SENIOR REAL ESTATE PROJECT MANAGER – DORCHESTER BAY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COORPORATION
Dorchester, MA

Contact: Vincent Pina

BUDGET AND FINANCIAL MANAGER – HARVARD OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY
Cambridge, MA

MULTIPLE POSITIONS – MASSHOUSING
Boston, MA/Remote

Contact: Hana Migliorato

ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION/VISION ZERO PLANNER – BOSTON TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT
Boston, MA

Contact: Stefanie Seskin

COMMUNITY PLANNER – BERKSHIRE REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
Pittsfield, MA

$49,894 – $56,475

MULTIPLE POSITIONS – LIVABLE STREETS ALLIANCE
Cambridge, MA/Remote

DEPUTY REGIONAL CAMPAIGN DIRECTOR – NORTH EASTERN  – SIERRA CLUB
New England or New York

$90,000

SIGNAL AND IMAGE PROCESSING ENGINEER  – MIT LINCOLN LABORATORY
Remote

Contact: Aggeliki Barberopoulou

RESEARCH ASSISTANT, SPATIAL DATA PROCESSING  – HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL
Remote

$94 daily

SR ANALYST – INVESTMENT AND BUS PERF  – AVANGRID RENEWABLES
Boston, MA

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – COLLAB
New Haven, CT

$80,000 – $100,000

MANAGER, CITIES, STATES & REGIONS, NORTH AMERICA – CDP
New York, NY

$58,000 – $68,000

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ANALYST – ICF
Remote

STAFF CLIMATE CHANGE ADVISORY CONSULTANT (ENTRY LEVEL) – ERM
Boston, MA

TOWN PLANNER – TOWN OF BREWSTER
Brewster, MA
$89,367-$97,646

SENIOR PLANNER – TOWN OF ACTON
Acton, MA
$77,377 – $100,960

COMMUNITY PLANNER – BSC GROUP
Boston, MA

MULTIPLE POSITIONS – MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. FREEDOM CENTER
Oakland, CA

SENIOR ASSOCIATE, HOUSING TEAM – TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE COLLABORATIVE (TAC)
Boston, MA/Remote
$95,000 
Contact: Mayra Pabon

ECONOMIC INCLUSION PROGRAM MANAGER – EMERALD CITES COLLABORATIVE
Boston, MA
$75,000 – $90,000
Contact: Adam Parker