Available Internships

New Entry Work Study and Internship Opportunities 2018-2019

New Entry appreciates the diverse backgrounds and excellent qualifications of graduate students enrolling in the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.  Students from various degree programs and schools are drawn to New Entry’s mission as we promote sustainable agriculture and help to strengthen our local food system.  We offer a variety of opportunities for summer internships, directed-study, research projects, and work-study employment.  Examples of student involvement reflect a range of learning opportunities. 

Below are available work-study or internship positions.

 
National Team Intern - This role would support various aspects of our national program work including outreach efforts, resource management, and case study report writing. The position is 8-10 hours per week and would be based in Boston at the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. This internship offers the opportunity to work closely with the National Networks Manager, interfacing with our national capacity building efforts and network facilitation for organizations across the country working on beginning farmer training and local food systems issues. Job description here. Please send your resume and cover letter to Lindsay Davies at lindsay.davies@tufts.edu
 

Data Tracking Coordinator – administer our Alumni tracking program (annual survey) to assist New Entry in tracking participants through their development as new farmers and assist project in converting contacts and program tracking to our online Salesforce CRM system.  Please send your resume and cover letter to Lisa Mosca at lisa.mosca@tufts.edu.

Special License Plate Promotions Coordinator – support communications and outreach for our Choose Fresh and Local license plate promotion program via social media, tabling, and more!  Please send your resume and cover letter to Michael Massicotte at michael.massicotte@tufts.edu.

Outreach and Communications Coordinator – help us spearhead new communications projects; assist with tabling/outreach to community groups at conferences and events; develop content for New Entry newsletters and social media sites; solicit media coverage for events and news.  Please send your resume and cover letter to Lisa Mosca at lisa.mosca@tufts.edu.

Farm Employment Directory Coordinator – assist with phone calls and emails to regional farms to create/update our 2019 Farm Employment Directory; develop online contact and interactive forms for expanded listings on website and prepare and coordinate final print version (published by Jan 2019).  Please send your resume and cover letter to Juliette Enfield at juliette.enfield@tufts.edu.

Farmer Training Course Assistant - prepare course materials for trainings; schedule speakers and field trips to farms/markets; coordinate logistics for training courses; attend training sessions and provide technical assistance to participants; evaluate training sessions; revise training manuals.  Please send your resume and cover letter to Juliette Enfield at juliette.enfield@tufts.edu.

Distance Learning Course Assistant - assist instructor with online course development, management, technical assistance, evaluation, student feedback, and course improvements. Please send your resume and cover letter to Juliette Enfield at juliette.enfield@tufts.edu.

Food Hub and Food Access Assistant - assist with marketing activities of New Entry Food Hub; create promo materials for the CSA and assist with shareholder recruitment; prepare newsletter/recipe templates; facilitate food access partnerships to expand access for low income families. Please send your resume and cover letter to Justin Chase at Justin.Chase@tufts.edu.

Beginning Farmer Network Coordinator – assist New Entry with statewide network coordination through updates to website, posting events, develop farmer profiles and success stories, interviewing service providers, writing blog posts, and providing event support.  Please send your resume and cover letter to Lindsay Davies at Lindsay.Davies@tufts.edu

Graphic Design Associate – assist New Entry with creation of brochures, flyers, resource guide layout, and other visual identity needs.  Must have experience with InDesign or Photoshop.  Please send your resume and cover letter to Courtney Spivey at courtney.spivey@tufts.edu

We prefer self-directed work-study students who can contribute a minimum of 5 hrs / week to these projects.  Occasional travel to our Lowell office, area farms, and markets may be required. Note:  Please do not apply if you cannot commit at least 5 hrs/week to dedicated work for the project.  Much of our work happens in the Lowell office or on the farms, so access to reliable transportation is helpful.

For employment requirements please contact Jennifer Hashley at 617-636-3793 and email your resume and cover letter to:  jennifer.hashley@tufts.edu.