Available Internships

New Entry Work Study and Internship Opportunities 2016-2017

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.

Public Relations/Outreach Support, Community Food Systems Conference - This internship will involve outreach to vendors, sponsors, dignitaries, press, partners and other relevant entities to ensure the success of the Community Systems Food Conference 2017. We seek support to attract a large number of diverse audiences to the conference taking place in December, 2017. 5-10 hours per week. Please send your resume and cover letter to Kristen Aldrich at kristen.aldrich@tufts.edu
Organizational Knowledge Database Intern - Want to delve into the inner workings of a well respected farmer training organization? New Entry is looking for a detail-oriented intern to help us clean up, restructure, and maintain our knowledge database systems. Experience with Box.com and Salesforce.com a plus. Flexible hours and location (most work can be done remotely).
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.
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. If interested, there is also the opportunity to assist New Entry with the annual farmer survey, supporting data collection and entry and follow up with program participants.
Special License Plate Promotions Coordinator – Administer our Choose Fresh and Local license plate promotion program via outreach/social media, tabling at events, and other strategies.
Farm Employment Directory Coordinator – Assist with phone calls and emails to regional farms to create/update our 2017 Farm Employment Directory; develop online contact and interactive forms for expanded listings on website and prepare and coordinate final print version (published by Jan 2017).

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.