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 prior student involvement reflect a range of learning opportunities. 

Below are available work-study or internship positions.

 

Outreach and Communications Intern – help 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 Jennifer Hashley at jennifer.hashley@tufts.edu.

Graphic Design Intern – 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

Online Resource Library Intern- assist with cleaning up New Entry's online library by updating resources and resource links. Please send your resume and cover letter to Jennifer Hashley at jennifer.hashley@tufts.edu.

Farmer Training Course Intern - 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 Kevin Cody at kevin.cody@tufts.edu.

Food Hub and Food Access Intern - 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 Ginger Turner at ginger.turner@tufts.edu.

Beginning Farmer Network Intern – 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 Kevin Cody at kevin.cody@tufts.edu.

National Team Intern - This role would support various aspects of our national program work including outreach efforts, resource management, and data analysis. 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 and/or our Beverly office. 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.

We are looking for self-directed interns who can work well in teams and individually and have an interest in building equity and resiliency into local food systems. Much of our work happens in Beverly at Moraine Farm, 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.