Opportunities for Spring 2018

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2018 Engaged Scholarship & Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference
If you are undertaking independent research you've been invited by Harvard to participate in the 2018 Engaged Scholarship & Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference! The conference takes place Friday, April 6th and Saturday, April 7th, 2018. For undergraduates, this is an opportunity to demonstrate mastery over the research process and articulate their findings. Those who are chosen to participate will be able to engage in dialogue with peers and faculty from around the region. Undergraduates are invited to submit proposals to be selected to present their research at the conference as either individual presentations or as part of the poster presentation. The deadline for the proposals is February 23rd, 2018.
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Baker-Polito 2018 Campaign Internship
With Governor Baker and Lieutenant Governor Polito up for reelection this year, their campaign office is looking to bring interns onto their team at our Allston headquarters or any of the field offices they will be opening across the state. They would be happy to work with Tufts University's Career Center or Academic Advisors to ensure that qualifying students receive credit. Please feel free to reach out to either Jonathan Dickerman or Gavin Davis or call (617) 202-0074 with questions or resumes.

Internship Middle East Institute
Middle East Instutite is looking for interns for young people who are interested in the Middle East. Interns in the Publications Department acquire a broad knowledge of current Middle East scholarship and current events, while also learning about in-house publishing and the daily management of The Middle East Journal. Interns in the Development Department share responsibility for identifying potential individual, foundation, and corporate donors, and cultivating MEI’s existing relationships. Interns in the Programs Department conduct research and produce backgrounders on potential event topics, promote and run MEI’s policy events and conferences, liaise with the policy community, and monitor the press. There are also opportunities for advanced students—particularly those highly proficient in Arabic—to work as Research Assistants for our scholars. If interested, please send them an email or visit their website.

PIRG Campus Organizers Job
PIRG Campus Action works to organize, amplify, and empower students as we tackle the issues that shape our future, and they are hiring for full-time positions as Campus Organizers. PIRG Campus Action engage and mobilize hundreds of students on issues ranging from tackling climate change and getting big money out of politics to organizing voter registration drives and increasing recycling on campus. They work with students to decide the strategies and tactics they’ll use to run campaigns that promote clean energy, public health, a stronger democracy and more. They are hiring for positions in California, Massachusetts, Oregon, New Jersey, North Carolina and a few other states. Apply here >

Let America Vote Fellowship
Let America Vote, Jason Kander's new grassroots organization to protect voting rights, is looking for students who want to learn how a first-class political operation functions and who are interested in a greater time commitment. Fellows benefit from the organization's Field Organizer Training Program where they'll learn about grassroots organizing from a team of experts, preparing them to be even more effective in their roles within the organization. This program prepares students for future success on advocacy, political campaigns, and other modes of valuable civic engagement. To apply for the fellowship program, visit, call the organization at (571) 336-2643, or email them at

The Scholars Strategy Network will also be hiring for a number of key positions in the beginning of the year:

2018-2020 Postdoctoral Fellow
Research and Policy Fellow

Social Media and Website Intern

Full-Time Positions
Content Manager
Executive Assistant and Office Manager
Development Assistant
Federal Policy Manager
Assistant Director of Civic Engagement