Overview: We are currently seeking motivated high school, college, and graduate students to assist us here at Noise and the City! Opportunities range from community engagement to community noise monitoring. If you are interested, please fill out our application BELOW.
Location: Noise and the City is located at Boston University School of Public Health.
Work Schedule: Given the independent nature of this job, interns must be able to work without direct in-person supervision. Interns should expect to work between 8 -10 hours per week with an additional 30 minute bi-weekly meeting in person.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Create contact lists of local organizations, media, residents, leaders, and officials who may be interested in our efforts.
Create press releases to inform community about upcoming events
Attend local events and present about Noise and the City
Attend local events and recruit participants for our study
Assist in producing podcasts and videos
Community SOUND MONITORING
Monitor sound at various locations throughout the city
Community LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS
Assist with conducting laboratory-based experiments
Conduct both qualitative and quantitative data analysis
Assist with academic and community publications
Interest in working for a small nonprofit organization
Interest in community noise issues
Highly motivated, prompt, reliable, ability to work independently
Excellent communication skills
Excellent writing skills
Knowledge of field data collection helpful
Unafraid to give community presentations
Ability to use Microsoft WORD and EXCEL
Ability to carry out data entry
Compensation: The internships are unpaid but there are opportunities to be published in academic journals and community reports and give community presentations.
To Apply: Internship application can be filled out BELOW.