Emily Steele


About Me

I am a recent graduate trying to enter the sustainability field while living in the Boston area.

Location

Somerville, MA
New Orleans, LA
Education
    Tufts University
    September, 2014 - May, 2018
    degree
    Bachelor's
    majors
    Environmental Studies
    Human Factors and Ergonomics
    coursework
    Intro to Human Factors and Ergonomics
    Human Factors Product Design
    Human Machine Systems Design
    Emotional Design
    Project Study in Human Systems
    Advanced Engineering Psychology
    Statistics for Behavioral Sciences
    Experimental Psychology
    Intro to Computer Science
    Data Structures
    Intro to Computing in Engineering
    Computer Aided Design
    Environmental Biology
    Environmental Chemistry
    Environmental Policy
    Environmental Communication and Culture
    Environment and Technology
    Waste: Global Systems
    Food Ethics
    Practicing in Food Systems
    Intro to Human Nutrition
    Principles of Economics
Work Experience
    Tufts University Office of Sustainability
    Waste Reduction Intern
    Medford, MA, United States
    September, 2017 - May, 2018
    company
    Tufts University Office of Sustainability
    title
    Waste Reduction Intern
    overview
    • Implemented a textile-recycling program by partnering with an external company and collaborating with administrators on campus. • Coordinated a toner cartridge recycling system by working with building managers and the toner cartridge suppliers. • Managed waste stations and educated students during Zero Waste Events. • Planned a plastic bag recycling program for students during end of the year Move-Out.
    Alfa Sustainable Projects
    LEED Intern
    June, 2017 - August, 2017
    Environmental Voter Project
    canvassing intern
    Boston, MA, United States
    January, 2017 - May, 2017
    Lockheed Martin
    Environment, Safety and Health Intern
    New Orleans, LA, United States
    June, 2016 - August, 2016
Fun Fact
I lived in Canada after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans.
Passion
I am passionate about creating sustainable systems for both people and the planet. I want to help create effective user experiences that address the needs of today without compromising our needs of the future.
Skills
Languages
French
Volunteer
    American Cancer Society
    September, 2010 - May, 2018
Leadership
    Experimental College Peer Teacher
    Peer Teacher
    August, 2017 - December, 2017
    Relay for Life Executive Board
    Entertainment Chair
    August, 2017 - April, 2018
    Tufts University Hillel
    Community Building Fellow
    September, 2017 - May, 2018
Hobbies
Baking delicious treats
Trying out new workout classes
Playing with my dogs