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Careers and Opportunities

At the Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) we believe everyone should enjoy a healthy environment and safe work.  

Alicia training in Lab

Would you like to be part of a dynamic team of people committed to promoting healthier businesses and communities in Massachusetts and beyond? TURI is always happy to hear from professionals and students interested in opportunities to help us advance our vision. If you are interested in joining our team, please review the job postings below. If the positions listed are not an exact match for you, email us at [email protected] to introduce yourself and learn more.


Open Positions

Training Associate

We’re looking for an energetic new member of our team who has a keen interest in the practical application of sustainability ideals in industry. The Training Associate will help TURI equip the next generation of experts with the skills and knowledge to help businesses adopt safer, healthier alternatives to toxics. They will assist in the promotion, enhancement and delivery of core TURI training events. The Training Associate will be instrumental in advancing environmental justice in TUR activities and continuing TURI’s legacy as a leader in pollution prevention and occupational health. A passion for enhancing the knowledge of current and future leaders and decision-makers on adoption of safer chemicals, materials, processes, and practices is vital. 

Opportunities for Emerging Leaders

Are you early in your career in sustainability and eager to contribute to a vibrant team dedicated to fostering healthier and safer businesses and communities in Massachusetts and the world beyond? TURI is looking for individuals like you. We seek passionate people who are committed to helping us realize our vision. If you possess relevant training or some experience, and you are enthusiastic about joining our team to evolve and develop professionally, we encourage you to reach out. Please introduce yourself and discover more by emailing us at [email protected].


About TURI

TURI’s diverse and dynamic team of scientists, policy experts, engineers, and other professionals collaborate with businesses and researchers to develop innovative solutions to protect people and the environment from harmful substances. TURI encourages staff to use their creativity, knowledge, and entrepreneurial spirit to solve one of the most pressing public health challenges of today.  Learn more about TURI.

TURI is located in historic Lowell, Massachusetts – a gateway community with a rich history of manufacturing, worker rights, arts, culture and learning. The city boasts a diverse population and a spirit of intellectual engagement with the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Our beautiful offices and collaboration spaces in the historic Boott Mills are conveniently located just outside Lowell’s vibrant downtown area.