Intern Opportunities: Summer, 2015
Interns make a larger commitment than volunteers, typically at least 10 hours per week, but sometimes many more. Internships can be for academic credit or practical work experience. All internships are unpaid.
Communications/Media Intern (2)
Create social media content; draft website content and press releases; create event communications, organizational brochures, and other communications tools for a variety of audiences. We may be launching a crowd-funding campaign in the fall, and some work could focus on highlighting this effort. This would be a primarily in-office position and a great opportunity to practice a variety of communications skills and build a portfolio.
Skills desired: Experience with a variety of social media platforms, excellent written and oral communication skills, well-organized with attention to detail, experience with crowd-funding and video creation a plus
Graphic Designer/ Photography Intern
Work closely with the communications interns on graphic components of organizational brochures and fliers. Create infographics from data that tell a compelling story of the organization's work. Take high-quality photographs of various community gardens around the Twin Cities for our website redesign and for other marketing materials. This position could also work on video, if time and experience allows!
Skills desired: Creativity, artistry, photography skills, and graphic design. This is a great opportunity to build a portfolio and see your work used publicly!
Education and Event Organizing Intern (2)
Work with community members to organize fun gardening activities and events. Possibilities include container gardening classes, pizza oven baking with garden produce, canning and preserving classes, garden work-days, harvest parties, and more. We need one intern to focus on St. Paul and one to focus on Minneapolis.
Skills desired: Understanding of equity principles, organizing skills, excellent oral communication, listening, and relationship-building skills, ablilty to manage details and translate community conversations into action
To apply for an internship, please email a letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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