City of Austin Community Engagement Internship

City of Austin

Community Engagement Internship

Communications and Public Information Office

Description

The Community Engagement Internship enables the participant(s) to help craft methods for generating public input on policy questions posed by the City Council; to design and help facilitate activities designed to develop community consent; and to create and help execute facilitation exercises meant to resolve issues and concerns from the community.

The interns will work directly with the Community Engagement Consultants, managing tasks associated with community engagement and outreach activities, including:

  • Coordination of logistics associated with engagement activities;
  • Note-taking during input-gathering sessions
  • Correspondence and meetings with stakeholders
  • Reporting, analysis, and synthesis of data for presentations to staff and City Council
  • Attendance and participation at staff meetings to develop engagement strategies

The interns will each report for work approximately 15-20 hours per week. The intern will generally report for work during weekday normal business hours (8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.) but may, on occasion, be called upon to assist with community engagement meetings in the early morning, later evening, or weekends.

Qualifications

Applicants from a variety of educational backgrounds will be considered. Applicants majoring in communications, government/political science, and psychology are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should possess strong writing, public speaking, interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills. Applicants should be able to work under tight deadlines with limited advance notice of their assignments. They should have demonstrated experience in working with large teams and managing complex projects.

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume to Larry Schooler (larry.schooler@austintexas.gov); include availability information (e.g., number of hours per week, preferred days, etc.). Deadline for summer 2016, the deadline is April 15, 2016; for fall 2016, deadline is August 1, 2016; for winter 2017, deadline is November 15, 2016.

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Interfaith Action of Central Texas Fall Internships

Unpaid Internship/iACT for Refugees

Two fall interns are needed to implement a mentoring program for refugee youths for an average of 10 to 15 hours a week. The responsibilities include assisting in matching mentors with refugee youths, facilitating meetings with the help of language interpreters and organizing a reporting system for mentors to follow. Most of the work needs to be done afternoons, evenings and some weekends.

Candidates must be exceptionally organized, be able to work independently, have good people skills and be able to be flexible and creative under changing conditions. Cultural competency and understanding are necessary.

This is an opportunity to work with newly arrived refugees from numerous countries around the world and to make a difference in the lives of teenagers with language and cultural barriers helping them to finish high school as a first step to successful lives.

Please contact lzeidan@interfaithtexas.org for more information or to apply.

Unpaid Client Services Intern, Fall 2016/Spring 2017

IACT’s Hands on Housing Program is seeking a client services intern for the fall of 2016. The program involves providing needed home repairs to elderly and disabled low income home owners at no cost to them. This position is perfect for a student hoping to learn more about a career in social services and/or non-profits. You will, under the supervision of the Hands on Housing Program Coordinator, support client services and assist in case management. The ideal applicant will be hardworking, independent, and possess strong communication, organization and time-management skills. Previous experience in client services and bilingual Spanish-English are both preferred, but not required.

Fall Schedule: Late August-Early December, 10-15 hours/week

Spring Schedule: Mid January-Early May, 10-15 hours/week

For more information or to apply, contact dschagen@interfaithtexas.org or call 912-386-9145 X 307.

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Cook, Learn, Grow Fall Internship Opportunities

Teaching kids what real food is, where it comes from and how to cook it.

Need hours for your degree plan? Love working with kids?Are you Creative Media savvy?
Cook, Learn, Grow is looking for the next Top Creative Media Intern! Do you have what it takes? We want you to showcase your creative skills for a chance at our internship program. Here’s your opportunity to create graphics including images, video production, editing and distribution for our social media platforms.

Benefits:

  • Gain required hours for degree plan while getting paid
  • Gain hands-on, real-world experience.
  • Positively impact a child’s life through creative media.

Responsibilities include:

• Create graphics including images, video production, editing and distribution for our social media platforms.

Qualifications:

  • Be Teachable
  • Have experience with video equipment, video and photo editing software.
  • Possess skills and experience creating and editing videos
  • Possess strong writing skills and cooking skills
  • Able to commit for a 4-month minimum
  • Available 2-5pm, M-F, 1-5 days depending on enrollment (Spring & Fall). Schedule may vary.
  • Available 8-5, M-Th June-mid August (Summer)
  • Pass background check and fingerprinting and
  • Have reliable transportation and valid driver’s license
  • Strong organizational, time management, responsible and trustworthy
  • The internship will begin in September with a light time commitment, tentatively less than 10 hours. The internship requires a commitment through mid to late December and will carry the possibility for a part time position in the Spring.
  • Be responsible and trustworthy
  • Be teachableTo be considered for this opportunity, please submit the following: Cooking video and Graphic image
  1. Create an image promoting Fall Cooking Classes for kids to be used on social media.
  2. Choose your favorite recipe to cook that you would like to share with the world!
  3. Create a video of your cooking lesson; up to 2 minutes maximum.

o Include prep instructions, ingredients, directions and a shot of the final results.
o Include a fictitious logo in video and name of campaign: “Interns Who Cook!”
o Please be sure that all recorded content is kid and family friendly. Be mindful of background noises and images.

Submission deadline: August 31, 2016.

Submit your image and video to info@cooklearngrow.com. All submissions will be reviewed and considered for approval. Successful candidates will be notified by Sept 6, 2016. The internship begins September 2016 and goes through end of December. Successful candidates must be able to commit minimally 10 hours a week for the duration of the internship. All submissions become property of CookLearnGrowLLC.

This is a very positive, rewarding and part time opportunity based on enrollment.

Apply online at www.cooklearngrow.com/join-team/

Need hours for your degree plan? Love working with kids? Can you cook?
Cook, Learn, Grow has PAID internships for Kid’s Cooking Instructors for our After School Programs.

Benefits:

  • Gain required hours for degree plan while getting paid
  • Gain hands-on teaching and classroom management training and experience.
  • Gain curriculum development and time management training and experience.
  • Make a difference in a child’s life.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teach children’s hands-on afterschool cooking classes in Austin, Lakeway, Dripping Springs, Bee Cave, Leander, Round Rock
  • Prepare for Cook, Learn, Grow lessons; run class related errands including but not limited to grocery shopping, prepping/cleaning for class, etc.
  • Maintain safe and engaging classroom environment

Qualifications:

  • Be Teachable
  • Possess strong cooking skills
  • Experience working face-to-face with children
  • Passionate about teaching children about food
  • Excellent ability to engage and manage children
  • Able to commit for a 4-month minimum
  • Available 2-5pm, M-F, 1-5 days depending on enrollment (Spring & Fall)
  • Available 8-5, M-Th June-mid August (Summer)
  • Pass background check & fingerprinting
  • Have reliable transportation and valid driver’s license
  • Strong organizational, time management, and leadership skills
  • Responsible and trustworthyThe internship will begin in late August with a light time commitment, tentatively less than 10 hours. Initially, most of your time will be spent will be spent completing non-classroom training, as well as weekly meetings with a mentor. Other time commitments will be on-site training. The internship time commitment will get busier as we move into September- December season. The internship requires a commitment through mid to late December and will carry the possibility for a part time position in the Spring after school program and Summer Camp program.This is a very positive, rewarding and part time opportunity based on enrollment.

    Apply online at www.cooklearngrow.com/join-team/

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HealthStart Foundation Fall Internship

HealthStart Fall 2016 Internship

COMPANY OVERVIEW:
What do violence and obesity have in common? They are both public health crises that threaten the health of our communities. The answer to both these crises lies with educating the next generation so that children today learn the role and responsibility they have for their own health and that of their communities.

HealthStart is seeking an intern interested in helping us build a healthier future for all through early, science-based health education. Interns will help with a variety of tasks that may include media and community outreach, implementing our marketing/public relations strategy planning and executing fundraising events. In addition the selected intern(s) may have an opportunity to participate in hands on activities with children, data collection, and tasks that help us evaluate our effectiveness.

HealthStart is providing the blueprints for creating healthy communities through children’s science-based health education so that all children will learn how to be healthy from a young age. We have developed a comprehensive, robust health and science curriculum, Health Education for Youngsters! that includes 9 teachers guides, resource materials, parent information and more. The curriculum has been taught in 27 preschool and elementary schools in Central and South Texas to about 2,400 kids since 2010. HealthStart hopes to increase our organizational sustainability and put a communications road map in place with your help.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Health Start is currently seeking a part-time Fall 2016 intern with highly developed communications/ public relations/event planning skills who can work about 12-15 hours per week. You will be part of a team shaping HealthStart’s message through social media that may include daily Facebook and Twitter posts, quarterly newsletter production, donor correspondence and management, marketing campaigns designed to inform and attract education partners and related tasks. All of these experiences should be highly transferrable to a professional communications work environment.
Job responsibilities will include:

  • Press Releases and helping raise HealthStart’s profile within our community
  • Helping execute a media and public relations plan
  • Working directly with HealthStart’s Development Committee
  • Writing HealthStart’s Monthly Newsletter
  • Writing press releases, articles for parenting and health magazines, and a blog
  • Other public relaions and communications related tasks as assigned

Qualifications: 
Candidates for the position must have experience with public relations, communications, event planning, nonprofit development or related activity. Employment experience or a strong interest in social entrepreneurship, social marketing, health and wellness or early childhood education is preferred. Experience with digital arts or graphic design is a plus. Must be familiar with basic computer operations including MS WORD, EXCEL, and the Internet specifically social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, email clients, etc. In addition, candidates should have some or all of the following skills:

  • A willingness to learn new things or new ways of doing things
  • Ability to meet deadlines with little or no daily onsite supervision
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Enthusiasm about making a difference

Compensation

This is an unpaid internship.

Application Instructions: Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter (required) by email to Robin Herskowitz, Founder by August 12, 2016 at robin@healthstartfoundation.org.  Two references required. The intern will have weekly interaction with HealthStart’s Founder and other interns and staff and regular interaction with HealthStart board and committee members. Candidates must be able to begin work no later than August 25, 2016 and applicants must be able to participate weekly Friday 9:00a-10:30a staff meetings. Phone: 512-782-4355, Fax: 877-585-6513

 

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Lilly & Company Fall Internship

Job Posting

Job Category: Internship/Part-time

Paid: Yes

Work Week: Monday-Friday, Scheduling Flexible

Start Date: Late-August/Early-September 2016

Credit Based: Yes, but not required

About Lilly & Company:

Founded by Susan Lilly in 1996, Lilly & Company has been providing extensive coalition building, grassroots consulting, and fundraising for some of Texas’ most prominent leaders and organizations for 20 years. Lilly & Company is headquartered in Austin and has a nationally known reputation of providing candidates with unprecedented resources and knowledge from the metropolitan areas of Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, and San Antonio to the more rural areas of East Texas, the High Plains, West Texas, and the Valley.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

-Assist President, Directors, and Account Executives with various fundraising, grassroots, and consulting projects.

-Administrative duties include answering phones, filing, and other inter-office tasks.

-Data-entry and database management.

-Interaction and opportunities to work on both legislative and political agendas.

-Event planning and facilitation.

-Opportunity to interact and aid multiple statewide and Congressional elected officials and their campaigns.

Requirements:

-Professional attitude and appearance.

-Organized leader, reliable, and advanced interpersonal skills a must.

-Proficient in Windows, Office XP, and other programs. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel is beneficial but not mandatory.

-Student working towards a Bachelors Degree in Communications, Government/Political Science, Business or related field.

To Apply:

Please send resume and references (if available) to Grace Huffman at grace@lillyandcompany.com. For additional information please visit www.lillyandcompany.com or call 512-477-7722.

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Texas Film Commission Internships

Production Internship Program

The internship program offers college students the opportunity to develop a working knowledge of and gain experience in the film, television, animation and video game industries. We are seeking students with excellent communication skills who want to learn how these industries work, and contribute to the film commission’s efforts to promote and expand these industries in Texas.


INTERN DUTIES

  • Answering phones and responding to information requests from industry professionals and the general public.
  • Assisting in digital stitching, color correcting and inputting digital location images in Adobe Photoshop CS5.
  • Performing specific research projects, ranging from filming locations to video game companies, via the Internet and other internal resources.
  • Reading scripts, preparing synopses and location breakdowns.
  • Performing routine clerical tasks such as data entry, photocopying and faxing.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Current student or recent graduate (within one year of semester start date) in a undergraduate or graduate degree program.
  • Ability to work 12-20 hours per week (in at least four-hour time blocks) at our office in downtown Austin, Texas. Applicants not located in the Austin area must acknowledge in their cover letter that they are prepared to reside in the Austin area for the entire duration of the internship. We are unable to provide assistance in obtaining housing or transportation.
  • The internship is unpaid.
  • Demonstrates professional interest in film, television and video game industry.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interns are not required to receive course credit, but may be eligible.

TO APPLY

Email a formal cover letter and resume to Ali Stintzi, Internship Coordinator, at film [at] gov.texas.gov. (Please email cover letter and resume as either a Microsoft Word document or an Adobe PDF.)

Incentives Internship Program

The Incentive Division Internship Program offers current college and graduate students with a background in accounting and an interest in film and media production the opportunity to develop a working knowledge of and gain experience in the world of production incentives. The Incentive Program is seeking students with excellent communication skills and an advanced understanding of accounting who want to learn how these industries work and contribute to the film commission’s efforts to promote and expand incentives in Texas.


INTERN DUTIES

  • Answering phones and responding to information requests from industry professionals and the general public.
  • Assisting in data analysis and research.
  • Answering general incentives phone calls.
  • Performing routine clerical tasks such as data entry, photocopying and faxing.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate (junior or seniors are preferred) or graduate degree program preferably in accounting. Graduates who have graduated within the past year.
  • Ability to work 10-20 hours per week (in at least four hour time blocks) at our office in downtown Austin, Texas.
    Applicants not located in the Austin area must acknowledge in their cover letter that they are prepared to reside in the Austin area for the duration of the internship. We are unable to provide assistance in obtaining housing or transportation.
  • The internship is a volunteer position and is not paid.
  • Demonstrates professional interest in film, television and video game industry.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interns are not required to receive course credit, but may be eligible.

TO APPLY

Email a formal cover letter and resume to Ali Stintzi, Internship Coordinator, at film [at] gov.texas.gov. (Please note “Incentive Program Intern” in the subject line. E-mail the cover letter and resume as either a Microsoft Word document or an Adobe PDF.)

DEADLINES

Spring Semester: January – May (Application Deadline: November 1)
Summer Semester: June – August (Application Deadline: April 1)
Fall Semester: September – December (Application Deadline: July 15)

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A Glimmer of Hope Fall Internships

PROGRAMS INTERN

Glimmer works to lift the women and girls of rural Ethiopia out of extreme poverty. Glimmer’s programs team manages implementation of clustered health, microfinance, education, and microfinance projects through our local implementing partners in Ethiopia. We are looking for a Master’s level Programs Intern who is interested in international development or international affairs for the Fall of 2016. You will assist in data organization and analysis and provide support for our programs team activities.

Position: 

Maintain program/project records in our project management database,

Review project completion documents and photos for accuracy,

Review proposals and reports from our construction partners in Ethiopia,

Prepare proposals and reports for donors

Communicate with Addis Ababa, Ethiopia office on program tasks,

Conduct research and other activities as needed.

Requirements: 

you’re a world changer. Interested in serving humanity? An internship at Glimmer means you’ll be a part of something big. Something that helps create change in your world.

you’re independent and innovative, yet roll with the punches. We expect creative thinking and solutions from everyone here. You are a self-starter who thinks outside the box and provides real-time solutions without handholding. Our close-knit departments constantly overlap, so you can jump right into group projects, and deal with a diverse group.

your organization skills intimidate Martha Stewart. You stay organized throughout the duration of a project, and are able to juggle multiple projects at a time. You’re a firm believer that every detail matters.

you get things done. You’re a pro at meeting deadlines. If you don’t know, you ask questions and get what you need to get the job done. You communicate early on if there is a problem. You don’t just show up, you perform your best.

knowledgeable and experienced. You have the education and work experience to back up your mad skills as a communicator and data analyst.

commitment:

We’re looking for a Master’s level student (upper level undergraduate students will be considered on a case by case basis) to come to our Austin office 20 hours per week this fall (schedule is flexible). Please only apply if you are located in Austin, Texas.

benefits:

An internship at A Glimmer of Hope is an incredible opportunity for students to gain experience at an international non-profit with a mission to help change the world. This is an unpaid internship but it may count for internship credit at your college or university.

apply:

Please submit a resume to leslie@aglimmerofhope.org with ICD Programs Intern in the subject line.

FALL 2016 COMMUNICATIONS INTERN

Glimmer works to lift the women and girls of rural Ethiopia out of extreme poverty. Glimmer is looking for a Communications Intern who will assist in a variety of communications and marketing projects and help organize our media content. You will be asked to contribute to ongoing team projects that focus on efficient and engaging communication with Glimmer’s supporters.

position:

  • Contribute to projects that enhance Glimmer’s communications to our donors through writing, storytelling, synthesis of programs information and more
  • Create organization systems for our media content libraries
  • Help build Glimmer’s online presence
  • Assist with research related to Glimmer’s marketing, communications and fundraising
  • Write and edit copy; assist with visual storytelling
  • Assist with other media projects as needed
  • Execute tasks on quick deadlines

requirements:

you’re a world changer. Interested in serving humanity? An internship at Glimmer means you’ll be a part of something big. Something that helps create change in your world.

you get things done. You’re a pro at meeting deadlines and multi-tasking, and you’re a firm believer that every detail matters. If you don’t know, you ask questions and get what you need to perform your best. You communicate early on if there is a problem.

you’re independent and innovative, yet roll with the punches. We expect creative thinking and solutions from everyone here. You are a self-starter who thinks outside the box and provides real-time solutions without hand holding.

Our close-knit departments constantly overlap, so you can jump right into group projects, and deal with a diverse group.

you get accused of being a feng shui master. Your well-developed sense of space and function means you have a natural knack for design and organization. You just make things look good.

you’re knowledgeable and experienced. You have the education and work experience to back up your skills as a communicator, writer and general marketing whiz.

you’re tech savvy and an AP stylebook wizard. You’re computer literate with Mac experience and know your way around the web. You love grammar and know where to put an Oxford comma. Familiarity with Photoshop, InDesign or Google AdWords is a plus, but not required.

commitment:

We are looking for a part-time intern (12-16 hours per week) for the Fall of 2016. Hours are flexible. Please apply only if you are located in Austin, Texas.

benefits:

The Glimmer Internship Program is an opportunity for qualified students to gain real world experience at an international non-profit with a mission to help change the world. This is an unpaid internship but it may count for internship credit at your college or university.

apply:

Please submit a cover letter, your resume and answers to the questions below to jobs@aglimmerofhope.org. No phone calls please.

intern questions:

  1. Describe yourself.
  2. How did you become familiar with Glimmer, and what has your previous involvement with Glimmer been?
  3. When did humanitarian work become a priority for you?
  4. Explain why you are applying for this position, and what makes you a good fit.
  5. If you are accepted, what will your personal goals be during your time here?
  6. What are two or three of your favorite websites?
  7. What is the last book that you read and enjoyed? And the last book you read and didn’t enjoy?
  8. What are your three favorite movies?
  9. Is there anything else you’d like us to know about you?
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Rapoport Center for Human Rights & Justice Fall Internships

Undergraduate interns bring excitement and expanded capabilities to the Rapoport Center. Fall, spring, and summer internships are available for undergraduates who are interested in:

  • Working on human rights research and advocacy projects
  • Learning how an academic center functions
  • Engaging in human rights scholarship
  • Gaining practical experience
  • Collaborating with faculty, staff, and students

Interns play an important role at the Rapoport Center, and support various initiatives depending on their background, interest, and the needs of the Center. Primary duties include:

  • Assisting with human rights research and advocacy projects
  • Supporting the coordination and publicity of events and programs
  • Expanding the Center’s social media outreach
  • Providing administrative support for Center programs
  • Contributing written work for press releases, website, and Annual Review publications
  • Serving as liaison to UT undergraduate community (through the Human Rights Student Advisory Council) and helping develop Center’s undergraduate outreach
  • Assisting Co-Directors, Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Fellow, Human Rights Scholars, graduate students, and affiliated faculty with other projects and tasks as assigned

This is an unpaid internship. Selected interns should be available at least 10 hours per week during the semester, and 15-20 hours per week during the summer.

View our current interns

Application

Required Qualifications

  • Commitment to working on issues of human rights and justice
  • Excellent writing and editing ability
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Professional demeanor

The following qualifications may be preferred in some candidates:

  • Demonstrated experience with publication, design, and website software (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Proficiency in a foreign language
  • Experience with scholarly research and editing
  • Journalism experience

How to Apply

Qualified students should submit the following items individually in PDF format via email (subject: Undergraduate Internship) to humanrights@law.utexas.edu:

  • Cover letter (state why you are interested in the position; demonstrate basic knowledge of our programs and activities)
  • CV/Resume (indicate any relevant skills and foreign language proficiency)
  • Transcript (unofficial is acceptable; an official copy can be mailed if needed, to arrive by the application due date)
  • List of three references (at least two must be UT faculty; include name, title, and contact information)
  • Writing sample (3-5 pages; does not need to relate directly to human rights, although that is preferable)

Deadline

August 1, 2016

Contact

Contact us at humanrights@law.utexas.edu or 512-232-4857

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Rainforest Partnership Fall Internships

Headquartered in Austin, Rainforest Partnership is an international nonprofit dedicated to the protection of tropical rainforest, a critical factor in the health of our planet. We accomplish our mission by working directly with people of the forests, and in collaboration with others who want to enable that work.

We are looking for project management interns. The project management intern will work with the Director of Projects on the organization’s projects in Latin America.

The intern will be supporting the Director of Projects on the following needs:

  Organize incoming reports and photos from personnel abroad

  Help track project expenditures and activities

  Provide information and assistance to DP in completing required paperwork and

reporting associated with each project (e.g. monthly report, updates, project

implementation summaries)

  Interact with other personnel who are working in Peru, Ecuador as necessary for project related activities

  Research and help develop indicators and a methodology for measuring project success

  Help monitor and ensure the completion of all tasks laid out in the project plan

Skills required:

  Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  Project management skills or an aptitude for project management

  Proficiency in research, interpreting, and analyzing data

  Ability to work independently and collaboratively

  Resourcefulness and creativity

  Spanish speaking and writing skills will be a bonus

Length:  Flexible

Rainforest Partnership is looking for 10–20 hours a week commitment during the fall. Hours can be flexible and can be discussed at the time of the interview. Please email Lavanya at info@rainforestpartnership.org to apply for this internship

What you will get from this internship:

  An ability to work in a growing international NGO with a unique model of working

  You will gain experience in International Development

  The experience to work in a position of real responsibility

  An ability to own your designated work portfolio, and learn hands on project

management, time management, ability to collaborate with highly skilled staff and

volunteers

  Work in a fun, high energy, positive, collaborative and diverse work environment

  Flexible work timings

We are looking for interested volunteers/interns grant writers. The grant writer intern will work with the Director of Projects. The roles and responsibilities of the grant writer intern are listed below:

  Primarily responsible for developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations in a clear and compelling manner

  With the support of the office staff, the grant writer will assemble and submit grant requests, establish and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines

  Should be able to understand and work on budgets for proposals that would fit within the foundation’s funding criteria

Skills required:

  Excellent writing, analytical and research skills

  Must be self-motivated, detail oriented, and highly organized

  Must have experience using online databases and other sources to locate biographical,

financial, and philanthropic information

  Ability to meet deadlines

Length: Flexible

Rainforest Partnership is looking for 20 hours a week commitment during the fall internship. Hours can be flexible and can be discussed at the time of interview. Please email Lavanya at info@rainforestpartnership.org to apply for this internship

What you will get from this internship:

  An ability to work in a growing international NGO with a unique model of working

  You will gain experience in International Development

  The experience to work in a position of real responsibility

  An ability to own your designated work portfolio, and learn hands on project

management, time management, ability to collaborate with highly skilled staff and

volunteers

  Work in a fun, high energy, positive, collaborative and diverse work environment

  Flexible work timings

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Tech Ranch Fall Internships

Tech Ranch Experiential Learning Program

Tech Ranch, a startup incubator in Austin, TX offers first ­time and seasoned entrepreneurs the resources and tools necessary to launch and grow their companies. With a focus on developing the entrepreneur instead of the idea, Tech Ranch helps foster the growth of the individual who can then go on to do many great things, despite what happens with their venture. By facilitating international connections, Tech Ranch empowers entrepreneurs to tap into the greater global community, providing opportunities to learn, grow and expand.

Tech Ranch is committed to helping entrepreneurs across all industries in order to help them realize their potential for personal success and find their ability to have social impact.

Videography Job Description:

We are looking for a hard­ working and talented student with experience in videography and a desire to get involved with exciting projects. This intern will have the opportunity to develop skills in content creation and videography as well as build their resume.

Goals of Experiential Learning Program: Tech Ranch has developed this program to help students get real­world access to the entrepreneurship industry. Many times, especially as an undergraduate college student, there is a focus on case studies and text versus hands­on, experiential learning. The program allows students to not only work within a startup incubator and help with the growth and development of Tech Ranch, but also work alongside and with a wide range of entrepreneurs from multiple countries and industry backgrounds.

Through project work, events and training, Tech Ranch hopes to give students a glimpse into the life and challenges of an entrepreneur to better prepare them to make career choices. Project work will range across multiple functions and it is to be understood that Tech Ranch is also a startup and everyone must “wear many hats” each and every day.

Key Tasks:

●  Assisting with content creation, including sourcing content and creation for social media on a regular basis

●  Operation of videography equipment for events, training, and marketing materials.

●  Uploading and editing of video and other content

●  Flexibility related to projects, events, and development activities that pop up

Requirements:

●  Flexible and optimistic attitude

●  Willingness to learn and grow personally and professionally

●  At least one­year of undergraduate classes completed

●  Ability to use Microsoft Office products

●  Experience in videography and comfort with videography equipment

●  Experience editing video

Good to Have But Not Required:

●  Experience with podcasting

●  Experience with blogging

Application Instructions:

This is an unpaid experience with a flexible schedule and opportunity to grow your portfolio and resume. The position is available for a Summer or Fall semester start date. If you are interested in applying, please send your resume and a cover letter to maria@techranchaustin.com

Marketing Job Description: Goals of Experiential Learning Program: Tech Ranch has developed this program to help students get real-world access to the entrepreneurship industry. Many times, especially as an undergraduate college student, there is a focus on case studies and text versus hands-on, experiential learning. The program allows students to not only work within a startup incubator and help with the growth and development of Tech Ranch, but also work alongside and with a wide range of entrepreneurs from multiple countries and industry backgrounds. Through project work, events and training, Tech Ranch hopes to give students a glimpse into the life and challenges of an entrepreneur to better prepare them to make career choices. Project work will range across multiple functions and it is to be understood that Tech Ranch is also a startup and everyone must “wear many hats” each and every day.

Key Tasks:

  • Assisting with social media and content creation on a regular basis, including sourcing content and creative
  • Assistance with business development and proposal research to help Tech Ranch staff keep pace with opportunities and initiatives
  • Coordination and hosting of Tech Ranch private and public events, including but not limited to Chuckwagon Lunch and Campfire Networking
  • Optimization of Tech Ranch operations processes, space development and expansion
  • Flexibility related to projects, events, and development activities that pop up

Requirements:

  • Flexible and optimistic attitude
  • Basic social media and content creation experience
  • Willingness to learn and grow personally and professionally
  • At least one-year of undergraduate classes completed
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office products

Application Instructions:

This is an unpaid experience. If you are interested in applying, please apply at techranchaustin.com/join

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