Internship at TreeFolks- Spring 2018

Education Evaluation & Planning Intern

Organization: TreeFolks
Address: 10803 Platt Ln, Austin, TX, 78725
Start Date: Jan 02, 2018
Application Due Date: Dec 15, 2017
Position Details:Education Evaluation & Planning Intern (part time, unpaid)

The Education Intern works directly and closely with the Education Coordinator. This is an unpaid position that will introduce interns to planning, executing and evaluating educational events in an environmental non-profit setting. The Education Intern will also develop and implement a project that evaluates the educational strategies and materials used during tabling events. The evaluation process will include conducting a literature review, interviews with other non-profit educator that use tabling for educational and outreach purposes, and testing new strategies. The intern will summarize findings and recommendations into a written report and submit it to the Education Coordinator.

About TreeFolks:

TreeFolks is a local nonprofit that empowers Central Texans to build stronger communities through planting and caring for trees. We offer a variety of educational programs, including tree ID walks, tree mapping events, tree climbing events, a 6 month long Urban Forest Steward course and volunteer trainings. The Education Program also tables at events, offering tree information materials in order to reach out and engage people interested in trees and tree care.

Supervisor Accessibility:

Interns work directly with the Education Coordinator. The Education Coordinator and other staff are available to clarify questions necessary to complete a project.

Responsibilities:

  •   Assist with revising and developing educational materials for tabling at public events
  •   Evaluate tabling policies for outreach and educational purposes, and summarize findings and recommendations for improvement in a report submitted to the Education Coordinator
  •   Assist the Education Coordinator in collecting and synthesizing educational evaluation data for report narratives
  •   Communicate and coordinate with volunteers to plan tree ID walks, tree mapping and tree climbing events
  •   Work with the Education Coordinator to plan Urban Forest Steward class sessions by making room reservations, uploading files to Google drive, and collecting student learning data
  •   Load equipment and saplings needed for educational community events (Sapling Days, Tree ID hikes, Tree Mapping)
  •   Tend to saplings by watering, moving saplings in and out crates, and re-planting them in a raised bed.

Qualifications:

  •   Must be currently enrolled in an accredited University
  •   Be interested in environmental education, tree biology & green infrastructure, and environmental non-profit management models
  •   Ability to concentrate and complete projects in a fast paced professional environment
  •   Self-motivated and highly organized, focused, reliable and energetic
  •   A strong communicator – written and oral.
  •   Ability to take direction well from Coordinator and Staff
  •   Ability to communicate via email and phone clearly with vendors, volunteers, and TreeFolks staff
  •   Ability to lift 40 pounds
  •   Ability to tend saplings (watering), move saplings in and out of milk crates, and re-plant them in a raised bed

Expected Start and End Dates: ASAP or January 2018- until end of spring semester/May

Commitment: available for academic credit, 10-15 hours/week (2-3 days/week)

To Apply: Send cover letter, names of 3 references and resume to jobs@treefolks.org.  Please include “Education Evaluation & Planning Internship Application” in the subject line.  No phone calls please.
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Customer Experience Intern at Tecovas- PAID

**(Spring internship with the opportunity to gain full-time employment post-graduation)**

Company Description:
Tecovas is revolutionizing the western-wear market as the first brand to make beautiful, handcrafted cowboy boots and sell them exclusively directly to customers. We are a rapidly-growing startup brand based in Austin, Texas with boot making operations in León, Mexico. We have an amazing cohort of customers, venture capital-backing, and a core team ready to expand and disrupt the US boot market.

This role will report to the Customer Experience Manager and will work closely with the Founder/CEO.

-Serve as the first point of contact for new and existing customers through our communication channels.
-Gain cross-functional experience in sales, events, marketing, and other customer-facing functions as desired
-Partner with leadership team to create and execute new policies, procedures and customer retention programs
-Quickly and accurately answer customer questions as well as solve problems related to purchases, shipping, and other issues.
-Provide thoughtful advice to questions related to product, including style, fit, and customer-specific recommendations
-Understand the product line, technology, ordering, shipping & logistics experience inside and out to serve as a knowledge base for customers and future Tecovas team members

The ideal candidate is a positive, results-driven, hard-working customer advocate who is comfortable being the face and voice of the brand. Specific desired qualifications include:
-Independent, results-driven work ethic
-Ability to manage difficult customer situations in a calm, positive manner
-Great communication skills
-Comfort with ambiguity and working in a fast-paced startup environment
-Utmost character, honesty, and transparency so as to accurately represent our brand ethos
Please email your resume to James@tecovas.com and a short description of day/hours you are able to work at our office during the months of January 2017 thru May 2017 (Spring internship with the opportunity to gain full-time employment post-graduation). Our office is located by Cuvee coffee on East 6th.
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Intern at New Sky Pictures

Internships available at New Sky Pictures!

https://www.youtube.com/user/newskykids/videos

New Sky Kids, innovative brand and successful world-wide YouTube channel, is looking to take things to the next level. Created by New Sky Pictures, an Austin-based production company founded by Austin Filmmaker, Mike Akel (An Ordinary Family, Chalk) and his brother-in-law / start-up guru, Felipe Adams, New Sky Kids stands out on YouTube with scripted narrative content.

With over 300 videos produced, a cast of over 40 kid actors, over 1 MILLION subscribers and 1 BILLION views, and multiple production crews, we are looking for talented individuals to join our revamped internship program.

Check out the 6 different internship postings on HireUTexas by searching “New Sky Pictures” here.

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Development Internship at AVANCE-Austin

Derived from the Spanish word for advancement or progress, AVANCE is a nonprofit organization dedicated to unlocking America’s potential by strengthening low-income, Spanish-speaking families through dual-generation, innovative early childhood and parenting education and support services.

AVANCE-Austin is seeking a Development Intern for the spring semester to assist the development team in the organization of fundraising materials. The specific areas of work include donor relations, special events, and volunteer management. The Development Intern should expect to build an interdisciplinary perspective of a nonprofit environment, while collaborating with a fun, nurturing staff.

Job Responsibilities:

Donor Relations:

  • Maintain donor records in the fundraising database
  • Oversee acknowledgement letters and mailings
  • Participate in donor research and recruiting process

Special Events:

  • Assist in preparation and organization of materials for Amplify Austin campaign
  • Organize vendors and in-kind donors for the annual program Graduation ceremony
  • Research and coordinate third-party event and profit-sharing relationships

Other:

  • Collaborate with Development Director & Development Associate to produce engaging social media posts
  • Assist in supervision of in-office volunteer/community service groups and activities
  • Recruit and secure in-kind relationships with local businesses

 

Eligibility Requirements:

College Sophomore, Junior, and Senior applicants from Liberal Arts, Business, Communication, or similar disciplines are welcome to apply. Must be able to commit 10+ hours/week in an office setting with reliable transportation. Proficiency in Spanish and previous office-environment experience is preferred but not required.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Melinda Gonzales Boe, Development and Communications Director, at mboe.aus@avance.org.

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Austin Boys and Girls Club HR Internship

 

 

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area is proud to announce the availability of an exciting fellowship with the Austin, Texas office for the Spring semester for those college students seeking to learn more about the nonprofit industry. Only students seeking class credit will be considered, as this is an unpaid internship.

The BGCAA Fellow is a great opportunity for someone looking for a career in nonprofit management, human resources, internal communications, resource development, special events and communications field to serve in a vital role to support the mission of BGCAA. Candidate must be energetic, self-motivated, a team player, results-oriented, pay attention to detail and be dedicated to the achievement of personal and team goals. This Fellowship requires a candidate with confidence in interpersonal communication, solid writing skills, attention to detail and a passion for making a difference in the lives of the youth of Austin.

 

The selected candidate for the Fellowship will be to support the Resource Development and Marketing team in planning, organizing and executing Human Resources activities, special events, communications & marketing and community engagements.  The specific responsibilities of the Fellow include, but not limited to, the following:

The specific responsibilities, but not limited to:

  • Help plan and implement career events and activities
  • Help plan internal communication events, newsletter, recognition and other activities
  • Managing mailboxes and responding to inquiries;
  • Contact vendors and businesses
  • Maintain and update database, spreadsheets tracking expenses and vendors;
  • Attend committee meetings, record notes, send notes in follow-up emails;
  • Attend promotional events as necessary- occasional night or weekend hours;
  • Understanding and leveraging social media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and SnapChat
  • Writing letters, articles and social media posts

Required Skills and Experience

  • Ability to pass criminal background check
  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Major in a degree related to position
  • Must be receiving college credit
  • Solid writing and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, internet and e-mail

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Ability to prioritize and handle a variety of assignments simultaneously;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Problem solving skills and personal accountability;
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Be a team player, able to function within a dynamic environment;
  • Have an automobile and valid driver’s license and insurance;
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs;

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This position may involve lifting, (up to 10 lbs.), bending, standing, walking, sitting, talking, hearing, reaching, and grasping. This position may work around youth and adults with a moderate exposure to noise.  This position will work indoors.

 

DISCLAIMER:

This information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of interns in this classification.  It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of interns assigned to this job.

 

REPORTS TO:                                 Vice President of Resource Development and Marketing

HOURS:                                             10 – 20 hours per week, flexible schedule

DURATION:                                     Spring 2018

LOCATION:                                     Main Office, 5407 N I-35, Suite 402, Austin, TX 78723

 

 

TO APPLY:  Send a resume and cover letter to Michele Glaze, michele.glaze@bgcaustin.org

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Internship with BrainJuice- Spring 2018

BrainJuice is an exciting consumer packaged goods company in the natural supplement space that is growing quickly and is looking for an intern to help assist our core team. We are looking for the right person that wants to help us grow our brand recognition with retailers and end consumers.

Responsibilities will include:
1. Assisting modifications of our website
2. Growing our social media, including “influencer” program
3. Working directly with executive team on marketing strategy
4. Working on finding the best google ad words and testing them out
5. Creating marketing brochures and flyers
6. Assisting sales team with what they need
7. Building relationships with retail partners
8. Customer support if needed

Requirements:
– Advertising, Marketing, Communications, Business or related major
– Must be a self-motivated, self-reliant worker who is skilled at self-teaching new information and working both alone and in a team
– Must be familiar with both Adobe Suite and Office programs, Adobe Illustrator proficiency preferred
– Strong writing and proofreading skills are a plus
– Must be reliable, able to meet strict deadlines and work well under pressure
– Must have a car or other reliable form of transportation (to/from downtown Austin)
Email your resume and a short description of yourself and skills/motivations to: justine@brainjuice.me
Original posted to https://recruit.utexas.edu/students-alumni/hireutexas/
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Growth Management Internship at LawnStarter- Spring 2018

LawnStarter is looking for a few Growth Management Interns for our internship program. We are a fast-paced technology startup based in Austin, Texas, so joining now is an excellent opportunity to learn hands-on business and entrepreneurial skills. We’re looking for sharp, hard-working, quick-learning college students (and recent grads) to join us. If that sounds like you, read on.

It’s game time this spring. This means a large part of your job will be working with our Growth Management Team handling multichannel communications, including a wide variety of inbound customer interactions to ensure our customers have an amazing experience with LawnStarter. You’ll be joining us early enough to have the privilege of working and learning alongside tech industry leaders in a rapidly growing company.

As a Growth Management Intern, your primary responsibility will be engaging with potential clients and using your superior communication skills to explain how awesome LawnStarter is. We work primarily with customers who reach out to us for service, which means no cold calls! This internship is perfect for those who want to go on to launch or work at a startup. The Internship is going to be for the Spring time. If you go above and beyond, we may extend it!

The most important qualifications are that you’re hardworking and can learn quickly. We can train you to do most tasks as long as you exhibit those traits. Ideally, we’re looking for a college student who’s interested in entrepreneurship and technology startups. That way, you can take away some valuable information from this experience.

Here are some good guidelines:

You’re enrolled as an undergraduate student or you’re a recent college grad.
You can work at least 20 hours per week (part-time), including evenings and/or weekends.
You have an affinity and aptitude for communications, both oral and written.
You’re not afraid of changes and are flexible with it.
You’re upbeat with a great disposition.
You like to make strangers smile.
You want to help build something cool.

 This is a paid opportunity

To apply, please go to: https://lawnstarter.workable.com/j/4E3BB1051E.

**IMPORTANT: We will only take applications through Workable!!

Originally posted to https://recruit.utexas.edu/students-alumni/hireutexas/
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Community Engagement Intern- City of Austin

The Community Engagement Internship enables the participant(s) to help craft methods for generating public input on policy questions posed by the City Council and projects and programs administered by City departments; to design and help facilitate activities intended to build community consent; and to contribute to strategic planning of community engagement initiatives.

The interns will work directly with the Community Engagement Consultant, Marion Sanchez, managing tasks associated with community engagement activities, including, but not limited to:

• Working with City departments to determine their engagement requirements and objectives;
• Coordinating logistics associated with engagement activities;
• Note-taking during input-gathering sessions;
• Conducting correspondence and meetings with stakeholders;
• Analyzing and synthesizing data for reports and presentations to staff and City Council;
• Participating in staff meetings to develop engagement strategies;
• Contributing to strategic planning of the City’s engagement initiatives.

Each intern will work approximately 15-20 hours per week, in a schedule agreed upon by the intern and the Consultant. 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.

Applicants from a variety of educational backgrounds will be considered. Applicants majoring in communications, government, history, political science, public health, public affairs and psychology are encouraged to apply. Applicants should possess strong writing, public speaking, interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills. They should be able to work under tight deadlines with limited advance notice of their assignments, and should have demonstrated experience in working with large teams and managing complex projects.
Please send cover letter and resume to Marion Sanchez (marion.sanchez@austintexas.gov); include availability information (e.g., number of hours per week, preferred days, etc.). Application deadlines are:

• Spring 2018: Tuesday, December 5, 2017
• Summer 2018: Friday, May 11, 2018
• Fall 2018: Friday, August 3, 2018

Originally posted to https://recruit.utexas.edu/students-alumni/hireutexas/
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Broadcast Intern at Rooster Teeth- Spring 2018

Rooster Teeth is looking for an Broadcast Intern to join our Rooster Teeth team in Austin, TX for our 10-week Spring Intern Program!

The ideal candidate would have a passion for and knowledge of YouTube, digital entertainment, video games, and the world of social media influencers. The candidate would also have a proven track record of completing projects efficiently, be detail-oriented, and possess the ability to think outside-the- box to support and fulfill the strategic objectives of a highly cross-functional organization. In your time with us, you will learn how a production studio operates, as well as day-to- day skills on how to support teams and projects. You will use your creativity to solve real problems and apply what you have learned at school directly to your internship, while building professional relationships, that could lead to a career and lasting friendships.

Responsibilities:

Work alongside producers and production leads on a multiple of live and pre-recorded shows
Curating viewer submissions, prop wrangling & live audience coordination
Curating/prepping media for in-show use & editing/prepping social media clips
Operating within a broadcast multicam production and other studio functions
Have some fun and learn some new ways of doing things

Qualifications:

An interest in live broadcast production essential
Must be on-site in the Austin, Texas office throughout internship
Currently enrolled in college and taking the internship for course credit (You must provide a letter of verification)
Be extremely passionate about online video, especially YouTube
Working knowledge of Mac, Google Drive, and Microsoft Office
Willingness to go above and beyond to provide great work
Superior communication and analytical skills
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite programs
Be a self-starter with a strong desire to win and to grow personally and professionally

Please apply through the Rooster Teeth Careers page.

https://jobs.lever.co/roosterteeth

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Internship at Equal Justice Center- Spring 2018

Workers’ Rights and Employment Law Internship

 

Organization Profile: Equal Justice Center (EJC) is a non-profit public interest law firm and

employment justice organization which empowers low-wage workers to achieve workplace

justice regardless of their immigration status. We provide legal representation that enables

working men and women to recover unpaid wages and combat other basic injustices they

encounter at work. We work for systemic reforms that strengthen employment rights and expand

access to the justice system for all working people.

 

We have ongoing internships for Fall, Summer and Spring semesters.

Intake/Outreach Position:

  •  Qualifications: Spanish fluency required.
  •  Time commitment: 10-20 hours per week.
  • Unpaid Internship
  • Job Description: The primary duties of the position are to conduct detailed in-person and telephone interviews with the numerous workers who contact EJC seeking legal assistance, and to assist EJC staff attorneys to analyze the workers’ legal needs and available remedies. The intern will also assist in EJC’s community outreach and education campaign by speaking with workers and distributing literature on jobsites and in businesses frequented by low-wage, immigrant workers to inform workers of their wage rights and connect them with EJC staff for legal consultations.
  • Learning opportunities: Intake volunteers/interns are not required, but are invited to attend an intensive crash course, alongside UT Law clinic students, to learn the basics of the substantive law and practice methods employed by EJC. The internship will also provide substantial on-the-job training in subjects including workers’ rights, labor and employment law, contract law, litigation practice, and public interest advocacy.
  • Academic credit: Academic credit toward your major is likely available.
  • Website: www.equaljusticecenter.org
  • Application Process: To apply, please visit our website, click on Internship and Volunteer Opportunities and follow the link to complete an online application. We review applications and will reach out to selected candidates within 2-3 weeks after the application is submitted.
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