Teysha is an international social-enterprise based in Austin and working with artisans and communities in Panama, Colombia, and Guatemala. We are not a shoe company, we are here to change the world through economic empowerment and cultural celebration, using shoes as a medium for change. Founded by Austinites and one UT alum, we are looking to bring several passionate and creative world changers for the Fall 2013 semester. An internship with Teysha is the perfect way to gain first-hand experience in both the start-up and international development field, and find and follow your passions.
Below are the positions we are looking to fill.
Story Telling Intern – specialized in digital arts and media. Focusing on the “Why,” help create videos, write stories, blog, and contribute graphic design skills that will share Teysha’s stories about its work and impact, and communicate with different audiences. Necessary technical skills include simple video editing experience such as iMovie, simple graphic design skills, creativity, and a passion for sharing stories.
Partnership Intern – research and draft grants to help Teysha’s partner communities. Necessary technical skills include an interest in the non-profit/social entrepreneurship world, the ability to write clearly and passionately, organized research skills, and familiarity with grant writing.
Social Entrepreneurship Catalyst – work with ally program to find social entrepreneurship students across the country, plan events, and find partners. Empowering people across the country to join Teysha’s mission. Candidates must be self- motivated, outgoing, and able to create and execute plans.
If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Sophie Eckrich at email@example.com.