Friday, September 13, 2013

STUDENT INTERN OPPORTUNITY



If you are passionate about:


·      sustainability
·      social justice
·      community health


If you like to:


·      talk to people
·      Work on creative,
visual projects


> > Apply for AN internship< <
with the UIC Office of Sustainability TO ASSIST IN THE
CAMPUS-WIDE SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGIC THINKING PROCESS
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MONDAY, SEPT. 30, 5pm
There are openings for 4-5 student interns to help create an online “toolkit” of creative materials

There are openings for 4-5 student interns to help create an online “toolkit” of creative materials documenting some of the coolest work being done on campus. The toolkit will be used this year and years to come to engage students, faculty and staff from across campus in creating a dynamic culture of sustainability and diversity.


Interns will :
·       learn about sustainability and social justice – and how they intersect
·       receive training and instruction from an applied visual anthropologist
·       work in teams to create and pilot the tools and develop the final toolkit
This internship is especially suited to students studying or interested in anthropology, sociology, urban planning, environmental studies, communication, web programming, and creative arts (design, writing, video, drawing, etc.).


To Apply
Send a short email explaining your background and interests, along with a resume, to Sarah Koning at skonin2@uic.edu . You may also contact  Sarah with any questions.

Mark Your Calendar
·       All applicants will receive an email about their applications by end of day Oct. 4.
·       Finalists must participate in one group interview. Interviews will be Fri., Oct. 11 from 12-1 and 3-4.
·       Internships begin the week of Oct. 14 and end the week of May 26. Students will work an average of
6-10 hrs per week.

Note: First  year internships are unpaid. Internship or course credit may be available through your college.

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