Internships

Available Internships:

Communications Internship: Fall 2019

Reports To: Alex Shewczyk, Communications & Marketing Manager
Position Type: Part-Time Internship, 10-20 hours per week
Time Frame: September 2019 – December 2019

Job Purpose:
The BikePGH Communications Intern will be responsible for creating and presenting content for blog, website, newsletter, and social media.

Essential Functions and Duties:

  • Create blog and web content
  • Develop content for The Messenger, BikePGH’s e-newsletter
  • Manage hashtags for effective social media presence  

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to prioritize, plan, and organize work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with WordPress, Hootsuite, and MailChimp
  • Strong interest in bicycle and pedestrian advocacy

Internship Benefits:

  • Free BikePGH membership
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Experience in one of the country’s fastest growing bicycle advocacy organizations Regular supervision to ensure that you achieve your desired intern experience

Wage and Hours:

  • 10-20 hours per week over the internship 
  • $10/hour

To Apply:

  • Email your resume, cover letter and two writing samples to DeAnna Srock at jobs@bikepgh.org
  • Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis


Multimedia Internship: Fall 2019

Reports To: Alex Shewczyk, Communications & Marketing Manager
Position Type: Part-Time Internship, 10-20 hours per week
Time Frame: September 2019 – December 2019

Job Purpose:
The BikePGH Multimedia Intern will aid the Communications & Marketing Manager in the creation of graphics, posters, templates, and more. The intern will also assist in the planning, execution, and editing of 60-second videos related to bicycle safety and education.

Essential Functions and Duties:

  • Design graphics for the blog and social media promotions
  • Aid in the creation of posters and other marketing materials
  • Create 60-second educational videos in tandem with BikePGH staff
  • Manage email traffic for design@bikepgh.org 

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Background in graphic design, photography, or video production
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, and organize work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • Passion for bicycle and pedestrian advocacy

Internship Benefits:

  • Free BikePGH membership
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Experience in one of the country’s fastest growing bicycle advocacy organizations
  • Regular supervision to ensure that you achieve your desired intern experience

Wage and Hours:

  • 10-20 hours per week over the internship 
  • $10/hour

To Apply:

  • Email your resume, cover letter, and a portfolio to DeAnna Srock at jobs@bike.pgh.org
  • Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis
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