Available Internships Spring 2020

BikePGH Special Events & Outreach Intern: Spring 2020

Reports To: Kéya Joseph, Events Director
Position Type: Part-Time Internship, 10-20 hours per week
Time Frame: January – August 2020

Job Purpose:
The Special Events & Outreach Intern will assist the Events team to organize and prepare for our four largest events of the year: OpenStreetsPGH and PedalPGH. This position will work part of the time at the BikePGH office and part of the time out in the community.
The BikePGH Special Events & Outreach Intern will be with the organization for two semesters, January – August 2020. Anyone unable to commit to this date range should not apply.

Essential Functions and Duties:

  • Special Events:
    • Documenting and communicating instructions and guidelines for activity partners and sponsors at OpenStreetsPGH.
    • Generating spreadsheets of OpenStreetsPGH business participants and tracking communication outreach.
    • Collecting logos from business sponsors of OpenStreetsPGH and updating on the website.
    • Research tasks related to OpenStreetsPGH three unique routes as assigned.
    • On-site event support at all three OpenStreetsPGH events and PedalPGH.
  • Outreach:
      • Door to door outreach to businesses and residents along the three unique OpenStreetsPGH routes. 
      • Distributing posters and flyers to business sponsors and supporters before each OpenStreetsPGH event.
      • Attending and presenting event information at evening community meetings
      • Drafting blog posts, preparing website content, or otherwise assisting with outreach and marketing efforts.
      • Other outreach projects as needed.

Desired Skills:

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. 
    • Comfortable doing door-to-door outreach and speaking in public. 
    • Ability to prioritize, plan, and organize work.
    • High level of commitment, responsible and dedicated.
    • 1 – 2 years of relevant work experience
    • Strong interest in bicycle and pedestrian advocacy.

Must be available to attend our four largest events of the year, tentative dates:

  • OpenStreetsPGH : May 30th
  • OpenStreetsPGH: June 27th – 28th
  • OpenStreetsPGH: July 25th – 26th
  • PedalPGH: August 29th – 30th

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 work sample that showcases your communication skills to DeAnna Srock at
    • Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis
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