Internships

Available Internships

Interested in applying? Send a compelling cover letter and resume to sarah@bikepgh.org

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Spring 2019 internships are scheduled to begin in early January and end in mid-May.


Multimedia Intern – Spring 2019

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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/Characteristics:

  • 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

Position Type: Part-time,10-20 hours per week


Communications Intern – Spring 2019

The BikePGH Communications Intern will be responsible for creating and presenting content for blog, website, newsletter, and social media that will prepare partners for our summer events season (which runs May-August). This position will also conduct correspondence with business partners, community stakeholders, and supporters involved with planning and executing OSP.

Responsibilities:

  • Create blog and web content for OpenStreetsPGH.org
  • Develop content for The Messenger, BikePGH’s enewsletter
  • Manage social media presence to prepare for events season
  • Manage email traffic for openstreetspgh@bikepgh.org
  • Field inquiries from local businesses and potential partners

Desired Skills/Characteristics:

  • 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
  • Ability to use Adobe Creative Suite is a BONUS

Position Type: Part-time,10-20 hours per week


BENEFITS

  • Free BikePGH membership!
  • A behind-the-scenes view of a bustling nonprofit
  • Firsthand experience in one of the country’s fastest growing bicycle advocacy organizations
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities, including:
    • Networking with BikePGH staff and professionals
    • Training & experience with nonprofit industry software (Salesforce, WordPress, MailChimp, etc.)
  • Indoor bike parking and first dibs on BikePGH swag

Internship schedules are Monday – Friday with occasional, infrequent evenings or weekends for events. While these positions are not paid, we are happy to work with any academic requirements interns may have to earn course credit for their efforts. All interns will have regular supervision to ensure that they achieve their desired working experience.

BikePGH is committed to assembling a diverse team. Women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and members of the LGBT are encouraged to apply. Send a letter of interest and resume to sarah@bikepgh.org if you are interested in applying for an internship with BikePGH.

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