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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Streets Alive! is Looking for a Project Intern

The Earth Island Institute is seeking a highly motivated intern to provide integral support to the Streets Alive! project of the Earth Island Institute (with the possibility of providing additional support to other Earth Island Institute projects). The Streets Alive! project is placing sustainability themed art on 60 utility boxes in downtown Berkeley. To learn more about Streets Alive! visit

We are looking for an intern to work directly with the Streets Alive! Project Director and the Streets Alive! Project Associate at the Earth Island Institute. The intern will gain valuable experience in project support by assisting in a variety of exciting and diverse tasks (see below).
Location: Earth Island Institute 2150 Allston Way, Suite 460 Berkeley CA 94619

Our ideal candidate will be:
- Organized
- Detail oriented
- Efficient
- Creative
- Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
- Have a willingness to learn new skills (including introduction to grant writing)
- Experience in community organizing highly desirable
- Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Mac Pages and Google Applications is highly desirable

Tasks will include:
- Organizing art submissions
- Community outreach
- Research
- Event production
- Creative projects
- Public Relations and Marketing
- Blogging, social networking, website updates
- Graphic design
- Data entry
- Mapping
- Writing
- Working with community stakeholders and local government

This is:
- an unpaid position (however, this is a great place to work and you will learn a lot!)
- a position for someone who is looking to build their resume and is passionate about the environment, community building, art and sustainability.
- 10-15 hours a week with a 2 month commitment.

Earth Island Institute is an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to

We look forward to hearing from you!

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