Canyonlands Field Institute/Moab, UTFall internship available August 16 to October 31, 2011. This is an internship in development (fund raising) and program marketing. Gain valuable experience that will help you build your resume for work with non-profit organizations! Available spring and fall. A $100.week stipend provided. Shared co-ed housing in exchange for 8 hours/month work-trade service in addition to internship hours. Intern provides own meals (small shared kitchen available) except when on CFI programs. Internship work is primarily admistrative office work but does include up to 10 days in the field assisting with youth or adult programs. Minimum week commitment is 10 weeks. Minimum age is 21 due to vehicle insurance requirements. Return travel stipend paid for successful completion. A vehicle is not required for intern duties but is highly desirable to obtain supplies and enjoy the Moab area.
The internship teaches all aspects of public relations (marketing and fundraising) at a small non-profit: event management, donor identification and data base record keeping, membership appeals, program marketing and sales, grant research and writing; obtaining sponsorships, online newsletter production, some "front desk" reception experience and some general office duties.
Become familiar with the mission and programs of CFI.
Complete or help complete one major project. Depending on the season, this may be a major event, print, internet or video project, fund appeal, or other by mutual agreement. The work generally includes about 50% office/administrative tasks, 30% creative and technical writing, 10% analytical and critical thinking, 10% physical work (such as assisting field staff or maintenance or driving shuttles.) The intern will have the opportunity to go on a CFI river trip, assist with Professor Valley Field Camp and hike in Arches National Park.Apply To Job