Under the supervision of a member of the Green Star staff, interns will provide assistance with our program and administrative needs while gaining valuable professional experience and receiving feedback on a range of skills. Internships are offered quarterly in the fall, winter, spring, and summer.
Applications for Fall 2019 internships are due by September 30, 2019. Fall internships take place October – mid-December.
Applications for Winter 2019 internships are due by January 5, 2020. Winter internships take place February – April.
Interns must be able to commit 12-18 hours per week in the during regular business hours Monday - Friday.
Mural Arts Internship
Mural Arts Interns will:
Gain skills in the fundamentals of bricolage mosaic (tiling, grouting, mirror-cutting, sculpture, mixing/coloring mortar, etc.)
Develop relationship-building skills with youth
Teach/lead a small group of students or volunteers in tasks and activities
Prepare the work site for the day’s tasks and conduct clean up
Be able to teach/lead a small group of students or volunteers in tasks and activities
Be able to give positive constructive feedback to youth and volunteers
Social Media and Events Internship
Social Media and Events Interns will:
Manage our existing social media presence on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube in order to promote our program, volunteer opportunities, classes and events
Expand social media engagement by sourcing and scheduling content and interacting with followers on all platforms
Help promote our Classes and Fundraisers
Solicit in-kind donations from local businesses for Soiree, our annual fall fundraiser
Collaborate to develop partnerships for our fundraisers, mosaic classes, and other events
All interns may be asked to support our program team by helping periodically at our classroom and installation sites.
Video Production and Photography Internship
Video Production and Photography Interns will:
Shoot and edit original and/or edit existing content for various platforms, including Instagram and YouTube
Research video concepts and gather relevant content for new projects
Work with the colleagues to develop strategies for incorporating videos into our social media platforms
Produce at least 3-5 videos of 60-90 seconds
Illustration and Graphic Design Internship
Illustration and Graphic Design Interns will:
Assist in the conceptualization, design, and layout of printed and digital marketing materials
Manage and create unique graphics and infographics for use on social media channels
Create illustrations of our finished murals and sculptures which can be incorporated into our program lesson plans and used in promotional materials
Contribute to overall brand awareness
Marketing and Development Internship
Marketing and Development Interns will:
Research corporate and foundation grants
Help plan and execute small events/fundraisers
Help implement and execute the end of year solicitation campaign
Learn to be efficient in CRM software and donor database management
Compose letters to donors and prospects on programs requiring funding
Communicate with donors/volunteers (thank-you calls, correspondence).
Oversee/execute materials packing and shipment for initiatives