Internship, Group Project, Other (Unpaid)
Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Graduate Students, No Preference
Position Objectives: Are you competent in these areas? Work with a team of interns and professionals to:
• Develop a strategy for integrating operations, marketing and administration
• Implement this strategy to develop a spectacular and effective Web/IT system
• Promote projects through social media, newsletter, educational materials, and blog etc.
• Connect a variety of projects and platforms – including a new Buy Local platform
• Interest in sustainable economic development, social equity, and building better communities
• Capacity to act as an independent “self-starter”
• Ability to interact with wide range of professionals, workers and community members
• Aptitude for writing and/or design
Time Commitment: May be tailored to the students’ schedules and availability. Design the Internship for academic credit. Stipend is available in limited circumstances. Submit cover letter describing relevant skills, experiences, as well as career objectives.
• Make a difference in the local community!
• Gain experience in business promotion and communications
• Apply learned skills in a real-world situation while acquiring new skills.
• Add depth and richness to your résumé and/or prepare for a rewarding future career.
• Enjoy a flexible schedule—work from home, on your computer.
• Acquire experience working with a non-profit organization.
• Earn credits to apply toward your degree.
• Many Hands Food Co-op
o Developing a community-owned grocery store
• Buy Local Network
o Facilitating a bustling regional marketplace.
• Transforming Binghamton Collaboration
• Developing a 21st century model for human and community development
• Meet the Farmer –brings together community members, local farms, and local restaurants
• Binghamton Community Labs – monthly events to collaborate on sustainable community development projects.