The Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network is offering paid and unpaid summer internships to those who are passionate about building robust, equitable, and ecologically sound food systems in Alabama.
All interns will participate in the full breadth of ASAN’s roles and operations, though internships can be tailored to focus on specific areas of interest, including: communications, public policy, food justice, research, event planning, outreach and community organizing, marketing and design, and/or other areas. As an intern you will engage with ASAN’s network of sustainable farmers, nonprofit partners, educators, entrepreneurs, and advocates, and build the communication skills necessary to navigate a variety of cultural spaces. You will gain experience in all aspects of internal operations of a Southern nonprofit network that is racially and socioeconomically diverse, geographically expansive, and limited in staffing and resources.
Possible roles include:
· Create and manage content for quarterly print newsletter, website, and social media accounts
· Outreach on behalf of ASAN at farmers markets, events, and meetings
· Help to plan ASAN events including summer fundraiser and the fall Regional Food & Farm Forums series
· Conduct informal research regarding food policy, market research, and program planning and strategy
· Participate in day-to-day organizational functions (data entry, member communications, website maintenance, meetings, etc.)
ASAN is loosely based in Birmingham, with members and partners across the state. Interns not based in/near Birmingham are invited to apply, as working remotely is an option.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis; however, positions will be filled as soon as possible by qualified applicants, so early application is encouraged. Paid positions are limited and will go to those applicants who demonstrate exceptional skills, passion, and/or need.
Full application and more information are available at: http://asanonline.org/2015ASANSummerInternshipApplication.pdf