EcoNews Archive Internship

    Description:

    The Northcoast Environmental Center (NEC) is offering an EcoNews Archive Internship. The NEC publishes EcoNews, an environmental newspaper, on a bi-monthly basis, and also publishes content on the NEC website for online distribution. EcoNews has been published for 45 years and is one of the country’s oldest bioregional environmental publications.

    Under the supervision of the Administration and Development Director and in collaboration with NEC Staff, the Archive Intern is responsible for article review, data entry and digitization of historic EcoNews editions.  Hours per week are flexible but 60 hours total are required per semester for credit.  To view past issues of EcoNews online, visit www.yournec.org/econews-online.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Review of historic EcoNews articles
    • Manage EcoNews archive database including data entry
    • Manage scanning and digitization process
    • Select historic articles for publication as part of EcoNew’s Blast From the Past section
    • Editing and formatting the saved PDFs in preparation for uploading to website
    • Maintain organized files
    • Take on research tasks and other duties and needed.

    Qualifications:

    • Ability to remain flexible and prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
    • Proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite
    • Demonstrated skills in writing and communication
    • Preferred knowledge of conservation and environmental issues, community organizing and activism
    • Must be an HSU student to receive internship credit

    Application process:

    Applications due May 20. Send resume specifying relevant experience, a letter of recommendation addressing relevant skills, and your predicted weekly availability schedule to Casey Cruikshank.

    Submission via email (pdf, doc) is preferred: casey@yournec.org

    By US Mail:

    Northcoast Environmental Center

    PO Box 4259

    Arcata,CA 95518