The Northcoast Environmental Center (NEC) is offering an EcoNews Archive Internship for the Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 school year (October – May). The NEC publishes EcoNews, an environmental newspaper, on a bi-monthly basis. EcoNews has been published for over 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. To view past issues of EcoNews online, visit www.yournec.org/econews-online.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Manage EcoNews archive database via data entry
- Review of historic EcoNews articles
- Select historic articles for publication as part of EcoNew’s Blast From the Past section
- Maintain organized files
- Take on research tasks and other duties if needed
- Attend and assist with NEC events
- Ability to remain flexible and prioritize multiple tasks
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
- Availability during the Fall 2019 & Spring 2020 semesters
- Demonstrated skills in writing and communication
- To receive internship credit, must be an HSU student
- Preferred knowledge of conservation and environmental issues, community organizing and activism
Hours per week will vary, but 90 hours are expected for the duration of the internship and for internship credit. Most work will be done during the week, though some weekends will be expected for special events. HSU course credit might be available depending on your department offerings, so please consult with your faculty advisor.
Applications are due September 23, 2019. Email resume with relevant experience and skills, a letter of recommendation, and your predicted weekly availability to firstname.lastname@example.org