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Company Name: ISLAND PRESS
Description: Island Press is a nonprofit organization that communicates ideas essential to solving environmental problems. Our books, products, and program activities help stimulate new ideas, educate professionals and the public, inspire environmental protection, and prepare the next generation of environmental leaders. We seek energetic and enthusiastic environmentalists for various intern positions in our Washington, DC headquarters.

The Marketing Department seeks a creative student that is passionate about all aspects of environmental protection and is eager to learn more about book publishing. The web & social media intern will hone writing skills by synthesizing complex ideas into digestible, social-media friendly snippets; communicate effectively with different audiences within the environmental community by talking with educators, professionals, and the interested public; gain a deeper appreciation for environmental issues by understanding the current state of knowledge on issues surrounding climate change; and learn how the publishing industry is evolving by researching new technology and how it contributes to publishing information. Candidates should be familiar with or have an interest in HTML, WordPress, Drupal, Photoshop, and video/audio editing.
Length of Internship: Fall semester, start and end dates flexible.
Requirements: Ideal candidates will be detail-oriented with excellent organizational and computer skills and available 10-20 hours per week.
Location: Washington, DC
Application Due Date: Open until filled.
Payment: Unpaid, volunteer position.
How To Apply For This Internship: Island Press is an equal employment opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a workplace as diverse as the environment it is committed to protecting. We encourage applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, political association, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

To apply send cover letter and resume to resumes@islandpress.org with a subject of "Fall 2017 Internship 88.17IBO." No calls please.
URL www.islandpress.org
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