Are you passionate about St. Louis?
Do you want to see St. Louis seamlessly connected for people to comfortably walk, bike and use transit every day? Do our Core Values resonate with you? If this sounds like you Trailnet may be the perfect place for you to thrive.
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Spring/Summer 2021 Internships
Learn and connect while building safer streets and getting people moving. Trailnet interns focus on special projects while getting exposure to the breadth of our non-profit operations.
Each year Trailnet takes interns from a cross-section of education fields including: Social Work, Planning, Public Health, Nutrition, Communications, Law, and Architecture.
We offer both paid and unpaid internships based on the scope and breadth of the project.
These categories are based on past interns we’ve hosted but we will work with you to create an experience that meets your desires for learning and educational requirements. Above all we want to create an environment where your experience, passion and talent can join in advancing our mission.
-COVID UPDATE- We are accepting interns for the Spring and Summer of 2021. As of January 2021, the majority of our staff is in a remote-work environment, with limited time in the office.
Help us plan and implement safer streets that will support an abundance of walking and biking opportunities in our region. Coordinate and plan strategic ongoing public engagement in North St. Louis City and County to help identify priorities for a more just transportation system. Develop proposals to create a safe network for walking and biking. The intern with a strong interest in community/sustainable development and equitable transportation systems will thrive in this position. The intern will be expected to maintain professionalism when working with elected officials, city staff, the public, and decision-makers on projects. Contact email@example.com
Policy & Advocacy Intern
Assist staff with the development and maintenance of a neighborhood advocacy program that focuses on educating residents on the built environment and the policy process while uplifting them to be advocates. Trailnet focuses on removing policy barriers to constructing a livable community and helps communities establish policies that lay the foundation for a healthy and thriving community, such as Complete Streets. Work with Trailnet staff to implement a Calm Streets project. Work includes some evenings and weekends. To learn more about our advocacy efforts click here. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rides and Events
Help shape and host Trailnet’s fundraising bike rides. Learn first-hand the logistics of planning and executing live events that build community, connect people to our mission, and encourage biking in our region. You’ll work with our rides manager, development staff, volunteers, and community partners to host a variety of bike rides and live events. This position is most-needed during our summer ride season and will require working on weekends. Learn more about our Trailnet Classics distance rides and our Community Rides. To apply, email email@example.com.
Education and Encouragement Intern
Assist with coordinating efforts to promote and implement our bike to work challenges, support National Bike Month, support community rides, conduct the National Bike/Walk Counts, and help more people walk, bike, and take transit to work. This internship draws upon your skills in building partnerships to promote active living, collecting data, bike commuting skills, and creativity in reaching new audiences. To learn more about our Education and Encouragement activities click here.
Nonprofit Administration and Development Intern
Assist leadership team in the development of grant proposals and nonprofit management. Assist in incorporating an equity lens on program development and human resource policies.
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For more information about working at Trailnet, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with a statement of interest.