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.
Fall 2019 Internships
Each year Trailnet takes interns from a variety of cross-sector education fields including: Social Work, Planning, Public Health, Nutrition, Communications, Law, and Architecture. Below are some of the internships we offer.
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. This paid internship will vary in hours from 10-15 per week and includes some evenings and weekends. Contact Planning@trailnet.org
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 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 Grant Writing 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. To learn more about Trailnet click here.
For more information about working at Trailnet, contact Cindy Mense firstname.lastname@example.org with a statement of interest.