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.
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.
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.
Assist with our planning efforts to create a master plan for a safe network for walking and biking. Build partnerships by providing committee support to develop recommendations for routes, land use policies, funding and governance, and design. The intern with a strong interest in community/sustainable development will thrive in this position. Maintaining professionalism when working with elected officials, city staff, and decision makers on projects is required.
Policy & Advocacy Intern
Assist staff with development and maintenance of a neighborhood advocacy program that focuses on educating residents on the built environment and the policy process while teaching them to be advocates. Work with Trailnet staff on statewide policy development and advocacy for the 2018 legislative session. To learn more about our advocacy efforts 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.