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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.

Job Openings

Special Events Manager

The Special Events Manager will be responsible for producing high-quality events and donor/member experiences that successfully promote the reputation and mission of Trailnet. The Special Events Manager will plan and execute the Trailnet footprint at all events with varying complexity and scope. These events range from producing the event footprint at Trailnet bike rides with registration and vendor tabling to planning small donor-focused events and an annual gala for 200-300. Reports directly to the CEO and works closely with the Development Director and Communications Coordinator. Coordinates with the Rides Team on ride event production.

Part-time work from April until December 15. Approximately 20 hours per week or 80-90 hours per month. Hourly pay $23-26 per hour. Position has potential to begin full-time work in 2024.

Qualified applicants should submit a brief letter describing their experience and a resume to hr@trailnet.org.


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.

Planning Intern (Spring 2023)

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 hr@trailnet.org

Communications Intern (Spring/Summer 2023)

Help us communicate about Trailnet Rides, which help us carry out our mission of promoting a healthy, active and vibrant St. Louis community where biking is a way of life. Help manage Rides program social media. Compose relevant posts, create events, and promote Trailnet Rides using Facebook and Instagram platforms

The Communications Intern will report to the Marketing and Communications Coordinator for overall direction and day-to-day assignments. The intern will work closely with the Rides Director for content and specifics. To apply: Email a letter of interest and resume to hr@trailnet.org. Position will remain open until filled.

General Internships

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.

To learn more about Trailnet click here.

For more information about working at Trailnet, contact us at info@trailnet.org with a statement of interest.