AmericanGrove.org is a social network of community tree and urban forestry advocates. The website, www.americangrove.org is managed by the nonprofit Georgia Urban Forest Council. The mission of the website is to be an online community for sharing tree-planting experiences and knowledge that will encourage others to create thriving community forests. AmericanGrove.org's footprint exceeds over 4100 google-indexed pages. In its five year history, it has had over half a million page views. Its 4000- plus unique members are urban forestry advocates and tree enthusiasts, potentially growing any content on American Grove exponentially. American Grove also relies on its network of social media to both draw attention to tree content on the Grove as well as tree content from across the internet. The administrator of American Grove is at the hub of tree content production, curation, and propagation. The administrator also sets the tone and personality of American Grove though design, support, and choice of content.
The intern must be committed to working 5-8 hours per week.
This is a part-time internship and work can be done at home. The intern will be paid over a two-semester period in monthly hourly payments at a rate of $15 per hour.
Interested candidates may send their resumes, a small writing sample, and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org until July 1. Selected candidate will begin internship around August 1 or the beginning of their fall academic semester.
This position requires that the intern:
Must be enrolled in undergrad or grad school and commit to the internship for 2 semesters.
Must have integrity in weekly progress reports and time sheets.
Must have excellent communication and writing skills, creativity, and a natural eye for good web layout. Candidates will be asked to submit a short writing sample.
Must love trees and the natural environment.
Mary Lynne Beckley
Georgia Urban Forest Council
P.O. Box 2199
Stone Mountain, Georgia 30086