Summer Internship

Job Title:  Summer Intern with Handshake Media, Incorporated

Hours: Monday through Friday, 4 hours per day, 20 hours per week

Duration:  Monday, May 14 – Friday, August 17, 2012

Wage: $15 per hour

Payment:  Upon submission of invoice in specified format every two weeks to Handshake Media, Incorporated

Locations:  On-site at residence of founder of Rural System, Inc., location TBA; conference rooms at VT KnowledgeWorks; remote locations of the intern’s choice

Skills required:

  • Excel
  • Above average computer hardware and software knowledge
  • Excellent communications skills – speaking, listening, explaining, writing
  • Oganizational skills

Job description:

  • Assist Rural System founder in continuing to compile and organize data from print publication library, Word and image documents, and online sources for Rural System and Rural System Guide.
  • Provide technical support for computer hardware and software issues.
  • Note errors or needed updates on Rural System’s sites and coordinate with the site administrator to make changes.
  • Anticipate opportunities and challenges and offer research-backed, evidence-based responses.
  • Be open to learning and working on the project through Basecamp and Dropbox.
  • Be open to learning and, if asked for, teaching and advising.
  • Be open to creative synergy.
  • Understand the context of an Internship with Handshake Media.
  • An NDA is not required for this position.

For more information, please contact Anne Giles Clelland, anne@handshake20.com, 540-808-6334.

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