Monday, June 27, 2016
Fairfax Bike Program Is Looking for a Fall InternThe title above was modified to reflect the fact that this internship position is for Fall 2016, not Summer. See the job announcement below from Fairfax Co Dept. of Transportation.
This position will include developing and implementing community and business outreach strategies and materials related to bicycle projects, developing a variety of bike-related encouragement and educational efforts, and attending outreach events.
Minimum QualificationsCurrent student or recent graduate in the field of marketing, sales, communications, community organizing, urban or transportation planning, or similar. Experience with outreach efforts, advocacy or event planning desirable. Must be able to ride a bike. Must have valid driver’s license. Ability to communicate in Spanish a plus.
This intern position is UNPAID, but will work with intern to earn class credit if offered through his/her college or university.
The position requires 20 hours per week from September-December. Attendance of some evening and weekend events is required. Exact length of position will depend on candidate’s availability. Schedule can be flexible.
Preferred Qualifications and Knowledge-Excellent organizational skills and great initiative
-Strong writing skills and ability to synthesize key information into a compelling written presentation
-Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
-Ability to use Word, PowerPoint, Excel
-Some knowledge of bicycle planning and encouragement principles
Please send resume and cover letter to DOTBicyclePrograms@fairfaxcounty.gov by July 18, 2016. Call 703-877-5625 with questions.