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Unpaid internship - San Jose - SPUR - Public programming intern

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  • Asha Weinstein Agrawal
    ... From: Planning Jobs | Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley Date: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 9:19 PM
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      From: Planning Jobs | Department of City and Regional Planning at
      Berkeley <webmaster@...>
      Date: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 9:19 PM
      Subject: Planning Jobs - Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley

      Public Programming Internship (San Jose)

      Posted: 14 Jan 2013 03:59 PM PST

      Public Programming Intern (San Jose)

      YOUR COMMITMENT Hours per week: Approx. 20 hours per week Commitment:
      3-6 months Location: primarily SPUR San Jose office with occasional
      travel to SPUR San Francisco office Reports to: Public Programming
      Manager and SPUR San Jose Director

      ABOUT SPUR SPUR is one of North America’s preeminent urban planning
      and public policy organizations. Through research, advocacy and public
      education, SPUR promotes good planning and good government. SPUR is a
      member-supported nonprofit organization. SPUR San Jose, launched in
      2012, will increase the breadth of policy, research and programming
      efforts, marking an expansion from San Francisco and regional-based
      topics to those prevalent in Northern California’s largest city, San

      SUMMARY SPUR is seeking a Public Programming Intern to work closely
      with the Public Programming Manager and SPUR’s San Jose Director in
      overseeing forums, events and tours for SPUR San Jose. The Public
      Programming Intern will play a pivotal role in establishing SPUR’s
      presence in San Jose. This position will require a flexible candidate
      comfortable in performing a multitude of tasks. This intern will be
      expected to engage with SPUR board members, policy staff and guest
      lecturers. Internships at SPUR are unpaid, however, interns will enjoy
      SPUR membership benefits, including free admission to all forums and
      tours and a one-year subscription to SPUR’s magazine, The Urbanist.

      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assist Public Programming Manager in producing
      SPUR San Jose’s public programs (forums, tours, etc.) Coordinate
      logistics and communicate with venues, speakers, hosts and members
      Serve as a liaison to like-minded organizations Assist in researching
      and brainstorming quarterly public programs Represent SPUR San Jose at
      events Assist in production of quarterly calendar Manage online events
      calendar and publicize programs through SPUR’s social media channels
      Work with policy staff members as needed

      PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Interest in cities, public
      policy and urban issues Strong written and oral communication skills
      Attention to detail Friendly and social Flexible and adaptable leader
      A/V knowledge and ability to learn on the spot Familiarity with Word,
      Excel, HTML and Mac operating system Volunteer management or other
      supervision experience preferred

      CONTACT To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Gene Stroman,
      Research and Volunteer Coordinator, with the job title in the subject
      line, at internship@.... Firm Name: SPUR Location: 38 West Santa
      Clara Street San Jose, CA 95113 Payment: Unpaid Contact: Gene Stroman
      Email: volunteer@... Phone: Posted: Jan 14, 2013 Category:
      Community Development Start Date: 2013-01-28
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