Internship Deadline Extended to Jan. 5th!

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Wayne Main Street is hiring two interns for the Winter 2015 Semester!

Compensation: Unpaid
Deadline to apply: Monday, January 5, 2015
Place: Wayne Main Street office – 35000 Sims Street Wayne, MI

Responsibilities:

Wayne Main Street is seeking two college-level interns this Winter/Spring. Students majoring in communications, marketing, graphic design, history, business, urban planning, or those who desire to work in community development or volunteer management are encouraged to apply. The internships will provide students the opportunity to develop skills in Main Street management/downtown revitalization. Interns will also work on specialty projects such as designating historic structures and sites, conducting research on properties, and act as Office Assistant while on duty.  The interns will be expected to work out of the Main Street office in Downtown Wayne, MI at least one day per week (preferably two) and will be encouraged to attend committee and board meetings whenever possible to total at least 20 hours each week. This position will report to and be supervised by the program’s Executive Director. The internship is intended to last for one full semester with the possibility of an extension upon review. Students will gain a thorough understanding of the Main Street Four Point approach and how it is implemented to preserve historic downtowns. Training will be ongoing throughout the duration of the internship. Each intern will be required to provide their own laptop computer while on site. Both positions are unpaid.

Requirements:

  • Laptop
  • Active in social media
  • Be able to meet constant deadlines and communicate with other interns and volunteers
  • Cell phone
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Understand Google Docs
  • Ability to work independently
  • Passion for Downtowns

Perks:

  • Meet exciting people and build your personal network
  • Opportunity to make the world a better place
  • Sincere appreciation from a great group of volunteers!

To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume no later than Friday, December 19th to:

Wayne Main Street

Attn: Lindsey Wooten

P.O. Box 327

Wayne, MI 48184

Or email:

director@downtownwayne.org

 For questions, please call – (734) 629-6822

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