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Spring 2012 Internship: Researchers and Developers for thecityatlas.org

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City Atlas, a project of The CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities and Artist As Citizen, with support from the Rockefeller Foundation, is a user’s guide to a sustainable New York.

We are looking for five (5) interns for our content development team for the Spring 2012 semester. You will learn the New York City sustainability scene from top to bottom, including ideas about the science, culture, policy and practice of the future New York City. Help us bring that work to a larger audience via City Atlas. Interns will curate content on an assigned speci fic theme within the Lifestyle section of the Atlas but will also have an opportunity to bring their own ideas and contributions to the project. You will also help us develop the database of organizations we cover on a more consistent basis and identify new organizations and developing initiatives. In sum, you will help us cover the best events, resources, and ideas that are going on in the world of sustainability in New York City.

You are interested in: Working hard; meeting deadlines; doing important work, and learning. Your skills: Clear writing is a must. Experience with research, or journalism, and with social media are pluses. For Parsons students: graphic design skills are also a plus for developing aspects of City Atlas, as are interactive design skills. You are: A self-starter, willing to work with minimal supervision, extremely organized, eager to learn. This is an entry-level internship. It is unpaid, but we can help arrange for you to receive course credit. There is potential room for growth pending your performance and project developments.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Carina Molnar at cmolnar@hunter.cuny.edu (with cc to richard.reiss@artistascitizen.org) by Wednesday, December 7th. If you have an absolutely-must-be-answered question, you can call 212.650.3456 or email cmolnar@hunter.cuny.edu.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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