Evelyn Lee

Inhabitat is Looking for Interns in Los Angeles!

by , 06/24/11
filed under: Announcements

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The June gloom is lifting here in Southern California, and Inhabitat is looking for a few great interns ASAP before the summer sun starts blazing in July. That’s right – Inhabitat is looking for interns for the first time on the West Coast, and we hope you’re just as excited as we are to continue expand our editorial coverage in the City of Angels. Inhabitat is a rapidly growing green design website and there’s a lot to be done behind the scenes, so we’re looking for a rock star intern that can assist both our editorial and web development teams. But don’t think we want someone to fetch our coffee – as an Inhabitern, you’ll be given the opportunity to write for the site and play a central role in a stellar team, and you’ll have a great chance to grow and become a vital part of a small start-up. If you’re based in the Los Angeles area and are interested in getting involved, please read on! The deadline for applying is the last day is June 30th!

The Right Candidate:
+ Is smart, ambitious and energetic
+ Is an EXCELLENT communicator: both written and verbal
+ Is seriously detail-oriented
+ Thrives on solving problems and creating order from chaos
+ Is a proactive go-getter that takes initiative
+ Enjoys working with people
+ Is idealistic and passionate about social issues, design, and/or environmental stewardship
+ Is seeking valuable career experience
+ Is interested in playing a vital role in a small tech startup

Qualifications
+ Must be web-savvy and have a strong understanding of social media
+ Knowledge of Photoshop, WordPress, Google Docs and Basic HTML is a huge plus (but not required)
+ Must have a good sense of humor and be able to “roll with the punches,” so to speak
+ Must live in the Los Angeles and be willing to meet-up near Culver City, LAX, Venice, and/or Santa Monica
+ Must own a laptop and be comfortable communicating remotely

Job Description:
+ Act as a research assistant on projects that involve both editorial content and business development
+ Opportunity to utilize graphic design skills for site development and in-house advertising
+ Work on spreadsheets to create reports and functional business data
+ Monitor email accounts and respond to users and other inquiries
+ Interns will be considered for full-time employment after internship is finished

To apply:
Submit your resume, a list of your three favorite blogs, and paragraph about how awesome you are to interns@inhabitat.com. Please submit your cover letter/reason for applying in the body of the email. Submissions that do not meet these requirements will not be considered. Applications will be accepted through June 30th.

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