Spring is upon us in New York City, and in the Inhabitat LES office, we are chomping at the bit for the flowers to bloom and the sun to shine warmly upon us. The natural green transformation of the City is something truly exciting for us at Inhabitat — but while we are craving those moments in the park soaking up the sun, we’ve got to keep up the good work at providing the most up-to-date sustainable design news to the public. 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 to help out on both our editorial and operational 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 within a stellar team where you’ll have an opportunity to grow and become a vital part of with a small startup. Internships are the stepping stones to a career with Inhabitat if you are the right fit with the company. If you’re based in the NYC area and are interested in getting involved, please read on!

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 proactive, takes initiative, a go-getter
+ Enjoys working with people
+ Is idealistic and passionate about social issues, design, or environmental stewardship
+ Is seeking valuable career experience
+ Is interested in playing a vital role in a small tech startup

+ 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 NYC region or be willing to commute to NYC
+ Must own a laptop and be comfortable communicating remotely

Job Description:
+ Work with editorial staff on paid writing assignments and other projects
+ 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.

Thanks, we look forward to meeting you!