Outreach & Research Intern

Business Name: 
Self-Help
Industry: 
Non-Profit/Philanthropy
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Internship
Grade Level: 
All University students
Location: 
Oakland, CA
Days/Hours per Week: 
5 days/week ~25-40 hours
Pay Range: 
TBD
Benefits: 

N/A

Position Description: 

The Organization:
Self-Help is a leading national community development financial institution (CDFI) headquartered in Durham, NC. Founded in 1980, Self-Help has provided over $7 billion in financing to 131,000 families, individuals and businesses underserved by traditional financial institutions. It helps drive economic development and strengthen communities by financing hundreds of homebuyers each year, as well as nonprofits, child care centers, community health facilities, public charter schools, and residential and commercial real estate projects. The Self-Help family of non-profit organizations includes North Carolina’s Self-Help Credit Union, Self-Help Federal Credit Union, Self-Help Ventures Fund and the Center for Responsible Lending, a national policy and advocacy organization addressing abusive lending practices. Through its credit union network, Self-Help serves over 129,000 people in North Carolina, California, Chicago and Florida and offers a full range of financial products and services. Learn more at www.self-help.org, www.self-helpfcu.org and www.responsiblelending.org.

Internship Program:
Self-Help/CRL offers a 10 week summer internship program that is designed to give students valuable experience in a professional setting while broadening their knowledge of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI’s). Along with each specific intern project, the intern will participate in a series of brownbag lunches to learn more about Self-Help and the Community Development industry as a whole. Interns will also be given the opportunity to network with one another and other Self-Helpers through a variety of planned events.

Internship Description:
Research deposit raising opportunities for Self-Help from organizations and high net worth individuals across the state of California. Focus on research, messaging and outreach in various sectors across the state to promote our credit union products & services for institutions & organizations in the following sectors: Green, Faith, Education, Healthy Foods, Housing, Cooperatives, LGBTQ, Women, Immigrants, African Americans, GoLocal Bay Area.

Position Responsibilities: 
Key Deliverables:
  •  Complete research on organizations, institutions and foundations across the state that intersect with Self-Help’s mission as targets for deposit-raising. Research will include asset size, mission fit, history of past deposits & grants to similar organizations, board of directors/staff mapping, and other discreet focus areas which paint a picture of investment likelihood.
  • Write memo on deposit-raising research that will be circulated internally to branch/area managers and other relevant staff in regions across CA.
  • Support targeted messaging/communications/online outreach to different types of potential organizational depositors (faith, foundations, environmental/economic justice/immigrant justice NGOs, banks, anchor institutions). Produce original content for review by MarComms team.
  • Support team efforts around deposit tracking with Salesforce and the UDB.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Outreach/communications, research, data entry, writing.
  • Interest in community development and impact-oriented finance.

 

Required Qualifications: 

• Excellent analytical/writing skills; experience in organizational outreach & partner development; knowledge of Bay Area networks & organizations.
• Proficient with Excel, Powerpoint, Word.
• Self-starter, able to take initiative and complete tasks with little supervision.

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently requires use of manual dexterity and repetitive motions, primarily with the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. Must be able to occasionally lift and exert force of up to 10 pounds.
Preferred Qualifications: 

• Graphic design experience; marketing experience; fundraising experience; event planning.

How to Apply: 

Please submit a thoughtful cover letter describing why you are interested in this internship and a resume to internships@self-help.org with the internship title as the subject by February 26, 2019.

Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, class, age, gender, religion, disability that can be accommodated, marital status, ancestry, nationality, family status or sexual orientation.

Application Deadline: 
02/26/2019

Commercial Real Estate Job Opportunity

Business Name: 
Property Sciences
Industry: 
Real Estate
Type of Position: 
Full-Time Job
Grade Level: 
Graduate
Location: 
Glendale, East Bay and Seattle offices
Days/Hours per Week: 
Full time
Pay Range: 
DOE
Benefits: 

·     Immediate professional recognition in working with a nationally recognized firm

·     Compensation DOE.

·     Employee benefits, such as health insurance and 401k with corporate match.

·     A support group of like-minded peers.

·     An office culture of friendliness, respect, teamwork, quality and integrity.

 

Position Description: 

We are offering full-time, permanent opportunity for motivated college graduates out of our Glendale, East Bay and Seattle offices. We require exposure and understanding of commercial real estate and finance principles. This is an excellent opportunity to immediately learn about and analyze different types of commercial properties. Commercial real estate is one of the most dynamic industries in California, and this a great position to immediately become involved in numerous transactions.

WHO WE ARE

Property Sciences (www.propsci.com) is a national real estate valuation firm with offices in So. Cal, Nor. Cal, Seattle and opening offices in Texas and Florida. Relocation between offices could be possible.  We work with clients such as banks, insurance companies and Wall Street investment firms to value commercial real estate for lending, financial reporting and investment purposes. Our staff utilizes cutting edge proprietary software in our analysis, report production and data management. We are focused on a high level of professionalism and continued, rapid growth.

 

Position Responsibilities: 

The types of tasks you will develop expertise in include the following:

·     Assembling and analyzing macro and micro economic data relating to commercial real estate market fundamentals

·     Researching commercial real estate market transactions (sales and rentals) to understand market participants’ motivations and investment criteria

·     Conducting field work to inspect individual building construction components and condition as well as neighborhood characteristics

·     Reviewing historical operating statements for various types of properties

·     Preparing income and expense projections based on research and industry benchmarks

The types of properties analyzed include a variety of commercial real estate, such as apartment buildings, shopping centers, industrial warehouses, hotels/motels, subdivision land, and office buildings. Many of our associates concentrate and become experts in one or two property types.

 

Required Qualifications: 

·     Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate, Finance, Accounting, Architecture or Economics.

·     Masters Degree Preferred.

·     Other degrees will be considered, but commercial real estate knowledge and analytical skills are crucial to success.

·     Excellent verbal and written communications and attention to detail.

·     Advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Excel required. Preferred knowledge in ARGUS

·     Strong time management skills.

·     Desire to learn and have a strong work ethic.

·     Ability to travel.

·     Legally able to work in US.

·     Trainee License not required.

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

How to Apply: 

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Arthur Neudek, Managing Director, Commercial Division at Arthur.Neudek@propsci.com

Application Deadline: 
ASAP

2019 Panetta Congressional Internship

Business Name: 
Panetta Institute for Public Policy
Industry: 
Government/Public Administration
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Internship
Grade Level: 
Sophomore
Junior
Location: 
Monterey, CA (with a two-week training course in Washington, D.C.)
Days/Hours per Week: 
11 Weeks
Pay Range: 
Internship provides a stipend as well as covers all expenses, including air travel, and food and lodging while in Monterey and in Washington, D.C.
Benefits: 
Each Fall semester, the Panetta Institute for Public Policy provides select CSU students:
  • Two-week training courses on the working for the U.S. Congress, then sends them to Washington, D.C.
  • All expenses paid – 11 weeks/college units
  • Attendance during special seminars with government leaders, journalists, and policy experts.

 

Position Description: 

Each fall semester, the  Panetta Institute for Public Policy , located in Monterey, provides select CSU students with an intensive two-week training course on the workings of the U.S. Congress, then sends them to Washington, DC, all expenses paid, for 11 weeks to serve for a California member in the House of Representatives. In Washington, interns will attend special seminars with government leaders, journalists, and policy experts. Students majoring in any subject are eligible to apply. The internship covers all expenses, including air travel, and food and lodging while in Monterey and in Washington, DC. Each intern also will receive a stipend to help cover other expenses. Interns may earn up to 20 semester credits through CSU Monterey for a semester.

Position Responsibilities: 

Tasks

  • Willingness to accept entry level work and take on assigned tasks as team player
  • Provide tours of Capitol Building
  • Draft correspondence, attend hearins, take notes and provide reports
  • Conduct issue/legislative research

Expectations

Panetta:

Be willing to live in assigned group housing with other interns during the entire program:

  • Work full-time in a Congressional Office. See Congressional Internship Job Description.
  • Accept entry level work assigned to unpaid assistants (interns):
  • Take on assigned tasks and work hard:
  • Attend reqiried seminars in Washington, D.C. (arranged by the Panetta Institute):
  • Submit a brief weekly report to the Panetta Institute:
  • Maintain a journal: and
  • Write a twenty-page research paper

SF State (ICCE)

  • Document internship experience while in Washington on the SF State ePortfolio
  • Help recruit the next Panetta intern by making presentations in classrooms
  • Conduct two info sessions, one each semester (in collaboration with ICCE)
  • Participate in the Panetta selection committee to select the next intern
  • Document final research project with the ICCE archives

Students must be able to participate fully in this Congressional Internship Program and not be involved in any other employment or pursuit of employment. Further, no additional course enrollment is allowed outside of the Congressional Internship Program. That includes preparing for or scheduling of LSAT, MCAT, ORE, or other graduate school exams or preparing for other tests. And, finally, students will not be excused for family or other reasons unless there is an emergency or extenuating circumstance.

 

Required Qualifications: 
Student Eligibility:
  • Students majoring in any subject are eligible to apply
  • U.S. citizen and State of California resident
  • Upper division undergraduate: Junior or Senior in Fall 2017 (120 units maximum)
  • Superior academic achievement (3.3+ GPA)
  • Demonstrated commitment to community and public service and leadership
  • Excellent English oral and written skills to interact with constituents appropriately
  • Willing to live in assigned group housing during the entire 11 week program
  • Never been disciplined under the CA Code of Regulations, Title 5, Article 2, Sec. 41301
  • Proof of health insurance that is compliant with the Affordable Care Act and covers the students while residing and working in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area
  • Undergo a background check

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

How to Apply: 

For more information contact Jose R. Lopez at  jirlopez@sfsu.edu

Click here for more information and application form.

2019 SFSU Panetta Timeline:

  • Thursday, Janurary 31st
    Info Session with Current Panetta Intern (12:30pm, LIB 222)
     
  • Wednesday, February 13th
    Application Due by 5pm
     
  • Week of February 18th
    ICCE Selects and Interviews Candidates
     
  • Monday, February 25th
    ICCE Submit Recommendation to the SFSU President
     
  • Week of February 25th
    SFSU President Interviews Student Nominee(s)
     
  • Friday, March 1st
    Deadline for SFSU Nomination to the Panetta Institute

 

Application Deadline: 
02/13/2019

Marketing and Social Media Intern for Artisan Food Marketplace

Business Name: 
Castro Valley Marketplace
Industry: 
Other
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Internship
Grade Level: 
All University students
Location: 
Castro Valley, CA (part remote)
Days/Hours per Week: 
8-20
Pay Range: 
$15/hr or DOE
Benefits: 

This is a paid internship, and not a benefited position.

Position Description: 

The marketing and social media intern is responsible for executing Castro Valley Marketplace’s (CVM’s) marketing strategy, working across key social media channels including Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. This is a 6-month paid internship (flexible but anticipated 8-20 hours per week).

Position Responsibilities: 

• Increase the number of followers/likes on CVM’s social media platforms by following and engaging with CVM’s consumers, tenant businesses, and local community (artists, makers, community groups) to build awareness leading up to Summer 2019 grand opening.
• Posting updates on CVM’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts, including reposting content from CVM businesses and local food media on CVM accounts as appropriate.
• Respond to CVM incoming emails and social media comments and messages/comments promptly.
• Work with project partners and tenant businesses to ensure profiles and contact lists (particularly social media accounts) are accurate, connected with CVM, and up to date.
• Support content marketing (email, social media, etc.) and update editorial calendar via Trello.
• Track key analytics on a monthly basis including site visits, impressions, new followers, email list growth, etc.
• Help with live community events, meetings and other administrative duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: 

• Proven written communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with a team, some of whom are remote/offsite.
• An interest in marketing, communications, social media, and reputation management.
• Familiarity with key social media tools (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Yelp) and Microsoft Office a must.
• Excellent attention to detail and a high motivation to learn.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Familiarity with Trello, blogging/web content, and email marketing tools a plus.
Enthusiastic interest and/or background in food strongly preferred.

How to Apply: 

Please send an email explaining why you are interested in this internship, your best estimate of availability to work (hours per week and/or days of availability) during the months of February through August 2019, and a resume/CV to rachel@castrovalleymarketplace.com.

Application Deadline: 
ASAP

Content & Social Media Marketing Intern

Business Name: 
Music City Rehearsal
Industry: 
Entertainment
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Internship
Grade Level: 
All University students
Location: 
1353 Bush St. San Francisco CA 94109
Days/Hours per Week: 
10-15 hours
Pay Range: 
Unpaid
Benefits: 

Free rehearsal studio time
Opportunity to learn new skills
Work with a small company, and have a big say

Position Description: 

As a Content & Social Media Marketing Intern for Music City Rehearsal, you will both learn and take part in managing content production and scheduling across our website and social channels. Music City San Francisco is a resource hub for local, as well as traveling, musicians and we aim to continually share those resources with current and potential customers. Beyond that, we have a community of local musicians who use our rehearsal studios and play our showcases, and who also remain involved in the San Francisco music scene, so the Intern position will be a voice interacting with them.

Position Responsibilities: 

- Develop and schedule social media post verbiage using brand voice and strategic timing

- Write blog posts, upload to Wordpress, and maximize content SEO

- Create posters and fliers for Music City Events and services for both print and digital formats

- Assist with new video and picture production

- Attend at least one Music City Event and run our Social Media during

Required Qualifications: 

- A strong understanding of social media platforms, specifically: Instagram, Instagram Stories, Facebook, and YouTube

- Strong written skills, and ability to adopt a brand voice

- Experience with, or interest in learning, Adobe Creative suite, specifically Adobe Illustrator

- Marketing/PR or related major

Preferred Qualifications: 

- Part of, or interested in the San Francisco Music Scene

- Experience with, or interest in learning Wordpress and/or Adobe Creative Suite

- Photography or video experience

How to Apply: 

Please send your resume and cover letter about how your experience can benefit Music City San Francisco to: josh@musiccitysf.org

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled

Assistant Buyer

Business Name: 
Sportique
Industry: 
Internet
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Job
Grade Level: 
All University students
Location: 
San Francisco
Days/Hours per Week: 
20-30 hours/week
Pay Range: 
$15-$18/hr
Benefits: 

Not Applicable

Position Description: 

Sportique is a multi-channel e-commerce company based in San Francisco, CA. We're small, scrappy, and are as close to a work family as you can find. The company has recently earned a standing in Inc. 5000's List of Fastest Growing Private Companies for the third consecutive year, and plans to continue growing faster, stronger, better, and more intelligently curated. As a close knit team, we value personality above all else. We are looking for someone with collaborative team spirit as well as independent drive, who’d love to help impact the heart of our business – curation and brand management. You will learn the fundamentals of product buying and logistics from curation, to relationship management, to analytics and forecasting.

Position Responsibilities: 

Some daily responsibilities include:

• Curation (brand research)
• Brand onboarding
• Purchase order creation
• Vendor order tracking, logistics
• Brand accounting
• Internal product flow support

Required Qualifications: 

Qualified candidates have an affinity for fine details, a passion for brand discovery, a high level of comfort with analytics and spreadsheets, and a love for logistics. Strong communication skills, both internally and externally, are also critical to your success. At a minimum, we hope some of the following bullets are ways you might describe yourself:

• Passionate about products – design, discovery, and marketing
• A proficient and confident communicator
• Analytically minded
• Highly organized
• Excited to learn
• Personable, driven, and looking to make a daily impact

Preferred Qualifications: 

Bonus: Have had experience or exposure to product buying

How to Apply: 
Application Deadline: 
ASAP