CUP is Hiring Summer Interns!
The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is seeking two summer interns to support our Community Education and Youth Education programs and our communications efforts. We’re looking for folks with a passion for social justice, great attention to detail, and strong verbal and written communication skills, who want to support our mission of using design and art to contribute to meaningful social change.
The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is a nonprofit organization that uses the power of design and art to increase meaningful civic engagement in partnership with marginalized communities. CUP’s work addresses the needs of communities organizing for social change around complex public policies and decision-making processes that impact their lives, from affordable housing to labor rights. By collaborating directly with communities to create accessible and visual explanations on issues important to them, CUP provides individuals with the tools to claim their rights, advocate for their needs, and fight for social justice.
For more information, visit CUP at: http://welcometoCUP.org
As a CUP intern, you’ll assist with several projects and learn about CUP’s methods for using design to meet community needs. This includes:
- Research and general support with CUP’s Community Education and Youth Education programs, like Making Policy Public and Urban Investigations
- Support with outreach to designers and community organizers and learning to write in an accessible and friendly way
- Administrative work, like database upkeep
As a Youth Education intern, you may also support Youth Education programs through research, outreach, logistics, and support Teaching Artists in the classroom. As a communications intern, you’ll help CUP with developing visuals and updating content for CUP communications, like website, e-newsletter, and various social media platforms.
These positions are intended for those who haven’t had access to many internships or opportunities to work in an office or nonprofit environment. These will be remote internships. Dates for the internship are flexible, but we’re looking for folks who can work for CUP remotely for a minimum of 2, 8-hour days a week, for 10-weeks. Please include your availability in your cover letter.
The internship pays $17 per hour, or you can choose to receive school credit if your school offers it.
Applications will be accepted until noon Eastern time on Wednesday, May 12th. CUP staff will review all complete applications and schedule remote interviews in early June. Finalists may be asked to share a short writing sample and/or references. All applicants will be notified by mid-June.
We understand that meeting this deadline might be a challenge for some. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need additional time.
How To Apply
To apply, you will need to create an account on Submittable, fill in your contact information, and upload the following materials:
- A cover letter, in which you address which internship you are interested in, if you have any relevant skills or experiences for the position, and why you’d like to work at CUP.
- A current resume
Please note that we will NOT review applications that do not provide all requested materials. No phone calls, please.
CUP is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fair and inclusive employment practices, and strongly encourage Black, Indigenous, and people of color; women; LGBTQ individuals; people with disabilities; and others who may contribute to the diversification of ideas to apply.