This progressive internship program offers students the opportunity to gain real work experience in various roles across three levels, each with distinct learning goals and responsibilities.
You will develop a strong understanding of mission mindset through gesture project method training. You will support Internship Bootcamp, learning program operations and contributing to its continuous development. In addition to day-to-day programmatic responsibilities, you are challenged to think about and plan for all aspects of a bootcamp participant’s experience.
You will move through work in program support, participant experience, and eventually independently driven projects, continuously practicing mission mindset to solve problems.
*Training at this level extends over two quarters, with a focus on bootcamp support in the first, and individual project work in the second.
Available Positions: Bootcamp Intern; Student Experience Intern
You will specialize in a specific area of gesture work, moving beyond structured programs to independently identify issues impeding gesture growth and create, implement, and manage solutions accordingly. You have a solid grasp of how gesture people and projects are connected, so that you may embrace full ownership of across program management, branding and marketing, human resources, technical and administrative operations, and other areas.
Available Positions: Bootcamp Lead; External Relations Lead; Knowledge Base Lead; Externship Lead
You have deep knowledge of the various roles and dynamics that comprise the gesture organization. Having held intern positions at each level, you have developed cultural and historical knowledge around gesture standards and goals. You will liaise between management and other interns, advise on best practices, areas of potential growth, and inefficiencies within the intern program. As a senior intern, you will guide other interns, providing oversight, leadership, and insight on work processes and overall alignment with the gesture mission.
Available Positions: People and Operations Coordinator
NUTS & BOLTS:
- Positions are quarter-long assignments.
- Interns work up to 10 hours per week.
- Paid positions begin at Level II.
- Promotion is determined during performance evaluations toward the end of each quarter.