Job Posting: Four Paid Internship Opportunities with LEDlab
The Local Economic Development Lab (LEDlab) is looking for four talented, dynamic, curious, and driven graduate students to join their team in September 2017 as Project Coordinators to help incubate community-driven social projects. This is an eight-month, paid, full-time internship opportunity.
Each Project Coordinator will be matched with an existing organization and given a set of objectives and deliverables. You will receive orientation and training in design thinking, community economic development, social innovation, and developmental evaluation. You will be primarily responsible for determining appropriate methodologies to acheive the goals of your work. You will also be expected to contribute to lab activities including research, communications and partner engagement. You will be supervised by your placement organization and receive ongoing mentorship and support from the LEDlab team.
- Project Coordinator - Buy Social Canada. Help Buy Social demonstrate to governments and anchor institutions the importance of social procurement policies, strategies and frameworks.
- Project Coordinator - EMBERS: Design @ the Lux. A service and information design project that will enable new forms of collaboration to take place at the low barrier income generation hub.
- Project Coordinator - EMBERS: Handmade Downtown Eastside. Building bridges for micro-entrepreneurship, makers, and artists.
- Project Coordinator - Hastings Crossing Business Improvement Association: Building Pipeline for Social Enterprise. Building a neighbourhood sales organization.
For more information, including how to apply, visit the LEDlab website.
Application deadline is June 13, 2017.
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