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Job Posting: Local Economic Development Lab is hiring!

May 27, 2016

The Local Economic Development Lab (LEDlab) is looking for five talented graduate students to join them in an eight month, paid, full time internship starting September 2016.

As a Project Coordinator, you will be matched with an existing organization with a set of objectives and deliverables. You will receive orientation and training in design thinking, community economic development, social innovation, business model development, and developmental evaluation. You will be primarily responsible for determining appropriate methodologies to achieve 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.

Please read the position descriptions below and apply to one position only. 

Position Descriptions: 

Potluck Cafe Society – Knack 2.0

The Binners’ Project – Scaling Pilot Initiatives

Hives for Humanity – Building Bee Space

Portland Hotel Society – Honest Bikes

Simpson Society – ReBuild

Eligibility: You must be currently enrolled in a Canadian graduate studies program to apply.

To apply, send a cover letter, CV, and writing sample to Kiri Bird at by June 12th, 2016. 

See here for more information on these opportunities.

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