Intern with SFMade!

We’re looking for an intern!
SFMade Workforce and Youth Programming Intern
Reports to: Manufacturing Workforce and Hiring Manager
Status: Paid Internship, Part Time
Stipend: TBD depending on intern’s availability
Minimum commitment: Six months, 15-20 hours/week.

The Hiring Made Better Program connects local job seekers to open positions at SFMade businesses, with a special focus on San Francisco’s low income, disadvantaged communities. The YouthMade Program, in partnership with Juma Ventures, places low income, college bound high school students into paid internships with SFMade businesses. The Inside Manufacturing Program exposes high school students who are studying technical skills to manufacturing business owners, hands on workshops and field trips.

The Workforce and Youth Programming Intern reports to the SFMade Hiring Manager and will work on special projects supporting SFMade’s Hiring Made Better program and youth programs- YouthMade and Inside Manufacturing. These projects will center around:
1.) Business Engagement- The Intern will create a business engagement plan to increase awareness of workforce and youth programs among current SFMade members.
2.) Manufacturing Employment Report and Data– The intern will help to collect data for, research and write the first ever SFMade Manufacturing Employment Report which will report employment numbers for all SFMade members and use data from the annual survey and the State of Local Manufacturing Report and data collected for OEWD.
3.) YouthMade Operations- The intern will assist with business recruiting and logistics for the placement of the largest group of YouthMade interns so far – 20 youth working during the summer of 2014. Special projects will include refining the processes for getting commitments from businesses and assessing internship sites.
4.) Inside Manufacturing: The intern will work on special projects relating to the next steps of the Inside Manufacturing Program, which will complete its pilot year in March.

• The ideal candidate will be a current graduate or undergraduate student in the field of Public Administration, Public Policy, Social Work, Business, Human Resources, or a related field. Arrangements can be made to receive school credit for the internship.
• Outstanding organizational and project management skills: problem-solving, attention to detail, accuracy, and ability to meet deadlines and objectives.
• Excellent written and oral communications skills.
• A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience working independently on projects, with small businesses, in the workforce or youth field, or with marketing and outreach.
• Computer proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) or similar programs, proficiency in Salesforce or related database, and Internet research abilities.
• Flexible, ability to work independently as well as part of a team, and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment.
• Passion for SFMade mission.

The intern will receive up to a $5,000 stipend for the full internship period.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to claire@sfmade.orgPlease include your weekly availability and your proposed schedule within a 9-5 M-F work week.