The Sustainable Southeast Partnership (SSP) is a dynamic collective uniting diverse skills and perspectives to strengthen cultural, ecological, and economic resilience across Southeast Alaska. The intern will work with the SSP to develop and contribute to existing storytelling, outreach, and engagement strategies. The specific projects will be co-developed based on the skills, interests, and proficiencies of the intern but could include using photography, writing, graphic design, video, or other tools to share the impact of our programs in the following areas:
The intern will work with a dynamic team of creatives to develop materials for social media, our e-newsletters, and website. Focus creative projects can be developed dependent on intern’s skills and interest including for print including in our monthly column with the Juneau Empire, through film, graphic design, art, photography etc. The overarching goals of the internship are to strengthen SSP’s communications, outreach, social media, and storytelling programs while providing learning opportunities and professional development to the intern.
Applicants from rural Southeast Alaskan communities are encouraged to apply. Multiple types of experiences, knowledge sets, backgrounds, and skills will be considered when reviewing applicants beyond traditional academic achievements.
About Sealaska Intern Program
The Sealaska intern program exists to uplift Sealaska shareholders and their descendants pursuing post-secondary education with meaningful career experience, learning opportunities, and a supportive community. Interns explore career interests, grow professional skills, and connect with the unique and vibrant cultures of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people. You will spend the summer with peers who share an Alaska Native heritage, learning from each other and building a community as you venture into your careers. Learn more at sealaska.com/careers/summer-internships.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Applicants must be a current Sealaska shareholder or a Sealaska shareholder descendent.