About Caravan Studios
Caravan Studios is a division of TechSoup, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in San Francisco, CA. We build apps that help communities organize, access, and apply local resources to their most pressing problems. Whether you define community by geography, by a shared desire for change, or by a common set of skills, we believe we can work together to build tools that address community needs and make a positive impact on the world around us.
This internship is geared for individuals interested in developing and expanding their knowledge and skills in community engagement, outreach, and research.
The intern’s work will support the Safe Shelter Collaborative, a program that helps to expedite emergency shelter placements for survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence. Primary activities will entail helping to develop communications to encourage adoption of and ongoing use of the Safe Shelter Collaborative, as well as contributing to the program’s community engagement, launch, and support processes. The intern also may participate in helping to identify regions that could be interested in adopting the Safe Shelter Collaborative.
All interns should be enrolled in a college class or program where the work described above matches the student’s academic pursuit or area of study. Student should have an overall grade point average of 3.0 (B or better); and ideally will be receiving academic credit for the internship.
We tailor our internships to meet the skills and learning goals for each intern. Therefore, the exact tasks for this internship may shift or evolve, but we expect the primary responsibilities to be:
Community Engagement and Outreach
Help create support and community engagement materials for the Safe Shelter Collaborative. Examples for tasks and assignment include:
Conduct research to help understand use cases and priorities for the Safe Shelter Collaborative. As part of that work, students will be asked to:
Skill and Experience Needed
This is an unpaid internship, but college credit may be available.
Please submit a cover letter including why you are interested in an internship with Caravan Studios. We also request that you send a resume, as well as a writing sample.