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Community Support Internship Internship

Published at 2013-03-13 - Viewed: 3405 times - Creative Commons in Mountain View, United States

Community Support Internship

Description of Internship

The summer intern will assist our remotely-based Regional Coordinators to facilitate collaborative projects among CC’s global volunteer network and provide general support for regional activities.


Assisting with the production of educational toolkits and standardised materials on specific topics/domains
Assisting with preparations for our Global Summit in Buenos Aires in August
Coordinating group translation of identified documents
Recruiting affiliates for working groups and coordinating activities
General support of affiliate communications, consultation and coordination
General office tasks as required

In addition to contributing to real-time work projects, intern/s will be invited to participate in external meetings, staff meetings, inter-organization competitions and discussions, and potential evening events. Staff will encourage the intern to also self-organize visits to local organizations, and to find ways to connect with various community members.


Open to students enrolled across the spectrum of disciplines and at different levels of academic study including undergraduate, graduate and PhD. programs.
Open to international students who are eligible to work abroad from an accredited university and/or through a third-party work-study program.
Ideal applicants have experience in community organizing, management, and/or communications, and are involved in free/open culture movement.
Applicants must be fluent in English. Having a second language is a plus.
Applicants should also be familiar with the open movement and issues relating to copyright, technology, and creativity on the Internet.
Ideal applicants work well independently, as part of a team and across teams with excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills.


Creative Commons offers a stipend of 4.632,15 € ($6,000), if not otherwise covered by grant funding, for 10 weeks during the summer of 2013 (June-August). Exact dates of the internship are flexible. If your school offers a stipend for work-study or internships, this factor is figured into the compensation. Interns are not employees of Creative Commons, and will not be entitled to any benefits provided to CC employees. Interns must make their own housing, insurance, and transportation arrangements.

Work Environment

The internship is based at Creative Commons offices located in downtown Mountain View, California, easily accessible via car and public transportation. The facility is an open pod setting; amenities include a communal kitchen and free parking. Intern is supervised by the Global Network Manager but will also be interacting with internationally-based staff and volunteers, so some late night and early morning work may be required.

How to Apply

If you are a college or graduate student interested in our internship program, please send us your:

Cover Letter explaining your interest in Creative Commons, in the position, and any other relevant experience not covered in your résumé.
Two References: Please include email and phone number.

Applications and questions can be sent to “” with the subject heading of “Community Support Intern.” No phone calls, please.

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