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Community Seeds Eco Magazine Internship Program

Community Seeds Eco Magazine Internship Program
Application Packet

Thank you for your interest in the Community Seeds Eco Magazine Internship Program. This program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills.  This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young entrepreneurs, sales associates, environmentalists, writers, publishers, editors and journalists. We hope to strengthen their understanding of the grassroots, media, digital and/or home-based business and prepare them for future career opportunities.

Community Seeds Internships are part-time unpaid positions and participants are responsible for arranging their own transportation and housing for the duration of the program. Note: Any advertisement sales or sponsorships accrued as a result of interns’ efforts will yield a commission.
Qualifications
Applicants must be:
US Citizens
Eighteen years of age on or before the first day of the internship
Applicants should be able to write and work proficiently in English
Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a college, community college, or university (2-4 year institution) or must have graduated in the past two years from undergraduate or graduate school.
OR
A veteran of the United States Armed forces who possesses a high school diploma or its equivalent and has served on active duty at any time over the past two years is eligible.

Students are welcome.

Community Seeds Eco Magazine Internship Program Application
On-going Program
Instructions
The Community Seeds Eco Magazine internship program is a part-time program. Interns may chose to put in more hours, leading to full-time internships. Hours may be from home, at events, in the field, at a designated “mobile” office and/or at the Community Seeds Eco Magazine home-based office.

1. All applicants must submit a completed application packet.
Community Seeds Eco Magazine Internship Application
Current Resume
(Optional) Letters of Recommendation
2. To be eligible an applicant must be:
United States citizen
At least 18 years of age on or before the first day of the internship
Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a college, community college or university, or graduated 2 years prior.
3. The application packet must be submitted by email or USPS mail.
If parts of the packet are emailed separately, please make sure that the applicant’s name is in the subject line. The email address is:
intern@communityseeds.com.
Confirmation of the receipt of your completed application will come 1-3 days after it has been received.
If you have questions or problems with this form please contact Community Seeds Eco Magazine Personnel at 530-570-5581 or intern@communityseeds.com.
4. A complete application packet is preferred. If mailing your packet, please send to: 1785 Garden Road, Durham, CA 95938.
Community Seeds Eco Magazine Internship Program Application
On-going Program
PERSONAL INFORMATION

Personal Info
Last Name:
First Name:
Middle Name:
Date of Birth:
Cell Phone:
Secondary Phone:
Email address:

Current Address and Apartment/Unit#:
City:
State: Zip:
Permanent Street Address and Apt/Unit #:
City:
State: Zip:

Have you served as an intern before? Y/N
How did you hear about the Community Seeds Internship Program?

Are you a U.S. Citizen? Y/N
EDUCATION
College or University:
Expected Graduation Date:
Major Field (college only):
Minor Field (college only):
Cumulative GPA:
REFERENCES
Please list three references. These may or may not be the individuals who wrote your letter of recommendation.

Full Name
Relationship
Company
Phone

Full Name
Relationship
Company
Phone

Full Name
Relationship
Company
Phone

AREAS OF INTEREST
Please list, in order of preference, the five areas that most interest you. Effort is made to accommodate preference, but we do not guarantee placement in your preference. Areas of choice include: Sales/Marketing, Editing/Publishing, Business, Community Outreach, Writing, Website Management, Magazine Lay Out Design, Environmental Activism, All Aspects of Small Magazine Media, and Other (Please explain). We do have a program that covers all areas, so please indicate “All Aspects” if you are interested in this program.
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COMPLETE APPLICATION
Resume Submitted: Y/N
Letters of recommendation submitted with application(Optional): Y/N
If not accepted to the Community Seeds Internship Program, may we forward your application to other media agencies? Y/N

INTERVIEW
After your application is received and reviewed, you may be called for an interview.
1. Please be somewhat familiar with the www.communityseeds.com website and Community Seeds Eco Magazine.
2. Be prepared to explain your commitment to the environment or service to the community in general.
3. What areas of the magazine or sustainable business interest you? How do you think this internship could further advance your leadership and personal goals in this area? Choose one of your preference areas and explain why you want to work there and what you would bring to the office.

CERTIFICATION
My statements on this form and any attachments are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. I understand that falsification of any of my answers will lead to the rejection of my application and/or immediate dismissal from the program.

Signature _______________________________________Date____________________________

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