Become a CMT Intern in 2014!

Citizen’s for Modern Transit offers paid internship positions every spring, summer and fall, allowing students and recent graduates the opportunity to work closely with our team and gain insight into the public transit arena in addition to nonprofit management, administration, advocacy and fundraising.  Interns will work directly with CMT’s Executive Director and Program Manager, gain first hand experience running a non profit organization, meet important stakeholders in the St. Louis region, and obtain marketable job skills for future employment.  CMT is a member supported organization leading efforts for an integrated, affordable, and convenient public transportation system with light rail expansion as the critical component that will drive economic growth to improve quality of life in the St. Louis region.Internship Responsibilities Include:

  • Help Coordinate the 10 Toes Express walking program – registration, member outreach, communications, etc.
  • Support management of the Guaranteed Ride Home program – registration, member outreach, communications, etc.
  • Advise, support, and research new projects for CMT staff.
  • Assist with office operations – organization, postage, answering phones, meeting prep, greeting visitors, etc.
  • Draft Blog Postings as directed by CMT staff
  • Post Facebook updates as directed by CMT staff
  • Process CMT member registrations
  • Represent CMT at community events
  • Participate in CMT sponsored events

Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer proficient and familiar with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to commit 10-15 hours per week
  • Great attention to detail
  • Responsible and able to see projects through to completion
  • Reliable, with a great attitude and work ethic
  • A genuine interest in the benefits of Public Transportation

    Opportunities are currently available for the Spring and Summer of 2014.  Interviews will be held until March, 2014.  To apply for the internship, please send your resume and cover letter to info@cmt-stl.org.  Applications will be received until the position is filled.