Careers

Archipelago Sales Associate (Full Time, May 16 - December 31)

Archipelago, the Institute’s retail store and fine arts gallery, is seeking an associate to provide outstanding customer service to shoppers in a unique made-in-Maine shop and gallery setting. Over 250 artists, crafters and authors from 15 different islands and the coast of Maine are represented in the store.  The sales associate reports to the Archipelago store manager.  Full details and application information available here:  2016 Archipelago Sales

Unpaid Internships- Summer 2016

"What Works" Media Intern

This summer internship will focus on “What Works”, a digital library of real-life solutions to island and coastal challenges intended to inspire and motivate users to further action.  The intern will conduct interviews with island and coastal leaders who have experience tackling a common challenge such as high energy costs, lack of affordable housing, or declining fishing revenue. Using the interviews, additional research and optional photos and video, the intern will draft a new What Works entry. Full details and application information available here:  2016 What Works Internship

Financial Systems Intern

This position will focus on the development of financial policies and procedures that align with the Institute’s commitment to environmental stewardship, reduce the need for print documents and streamline the organization’s financial processes for optimal use of personnel and funding resources.This intern will also assist in the development of cross-training processes that ensure consistent completion of tasks and transactions by current members of the Institute’s finance team and well as new employees.  Full details and application information available here:  2016 Financial Systems Internship

Programs Database Intern

This position will help the Institute's Programs team gather and analyze data to better understand community engagement in some of our key programs, to track the persistence rate for recipients of our Maine Island Scholarship program, and to research and input current data on key educational indicators that impact island and remote coastal schools – perhaps the most critical institutions within these small, isolated communities. Full details and application information available here:  2016 Programs Database Management Internship

Community Engagement Intern

This internships will focus on increasing awareness of the Island Institute’s mission and programs during critical summer visitor months. The intern will support assessment of the organization’s current level of visibility, identify opportunities for growth to membership segments, and suggest strategies to boost engagement to current and potential members.  The person in this position will also serve as an ambassador for the Island Institute at local events. Full details and application information available here:  2016 Community Engagement Internship