This Spring, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance is looking to continue to fill out its dynamic team and advance the work of supporting local economies. We are looking to replace two of our full-time staff positions as some current staffers leave for graduate school. See the details for our Communications Manager position and our Community Broadband Networks initiative research associate, below. We are also looking to fill a part-time (to possibly full-time) Community Broadband Networks initiative policy and mapping intern position.
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Dynamic Communications Manager — Portland, Maine; Minneapolis, Minn.; or Washington, D.C. Offices
The Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) is looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic Communications Manager to join our excellent non-profit team. This position is responsible for enacting the communications strategy for all of ILSR’s media platforms and different program initiatives. Application due May 17th, 2018.
Creative Research Associate, Community Broadband Networks initiative — Minneapolis, Minn. Office
The Institute for Local Self-Reliance seeks an inspired research associate to support ILSR’s Community Broadband Networks Initiative. We need a collaborative, independent researcher to join our innovative and fast-moving team. We work on age-old problems of expanding essential infrastructure using a unique analysis focused on scale and respect for local decision-making. Application due May 11th, 2018.
Public Policy Research & Mapping Intern, Community Broadband Networks initiative — Minneapolis, Minn. Office
The Institute for Local Self-Reliance seeks a paid Public Policy Research & Map Intern to support ILSR’s Community Broadband Networks Initiative. You do not need to be an engineer or be very technical – we are looking for candidates that have a passion for policy. We work a wide range of issues including universal Internet access, network neutrality, and municipal broadband.
The internship is available to undergraduate students, graduate students, and other interested individuals who can commit to 20 – 40 hours per week. Course credit may be available with approval from an academic department. We would like the position to start by May 15 but can be flexible. Application due May 4th, 2018.