SPRING 2015 Internship Health related

Live54218 Special Project Intern Description and Responsibilities
12-week Internship Spring Semester 2015

Live54218 is Brown County’s healthy eating, active living movement with the vision of making the Greater Green Bay Area the healthiest community in the nation! We need your help to fulfill our vision and mission through a fun, flexible and rewarding internship! This experience will help you build your resume, serve your community and meet other professionals in the community.

 Transportation – to and from events, meetings, etc.
 Computer and internet access – intern will likely work remotely most of the time
 Microsoft Office Skills (specifically MS Word and MS Excel)
 A passion for biking and walking as well as knowledge of or desire to learn about bicycle and pedestrian issues.
Project Background and Intern Responsibilities
Active Community Environments Mapping:
– Safe Routes to School (SRTS)Plan Inventory:
What is SRTS?
SRTS is a national and international movement to create safe, convenient, and fun opportunities for children to bicycle and walk to and from schools. The program has been designed to reverse the decline in children walking and bicycling to schools. Safe Routes to School can also play a critical role in reversing the alarming nationwide trend toward childhood obesity and inactivity. Communities are required to have a SRTS Plan to qualify for state or federal SRTS funding for projects and activities.
o Intern responsibilities:
1. Work with Live54218 Assistant Director and other community partners to inventory existing
SRTS plans in Brown County.
2. Inventory schools without plans who are currently implementing some SRTS strategies.
3. Create a usable report cataloging existing SRTS plans, when the plan was adopted, updates to
plans, contact person for plan, consultant who wrote the plan, etc.
4. Obtain an electronic or hard copy of the plan.
– Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Inventory:
What is a Bike/Ped Plan?
A Bike/Ped Plan is a document that offers technical guidance on meeting the requirements for
consideration and appropriate inclusion of bicycle and pedestrian elements in Statewide and MPO
transportation plans and Transportation Improvement Plans. This plan identifies strategies and specific
recommendations to increase the number of people walking and bicycling in an area (city, village,
county, etc.) by improving the safety, connectivity, convenience, and attractiveness of the pedestrian
and bicycle networks.
o Intern Responsibilities:
1. Work with Live54218 Assistant Director and other community partners to inventory existing
Bike/Ped plans in Brown County.
2. Create a usable report cataloging existing Bike/Ped plans, when the plan was adopted, updates
to plans, contact person for plan, consultant who wrote the plan, etc.
3. Obtain an electronic or hard copy of the plan.
*Please note communities may have a combined SRTS and Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan – the Village of Allouez
has a combined plan.
The Special Projects Intern will report directly to the Live54218 assistant director and work with other partners in the
community to conduct the inventory and evaluation. An ideal candidate will have effective written and verbal
communication skills, interest in community health and/or engaging in the life of the community, and the ability to
navigate data/research platforms, specifically Microsoft Excel. The time commitment required for this internship will not
exceed 5 hours per week. Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume (if available) to MelindaMelinda@Live54218.org
by Friday, February 13th, 2015.

Youth Development Manager Position

The Greater Green Bay Chamber is currently accepting applications for our youth development manager position. This part-time position oversees youth enrichment activities such as the Brown County Teen Leadership program and K-12 Career Exploration programming. The individual will develop and coordinate programming for educators and the business community related to career development and enrichment. Read more/apply for the role here: http://www.nationjob.com/job/GBCC45


Please contact either Amy Mattek (mattek@titletown.org) or me if you have any questions.

Research Assistantships for Spring 2015 -Regan A. R. Gurung

Research Assistantship Students will work on a research project that I have designed.  This may be a project scheduled to begin in the semester of study, the continuation of a study that has been run before, or the analysis and follow-up of a previous study.  I will assign you to a project that best suits your learning goals and future plans. This is a perfect opportunity for a student with no research experience, or one who wants some training and practice before conducting their own study. Topics include: clothing and perceptions; sexism; body esteem; reducing obesity; optimizing learning.  Apply here (email me after you apply gurungr@uwgb.edu)

Hiring students for summer jobs

Impact issues that matter this summer with the Fund!


The Fund for the Public Interest is a national non-profit organization that works to build support for progressive organizations across the country. We run campaigns for the Human Rights Campaign, USPIRG, and Environment America. This summer we will have offices in over 40 cities, working and lobbying to help win environmental and social justice campaigns. Our office in Wisconsin is located in downtown Madison and will be running campaigns to protect Wisconsin’s lakes from factory farm runoff as well as to fight the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms.


Last summer our staff helped stop toxic gas drilling, worked to end subsidies for junk food, and built support for equal rights for all Americans – all while building valuable leadership skills. Currently, we have paid positions open on our campaign staff in each of our locations, including here in Madison. We require that interested candidates are hard workers and have excellent communication skills.


As a member of our staff, you will fundraise, build membership for our partner groups, and educate and activate citizens on pressing issues. You will also have the opportunity to organize press conferences and build coalitions with other non-profit organizations, businesses, and community leaders. While on staff, you gain knowledge of pressing concerns our country is facing, learn how to effectively generate public support, and obtain a firm understanding of the political process.


To apply, visit http://www.fundforthepublicinterest.org/page/fpi/apply-now-madison or call our local office at 608-251-5354.