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Saturday, 19 May 2012

PLACE Internships - Summer 2012


PLACE is a small but busy Charity working to promote quality in architecture and urban design for all of Northern Ireland. Our Internship Programme offers students, graduates and other interested people the opportunity to be a part of the PLACE team.

Photo by Robin Cordiner.

Current vacancies:
Urban Design Summer School: Assisting PLACE Staff with the planning, promotion and delivery of our 5-day Urban Design Summer School. (Applicants should be available for the dates of the Summer School, 6th-10th August.)

Research: Helping prepare background research for various PLACE documents, articles and projects.

Marketing and Communications: You will work with PLACE Staff on all aspects of marketing and communications, including public relations, press releases and the use of online social media and digital media to promote PLACE and facilitate discussion with the general public.

PLACE Internships are voluntary, for a minimum 2 month period between mid-June and September 2012 and can be full or part time (suggested 3 days per week). Out-of-pocket expenses (for spending like public transport, car parking and lunch) will be covered.

Closing date for applications: No later than 5pm on Friday 8th June 2012.

Interns will be based at PLACE in Belfast City Centre, and there may be occasional travel to other parts of Northern Ireland. Interns will be supported by PLACE Staff. There may be some elements of training provided but we welcome applicants with the knowledge and initiative to work on their own.

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How to apply
Please email your CV and outline what you would bring to the team and what you expect to gain from the position, to info@placeni.org no later than 5pm on Friday 8th June 2012. No applications received after this time can be considered. Please title your email with ‘PLACE Internship’ and the position you are applying for.

Selection will be made on the basis of your ability to contribute to the organisation and your commitment to gaining a valuable and meaningful work experience. Internships are particularly suited to students and graduates in areas of relevance to the built environment or the particular roles outlined above. No particular qualifications are necessary.

We aim to reply to all applicants by email, whether successful or not. Shortlisted applicants may be invited to interview for their position.

If you have any queries regarding the internships or the application process, please contact us at PLACE: phone 028 9023 2524 or email info@placeni.org

Find out more about PLACE on our website: www.placeni.org

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