Summer 2016 Internship - StorkStand

 StorkStand Summer Internship 2016


Digital Community Manager:  Summer Internship

Are you obsessed with finding and sharing great stories and products online?  Do your friends look to you on Facebook and Twitter for the latest trends, ideas, and online memes?  Are you a go-getter who is passionate about community development?  

StorkStand is a product design startup based out of UC Berkeley’s Skydeck Accelerator offices. We design and build healthy workplace and home products for young professionals and business leaders.  We aren’t a tech company, but we are very tech and data focused.

StorkStand is a fast-paced startup and is currently seeking an entrepreneur-minded summer intern.  As an intern, you will have the opportunity to manage a variety of Marketing and PR objectives while helping the StorkStand team get ready to launch an exciting Kickstarter campaign this summer! 

Our ideal candidate is someone who is eager to manage a project from start to finish.  We always love to share our knowledge with passionate interns, but we do require you to have experience managing projects and deadlines on your own.  We are looking for a leader who is passionate about social media and is thoughtful when interacting with online communities.  We are a team of self-starters who are passionate about designing healthy products.  We hope you are a health-conscious go-getter too!


What You Will Learn:

  1. How to manage an editorial calendar for social media and email marketing campaigns
  2. How to pitch reporters for leading publications
  3. How to market content and products across multiple channels
  4. Relationship building with our online community - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  5. How to establish and manage relationships with media publications and high-profile bloggers
  6. How to create compelling content that will be shared by influencers
  7. How to structure and deploy a successful crowdfunding campaign (for all your awesome future ideas)  
  8. You will directly with company’s CEO and venture-backed, 500 Startups leaders.


Qualities We’re Looking For:

  1. Interest in Marketing, Public Relations.  You don’t have to have this background, but we do care about your past experience and attitude.  
  2. Great communication skills.  Both in-person and online.  
  3. Writing skills.  You need to be able to write clearly and succinctly.   
  4. Organized.  You need to be organized with the ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments.
  5. High familiarity and experience with social networking sites is a must.



  1. This is an unpaid internship meant for educational purposes. We will work with any academic institution to sponsor your credit.
  2. We will provide a written letter of recommendation at the conclusion of your internship.
  3. We will include a written recommendation and endorsement on Linkedin.

 We value all of our interns and go the extra mile to make sure you receive a learning experience that fits your career goals.  You will become extremely knowledgeable in online communication, PR relationship management, content production, and crowdfunding campaign strategy.  

You will work directly with the company’s CEO, as well as venture-backed and 500 Startups leaders. You will also have the opportunity to work in a really cool professional environment with extremely talented and passionate UC Berkeley alumni and startup teams.  


Details and Dates:

The position begins as soon as we find the right person through September 2016.  These dates are somewhat flexible for students starting school.  
This is an unpaid internship based in Berkeley, CA.   


How to Apply:

We can’t wait to learn about you!  

To apply, please email the following items to

  1. Tell us why you would love to join the StorkStand team for the summer.  You can answer this in any form you’d like - cover letter, video post, blog post, Tweet - whichever medium excites you.  This is your chance to tell us a little about yourself and why you’re a great fit for our team.  We love creative approaches that show off who you are!   

  2. Send us your social media links.  We would love to get to know you through the channels you use everyday.  Send us a link to your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Blog, etc. Whichever channels gives us a better sense of your personality and interests.  

  3. Finally, feel free to tell us about any of your other passions, projects, or interests that you might not have had the opportunity to mention.  

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