Cold Climate Housing Research Center Fall Marketing and Outreach Intern


CCHRC is hiring a part-time summer intern to manage all social media and some event planning. The Intern will work approximately 15 hours per week in a hybrid setting with some hours spent in our office near UAF. CCHRC is looking for someone available to start ASAP with the opportunity to continue during the fall semester and beyond.


About Us:

The Cold Climate Housing Research Center (CCHRC) is a non-profit organization based in Fairbanks, Alaska, dedicated to promoting sustainable and innovative building practices tailored to cold climates. 



  • Manage and maintain CCHRC’s social media accounts, including Facebook, Twitter/X, LinkedIn and Instagram, to increase engagement and reach.
  • Create eye-catching flyers, graphics, and other promotional materials to support outreach efforts and events.
  • Assist with photo and video projects.
  • Collaborate with the team to develop creative marketing strategies to promote CCHRC’s initiatives and events.
  • Help to plan some events including board meetings, conferences and more. 
  • Assist with other tasks as needed.
  • Some travel may be required.


  • Previous experience with social media management and content creation is preferred.
  • Strong passion for sustainability and environmental conservation.
  • Proficiency in graphic design software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or Canva.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Comfortable working independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of rural communities and their unique challenges is a plus.


  • Gain hands-on experience in marketing and outreach within a non-profit organization focused on sustainability.
  • Opportunity to contribute to meaningful projects that have a positive impact on communities in cold climates.
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate other commitments such as coursework or part-time employment.
  • Hybrid work environment with some hours spent in our office near UAF. 


How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter outlining their qualifications. Applications can be emailed to with the subject line “Marketing and Outreach Intern Application – Summer 2024”.