Monday, February 20, 2012

AAI Seeks Administrative Support Intern

The American Alpine Institute is currently seeking an enthusiastic individual to participate in a 6-month paid internship.

The Administrative Support Intern supports the Program Coordinators by assisting with sales, registrations, client communication, and office recordkeeping. In addition, the intern supports the IT Manager by assisting with development of the company website.

Duties and Hours

This position normally requires between 20 and 30 hours per week. Principle duties are as follows:

• Assist with routine office work, including processing trip registrations, answering phones and responding to emails, and keeping accurate paperwork and database records.

• Gain familiarity with AAI’s program offerings and take growing responsibility for representing these programs accurately and attractively in our marketing collateral, client communications, and phone conversations

• Assist with development of the Institute’s website, including migration of content from old blogs and web pages to new containers.


This position is designed to provide the intern with entrance to the professional network of the mountain guiding community and the larger outdoor industry. The principle tangible benefit of this job will be the opportunity to receive recommendations from our director and senior staff and to benefit from their connections. However, in addition, there are three forms of direct compensation:

• An hourly wage commensurate with experience

• Tuition waivers for many of our climbing programs

• Eligibility for pro purchase programs for equipment and clothing


To learn more about this internship, please log onto:

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If you have any questions whatsoever, please feel free to call me at 360-671-1505 or email me at jason(at)


Jason D. Martin


Anonymous said...

when is the start date for this internship?

Anonymous said...

when is the start date for this internship?

Jason Martin said...

As soon as possible. Ideally, the intern would work from March through August. But depending on the quality of applications, it could start a little bit later.