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Internships 2019 (Summer)

  • Creative & Graphic Design Intern
  • Community Change Initiatives Intern (Honolulu)
  • Finance Intern (Honolulu)
  • IT Intern

Creative & Graphic Design Intern

LT is seeking a self-motivated, self-guided individual who enjoys working on a variety of projects where he/she can apply creativity to create meaningful media for our teammate Leadership Development Program, Professional Development Framework, Performance Management processes, and other projects as needed. 

  • Works with a variety of media to design print, video, and other digital materials that support
  • organization culture, branding, and program goals.
  • Develops illustrations, logos, and other designs using software or by hand.
  • Edits video and records voiceover using Adobe iMovie and Vyond.
  • Works within identified timeline to schedule projects.
  • Regularly meets and collaborates in person with LT teammates to create assigned projects.


  • Experience with creative & design software and technologies (such as Adobe InDesign,
  • Illustrator, and Photoshop).
  • Familiarity with movie creation software (such as iMovie & Vyond).
  • Basic knowledge of layouts, typography, line composition, color, and other graphic design
  • fundamentals.
  • Self-motivated and deadline driven.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Preferred: currently enrolled in Graphic Design, creative, or related program.
  • Preferred: experience shooting photos and recording video

Community Change Initiatives (Honolulu)

PURPOSE: The Systems Innovation and Community Change Initiatives team drives social change in Hawaiʻi to disrupt Native Hawaiian intergenerational poverty. The intern will contribute to the systems-level and community-based work at LT in areas of juvenile justice, homelessness, school attendance, economic inequality, and other issues that generate disproportionately negative outcomes for Native Hawaiians. The intern will need to apply knowledge of best and promising practices, data analysis, research, report writing, critical thinking, and problem solving skills in collaboration with LT staff to help solve these critical issues.


  • Must be enrolled in Political Science, Economics, Public Policy, Business or other related field including Education, Psychology, the natural sciences, or Social Work program.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, critical thinking and problem-solving skills are required.
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Outlook and other Office applications, is needed.
  • Candidates with a demonstrated commitment (professional, academic, or active participation with or in community) to Native Hawaiian wellbeing are preferred.

Finance Intern (Honolulu)

POSITION SUMMARY: This position will perform the clean-up of LT’s fixed asset accounting records. Under the direction of the Controller, this position will perform research and inquiries with KĪpuka staff to locate and reassign asset to their correct locations. Intern will also perform the research needed to break up combined asset descriptions into separate physical assets. The first priority will be to identify building and related improvements by tax map key location. This position reports to the Controller, but will also take direct instructions from the Finance Analyst and Assistant Controller.

QUALIFICATIONS: Introductory level courses in accounting—particularly related to fixed assets preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel program required. 

IT Intern (Honolulu)

JOB PURPOSE:  To provide the intern with hands-on experience in the field of Information Technology. The intern will be provided with the opportunity to apply knowledge and creative problem-solving to collaborate and contribute to meaningful projects.


  • Must be enrolled in a Computer Science, Information Technology, or Management Information Systems program
  • Knowledge of Mac, Apple, Windows, Windows Server Internet Information Server
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Must possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate technology solutions in business terms.
  • Ability to work well on a team.