Position: Fall of 2019 Kids Building Bikes Internship

About Nine13sports

Nine13sports® is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that promotes health, wellness, and exercise for local youth with our Kids Riding Bikes®, Kids Building Bikes®, Kids Riding Bikes-STEM, and Explore Indy programs. We have created a unique initiative in which we have integrated the traditional bicycle with technology to provide a turnkey product for youth programs, schools, and other community organizations. In addition to a core focus of health and fitness, our programs promote community, teamwork, and mutual respect for one another designed to foster a lasting impact. For more information, visit www.nine13sports.org,  Follow us on Twitter & Instagram @Nine13sports, become a fan on Nine13sports on Facebook, or join our LinkedIn page.

Nine13sports is currently offering an internship for the fall of 2019 that will be entirely dedicated to our ever-growing Kids Building Bikes program. This is a paid internship.

Intern Responsibilities

  • Assist with our Kids Building Bikes program and instruct the kids on bicycle maintenance and repair jobs, including, but not limited to: identifying faults, damage and wear; carrying out minor repairs; assembling new bikes; fitting accessories; carrying out routine services and safety checks; cleaning, degreasing, and lubricating bicycle components; and other tasks of similar nature.
  • Management of program sites, including student management, equipment arrangement and organization, in addition to teacher and site director engagement
  • Engage with corporate, community, and school partners in a positive and stimulating way
  • Facilitate the unique and progressive marketing and partnership relationships of Nine13sports

Desired Qualities

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Current student working towards a post secondary degree
  • Basic competence of bicycle mechanics and parts
  • Excellent organizational, social, and planning skills
  • Excellent bicycle, mechanical, and technical skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Team player
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Ability to work well on an individual and collaborative basis
  • Attention to detail
  • Passion for cycling and physical fitness
  • Ability to pass a school background check

Internship Details

The fall internship for Nine13sports will commence on Monday, August 19th, 2019 and conclude on Friday, December 13th, 2019

  • Office location is on the near west side of Indianapolis
  • Internship hours will be 16-20 hours a week, 2-3 days a week; may not be the same everyday
  • There will be a few weekend events
  • Stipend paid upon completion of internship

Please send a resume and cover letter to Christopher Harris, Program Operations Director, at charris@nine13sports.org with

“Fall 2019 Intern Application — Your Name” in the subject line.

NOTE: The deadline to submit your application for one of our Fall of 2019 internship positions is: Friday August 2nd, 2019