World Shibori Network

Celebrating the visual languages of PEOPLE, COMMUNITY, CULTURE, and ENVIRONMENT through the global practice of resist-dye traditions and innovations, keeping in mind authenticity, reciprocity, and networking.

WSN Summer Internship 2015 – Be Part of Our Team!

Hello WSN Readers!

We are posting a wonderful opportunity for those who currently are enrolled in college
(must be a high school graduate) and are looking for a summer internship*. The World Shibori Network is offering a summer internship in the Bay Area to assist us in the following tasks:

  • Add to our WSN database of textile related articles and online resources. Learn about textile materials, processes, and recipes.
  • Help with inventory and shipment of our wide variety of shibori-related items, sold on our online store. Learn how to manage an e-commerce store, help add new items and update descriptions.
  • Learn about how to make and maintain a natural indigo vat.
  • Help us organize and update our international World Shibori Network memberships. Learn how to use membership management software.
  • Blog textile-related articles and member profiles. Be our social media coordinator (manage our Facebook, Instagram, Flickr and Pinterest).
  • Practice hands-on organizational skills, and learn how a small business works.
  • Attend and help with our upcoming Slow Fiber Studio events.
  • There are also opportunities for future projects; please let us know what you enjoy as we work together*Note: School credit may be available if you arrange it with your university.


  • Required skills: Organized, able to navigate social media, willing to learn new things, interested in textiles, efficient in note taking and executing small projects
  • Must know: Microsoft Office (Word and Excel), Mac OS and Windows. Basic computer skills.
  • Not required but preferred: Knowledge of Adobe Software (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), WordPress, training in or developed sense of design (textile or other)
  • Added bonus is: Fluent or knowledgeable in Japanese or Spanish.

Location: Berkeley, CA, USA

Days/Hours & Duration of Job: 2-3 Days/ 6 Hours a Day

Wage/Salary: 15.00/hr

Employment Start Date: As soon as available

Employment End Date: August 2015

APPLY HERE: WSN Internship Application

Questions or want to send your CV directly? Contact: sarah [at] yoshikowada [dot] com

We are only interested in applicants who currently reside in the Bay Area.

We look forward to meeting you!

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