Internships

Each year, AFSC welcomes more than 100 fellows, interns, apprentices, and young volunteers across the globe. Like AFSC, these advocates believe that there is worth in every person and that love can overcome violence and injustice.

AFSC’s programs develop leaders for social change. They build bridges of understanding and active alliances among young people—and communities—of diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

Philadelphia, PA Friends Relations Intern

Deadline:Mar 28, 2014
Location:Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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The Friends Relations intern will assist AFSC’s Friends Relations staff to help connect AFSC to the Quaker community through the online blog i.e. “Acting in Faith”, curating and creating relevant and compelling content.

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AFSC Iowa Peacebuilding Associate

Deadline:Feb 21, 2014
Location:Des Moines, Iowa
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AFSC Iowa is looking for an energized, creative, team player to expand AFSC’s peace building work to college campuses and the broader central Iowa community. The peace building associate working with AFSC staff will focus on US policies regarding drones warfare and the Israel-Palestine conflict. Read more »

Presidential Campaign Intern

Deadline:Jan 13, 2014
Location:Concord, New Hampshire
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Start Date:Feb 3, 2014
End Date:Sep 30, 2014

The AFSC Presidential Campaign Project will promote civic engagement during the period leading up to the 2016 NH Presidential Primary on corporate domination of US political life and its impact on shared security and economic health.  The project will also support similar activity in Iowa during the same period and create resources which can be used by AFSC programs in other states.   

This is a 9-month position.   Read more »

Kansas City Peace Internship

Deadline:Dec 13, 2013
Location:Kansas City, Missouri
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Start Date:Mar 3, 2014
End Date:Jun 30, 2014

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a non-profit Quaker peace and justice organization, (www.afsc.org/kansascity/ & http://afsc.org/video/kansas-city-interns-engage-youth-work-peace-and-justice) is looking for Peace Interns

Part-time (8-10 hours / week) Now – June 2014

Applicants are encouraged to apply ASAP. Read more »

Community Organizing Internship

Deadline:Mar 24, 2014
Location:Newark, New Jersey
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Start Date:May 27, 2014
End Date:Aug 5, 2014

The Community Organizing Intern will work closely with AFSC’s organizing staff and community partners in New Jersey to help advance issue-based organizing projects including local anti-detainer policy, state-wide pro-immigrant legislation and federal immigration reform. Read more »

Immigrant Legal Services Law Internship

Deadline:Mar 24, 2014
Location:Newark, New Jersey
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Start Date:May 27, 2014
End Date:Aug 5, 2014

The Legal Intern will work with AFSC Staff Attorneys to conduct intake interviews to determine eligibility for immigration benefits such as asylum, protection under the Convention Against Torture, cancellation of removal, VAWA, U visa, special immigrant juvenile status or other immigration relief.  The Intern will assist in research and case preparation for immigrants represented by AFSC.  The internship will offer opportunity to observe and participate in immigration court proceedings and USCIS interviews.  Candidates should be current law students or law school gradua Read more »

Campaign to End the New Jim Crow - Legislators Report Card Project

Deadline:Mar 24, 2014
Location:New York, New York
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Start Date:May 27, 2014
End Date:Aug 5, 2014

In an ongoing effort to educate the electorate and challenge our political leaders, The American Friends Service Committee’s Campaign to End the New Jim Crow project produces annual report cards evaluating New York State legislators on criminal justice issues. To advance this work, the AFSC offers a summer internship where the intern will work with staff, volunteers and partners to fine-tune our existing rubric, grade legislators and produce reports cards. Read more »

Immigrant Legal Services Program Internship

Deadline:Mar 24, 2014
Location:Newark, New Jersey
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Start Date:May 27, 2014
End Date:Aug 5, 2014

The Legal Services Intern will work with AFSC staff providing legal services in immigration cases to low-income immigrants and refugees in New Jersey. The intern will assist clients to complete application forms, prepare applications, translate documents, and participate in community education and outreach regarding the legal rights of immigrants. The internship is designed for college students. Spanish or French speaking candidates are preferred.    Read more »

Prison Oversight Internship

Deadline:Mar 24, 2014
Location:Newark, New Jersey
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Start Date:May 27, 2014
End Date:Aug 5, 2014

In New Jersey, and across the country Departments of Corrections are subjected to little external oversight of their prisons, juvenile detention facilities or county jails. “Access” to conditions of confinement is possible only via letters and telephone calls from incarcerated men and women sharing of their experiences. Youngsters in juvenile facilities also reach out to tell their stories. In responding to these testimonies and requests from within New Jersey and throughout the country, the AFSC enables individuals to self-advocate; leading to empowerment. Read more »

Immigration Detention Project Organizing Internshp

Deadline:Mar 24, 2014
Location:Newark, New Jersey
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Start Date:May 27, 2014
End Date:Aug 5, 2014

The Detention Project Organizing Intern will work closely with AFSC’s organizing staff, Detention Project members including children and youth, and coalition partners to implement various activities.  The intern will assist in planning advocacy and education events related to immigration detention and deportation.  On-going responsibilities include phone banking members and supporters, updating coalition FB page, attending detention coalition meetings, developing outreach and/or education materials, and meeting with detention project staff and volunteer(s).    Read more »

Friends Relations Intern

Deadline:Mar 14, 2014
Location:Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Start Date:Jun 2, 2014
End Date:Aug 29, 2014

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice.

 

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Title:  Friends Relations Intern Read more »

Quaker United Nations Programme Assistant

Deadline:Feb 7, 2014
Location:New York, New York
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Start Date:Aug 1, 2014
End Date:Jul 31, 2015

The Quaker United Nations Office – New York invites applications for its 2014-15 internship program. The internship offers an opportunity for college graduates, with an interest in international affairs and a commitment to Friends’ principles, to work at the UN. Currently, QUNO-NY focuses on issues of peacebuilding and prevention of violent conflict. Interns work closely with permanent staff on one or more issue areas and support office administration. Stipend and medical coverage provided. Read more »

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