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New York Metro Internship Program

New York Metro Internship Program

The American Friends Service Committee’s Summer Internship Program is designed to engage undergraduate and graduate students with the world of public service and peace and social justice issues. As an intern you will work alongside AFSC staff helping to implement current programs and achieve AFSC’s mission. You will work within a framework of a work plan and learning objectives with the opportunity to participate in activities such as client engagement and in depth research. You may work directly with clients and perform in depth research. Upon completion of the internship, you will have the opportunity to reflect upon and evaluate your experience.

Advocacy and Organizing Intern: Immigrant Rights

Deadline:Feb 12, 2016
Location:Newark, New Jersey
Type:paid
Hours:21 - 210 hours total
Start Date:Jun 3, 2016
End Date:Aug 5, 2016
The Advocacy and Organizing Intern will work closely with AFSC’s staff and community partners to support issues -based projects such as language access, driver’s license and anti-Priority Enforcement Program (PEP) through research, material development, and organizing activities.
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Immigrant Rights: Detention Project Internship

Deadline:Feb 12, 2016
Location:Newark, New Jersey
Type:paid
Hours:21 per week - 210 total
Start Date:Jun 3, 2016
End Date:Aug 5, 2016
The Detention Project Intern will work closely with AFSC’s organizing staff, Detention Project members including children and youth, and coalition partners to implement various activities to raise awareness and lead to reduced immigration detention.
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