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Internship Postings

Internships

  • Community Organizing Intern
  • Development Intern
  • Social Media Intern

Community Organizing Intern 

New Immigrant Community Empowerment seeks an organizing intern to play an integral part in our membership development and in our grassroots organizing campaigns. S/he will work alongside our organizers and a dedicated group of members to achieve our campaign and membership development goals.

This is a great opportunity for anyone who cares about the empowerment of new immigrants and wants to learn new skills and strategies for engagement and consciousness-raising around workers rights and immigrants’ rights issues. As intern, you will gain expertise in labor laws as you help workers fight back against wage theft; in consumer rights as you work with individuals who are victims of immigration and employment agency fraud; and in immigration rights as you work to support our comprehensive immigration reform campaign and #NotOneMore Deportation campaign.

Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of the intern may include but are not limited to:

  • Helping to carry street outreach, introducing new immigrant workers to the organization and our work to advance immigrant worker rights
  • Assisting in creating materials for outreach, such as flyers or palm cards
  • Conducting one on ones and strategic phone outreach
  • Condccting Know Your Rights trainings and workshops using popular education methodology
  • Assisting with data entry and other clerical duties, as necessary

The ideal candidate:

  • Must have a strong command of the Spanish language
  • Must commit to working at least 9-10 hours per week, late afternoons and evenings are preferable.
  • Will be detail-oriented
  • Previous outreach and/or organizing a plus but not required
  • Must have cultural and linguistic competency to work with low-wage immigrant workers

This internship is unpaid. School credit may be arranged.

To apply: For consideration for the Spring Semester, please submit a resume and letter of interest to Jessica García at jessica at nynice.org with “Organizing Intern” on the subject line.

Deadline to apply: January 5, 2013.

 

Social Media Intern

NICE is seeking a Social Media Intern to manage and increase NICE’s social media and web presence.

Specific tasks include, but are not limited to:

-          Develop content for our website and listserv

-          Develop and posting content on organization’s social media pages

-          Using proven strategies to increase number of followers and interactions on Facebook and Twitter

Requirements: Intern must be bilingual English/Spanish and have strong writing skills.  Experience with Publisher and WordPress preferred, but not required.  Must be familiar with Facebook and Twitter.

Þ    Hours are flexible

Þ    This internship is unpaid, but school credit may be arranged.

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to Valeria Treves at valeria@nynice.org with “Social Media Intern” on the subject line. If you have any questions, please call us at 718-205-8796.

 

 

Development Intern

NICE is seeking a Development Intern to support its fundraising efforts.   Specific tasks include, but are not limited to:

-          Research foundation and corporate prospects

-          Assist in compiling support documents for grants

-          Assist in the management and organization of fundraising files.

-          Assist in the development and maintenance of grant tracking systems

-          Some light editing for grants and appeals

-          Support in the planning and implementing of special events.

-          Other special projects and responsibilities as assigned by the executive director

Requirements: Intern must be highly organized with strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills.   Interest in organizational development, resource development and fundraising a plus.

Þ    Hours are flexible

Þ    This internship is unpaid, but school credit may be arranged.

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to Valeria Treves at valeria@nynice.org with “Development Intern” on the subject line. If you have any questions, please call us at 718-205-8796.