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Social Media Intern

Social Media Intern

Deadline:Mar 19, 2018
Location:New York, New York


Summary of Principal Responsibilities:  The Social Media Intern will work across Immigrant Rights, Prison Watch and Healing Justice programs to publicize programs and activities via social media.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:  The key responsibilities of the Social Media Intern include the following:

  1. In consultation with staff, create program-specific social media presence

  2. Support programs’ legal services, public education and other advocacy work by sharing information on social media

  3. Promote programs’ events using social media

  4. Inform supporters about programs’ work with end-of summer newsletter

  5. Meet regularly with programs’ staff and regional supervisor

  6. Present on their internship experience

  7. Participate in an exit interview process at the end of the internship

  8. Some travel to Newark, NJ is requried.


1.  Review the internship descriptions on this website.

2. Write a letter of interest indicating your preferred position, tying your skills, education and experience with the area in which you want to work.

3. Download the application as a PDF document and open in Adobe reader. Do not open directly from the browser. If you have any trouble please try to open the document in Internet Explorer. If that doesn’t work please email

4.  Complete the application, and save it as “AFSC Application your name.pdf”.

5.  Attach your resume; letter of interest; two references, one personal and one professional (contact information and relationship only) and the completed application to one email and send it to

Applications will be accepted through March 19, 2018.  Internships may be filled on a first come first serve basis, so we encourage early applying.

10 Weeks
Required Skills: 


  1. Understanding of and commitment to the principles, concerns, and considerations, of AFSC regarding issues of race, class, nationality, religion, age, gender and sexual orientation, and disabilities. Demonstrated ability to work and communicate with diverse staff

  2. College or graduate student or recent high school graduate with diploma or GED

  3. Strong interest in immigrants’ rights and criminal justice reform.

  4. Experience in graphic and/or newsletter design.

  5. Proficient with various social media platforms.

  6. Ability to translate content into Spanish is a plus.



The American Friends Service Committee is a practical expression of the faith of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), which upholds the worth of every individual and the transforming power of love. AFSC staff members are committed to promoting and practicing nonviolence in their work toward establishing peace and social justice. The AFSC community seeks to transform conditions and relationships both in the world and in ourselves which threaten to overwhelm what is precious in human beings. The AFSC involves people of many faiths and backgrounds who share its values and bring to its work a rich variety of experiences and spiritual insights.

The American Friends Service Committee is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Organization. Qualified persons are encouraged to become involved in AFSC at all levels regardless of their religious affiliation, race, sex, sexual orientation or nature of disability.


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