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.

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 »

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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