WJCNY is currently seeking interns for the spring semester to support our outreach and education programming. Internships may be based in WJCNY’s offices in either Rochester or Kingston.
Schedule: We ask for a minimum commitment of 10-15 hours/week for a period of at least 10 weeks. Full-time interns are also welcome. Flexible scheduling is available.
Compensation: This internship position is unpaid. However, WJCNY will work with colleges and universities for interns to receive credit and/or institutional support when possible.
Job Summary: Interns will work directly with the Worker Justice Center staff on a variety of legal, advocacy, and community engagement matters. Assignments include assisting with outreach to farmworkers and other low-wage workers, educational workshops, community events, translating documents and materials, assisting with client communications, conducting general administrative tasks, assisting with worker advocacy efforts, and conducting related research.
- Spanish language proficiency (strongly preferred)
- A commitment to social justice issues
- Computer proficiency
To apply for an internship in our Kingston or Rochester office, please email a cover letter and your resume to Irene Sanchez firstname.lastname@example.org no later than January 4th, 2019.
WJCNY is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all applicants regardless of race, sex, disability, religion, national origin or sexual orientation. WJCNY is an affirmative action employer and encourages applicants from women, people of color, persons with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals.
WJCNY is not currently hiring for paid positions. Please check back with us soon or sign up to receive email updates with information about future job postings.