INTERNSHIP AT THE KHRCA

The KHRCA currently offers three internship programs each Fall and Spring semesters. Students are required to apply by the application deadline and submit: a letter of interest, a resume, and a copy of their current class schedule. Interns meet with the program director for one hour a week for twelve weeks. There is a final presentation required for each internship program that connects directly to the subject matter covered. On completion of the program the intern will receive a stipend of $360.

EXPLORING THE LIVES OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS LIVING IN EUROPE DURING WORLD WAR II INTERNSHIP

Students selected to participate in this internship will meet weekly for one hour at the Holocaust Center to examine the impact World War II had on residents living in Europe’s Jewish communities. Through readings, videos, group discussions, and presentations by local residents who lived in Europe at that time, students will gain a strong understanding of the Holocaust. Student interns will be trained to use this knowledge to conduct an intensive interview of local survivors and present his/her story to the other interns as well as members of the QCC community. There is a stipend of $360 for successfully completing this project.

Interested students should send their resume, letter of interest, and copy of their schedule to Marisa L. Berman, Assistant Director at MLBerman@qcc.cuny.edu. All three items must be received in order for your application to be considered.

The deadline for submitting the application is: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014.

Spring 2014 Internship Final Presentation:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4n0TdF-aWjE


ASIAN SOCIAL JUSTICE INTERNSHIP EXPLORING THE LIVES OF THOSE WHO EXPERIENCED WORLD WAR II IN ASIA

Students selected to participate in this internship will meet weekly for one hour at the Holocaust Center to examine and discuss the impact of World War II on those residents living in occupied Asia. The program is led by Columbia University Professor, Dr. Jimin Kim, a scholar specializing in the story of the Korean Comfort Women. Student interns will be trained to use this knowledge to conduct an intensive remote interview of survivors and present his/her story to the intern and other interested members of Queensborough Community College. There is a stipend of $360 for successfully completing this project.

Interested students should send their resume, letter of interest and copy of their to Dr. Arthur Flug, Executive Director at AFlug@qcc.cuny.edu. All three items must be received in order for your application to be considered.

The deadline for submitting the application is Friday, September 26th, 2014.

Spring 2014 Internship Final Presentation:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBjtpRsg9Ho


IDENTIFYING AND DEALING WITH HATE CRIMES IN OUR COMMUNITIES INTERNSHIP

Students selected to participate in this internship will meet weekly for one hour at the Holocaust Center to explore legislation dealing with hate crimes and meet with representatives of city and state agencies who deal with victims of hate crimes in assisting them in seeking justice. Agencies such as: the New York City Police Department Hate Crimes Unit, the Queens District Attorney’s Office the LGBT Anti–Violence project, United Sikhs, and other such groups will participate in the project. Student interns will be trained as to the various legal steps taken by these agencies in determining if a hate crime has been committed and follow the prosecution of such a crime. Each intern will be required to visit two of the participating agencies for hand on experience. There is a stipend of $360 for successfully completing this project.

Interested students should send their resume, letter of interest and copy of their schedule to Dr. Arthur Flug, Executive Director at AFlug@qcc.cuny.edu. All three items must be received in order for your application to be considered.

The deadline for submitting the application is Thursday, September 18th, 2014.

Spring 2014 Internship Final Presentation:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jasF1_izRfE