Career Services Internship Opportunities

Summer Brigade

Description: Summer Brigade is paid educational program for talented people passionate about social and economic justice. The program offers a unique opportunity for aspiring organizers to learn about the labor movement and learn the basics of how to organize low-wage workers to take action and win change. The program offers hands-on organizing experience through campaign field work combined with weekly labor history classes and skill building workshops. Participants in the program can expect experiences like: conversations with low-wage workers at home and at work about the power of a union; experience identifying workplace leaders; learning how to map a workplace; mobilizing workers to take action; supporting and planning protests, demonstrations and actions. Summer Brigade positions are available in New York, New Jersey, Boston, Florida, Philadelphia and the Washington DC area. Strengthen your skills for campaigns on and off campus Summer Brigade is a 2 month program. It runs from June 6-August 5. Participants are required to participate in the whole program. Participants are provided with $500 per week stipend and a travel allowance.

Salary Paid
Type of Opportunity Internship
Location New York, NY
Degree Wanted None Required
Field of Study Any
Special Skills & Requirements Qualifications: · Demonstrated commitment to social justice · Interested in a career in union organizing · Willing and able to work evening and weekend hours, as necessary · Sharp communication skills · Over 18 years of age
Company Name Summer Brigad
Contact:
Address: 25 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10013
Email:
Phone: 212-388-3800
Website: http://www.seiu32bj.org/spotlights/2016-summer-brigade/
About the Company: With 145,000 members SEIU 32BJ is the largest union representing property service workers in the country. Our members have fought for and achieved high standards for private and public sector property service workers, and we continue to fight for higher standards for thousands of unorganized workers. SEIU 32BJ is growing quickly by organizing workers who are fighting for a living wage, affordable healthcare, respect, and a voice in their future. We are committed to transforming the lives of janitors, security officers, food service and other service workers. Our aggressive campaigns support workers who are fighting to win power by building a union in their workplace.
How To Apply: allowance. The application period is open through March 18th. To apply click on the link below to submit your resume and to complete the questionnaire.

 

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