Career Services Internship Opportunities

Summer Internship - Center for Justice

Description: OVERVIEW The Center for Justice seeks to transform the criminal justice system into one that is fair and free of racial bias that keeps communities safe and healthy without an overreliance on incarceration, that is evidence-based rather than fear-based, that rejects the death penalty, and that respects the constitutional and human rights of all who come into contact with it. The Center for Justice includes the National Prison Project, the Criminal Law Reform Project and the Capital Punishment Project, as well as the Initiative to End Mass Incarceration and its project on the Militarization of Policing in America. INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW The internship typically requires a 10 week commitment, is full-time, and has a preferred start date of June 1, 2015. The number of interns accepted varies. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Interns will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience by working alongside the Center for Justice team. They will also learn about building and supporting strategic legislative and advocacy campaigns. Work will include: • Research and writing assignments supporting the ACLU’s campaign to end mass incarceration. • Supporting efforts to develop advocacy strategies on reforming the militarization of policing in the U. S. • Other projects as assigned.

Salary Stipend
Type of Opportunity Internship
Location New York, NY
Degree Wanted
Field of Study Any, Criminal Justice, Liberal Arts & Sciences
Field of Study
Special Skills & Requirements EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS This internship is open to students who will have completed their third year of college before the internship commences. Interns should possess: • Excellent research, writing, and communication skills. • A strong commitment to human rights and civil liberties issues. • The initiative to see projects through to completion.
Company Name American Civil Liberties Union Foundation
Contact: Human Resources
Address: 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor, New York, NY 10004
Phone: 212-549-2555
About the Company: Applicants should send a resume, a cover letter explaining their interest in social justice work, including any relevant life or work experience; and a writing sample, of 5 pages or less to: (please reference CFJ Summer 2015 Undergraduate Internship/QCC in the subject line). Please indicate in your cover letter where you learned of this internship opportunity. Students are encouraged to submit applications as early as possible, as decisions are made on a rolling basis.
How To Apply: Please see About the Company for how to apply


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