Immigrant Children’s Legal Program Intern

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Position #129351 on  Careers4Terps

US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI)

POSITION TYPE: Internship (Fall or Spring Part-Time)

DESIRED MAJOR(S): Arts and Humanities/Spanish Language, Literatures, and Cultures, Arts and Humanities/Interpreting and Translation (GRAD), Behavioral and Social Sciences/Sociology, Undergraduate Studies/Pre-Law, Public Policy

LOCATION: ARLINGTON, VA (United States)

DESCRIPTION: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), a for-purpose organization dedicated to addressing the needs and rights of refugees and immigrants, seeks interns to provide support to USCRI’s Immigrant Children’s Legal Program (formerly the National Center for Refugee and Immigrant Children). Our office is located in Crystal City, part of the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. The Immigrant Children’s Legal Program (ICLP) assists undocumented immigrant children ages 0-18 who are in removal proceedings. ICLP screens children for eligibility for legal relief from deportation; recruits and trains volunteer attorneys; and matches children with attorneys. For more information on the program, please visit www.refugees.org. 
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: To apply, please send a cover letter and a resume or C.V. in the format specified below to apply-internship@uscridc.org, Attn: Internship Coordinator. Only applications received via email will be considered. No phone calls, please!
• In the subject line of your email, write “ICLP Intern – Your First and Last Name,” e.g., “ICLP Intern – Jane Doe”
• In your cover letter, please state your interest and experience in working with immigrants and/or children and/or marginalized communities;
• whether you are interested in a part-time and/or full-time internship; and
• YOU MUST INCLUDE a brief description of your ability to speak Spanish, e.g., “fluent Spanish,” “advanced Spanish,” “advanced intermediate Spanish,” etc. If this is not included, your application will not be considered.
This internship is offered every spring, summer, and fall semester. The deadlines for each are as follows:
• Spring: Last day to apply is January 5th, Internship begins in January 19, 2016

DESIRED CLASS LEVEL(S): Senior, Masters Candidate, Recent Grad (up to 1 year out)

DURATION: 10-12 weeks

APPROX. HOURS PER WEEK: 30-40

SALARY LEVEL: Stipend