Interpreting and Linguistics Intern

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Position #129354 on Careers4Terps

US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI)

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

DESIRED MAJOR(S): Arts and Humanities/Japanese, Arts and Humanities/Central European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, Arts and Humanities/Classical Languages and Literatures, Arts and Humanities/Communication, Arts and Humanities/Chinese, Arts and Humanities/French Language and Literature, Arts and Humanities/Germanic Studies, Arts and Humanities/Italian, Arts and Humanities/Linguistics, Arts and Humanities/Romance Languages, Arts and Humanities/Russian Language and Literature, Arts and Humanities/Arabic Studies, Arts and Humanities/Persian Studies, Arts and Humanities/Interpreting and Translation (GRAD), Business, Education/Foreign Language Education

LOCATION: ARLINGTON, VA (United States)

DESCRIPTION: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), is a nongovernmental, not-for-profit national organization dedicated to addressing the needs and rights of refugees and immigrants. The Business Development Team creates and develops relationships with business partners, with the goal of using those relationships to support our refugee and immigrant clientele and achieve our organizational mission. Currently, the team’s main focus is launching an interpreting social enterprise business, which will directly benefit refugee and immigrant clients by providing sustainable and flexible employment, while promoting interactions with community services. USCRI is dedicated to ensuring a mutually beneficial relationship with its interns. USCRI offers interns a student-friendly environment and flexible schedule. Interns are provided opportunities to learn more about the organization and the non-profit sector and enhance their professional development through weekly Brown Bag presentations and mission-related film screenings. Join the Business Development team as an Interpreting and Linguistics Intern. 
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: To apply for this internship, please send the following materials VIA EMAIL ONLY to our Internship Coordinator at apply-internship@uscridc.org with the subject line, Social Enterprise Intern.
• Resume or C.V. 
• Cover letter, stating the basis for your interest in this position and why your qualifications make you the right candidate for this internship 
Only applications received via email will be considered for this position. No phone calls please!
This internship is offered every spring, summer, and fall semester. 
• Spring: Last day to apply is January 5th, Internship begins January 19, 2016

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

DURATION: 10-12 weeks

APPROX. HOURS PER WEEK: 24-32

SALARY LEVEL: $160-$240/month