Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Cambridge, MA Hiring Community Outreach Interns

PAID INTERNSHIPS: Part-time Community Outreach Internship The City of Cambridge wants to hear from you and your community! The City’s Community Development Department has an immediate need for community outreach interns to reach Haitian, Ethiopian, Bangladeshi, Chinese, Arabic, and Spanish speaking residents (6 positions) of Cambridge as part of the citywide plan, Envision Cambridge. Hours: 5 hours per week through December 2016 (with an option to continue) Duties: •             Assist with creating a strategy to reach underserved communities in Cambridge and engage them in the citywide planning process. This could include placing flyers around the community, posting to social media, or attending community events. •             Assist with creating and distributing surveys to members of underserved communities. •             Attend monthly meetings and training sessions including being mentored by Community Engagement Team outreach workers. Qualifications: •             Must be a Cambridge resident •             […]

CEPR Seeks a Summer 2016 International Program Intern

Job Description: The Center for Economic and Policy Research is currently looking for a full-time International Program Intern for Summer 2016 (early June — August). Responsibilities include assisting staff with research on upcoming papers and opinion pieces; organizing events with Latin American delegations, CEPR staff, and visiting academics; assisting in tracking and logging press mentions; as well as working on outreach to press, advocacy organizations, and Congress. The responsibilities vary based on their interests and experience, as well as the particular issues that CEPR is working on at the time. Interns will be able to attend relevant events around Washington, DC. Application deadline: March 25, 2016 Click HERE for more info.

IJDH Needs Legal Intern for Spring 2016

Are you a second- or third-year law student interested in human rights? Do you know any? If so, apply or tell them to apply to our Spring 2016 Legal Internship by January 20th! The Legal Intern will work on our groundbreaking cholera case against the UN and gain valuable legal and advocacy experience. The Intern must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be available for at least ten hours a week. Here’s more information on the internship and qualifications:

Summer 2016 Ella Baker Internship

2L Applications Due: October 23, 2015 1L Applications Due: December 18, 2015 THE ELLA BAKER PROGRAM The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)  created the Ella Baker Summer Internship Program in 1987 to honor the legacy of Ella Baker, a hero of the civil rights movement, and to train the next generation of social justice lawyers. The program uses a combination of theory and practice to train talented and committed law students on how to work alongside social movements, community organizations, and impacted individuals. The Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) is one of four sites hosting the CCR Ella Baker program.  Interns will likely work primarily on ground-breaking litigation and advocacy seeking accountability from the United Nations (UN) for introducing cholera to Haiti.  This work is done in collaboration with our Haiti-based affiliate, the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI). Interns may […]

Church World Service Seeks New Intern

Church World Service is seeking an intern to work with the Haiti Advocacy Working Group in Washington, DC. The intern must be enrolled in an accredited course for which course credits are given for up to 20 hours of work per week. Applications are due by the end of August. The Haiti Advocacy Working Group (HAWG) is a working group of international development, faith based, human rights and social justice organizations advocating on issues related to U.S – Haiti policy. It has advocated for the last five years for a just reconstruction in Haiti, following the devastating earthquake in the country in January 2010. Click HERE for more information.

Center for Economic and Policy Research Now Hiring

The Center for Economic and Policy Research currently needs to fill two open positions–Webmaster and International Program Intern. Details on both are below. Webmaster Job Description  The Webmaster will be responsible for the following duties: Maintaining CEPR’s websites, including daily posting and content management, security upgrades, troubleshooting, server maintenance and improving the main site’s current CMS (Joomla!). Ensuring a user-friendly and easily navigated site. Maintaining and, when appropriate, improving the website’s layout and design. Upgrading website as technology allows. Ensuring website compatibility with social media platforms. Qualifications:  Three years of experience or demonstrated competence with website maintenance for a medium-sized organization, including use of Joomla! and WordPress CMS, JavaScript, CSS, PHP, MySQL and Apache HTTP Server. Familiarity with the integration of multimedia including podcasting, streaming video, maps, and charts into standard web design. Commitment to social and economic justice. Bonus Qualifications: Experience […]

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