Internships & Jobs of the Week: Social Impact, Education, Law & Government

Jobs and Internships with Women Creating Change

Women Creating Change, formerly known as Women’s City Club of New York and established in 1915, is an inclusive community that partners with underserved women to develop and strengthen the skills and resources needed to effectively advocate for New York’s diverse communities.
Committed to the vision that all women have the power to be changemakers to create a more equitable New York City, WCC is developing programs, in partnership with community-based organizations, that offer women the resources, tools, and educational support to be more actively engaged in local civic life.

They are currently hiring for a Civic Engagement Workshop Facilitator and offering a paid remote internship reporting to the Sr. External Relations Manager to help with communications, operational work to support the mission of the WCC, and civic engagement among women living in New York City.

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Paid Remote Internships with Future Now Fund for Spring 2021

Future Now and Future Now Fund are seeking passionate, motivated students to intern with us in spring 2021! Interns are remote, paid $20/hour and expected to commit between 15 and 20 hours/week. Application deadline Oct. 21.  At Future Now and Future Now Fund, you’ll gain a valuable educational experience in the world of politics and policy at the state level. You’ll have the chance to work at a new organization that is changing the narrative around politics in our country. This spring, we are looking for interns in the following departments:

  • Communications
  • Development
  • Operations
  • Policy
  • Political/electoral
  • Research

Interns will be exposed to substantive work so that you can get an in-depth experience of what it’s like to work in the political and public policy sectors. In addition to daily work and the opportunity to staff events, interns participate in brown bag lunches with our team, which gives you the opportunity to hear from varying levels of staff and learn from experts in the fields of politics, community organizing, law, and public policy. Our program provides interns with invaluable training in policy analysis and political engagement. Your experience at Future Now and Future Now Fund will get you ready for exciting future opportunities in a range of fields, from working on campaigns to working on the Hill or at public policy think tanks.”

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American Friends Service Committee Jobs

Founded in 1917, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that promotes lasting peace with justice, as a practical expression of faith in action while nurturing the seeds of change and respect for human life that transform social relations and systems. They are currently looking for:  Bilingual Social Worker, Immigrant Rights Program (Full-Time, Red Bank, NJ): provides intensive case management for clients of the office, working toward securing referrals for services such as medical and mental health treatment, housing, public benefits, and counseling for particularly vulnerable clients and their families. To learn more about this organization, job opportunities, and more, visit their website!

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Looking for More?

Students from all majors looking for work should consider Jobs in the NJ State Government. They are hiring, the benefits are great, and there are many opportunities.  Check out the link for more information including a recorded meeting at Drew with an Civil Service HR rep!

Virtual Volunteering Opportunities / Possible Jobs and Internships: To encourage all of us to keep giving back, the Center for Civic Engagement has created a list of Virtual Volunteering Opportunities.   If you are looking for an internship or even a job, and one of these organizations interests you: Contact them to inquire!

Rutgers Libraries maintains an extensive list of links and resources for jobs in the government and non-profit sectors.

Interested in learning about careers in the Federal Government?  The Federal Government offers unique hiring paths to help hire individuals that represent our diverse society. Did you know that only about 15% of federal jobs are in the Washington, D.C. metro area while approximately 83% are found in multiple locations throughout the country and the remaining 2% are outside the United States? The federal application process is very structured—the hiring agency must follow a specific review process and vetting system. This process helps agencies hire the best qualified people, while being fair to all applicants.  To learn more about each hiring path, the application process, and your eligibility, here’s a great resource USA JOBS.  USAJOBS is offering several great webinars on Interviewing, Writing Your Federal Resume, and Navigating USAJOBS – Finding and Applying for Federal Jobs. Check out all the events open to students on  usajobs.gov/Notification/E…

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Please understand that due to the fluidity of the current situation, you may discover some positions are not available.

Posted by Amy Sugerman
Amy Sugerman Assistant Director, Center for Civic Engagement Amy Sugerman