We also have two internship opportunities currently available for the 2018 year. Stipend and/or college credit may be available.
Please note: This internship is open to youth ages 15-23.
Deadline: March 26. We encourage you to submit your applications as soon as possible. Positions will be removed from the website as they are filled.
Application: Please click on the links of the corresponding internships to find more information. Writing samples may be requested upon interview.
- Civic Engagement Internship:
Adhikaar is seeking a Civic Engagement Intern to participate in community action projects that address issues within the broad field of civic engagement, including education, government, justice, human rights, media, and public policy. Civic engagement involves fostering connections among our community members, issues, institutions, and the political system. Under the supervision of the Civic Engagement Organizer, the intern will engage the Nepali and Tibetan speaking community to fully participate in civic life, including assisting those who are eligible to become citizens, register to vote, and go to the polls, as well as organizing candidate forums and promote civic awareness so that everyone in our community can participate in the political process. The intern will be required to participate in outreach, canvassing, collecting research data, and other administrative tasks as needed. The Civic Engagement Intern must be outgoing, have strong communication and leadership skills, and passion for political issues impacting immigrant communities. Bilingual in Nepali or Tibetan is highly preferred.
- Communications and Data Internship:
We are seeking a Communications and Data Intern with a passion for human rights and social justice, who is looking to gain more experience in the field. By working with the Campaigns & Communications Manager, they will help broaden Adhikaar’s visibility and media presence, and develop creative and authentic ways to communicate stories of Adhikaar’s impact. The intern will also support the backbone systems of Adhikaar, assisting programs with data collection and management, and providing general administrative duties as assigned. The Communications and Data intern will have strong writing skills and attention to detail, be tech savvy, organized and flexible. Bilingual in Nepali or Tibetan is highly preferred.