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When we learn of new job and internship openings and scholarships, we’ll post them here.

[Also see Internships with the Alliance.]


America’s Grow­-a-­Row

America’s Grow­-a­-Row is a nonprofit hunger relief organization that grows, gleans, and gives 1.2 million pounds of fresh produce to our neighbors in need each growing season. On the fields, we are dedicated to donating 100% of the produce grown at our two Clinton NJ area farms with the help of over 5,500 volunteers and a skilled production team.

In addition, America’s Grow­-a­-Row also provides programs off the fields such as healthy eating lessons, Free Farm Markets, Grow­a­Row Kids Farm Days, hunger and poverty education, and more! During 2016, we will offer unpaid internship opportunities for individuals interested in working with our nonprofit programming team as well as our production/farming team. Because of our small staffing size and intimate setting, we are willing work with you to create an internship experience that will best further your career goals.

Production/Farm Team Interns will be working alongside a team of highly trained individuals and focusing on the agricultural production side of our organization. This internship will require hands-on individuals who are able to use problem solving skills while helping our farms flourish. Over the course of the internship, you will gain a better understanding of crop production by planting and harvesting produce, storing produce, learning about pest control and irrigation, and helping to maintain our two farms to ensure maximum productivity. Previous experience working with crop production is plus, but not required. You can learn more about this internship and apply online.

Nonprofit Programming Team Interns will be working both on and off the fields and gaining a better understanding of what it takes to run a successful nonprofit organization. Our staff will work with you to focus on your key areas of interest. Opportunities for furthering your career goals include educational programming, social media and marketing, volunteer event programming, and project management experience. Previous experience working with or volunteering for a nonprofit is desired, but not required. Because of our small staffing size and intimate setting, we are willing work to create an internship experience that will best further each intern’s career goals. You can learn more about this internship and apply online.

Grow-a-Row Farm Internship [PDF]

To apply, fill out the application form online.

 


ACLU Summer Advocacy Institute

educating the next generation of civil rights activists

ACLU is looking for rising high school seniors to join us at Georgetown University this summer, June 19-25. If you know anyone who fits the bill, please encourage them to apply!

The ACLU Summer Advocacy Institute will bring together a diverse group of students from across the country for an intensive 7-day program that includes:

  • Learning through hands-on activities what it means to build advocacy strategies that create real, substantive change;
  • Visits with Congressional staff on the Hill to discuss legislating the issues of the day;
  • Direct engagement with elected officials, lawyers, lobbyists, community activists, journalists, and other experts working to defend civil rights and liberties;
  • Opportunities to hear from luminaries such as ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero, whistleblower and patriot Edward Snowden, immigrant rights champion Cristina Jiménez, and others;
  • Grounding in this country’s proud legacy of student activism through workshops with civil rights leaders and the March on Washington Film Festival;
  • And more!

For the student who wants to build expertise in advocacy and grassroots activism, debate the issues currently at play in the U.S. courts and political arena, strategize with leaders in the field, and develop strong relationships with fellow student leaders, the ACLU Summer Advocacy Institute is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!

Students who apply before February 15th, 2016, will have their application fee waived. [Application information]

<www.aclu.org/feature/aclu-summer-institute>