2019 Internship applications now open!

Call for Summer Interns

Position Description: AWAKE summer interns are an integral part of our education and advocacy initiatives. Summer interns will conduct field research around focal policy issues, meet with various community leaders, help teach our educational classes and contribute ideas and insights. Applicants must be self motivated, passionate about our mission, and ready to help with any and all of our nonprofit's various activities and programs.

Expectations: Interns will teach our curriculum to children in our community partners' summer programs. Interns will conduct both field research and traditional research regarding new policy and/or program initiatives as directed by the executive board. Interns will develop surveys and collect data for our initiatives. Interns are also expected to help plan and attend all major AWAKE events that occur during the internship period. 

Undergraduates and Graduate students (including JD, Ph.D., and MA candidates) should apply. 

Instructions to Apply

The internship program will run from June 3-July 31. AWAKE plans to accept two interns for the 8 week period. Interns should expect to work between 20 and 30 hours each week. The positions are unpaid, but all materials and some gas and/or travel expenses will be covered. Interns are eligible to earn course credit as part of their work.

Interns will need to secure their own transportation to and from work sites. 

Interested applications should email a resume and cover letter to Yvette Hanshaw at info@awaketn.org. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, March 15, 2019. 

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