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Fall 2024 Graduate Intern, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

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ACLU

15d ago

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Starts on Sep 08
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • New York City
    Remote
  • Quick Apply

AI generated summary

  • You must be a compassionate and collaborative listener with a deep passion for equity, diversity, and inclusion work. Bring a trauma-informed approach, experience in facilitating community building and response to harm, and commitment to civil liberties and social justice.
  • You will facilitate workshops, community building circles, and program assessments to support equity, diversity, inclusion & belonging initiatives.

Requirements

  • An effective listener with high emotional intelligence and a highly collaborative style.
  • Ability to deliver presentations to staff on topics such as combating anti-Blackness, trauma informed practice and restorative practices
  • Experience facilitating community building circles and response to harm conferences
  • Demonstrated passion for EDIB work; deep knowledge, research, and best practices for organizations on equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
  • Openness to multi-faceted range of viewpoints; ability to engage with tough questions in a thoughtful and respectful manner and with a trauma-informed approach.
  • A commitment to civil liberties, civil rights, and social and racial justice
  • Future ACLU-ers Will:
  • Be committed to advancing the mission of the ACLU
  • Center and embed the principles of equity, inclusion and belonging in their work by demonstrating commitment to diversity with an approach that respects and values multiple perspectives
  • Be committed to work collaboratively and respectfully toward resolving obstacles and conflict

Responsibilities

  • Increase awareness of the restorative inclusion program among staff by presenting workshops on conflict resolution, restorative practices, and other topics as requested
  • Facilitate restorative community building circles
  • Administer restorative inclusion program assessment, create a report of findings, and make program recommendations
  • Assist with EDIB program facilitation, logistical support and evaluation
  • Engage in special projects and other duties as assigned

FAQs

What are the main responsibilities of the Fall 2024 Graduate Intern in Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging?

The intern will be responsible for providing administrative support, co-facilitating circles and trainings, advancing programmatic efforts, and working on designated special projects related to equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

What skills and qualities are important for this role?

Important skills and qualities for this role include effective listening, high emotional intelligence, collaborative style, ability to deliver presentations on sensitive topics, experience with facilitating community building circles, passion for EDIB work, openness to diverse viewpoints, commitment to civil liberties and racial justice.

What will the intern be doing on a day-to-day basis?

The intern will be responsible for increasing awareness of the restorative inclusion program among staff, facilitating community building circles, administering program assessments, assisting with EDIB program facilitation, and engaging in special projects and other duties as assigned.

What kind of candidate is ACLU looking for for this internship?

ACLU is looking for a candidate who is committed to advancing the mission of the organization, centers and embeds principles of equity, inclusion and belonging in their work, demonstrates commitment to diversity, and is able to collaborate respectfully to resolve obstacles and conflicts.

We the people dare to create a more perfect union.

Non-profit
Industry
201-500
Employees
1920
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

The ACLU is an non-profit, non-partisan organization of people who believe in the power of action. We are united by the quest – “We the people dare to create a more perfect union.” Whether in the courts, statehouses, Congress or communities, we fight to defend the rights that the Constitution guarantees to all of us —regardless of who we are, where we come from, whom we love, or what we believe. Together, we take up the toughest civil rights and liberties challenges of our time. We seek to inspire those who want change to become the ones who make change.