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🚀 Internship

• Starts Jun 2

Graduate Intern – Workers’ Rights

🚀 Summer Internship

New York

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  • The ideal candidate for the Graduate Intern - Workers' Rights position should be a current college student or recent graduate with a strong commitment to workers' rights and social justice. Excellent writing skills are essential, and proficiency in a non-English language is a bonus.
  • The candidate will conduct research, write reports on workers’ rights, assist with events organized by the Comptroller, and participate in outreach events to educate workers about their rights.
Applications are closed

Summer Internship

Legal, Government & PoliticsNew York

Description

  • The Bureau of Labor Law sets and enforces the prevailing and living wage, and benefit rates for workers, laborers, and mechanics employed on New York City Public Work projects as well as building service employees on City contracts and certain properties that receive tax exemptions, in accordance with its mandate under state law. The goal of the Worker’s Rights Bureau is to build upon the work that the BLL already does to combat wage theft to expand worker’s rights and enforcement through legislation, policy, procurement, and corporate shareholder engagement initiatives, while strengthening the office’s outreach strategies to educate New Yorkers on their labor rights.

Requirements

  • Matriculation at an accredited college. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in college.
  • As of June of the Program year the prospective intern must be a student matriculated in a college or be a recent college graduate (winter/spring term of the Program year).
  • Preferred Skills:
  • Commitment to workers' rights and social justice
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Proficiency in a language other than English is a plus.

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Undergraduate

Area of Responsibilities

Legal
Government & Politics

Responsibilities

  • Performing research and writing on workers’ rights issues
  • Providing assistance with events convened by or featuring the Comptroller
  • Participating in community and outreach events such as know-your-rights presentations to workers

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Start date

Jun 2, 2024

Application deadline

Feb 23, 2024

Location

New York