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Masters Level Intern

  • Internship
    Summer Internship
  • People, HR & Administration
  • New York City

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  • Candidate must have a masters degree in psychology, counseling, or related field, strong organizational/written communication skills, digital literacy, and preferably experience with refugee populations or case management.
  • The Masters Level Intern at International Rescue Committee will support the development of training resources, create customized resource lists, organize and archive resources, and assist with project administration tasks such as course enrollment and communications with learners.


  • Masters degree coursework in psychology, counseling, social work or a related field.
  • Very strong organizational and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively distill and present complex information in a concise, accessible way.
  • Digital literacy including working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel) and Zoom (this internship is fully remote, so trainee should be comfortable communicating via email, chat and video conference)
  • Experience working with refugee populations, in case management or therapeutic settings, or lived experience as a refugee or migrant are preferred, but not required.
  • This is an unpaid internship position. No financial compensation, including compensation for relocation, is available.


  • Support the development of new training and technical assistance resources (i.e. webinars, e-learning, online certificate courses, Communities of Practice (CoPs), information guides, blog posts, etc.).
  • Create customized resource lists in response to requests for technical assistance
  • Develop a system for organizing and archiving resource lists created by Training Officers and partner organizations
  • Where relevant, support project administration by assisting with course enrollment, communications with learners, virtual learning space monitoring and facilitation, photo library archival, etc.

We respond to the world’s worst humanitarian crises & help people to survive, recover, and gain control of their future.

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Mission & Purpose

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and help people to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees and displaced people forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40+ countries and in 29 U.S. cities, the IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure.