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Internship

Summer 2024: Immigration Intern (Unpaid)

🚀 Summer Internship

San Diego

AI generated summary

  • You must be enrolled in law school or graduate program, have attention to detail and customer service experience, proficiency in a second language, and able to commit to 15 hours per week for 4 months.
  • You will enter data, assist with case follow-ups, conduct research for cases and community outreach, and assist with administrative projects in immigration work.

Summer Internship

Legal•San Diego

Description

  • Intern will work with Immigration staff to assist with current and new client cases. Intern will provide support for Immigration Legal Staff.

Learning Objectives:

  • Intern will gain a deeper understanding of current U.S. Immigration systems
  • Intern will receive training and acquire knowledge of U.S. Immigration application
  • processes procedures, as well as eligibility requirements for various applications etc.
  • Intern will develop research skills and ability to concisely summarize findings for workplace use

Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited Law School or Graduate Program; recently earned undergraduate degree. Prior volunteer experience with the IRC Immigration Department preferred
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction (written and oral) and to complete tasks independently
  • Must be punctual and dependable (regular attendance required); Minimum 15 hours per week
  • Prior customer service experience and/or the ability to work well with others of varied backgrounds
  • Proficiency in a second language (especially Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Cantonese, Dari, Farsi,
  • French, Karen, Khmer, Mandarin, Pashto, Spanish, Somali, Swahili, Urdu, or Vietnamese)
  • No driving requirement
  • Time Commitment: 4 months, minimum 15 hours per week (240 hour minimum total)

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Undergraduate

Area of Responsibilities

Legal

Responsibilities

  • Enter data into Case Management Software (ETO) and other tracking systems
  • Work directly with Immigration Staff to assist with case follow-ups
  • Conduct research projects to assist with cases
  • Conduct research to assist with community outreach and other program development goals
  • Conduct administrative projects to support casework

Details

Work type

Part time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

San Diego