Opportunities

Opportunities

 SCHOLARSHIPS

 

 

 

 

 

 

FELLOWSHIPS

 

 

Open to Graduate students regardless of immigration status. 
Deadline: November 1st, 2019

 

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is proud to honor the contributions of continuing generations of immigrants and refugees to the United States. 

To be eligible, an applicant’s birth parents must have both been born outside of the US as non-US citizens, and both parents must not have been eligible for US citizenship at the time of their births.* In addition, one of the following must be true of the applicant as of the November 1 application deadline:

  • Born in the US: You are a US citizen by birth and both of your parents were born abroad as non-US citizens.
  • Born abroad:
    • Naturalized Citizen: You have been naturalized as a US citizen either on your own or as a minor child under the application of one of your parents.
    • Adopted: You were born outside of the US or one of its territories and were subsequently adopted by American parents and were awarded US citizenship because of your adoption.
    • Green Card: You are in possession of a valid green card.
    • Refugee & Asylees: You have been granted asylum or refugee status in the US.
    • Graduated from High School and College in the US: If none of the other categories apply to you and you were born abroad but graduated from high school and college in the US; this includes current and past DACA recipients.
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INTERNSHIP/JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

Open to all students with work authorization.

Spanish Speaking Administrative Assistant Position

Spanish speaking Paid full-time administrative assistant position in law firm
Law firm located in Jackson Heights NY offers a paid full-time position to a responsible college graduate who seeks hands on office experience in a legal setting. This practice is a public service oriented one that caters and serves the immigrant communities. This position will expose the individual to all kinds of administrative tasks as they relate to court proceedings and business/legal matters. Some of the many tasks include answering the law office phone, processing intakes by phone, billing, marketing, gathering training materials, communicating with the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration Court, opening and closing cases, ordering supplies and paying bills. Requirements for consideration include a strong sense of responsibility and excellent communication skills in both Spanish and English. The person MUST speak Spanish fluently no exceptions. The person must have excellent computer and customer service skills and must be self-driven and motivated. Organizational skills are essential to be able to handle multi-tasking in a productive and efficient manner. Position is available immediately. Salary ranges from $15 to $20 per hour depending on experience 1-2 years of experience preferred. Please send your resume and cover letter (must include GPA) to abazanlawfirm@gmail.com.

 

Families for Freedom (FFF) is a multi-ethnic network of immigrants formed in New York City in 2002 to respond to the devastation on our families wrought by the increases in deportation after immigration laws were drastically overhauled in 1996. Those new laws replaced a largely discretionary system with mandatory detention and deportation. FFF has worked tirelessly to ensure that those directly impacted are at the forefront of the movement to realize immigrant rights as human rights. Through organizing and uniting directly affected families, FFF mission is to create a space for support work, education and advocacy efforts that will change the unjust laws that target our communities.

Families for Freedom seeks an experienced organizer for a full-time position that will focus on retention, recruitment and base building. The organizer will work primarily with the Director. The organizer will also work closely with member leaders, and on occasion, with allies and funders.

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Immigrant Rights Intake Associate

 

We are recruiting for an Intake Associate two work in our office two days per week. We are looking for someone who is dedicated, creative, and passionate and who thrives in a challenging and collaborative work environment. This is a part-time, two day a week position that pays $20 per hour.
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Open to all students with work authorization.

HACU National Internship Program - Corporate Component

The HACU National Internship Program - Corporate Component, partners with some of the leading corporations in the nation to assist them in attracting and hiring the best talent from HACU member colleges and universities.   The process is very competitive but rewarding, as many internships lead to full-time roles.  Opportunities for both internships and full-time employment are available.  

Eligibility for a corporate internship:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Enrollment in a degree-seeking program at an accredited institution
  • Authorization or eligibility to work in the United States by law
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United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led community in the country. The organization creates welcoming spaces for young people – regardless of immigration status – to support, engage, and empower them to make their voice heard and win!

United We Dream is hiring for open positions to join their team. For more information regarding job opportunities, click below!

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