Immigration Policy Intern (20 hrs/wk)

Offered By: 
Children's Defense Fund Texas
Job Location: 
If "Paid", provide rate: 
$450 stipend
Job Description: 
Job Description: The internship is based in Austin and provides general support for the CDF-TX Immigration Department. The intern works 10 hours/week, and provides substantive research, compiles reports, monitors immigration news and helps with the execution of advocacy-related activities, including story collection, public education, special event planning, newsletters, and social media work. Primary Responsibilities: ● Policy research, briefs and training material ● Compiles bi-monthly immigration newsletters ● Conducts research on immigration policy, media trends, and other subjects as needed ● Assists in the development and execution of special projects ● Perform other division, department, and organization-wide special projects as needed and assigned Job Requirements: ● Ability to work effectively and calmly in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment and ability to multi-task ● Strong organizational and execution skills ● Attention to detail ● Commitment to social advocacy and CDF’s mission to be a voice for all children ● Ability to organize facts and present issues in a clear, concise and logical manner, both orally and in writing ● Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact diplomatically and professionally with CDF staff and external partners/contacts ● Strong computer, Internet and research skills Deadline for application is April 15th.
Application Instructions: 
To apply, candidates should email a resume and a one-page cover letter to: Cheasty Anderson ( and type IMMIGRATION POLICY INTERN in the subject line.
Contact Information: 
Cheasty Anderson Phone: 512.236.1699 1210 E Martin Luther Jr Blvd Austin, TX 78702
Type of Internship: 
Posted By: 
Cheasty Anderson
Expiration Date: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2020