Job and Volunteer Opportunities
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Summer Internships for the Dreamers of I Have A Dream Foundation-New York
The New York Metropolitan Chapter of “I Have A Dream Foundation” (IHDF-NY) is currently pairing high school students (“Dreamers”) from underserved housing development communities with short-term internships at local corporations, businesses, and non-profit organizations. In exchange for these Dreamers dedicating their service and diversity of perspective to your business, IHDF-NY hopes to introduce Dreamers to ways to contribute to their communities professionally. These Dreamers need your help.
The IHDF-NY Career Awareness Program is seeking summer internships at businesses and nonprofits in which to place Dreamers. The exposure to role models, earnest responsibility, and professional interactions is vital to these Dreamers’ development and often become the turning point that influences their academic and professional trajectory toward becoming self-sufficient.
IHDF-NY is a nonprofit dedicated to empowering entire grades of schoolchildren from low-income communities with sustained academic support from grades K-12, mentorship, and leadership development, and ultimately financial assistance throughout their years of college enrollment, enabling them to realize their academic potential.
Possible Responsibilities of Interns
- Content calendar creation
- Administrative assistant
- Word processing
Summer Internship Schedule
All internships schedules are very flexible. General guidelines are:
- 4 – 6 weeks (beginning in July )
- 2 – 3 days per week between the hours of 3 – 7pm
IHDF-NY staff and a team of professionals will provide:
- Pre-internship training
- Weekly meetings with nycTIES members to discuss internship experience and progress
- $100 Stipend for the summer
– Organizations and businesses have the option of providing an additional stipend, bonuses, and/or training as deemed appropriate.
Please call 212-293-5480 ext. 23 for Catherine Diamond, Director of Program Management for more information.