Intern at Migrant Justice
At Migrant Justice we build the voice, capacity, and power of the farmworker community and engage community partners to organize for economic justice and human rights. As an intern, you will too!!
Internships increase our collective capacity by providing logistical support for farmworker leadership, events, office and administrative projects, research, communications, art, and supporting the Milk with Dignity and Immigrant Rights campaigns.
Interning with Migrant Justice is a dynamic experience and requires flexibility, openness to learn and above all, a strong commitment to justice and the migrant community. Interns work closely with staff and farmworker leaders on an array of projects depending on the intern's strengths, interests, and the needs of the organization. The more time you can devote to the internship, the richer experience you will have and the more you can contribute to the organization! We encourage interns to apply for funding from their college in order to be able to devote as much focus and time to the internship as possible. But even if you can’t do a 40 hour week with us, we also work with students who can give a minimum of 15 hours per week to the internship.
- The Migrant Justice Internship Program includes three-semester options during the year in the fall, spring, and summer. Students are welcome (and encouraged) to apply for multiple semesters.
Migrant Justice interns must have at least a conversational level of Spanish language proficiency.
It is also very helpful for interns to have access to a car and help out with solidarity transportation to support farmworker participation and leadership.
Intern projects vary and include day-to-day work such as solidarity transportation, logistical support for events, and daily office tasks such as phone outreach, data entry, and other administrative projects. In addition to the day-to-day, interns also focus on at least one larger project with the goal of fostering a deeper connection with the organization and community. These projects range from research and data analysis to campaign support and policy work, communications, and media, to taking on a larger role in event organizing or bottom-lining a fundraiser.
“[My favorite part of the internship was] the people I got to meet and community building, educational and farmworker centered organizing in action, that and the efforts you made as busy people to help me grow and give me projects that met my interests.” -2019 intern, Finn Baum
Let us know if you are interested in an internship with Migrant Justice! Please fill out this form to begin the application process. We will review your form responses and set up a phone interview. If you have questions please contact the internship coordinator, Madeline at: firstname.lastname@example.org