Remote Internship from IRC: Immigration

Date limite : 28 nov. 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: International Rescue Committee

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Remote Internship from IRC: Immigration

Toutes spécialités

Niveau d'études: Premier cycle

Opportunités: Stage

IRC offers a remote internship opportunity: Immigration. Through this internship, Student will learn about U.S. immigration law, student will develop problem solving and client services skills and will learn how to manage client cases within established deadlines


You must have:

  • Undergraduate level studies in social sciences, international relations or a related field.
  • Languages desired but not required: Spanish, French, Russian, Arabic, or Urdu preferred.
  • Strong desire to help immigrants in New York
  • Ability to work independently, exercise good judgement, and have high attention to detail.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office, data tracking, and file management
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Patience, understanding, flexibility, and an unceasingly positive attitude.
  • Willing to learn about IRC history, philosophy, global work, and local efforts.
  • Willing to adhere to IRC volunteer and workplace policies

Your Responsibilities:

You will be responsible of:

  1.  Assist immigration staff in providing services to clients, including setting up legal consultations and drafting immigration applications under the supervision of an immigration attorney and a DOJ accredited representative.
  2. Perform research to connect clients to services including food pantries, mental health services, and more.
  3. Assist staff with sorting and filing of documents and case files.
  4. Adhere to IRC policies, particularly those related to confidentiality and client privacy.
  5. Display sensitivity to cultural and personality differences of clients. Respect their beliefs and values.
  6. Perform follow-up communication to clients and inform them about the status of their cases and explain processing delays.
  7. Provide translation and interpretation when necessary.
  8. Other related duties as assigned.

About IRC:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries, it restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

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