Tag: nonprofit

Student Internship Stories: Neekita Bajaj (SAR ‘23), Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey 

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? NB: Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey (GSNNJ) is a non-profit organization that believes in the power of G.I.R.L.S (go-getters, innovators, risk-takers, leaders), and offers every girl the opportunity to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. Jockey Hollow Girl Scout Camp is a ...

Student Internship Stories: Camilo Auyero (CAS ‘23), Rainforest Partnership

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? CA: Rainforest Partnership is an Austin-based international NGO that works with the local and indigenous communities to protect and regenerate tropical rainforests in Ecuador, Peru, and Mexico. On a global scale, Rainforest Partnership aims to educate and raise awareness on rainforest conservation through partnerships with ...

Student Internship Stories: Ahyoung Shin (CAS ‘22), Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP)

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? AS: Last summer, I had the opportunity to intern as a Student Intern at the Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) in Boston, MA. VLP is a non-profit organization that provides legal aid to lower-income people in the Greater Boston area. Within the various units that VLP has, ...

Student Internship Stories: Chloe McKim Jepsen (CAS’22), Massachusetts Housing Coalition

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? CMJ: I served as the Marketing and Policy Intern for the Massachusetts Housing Coalition, a new nonprofit organization based in Boston. MHC aims to promote the creation of affordable housing in Massachusetts through advocacy of adequate access to transportation, sustainable practices, and racial social, and ...

Student Internship Stories: Anna Yingst (CAS’22) Environment Colorado

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? During the fall semester of 2020, I worked as a campaign assistant with Environment Colorado Research and Policy Center. Environment Colorado’s mission is to make the world a greener and healthier place for all, with help from people who care deeply about the environment and ...

Student Internship Stories: Mariam Bashiru (SAR ’23), Multi-Service Eating Disorder Association

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? MB: If you said to me that I would work in an eating disorder clinic last year, I wouldn’t believe it. Even though I knew general information about eating disorders, they were still an enigma to me. So when I found this internship opportunity at ...

Student Internship Stories: Max Ferrandino (CAS ’23), The Borgen Project

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? OS: I worked at a nonprofit called the Borgen Project as a political affairs intern. The Borgen Project is an organization that lobbies Congress to try to get legislation passed that would support those who are living in poverty around the world, which would be ...

Student Internship Stories: Kaye Chin (CAS’23), Mid Peninsula Boys & Girls Club

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? KC: During my internship, I worked in various areas of the Mid Peninsula Boys & Girls Club of San Mateo County. As an intern, I was able to support community outreach and marketing which allowed me to use many skills I already had and challenged ...

How to Get a Job in Social Justice

The pandemic has shed light on racial health disparities and the ongoing police brutality has ignited a national movement for racial equity. This has resulted in many more people willing to enter careers that will transform our society. Whether you want to be an advocate for underrepresented populations or be a data analyst for a ...

The CCD Funded Internships: What You Need to Know

Ever wondered what the CCD Funded Internships are like and if they're right for you? We've got all the answers right here!