Internship Opportunity: Winter/Spring 2013, Korean Resource Center

Here's an internship opportunity for folks in Southern California... The Korean Resource Center is seeking an intern for Winter/Spring 2013 to work in the program areas of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Rights.

This part-time position (20 hours/week) runs January to May, and is open to college students, recent college graduates, or high school graduates with two or more years of work experience after high school. The intern will work out of KRC's office in Los Angeles, alongside KRC staff.

Here are some more details about the internship's responsibilities, qualifications and requirements:

Internship Responsibilities
The intern will assist with KRC’s Civic Engagement Campaigns as well as assist on other campaigns such as Immigrant Rights. Tasks will include, but are not limited to:
  • Learning about KRC grassroots organizing strategies and techniques.
  • Registering Voters
  • Outreaching to prospective voters via phonebanking, workshops, and doorknocking.
  • Translating press releases and educational materials from English to Korean and Korean to English.
  • Assisting KRC staff with workshops, events, press conferences, rallies, and legislative events.
  • Working with KRC volunteers and organizing members.
  • Providing research support for KRC staff.
  • Intern may be asked to assist with other program areas.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Commitment to civil rights, immigrant rights, social justice, and change through grassroots community organizing
  • Interest in working with a community-based non-profit organization.
  • Familiarity with Korean American, Asian American Pacific Islander, or immigrant community issues, or experience working or volunteering in electoral campaigns or immigrant rights campaigns.
  • Must either be a college student, recent college graduate, or be over 18 years old with 2 years of work in any field after high school.
  • Korean and English bilingual fluency required. Applicant must be able to translate basic materials from English to Korean via writing.
The deadline to apply is January 22. For further information on the fine work the Korean Resource Center is doing, the internship, and how to apply, head over to the KRC website.

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