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Summer Internship - Afghan Resource Center Intern - Summer 2024


  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Denver
  • Grade: Internship - Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
  • Closing Date: 2024-08-23

Requisition ID: req49704

Job Title: Summer Internship - Afghan Resource Center Intern - Summer 2024

Sector: Immigration & Citizenship

Employment Category: Intern

Employment Type: Part-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Denver, CO USA

Work Arrangement: In-person

Job Description

INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW: The IRC is a lead agency responding to the Afghan evacuation and will be serving hundreds of Afghan parolees in the US this year through the Afghan Placement & Assistance (APA) program. The IRC is committed to ensuring all Afghan parolees have access to legal services to identify potential legal pathways to remain in the United States lawfully. This internship will support access to legal services for Afghan parolees through our Afghan Legal Resource Center.  

LOCATION: In person at IRC Office - 1873 S Bellaire St, Suite 500, Denver, CO 80222  

COMMITMENT: At least 10-15 hours per week (with opportunity for full time).  June 3 - August 23, 2024

TIME: regular weekly schedule during business hours  9 am – 5 pm  

REPORTS TO: Immigration Services Navigator  


Assist with Know Your Rights presentations for APA clients  
Assist in the coordination of pro se asylum clinics for Afghan parolees  
Assist in the assembling and mailing of asylum applications  
Assist with immigration screenings for IRC and African Community Center APA clients  
Aid in the tracking of services rendered or needed for APA clients  
Conducting and maintaining strong country conditions research to support Afghan clients  
Support the Immigration Services Navigator with client communications  
Support the Immigration Services Navigator with document collection and retention • Other duties as assigned. 

The intern will gain professional experience providing technical assistance and programmatic  support to the Afghan Legal Resource Center.  
The intern will deepen understanding of asylum law and policy  
The intern will gain practical experience working in a fast-paced environment for a large NGO in a challenging policy environment for refugees and immigrants 



  • Strong interest and experience working in immigration and refugee issues.  
  • Very strong written communication skills, including the ability to effectively distill and present  complex information in a concise, accessible way.  
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and manage time  effectively.  
  • Dari / Pashto speaker preferred  

To be considered, applicants must provide with their application, a resume and a cover letter addressing how their skills and experiences meet the specific internship requirements.


This is an unpaid internship position. No financial compensation, including compensation for relocation, is available.  


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