United States (United States of America)
A program of the IRC’s Research, Analysis and Learning department, Framework is a national training and technical assistance (TTA) project that builds capacity of service providers and their partners to address labor trafficking in the United States. Framework is dedicated to the creation of tailored, engaging, and user-friendly resources, and the provision of in-person and remote assistance. Guided by human rights values, the Framework team works with survivors, service providers, and other experts to comprehensively understand the issue of labor trafficking and utilize proven knowledge-sharing practices to deliver TTA that is tailored to the needs of the anti-trafficking field.
SCOPE OF INTERN WORK: Under the direction of the Deputy Director and in collaboration with a small, close-knit team, the Framework intern will contribute to and lead projects that support the program’s goals of increasing identification of labor trafficking survivors, improving the quality and quantity of services available to survivors, and enhancing partnerships to create a coordinated community response.
COMMITMENT: 3 months
PROJECT EXAMPLES: The Framework intern will assist with projects that align with the program’s needs and the intern’s area(s) of interest. This may include creating materials (e.g., summary sheets, case study videos, PowerPoint presentations, toolkits); supporting virtual training evens; conducting data entry, analysis, and presentations; compiling the monthly newsletter; writing blog posts; or other activities.
REQUIREMENTS: This internship will be ideal for a creative, tech-savvy, and detail-oriented person with a baseline understanding of and commitment to human rights work, an interest in the issue of labor trafficking, and a desire to develop knowledge and skills related to non-profit program administration. Survivors of trafficking are highly encouraged to apply.
•Bachelors required, Masters or coursework in instructional design, educational technology, social work, monitoring and evaluation, or a related field desirable AND/OR lived experience as a survivor of human trafficking
•Experience with graphic, e-learning, webinar, and communication platforms and software (e.g., Articulate, Zoom, Mailchimp, SurveyMonkey, Adobe Photoshop, Premiere or other video editing software)
•Experience creating animations a plus
•Excellent skills in Microsoft Office programs
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Framework is committed to creating a learning environment that provides interns with knowledge and skills that will prove useful in their future careers. Learning objectives are therefore developed collaboratively based on the intern’s interests and the program’s needs.
Learning objectives may include:
1.The intern will develop skills in creating animations for learning.
2.The intern will enhance monitoring and evaluation skills.
3.The intern will strengthen data analysis and visualization skills.
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.