Framework Program Administration Intern
New York City (United States of America)
BACKGROUND: Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is one of the leading providers of high-quality programming for displaced and persecuted populations around the world. The IRC develops innovative programs that respond to clients' unique strengths and needs, using our learning and experience to shape policy and practice, and highlighting and promoting best practices in service provision.
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. This position is remote.
COMMITMENT: Academic year (October 2021 – May 2022)
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; compiling monthly newsletter; writing blog posts; or other activities.