Internships


Affiliate Member Services Intern

Under the supervision of the Membership Specialist and Far West Region Liaison and as part of the AMS team, the Intern will work closely with the Director of AMS to support NCLR’s regional strategy to strengthen relationships with Affiliates and communicate with regional offices in a coordinated fashion. While the Intern will provide support to the entirety of AMS based on current needs, the Intern will also assume responsibility for outreach and support specifically for the Far West regions and Affiliation work.

LOCATION: Washington, DC
POSTED: 03-24-2014

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Northeast Regional Office Intern

Under the supervision of the Affiliate Outreach Associate, the NCLR Northeast Regional Office Intern will assist in various activities that further NCLR’s mission and regional strategy by providing support with administrative tasks, including developing and maintaining a filing system in conjunction with the Northeast Outreach Associate, ordering office supplies, booking travel, handling mail and shipments, event planning support, and helping maintain Northeast Affiliate database information. The Intern may also work on Affiliate Member Services (AMS) projects, which will expose him or her to NCLR’s effort to enhance the collective impact of NCLR’s community-based Affiliates by strengthening their organizational effectiveness and increasing their capacity to deliver programs and conduct advocacy.

LOCATION:  New York, NY
POSTED: 01-24-2014

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Communications/Social Media Intern

This position provides support to the entire department, including the digital media team and the Office of Media Relations. The intern will assist the digital media team with outreach on social media platforms and the media relations team in communicating with reporters. This includes preparing for and staffing press events, helping to research news stories and key issue areas, and assisting with all communications projects.

LOCATION: Washington, DC
POSTED: 12-02-2013

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California Regional Office Intern

Under the supervision of the Affiliate Member Services Senior Regional Coordinator, the NCLR California Regional Office Intern will work closely with staff and assist in various activities that further NCLR’s mission and goals by providing support with research, database management, and projects that promote and strengthen the capacity of NCLR’s California nonprofit Affiliate network. This is an excellent opportunity for an interested candidate to deepen his or her educational and professional experience by learning about the day-to-day operations of capacity-building and strategizing, understanding the demands and interactions of a high-impact nonprofit organization, and contributing to building a positive future for Latinos throughout California.

LOCATION:  Los Angeles, CA
POSTED: 11-20-2013

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Event and Communications Intern - Los Angeles, CA

Under the direct supervision of the California Region Vice President and Producer of the NCLR ALMA Awards, the Event and Communications Intern will assist in various activities that support the presentation of the 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards through research, database management, and communications. This is an excellent opportunity for an interested candidate to gain experience by supporting the day-to-day operations of producing a Latino-themed television entertainment special, and contributing to opening doors for Latino talent both in front of and behind the camera.

LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
POSTED: 11-20-2013

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Advocacy - Campaigns Internship

The NCLR California Regional Office, based in Downtown Los Angeles, serves as a central presence and point of contact for 60 NCLR Affiliates throughout the state. The regional team consists of staff representing key NCLR components, including Affiliate Member Services, Education, Advocacy and Capacity-Building, and Workforce Development.

LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
POSTED: 11-20-2013

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Design and Publications Intern

This internship will require dedication of 20 to 30 hours per week. Duties include graphic design, data entry, and print production assistance as needed. Qualified candidates will work closely with the team to provide design support during the 2014 Annual Conference season, and to help maintain NCLR’s publications archive. The ideal candidate will have technical, administrative, and organizational skills, as well as the ability to work cooperatively with all NCLR staff.

LOCATION:  Washington, DC
POSTED: 10-28-2013

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Communications Intern

Under the supervision of the Texas Regional Director, the Communications intern will work closely with the Texas team to assist in activities that further NCLR’s goals, including research and communication efforts that promote and strengthen the regional Affiliate Network. The intern will assist the entire team in developing and fostering relationships with the media to enhance NCLR’s outreach efforts.

LOCATION: San Antonio, TX
POSTED: 08-26-2013

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Advocacy and Campaigns Intern

Under the supervision of the Capacity-Building Strategists, the Advocacy and Campaigns Intern will work closely with various partners and Texas legislative affairs staff to assist in activities that further NCLR’s advocacy goals at the state and national levels. Responsibilities include supporting research and outreach efforts that promote the advocacy efforts of NCLR’s Texas Affiliate Network. The intern will learn the fundamentals of advocacy work, community organizing and outreach, and capacity-building.

LOCATION: San Antonio, TX
POSTED: 08-26-2013

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Education/Workforce Development Intern

Under the supervision of the Director of Education (CA & Far West), the NCLR Education Intern will work closely with staff and assist in various activities that further NCLR's mission and goals by providing support with research, database management, event planning, and projects that promote and strengthen the capacity of NCLR's education affiliate network.

LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
POSTED: 08-16-2013

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Event and Advocacy Intern

Under the direct supervision of the National Latino Advocacy Days Coordinator, the intern will assist in various activities that promote and support the 2013 NCLR National Latino Advocacy Days.  This individual will provide administrative support and assistance with the implementation and execution of event.  This is an excellent opportunity for an interested candidate to gain event planning, advocacy, and policy experience by assisting with the day-to-day operations of this event.

LOCATION:  Washington, DC
POSTED: 1-14-2013

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Resource Development Intern

Through its various functions, the National Council of La Raza’s (NCLR) Office of Resource Development (RD) enables NCLR to reach and exceed annual income and donor cultivation goals. As a result, RD effectively collaborates with NCLR leadership to enhance program and institutional support. One of RD’s top priorities is to maintain high ethical standards in NCLR’s fundraising practices and prospective donor selection criteria and to continually build robust systems to facilitate efficient operations. Fundraising strategies include the Individual Donor Program, the President’s Council Program, the Corporate Partners Program, the Corporate Board of Advisors, as well as constituent communications and cultivation.

LOCATION: Washington, DC
POSTED: 08-15-2012

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