Chican@s Unidos (CU) de Orange County is offering multiple research and organizing internships this summer. CU is a grassroots social justice organization that has been active in many community struggles for the last 11 years. We believe in the value of research to help organize around issues that impacts our communities.
The internships will run from July 1 - August 10 and will focus on the issues of Rent Control and Gentrification in the City of Santa Ana.
Interns who complete the program, including a required training session on July 1, will be eligible to receive a $500 stipend. You do not have to be a student to apply.
Submit your application today. The deadline is submit is Monday, May 21.
Criteria for applying:
Commit to a fast paced 6 week internship
Able to attend weekly check-ins and spend 15 to 20 hours a week on the internship. Most of this time will be reading and researching on your own time, as well as attending community meetings.
Able to attend one monthly Chican@s Unidos meeting
Willing to give a presentation of findings to Chican@s Unidos in August.