HOUSTON HUMAN TRAFFICKING INTERNSHIPS
Free the Captives (FTC) is seeking undergraduate and graduate interns who want to make a difference in the fight against human trafficking. Interns will gain broad exposure by working on a variety of projects that directly impact human trafficking. Legal internships are also available.
Interns will work approximately 10 to 15 hours per week during the school year and 30 to 40 hours per week in the summer. Positions are currently available throughout the year. Positions are unpaid.
Applications for summer internships (undergraduate and graduate students) are due March 15, 2013. Reference letters may arrive after March 15. Summer interns will need a car and their own housing. Summer internships are from June 3 to August 16. Interns will work 30 to 40 hours per week with most Fridays off.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application for one of our competitive internships. Applicants will need to mail in a resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, references and completed internship application. Intern positions are filled on a rolling basis. It is recommended that you turn in your application as soon as possible.
Duties may include:
- Assisting with FTC's Prevention and Intervention Program, which includes working with trafficked and at-risk girls
- Working on legal cases for trafficking victims or on the legal perspective of trafficking issues
- Supporting different aspects of the Reducing the Demand Campaign in the areas of public policy, marketing, and advocacy
- Attending a variety of human trafficking meetings and events
- Assisting with research and public policy work
- Helping with FTC's Annual Human Trafficking Conference
- Assisting in some clerical and administrative work
- Participating in discipleship and mentorship
Must be enrolled in school
Must be kind, caring, and have a heart for the oppressed
Must be involved in a local church and have a strong relationship with Jesus Christ
Ability to pay strong attention to detail
Ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects simultaneously and be available to work some evenings for special events
Must be a team player with a positive attitude and be willing to learn
Ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines
Must be a reliable self-starter, organized, and respond to email quickly