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2018 Summer Local Syrian Refugee Settlement Internship (Claremont, CA) - CMC Students Only

2018 Summer Local Syrian Refugee Settlement Internship (Claremont, CA) - CMC Students Only

The Summer Local Refugee Intern will receive funding through Claremont McKenna's sponsored internship program. 

About the Organization

Claremont Canopy is a grassroots organization based in Claremont founded to support refugee resettlement in the Inland Empire. It works to provide a community that is welcoming, affordable, and sustainable for the refugees to build new lives. To achieve this, we connect people and organizations and create opportunities for learning and achievement.

Job Description

Claremont Canopy seeks a talented undergraduate or recent graduate to assist the organization’s director:

  • visit and help refugee families

  • plan organization events

  • draft and edit emails, social media and blog posts

  • develop and update Canopy’s web site

  • manage social media

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Highly-developed interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Compassion, empathy, and a sense of humor.

  • Basic knowledge of web design and social media applications