Into the Fields Internship and Leadership Development Program

Starting Date: 06-02-2008
Ending Date: 08-10-2008
Address

1317 W. Pettigrew St
Durham, North Carolina 27705
United States
919-660-3652
Description
Student Action with Farmworkers
Into the Fields Internship & Leadership Development Program
26 positions available to college students bilingual in Spanish & English

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2008

INTERNSHIP LOCATIONS: Rural North & South Carolina

CONTACT:
Melanie Stratton
SAF Internship Coordinator

BENEFITS & FINANCES:
$1,200 living stipend ($650 fundraised by participant)
$1,500 educational scholarship
Basic furnished housing provided
Leadership development
Applicants may apply for academic credit

DESCRIPTION
Into the Fields is a ten-week program for college students to work for fairness in our agricultural industries. Through the program, college students from diverse backgrounds spend the summer working full-time with farmworker agencies to promote greater respect and justice for the people who supply food for our tables.

Into the Fields Interns are matched with community-based farmworker
advocacy organizations.
Positions are available in the following fields:
Union Organizing
Community Organizing
Education Policy & Social Services
Legal Aid
Health Clinics
Health Research

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
-College students from farmworker families nationwide
or
-Students currently attending a college or university in the Carolinas
-Spanish skills are required for most placements.

*The intern selection process is competitive*

Geographical Scope: National
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SPONSORING GROUPS
Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF)North Carolina







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