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2017-2018 Solidaridad Internship

Friday, September 1st, 2017 to Monday, April 30th, 2018




Building leaders for the farmworker movement

Spend the school year interning at Student Action with Farmworkers' office learning about the farmworker justice movement and gaining nonprofit leadership skills. Through mentorship and training, 5-8 interns will gain an understanding of farmworker issues and experience social justice careers, while increasing SAF’s capacity to train farmworker youth, build advocacy and organizing campaigns, increase our communications and be a strong sustainable organization.

Sept. 2017 - April 2018 | 10-15 hours per week, 24 weeks

Online applications accepted on a rolling basis through Mid August. There is a $20 application fee.  To pay the fee please go to the SAF donation page and enter your application fee as a donation specifying it is for the Solidaridad internship on the donation note. 



    Work-study can be arranged for Duke University students

    3 day-long trainings with SAF’s Levante Leadership Institute participants

    Peer support by cohort of 5-8 participants

    Mentorship by SAF staff

    Potential academic credit


       Preference will be given to students currently enrolled in college in the NC Triangle area.  DREAMers or recent graduates based in the Triangle area are eligible to apply

      Able to work 10-15 hours/week at the SAF office and provide your own transportation

       Demonstrate an interest and/or experience in leadership development in the farmworker justice movement

Also Note:

       SAF preferences students from farmworker families. Bilingual (Spanish/English) students are encouraged to apply but it is not a requirement

       Social Work students fulfilling internship requirements at NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke & NCCU are encouraged to apply

        Participants must fundraise $450 to contribute to SAF's work

For more information visit the website or contact | 919-660-3652

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Location: 1317 W Pettigrew Street, Durham, NC 27705