Stage posté par CHILDREN AT RISK
Publié le : 7 févr. 2013
CHILDREN AT RISK is currently seeking candidates to fill internship positions with our research and publication team. The selected candidates will have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of publishing, working on a variety of CHILDREN AT RISK projects, including the biennial publication, Growing Up in Houston, two peer-reviewed journals, and other publications. The two journals, Journal of Applied Research on Children and Journal of Family Strengths, are edited by CHILDREN AT RISK andfocus on research dealing with a wide variety of children's issues, ranging from human trafficking and public education to food insecurity and parenting. Learn more at jarc.childrenatrisk.org and digitalcommons.library.tmc.edu/jfs.
Founded in 1989, CHILDREN AT RISK is an active research and advocacy group dedicated to improving the quality of life of Texas' children in the areas of physical and mental health, education reform, human trafficking, basic needs and juvenile justice reform. We are the leading source of accurate information on children's issues and an advocate and catalyst for change concerning the needs of all children in Texas.
Specific responsibilities will be dependent upon each candidate's skills, career goals, interests and CHILDREN AT RISK's priorities. CHILDREN AT RISK expects that this internship will be used as a career development tool for the selected candidates and hopes to maximize the selected individual's internship experience.
We are seeking dedicated and focused candidates who possess excellent communication and writing skills to assist in all phases of the scholarly publication process, including:
Marketing and publicity
Other potential projects include:
We are in search of dedicated individuals to be key members of our team. A sense of humor and a passion for social justice issues, along with the belief that education and advocacy on children's issues are essential for societal improvement are strong plusses.
All candidates must have strong attention to detail and a professional communications style, both written and verbal. Experience in publishing or editing is a plus. Candidates should have a strong work ethic, positive attitude and work well individually and in a team oriented environment. Benefits include a fun and engaging office atmosphere, recognition for tangible products that will benefit the organization beyond the summer, and the ability to truly have an impact on public policy.
Application Instructions: Our positions are competitive and fill quickly. Interested candidates should submit a resume and a brief letter of interest, along with three references and a writing sample to Megan Schneider at MSchneider@childrenatrisk.org. The deadline to submit applications for this position is August 26, 2013. For more information on CHILDREN AT RISK please visit www.childrenatrisk.org.
CHILDREN AT RISK is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, religion, ancestry, color, race, ethnicity or creed.