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2021 Housing & Health Policy Internship

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The North Carolina Justice Center seeks a post graduate student to provide support to several projects of the Justice Center (Housing/Consumer/Energy Project, Budget and Tax Center and Health Advocacy Project). The focus of the support will be in reference to the intersection of Housing and Health issues and policies and will be for 10 weeks in the summer of 2021.

The intern will be involved in research and writing, legislative research, and other duties that may be assigned from time to time. Examples of possible research includes compiling and summarizing best elements of Olmstead Housing Plans from other states, reviewing research regarding harm caused by evictions, and compiling best practices from other states and localities for addressing health through housing policy. The Projects will make every effort to include the intern in a variety of experiences as they may be available including watching and notetaking of legislative committee hearings and Session, meeting with legislators, and attending strategy sessions or meetings with ally organizations.

About the NC Justice Center:

The Justice Center is North Carolina’s leading private, anti-poverty non-profit organization. Our mission is to alleviate poverty in North Carolina by ensuring that every household has access to the resources, services and fair treatment it needs to achieve economic security. In order to improve the ability of low-income families to access opportunity and share in the state's prosperity, the Justice Center pursues a broad policy agenda around the issues of affordable housing, transportation, workforce development and training, public education, supports for working families, consumer protections, immigrants' rights, access to health care, state budget allocations and state tax policy. For more information, visit www.ncjustice.org.

Compensation:

Because we are a non-profit organization entirely dependent on grants and donations, we encourage you to apply for funding through your school and to explore other funding opportunities. Limited funding will be available from the Justice Center.

How to apply:

To apply send a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position, resume, and professional references as a single PDF file that has “2021 Legislative Intern” in the subject line to hr@ncjustice.org by April 15th, 2021.

Our organization is committed to equity and inclusion. People of color, justice-involved people, and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Justice Center is an equal opportunity employer. The Justice Center does not discriminate on the basis of person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, ethnic background, citizenship status, age, disability or genetic information

The North Carolina Justice Center seeks a post graduate student to provide support to several projects of the Justice Center (Housing/Consumer/Energy Project, Budget and Tax Center and Health Advocacy Project). The focus of the support will…

Details at a Glance

  • Application Deadline
    April 15, 2021
  • Payment
    Stipend
  • Hours Per Week
    10 weeks

How to Apply

To apply send a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position, resume, and professional references as a single PDF file that has “2021 Legislative Intern” in the subject line to hr@ncjustice.org. 

To apply send a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position, resume, and professional references as a single PDF file that has “2021 Legislative Intern” in the…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Raleigh, NC
Associated Location
Raleigh, NC

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