LULAC National Internships
General Information:Looking for a meaningful way to serve the Latino community? The League of United Latin American Citizens, the nation's oldest and largest Latino grassroots civil rights organization, seeks talented and passionate interns to join us at the LULAC National Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
In collaboration with the LULAC National staff, interns can combine their academic interests with real-world experience in any of the following areas: youth programs, education programs, policy and legislation, health programs, communications, special events, resource development, immigration reform, LGBT advocacy, community mobilization, civic engagement, and federal relations. Internship profiles for the current open positions can be found below to the right.
Please note this internship is unpaid but can count towards academic credit if your university or institution approves.
Applicants are required to have excellent academic records and strong writing and communication skills. Thorough knowledge of LULAC's mission, history, and milestones is expected; knowledge of the Latino community and current issues is required. Applicants should also have a deep sense of commitment to advancing the rights of Latino Americans. Finally, the ability to write and speak Spanish (not required) and English fluently is highly desirable; as is extensive experience with using computer software.
Interns are expected to dedicate a minimum of 24 hours a week for 8 -10 weeks. Flexible schedules are permitted.
Please send a resume, writing sample, unofficial transcript, and cover letter expressing interest and period of availability to Declan Kingland, Deputy Director of Programs at DKingland@LULAC.org. Please include the internship position desired in the email's subject line.