Sep 12, 2019

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Intern

  • City Year
  • Boston, MA, USA
Project Based Human Resources Product and Program Management Strategy and Planning

Job Description

City Year Boston provides hands-on learning opportunities for undergraduate/graduate students interested in non-profit administration careers. Interns will support a variety of projects that help City Year carry out our education mission by assisting in customer service, research, data collection, event execution, and more. Each intern will be matched with a specific department (descriptions below). Additionally, each intern will assist with general office operations, administrative work, event support, and data entry. Internships are typically between 10 and 20 hours per week during business hours (9am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday), and can be flexible with a student's academic calendar and extracurricular commitments. Please note that all internships are office based and interns do not serve in schools.

The following internship is available at City Year Boston:

Job Description

DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION INTERN: The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion intern must be an individual that is passionate about creating spaces for belonging and inclusion among staff and AmeriCorps members. They must also be able to provide support to the Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion by organizing various tasks that will be used to support Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion and Equity (DBIE) initiatives for City Year Boston.

Responsibilities include: organization of internal DBIE resources, management of internal DBIE online platform, coordinating logistics and supplies for all trainings and workshops, team operational support (ordering supplies, assisting with internal workshop prep, supporting management of team documents/calendar), collaborating amongst multiple departments to execute various tasks that are linked to DBIE workstreams, engaging with external partners, facilitation of related DBIE content as needed.

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Internship Details
 
This is an unpaid opportunity where interns will learn and develop a variety of highly competitive resume building skills including facilitation, organization, teamwork, project planning and execution, communication skills and customer service, multi-tasking, service learning, and networking. It is up to the applicant to determine whether they are eligible for credit, scholarship, or work study money from their school. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of site-wide activities related to staff learning and AmeriCorps member events. City Year Boston interns are required to commit a minimum of 10-12 hours per week, but many choose to work more!

  • Skills and Qualifications
    • Excellent written, oral, and computer skills.
    • Working knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion practices and methods. Bonus points for experience with facilitation.   
    • Attention to detail, ability to take direction, and a commitment to quality work.
    • Dependable collaborator who exercises sound judgment and demonstrates flexible agility.
    • Commitment to service.
  • Incentives
     This is an unpaid opportunity where interns will learn and develop a variety of highly competitive resume building skills including organization, teamwork, project planning and execution, communication skills, customer service, multi-tasking, and networking. Interns will be provided with a monthly T pass, free of charge. It is up to the applicant to determine whether they are eligible for credit, scholarship, or work-study money from their school. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in professional development days, engage in physical service, and will be paired with a manager who will serve as their mentor throughout the internship. City Year Boston interns are required to commit a minimum of 10 hours per week but many choose to work more! City Year Boston interns will also receive a City Year uniform to wear as needed (not required daily).


Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


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