The County of Santa Clara Office of Immigrant Relations invites eligible applicants to apply to its New American Fellowship program. Deadline is April 12, 2019. Fellows will be placed in a variety of County agencies such as the Office of Women's Policy, Office of LGBTQ Affairs, Census, Office of Immigrant Relations, Reentry Services, Board of Supervisors, and more.
- Full-time, 10-week paid internship opportunity during Summer 2019
- Fellows work on a research and/or community engagement projects focused on immigrant integration
- Fellows are placed at a county agency, department, board office, or participating non-profit organization
Eligibility Checklist (all must apply)
- Current DACA recipient and,
- Employment authorization card and,
- Current resident: working living, or attending school in Santa Clara County and,
- Can commit to 40 hrs/week and,
- Undergraduate, graduate, or recent graduate and,
- Desire to be involved in social justice for the immigrant community.
- Application Deadline: April 12, 2019
- Notification of Selection: May 15, 2019
- Fellowship: June 10, 2019 – August 16, 2019
- Compensation: Paid internship, $25 per hour
- Letter(s) of recommendation
- Experience working on behalf of county government
How to Apply
- Click for online application
- Provide 1-2 letters of recommendation from individuals or organizations you’ve worked collaborated with that can provide insight to your public service activities and leadership skills
- Unofficial college transcripts
- Submit the fully completed application with 1 - 2 letter(s) of recommendation, and college transcript(s)
- For users without Gmail accounts, apply here and email letters of recommendation and college transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org
Must be a current DACA recipient
What is DACA?
• DACA, otherwise known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was an executive order which provided administrative relief from deportation under the Obama administration.