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    Internship/Externship Opportunities

    Global Justice for Animals (GJA) is a new effort to research the impacts of global free trade agreements on animals, to bring this information to legislators and the media, and to mobilize animal activists against these agreements. GJA is looking for an intern to help in all of these areas.


    Details: Internships are offered year-round. We don’t have an office, but interns can work directly with our in Portland and NYC coordinators or work long distance (externships). Internships are unpaid, but we can work with student interns to arrange credit with their schools.

     


    Responsibilities:

    * Research and develop reports on proposed free trade agreements

    * Find content for freetradekillsanimals.org.

    * Draft flyers, action alerts, sign-on letters to congress, and other literature.

    * Lobby elected officials

    * Draft press releases and contact media to announce activities, release of reports, respond to Congressional votes, etc.

    * Contact animal rights groups around the country to urge them to pressure their elected officials.

    * Translate research documents from Spanish (for bilingual interns)


    Helpful Skills (not required):

    * Familiarity with globalization and animal rights issues.

    * Interest in research

    * Spanish fluency

    * Writing ability.

    * Experience in lobbying and legislative activism.


    INTERNSHIP APPLICATION

    Mail or email to: Global Justice for Animals, PO Box 344, New York, NY 10108 Attn: GJA Phone (201) 928-2831 Email info@freetradekillsanimals.org

     

    Name_____________________________ School (if you are a current student______________________________ Level(JHS, HS, college, grad school, , etc.)_________________ Year in School (Fresh, Soph, etc.)________________ Phone _________________ Fax #____________________

    Street Address_______________________________ City_________________ ___ Zip Code____________ Country_____________ Email_____________________ Will you be using this internship for academic credit at your school or to serve some

    school related requirement? (yes or no)______ If yes, please explain __________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    ______________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________

    Is there an issue, task, or specific project you'd like to work on (including the internship described in detail above or one of the internships described below this application) ?

    ______________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________

    Do you have prior volunteer, intern, or activist experience? Please describe ______________________________________________________________________________________________________

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    Do you have prior paid work experience? Please describe. _________________________________________________________________________________

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    What is/are your major(s) in school? _______________________________Minor(s)_____________________________________________________________________________________________

    Are you affiliated with any other activist organization? Which one(s)?

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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    Do you have any special skills? Describe ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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    When will you begin your internship/community service?________________ When will you end it?_________________________________________________________________________________

    What days and at what times will you be interning?________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Why do you want to intern for GJA?___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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    The following questions are ONLY for those who will be using this internship for academic credit or to satisfy a school requirement:

    Who is your internship advisor at school ________________ His/Her Phone #_________________ Fax#_______________

    School Street Address____________________________________ City_______________ State ___Zip____________

    Advisor's Email___________________________________________________________

    Is there a mandatory number of hours you must complete to fulfill your school's requirement? (yes or no)_____

    If yes, how many? _____

    Does your school consider the program by which you will be working at Global Justice for Animals Service Learning, an internship, or community service?________________

    What requirements do you have to complete for your school as part of your internship/service learning/community service? (a paper, a presentation, a portfolio, etc)?____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    ______________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________

     

    When does this need to be completed by?__________

    Does Global Justice for Animals need to do anything in order to allow you to intern here (fill out forms for your school, etc.) at the beginning of your intern ship/service learning/community service? ______________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________

    ______________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________

     

    Does your school require anything of Global Justice for Animals at the END of your internship (timesheets, an evaluation, a grade, etc)? ____________________________________________________

    __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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    Global Justice for Animals and the Environment is a project of:
    Wetlands Activism Collective
    Phone: (718) 218-4523
    Fax: (501) 633-34761
    activism @ wetlands-preserve.org