OCA-NJ 2015 Internship Application & Requirements

Must be postmarked by April 30th, 2015.  If you have any questions or any problems printing out the documents & would like them sent as attachments via email or sent via US Postal Mail to you, please contact Mr. L. Ray Lee @ oca.njmembership@gmail.com

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2015 Summer Internship with OCA-NY Asian Pacific American Advocates

We are looking for a college student or recent college graduate for a full-time summer internship position to coordinate OCA-NY’s 9th Annual Hate Crimes Prevention Art Project. This Project involves coordinating and training of diverse high school teenagers from select youth organizations on hate crimes and using art as a tool to prevent hate crimes. These youth will then devise the rules of a city-wide hate crimes art contest, advertise the contest, judge the submissions, and plan the opening of the Art Exhibit, which is the culmination of the Art Project. For more background about the history of the project, please go to www.oca-ny.org.

Dates of Internship: May 18th – August 15, 2015

Stipend: $2,500 (includes local travel expenses)

Application Deadline: Saturday, April 11th, 2015, 5 p.m. EST
Please send a cover letter, current resume and essay (500 words maximum) on why you should be selected for this position, include names and contact information of two references: one from someone who is knowledgeable about your character and leadership skills and one from a professor that has taught you within the last year. E-mail cover letter, resume, essay and references to info@oca-ny.org. Indicate in the subject line: “OCA-NY Hate Crimes Project Summer Internship-then put your name.”

Interviews: April 16th-22nd, 2015 (phone or in-person interviews in Manhattan, NY)

* Commitment to social justice issues
* Experience in facilitating youth projects
* Leadership experience in student organizations
* Ability to work independently and be a self-starter
* Flexible schedule, some weekends and nights are required
* Work well with diverse student groups (ethnic, economic, social)
* Excellent organizational skills

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2015 OCA-NJ Year of the Ram Celebration
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2015 OCA-NJ New Year Gala
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