2018 CU Summer Internship: Research and Organizing
Chican@s Unidos (CU) de Orange County is offering multiple research and organizing internships this summer. CU is a grassroots social justice organization that has been active in many community struggles for the last 11 years. We believe in the value of research to help organize around issues that impacts our communities.

Internships will focus on research and organizing in the City of Santa Ana on following topics: Rent Control and Gentrification

You do not have to be a student to apply. Interns who complete the program, including a required training session on July 1st, will be eligible to receive a stipend for $500.

Deadline to Submit Application: Monday May 21

Internship will run from Sunday July 1st to Saturday August 10

This internship will consist of:
· Researching the issue
· Attending relevant community meetings
· Meeting with people involved in the issue
· Writing a narrative of the experience and findings
· Traveling throughout Santa Ana

What you gain from this internship:
· Experience in grassroots researching skills
· Organizing and research training

Criteria for applying:
· Commit to a fast paced 6 week internship
· Able to attend weekly check-ins and spend 15 to 20 hours a week on the internship. Most of this time will be reading and researching on your own time, as well as attending community meetings.
· Able to attend one Monthly Chican@s Unidos Meeting
· Willing to give a presentation of findings to Chican@s Unidos in August.

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Can you attend the mandatory orientation on Sunday July 1, 2018 *
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