Working with young activists to improve farmworkers' lives
Sept. 2020 - April 2021 | 10 hours per week, 20 weeks
Spend the academic year interning with Student Action with Farmworkers and learning about the farmworker justice movement and gaining nonprofit leadership skills. Through mentorship and training, 5-10 Solidaridad interns gain an understanding of farmworker issues and experience in social justice and nonprofit work, while increasing SAF’s capacity to fulfill our mission.
Online applications accepted on a rolling basis through September 4. There is a $20 application fee. To pay the fee please go to the SAF donation page and enter your application fee as a donation specifying it is for the Solidaridad internship on the donation note.
- $2400 scholarship
- 1 weekend orientation and 2-day long trainings with SAF's Levante Leadership Institute
- Peer support by a cohort of 5-10 participants
- Mentorship by SAF staff
- Potential academic credit
Preference will be given to students currently enrolled in college in the NC Triangle area.
DREAMers or recent graduates based in the Triangle area are encouraged to apply
No Spanish Language required
Able to work approximately 10 hours/week and provide your own transportation to the SAF office, if needed
SAF preferences students from farmworker families.
Social Work students fulfilling internship requirements at NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill, & NCCU are encouraged to apply
Participants must fundraise $450 to contribute to SAF's work