Internships in the Congressman Crowley’s office, please see below:
The Queens District Office of Congressman Joe Crowley– Immigration Affairs Intern
What: Congressman Crowley’s Queens office is searching for a devoted, driven intern with an interest in
immigration to assist our office as we help immigrants and educate our community.
Congressman Joe Crowley is a ten term democratic representative from Woodside, Queens. His district, NY-14 includes parts of the Queens and the Bronx. Rep. Crowley is the chairman of the Democratic Caucus and sits on the Ways & Means Committee. The Queens District Office, located in Jackson Heights, assists constituents with a range of problems and hosts community wide events, meetings, and programming.
Details: The intern will work in unison with our staff and get a first hand look into our country’s immigration system. They will learn about: family reunification, employment based visas, the asylum process, what it means to have a “green card,” citizenship applications, and so much more. They will also be involved in projects which educate and advocate for the community. They will accompany staff to meetings and will be asked to represent the office at local events. Upon completing the internship, they will have a working knowledge of our immigration system, a valuable understanding of the specific challenges faced in New York City, and the confidence to navigate an ever-growing, ever-changing system.
Internship Period: A minimum of eight weeks commitment is required (preferred commitment is 3+ months). Start date will be in May. A minimum of two days per week is required, candidates that offer more time will be given preference. We are willing to work with you on a schedule that works for both parties, but this position is a high commitment role.
If you cannot commit this amount of time but are still interested in interning with Congressman Crowley, please inquire about our other opportunities (we are currently hiring for our general internship program for the January-May term).
Proficiency in Spanish is highly valued.
Who Should Apply: This internship is appropriate for college aged and graduate aged students.
How to Apply: To apply, please send your resume (as well as cover letter, optional writing samples, letter of recommendation, or any supplementary material) to firstname.lastname@example.org; or call (718) 779-1400 for more information.
The office is located in Jackson Heights and is one block away from the 82nd street stop on the 7 train. It is also easily accessible via the E, F, M and R trains.
The District Office of Congressman Joe Crowley– Queens/ Bronx District Office Intern
About: Congressman Joe Crowley is a ten term democratic representative from Woodside, Queens. His district, NY-14, includes parts of the Queens and the Bronx. Rep. Crowley is the chairman of the Democratic Caucus and sits on the Ways & Means Committee. The Queens District Office, located in Jackson Heights, assists constituents with a range of problems and hosts community wide events, meetings, and programming. The Bronx district office is located in Throggs Neck, and also assists constituents and engages in community outreach. Please indicate which office you are interested in working in. At this time, the Queens District Office is hiring interns for the Summer Term (May-August), and the Bronx District Office is hiring interns on a rolling admissions basis, with flexible start and end dates.
Deadline: Applications for the Queens District Office are due by March 30th, at 5:00 pm.
Interns will work with staff in assisting constituents on matters ranging from housing, to immigration, social security, and veterans affairs. They will work to plan events that engage the community, and be asked on occasion to represent the office at local events. Interns will also assist staff on special projects. They are responsible for manning the front desk, managing appointments for staff, and assisting constituent callers.
Proficiency in Spanish is highly valued, but is not a requirement.
To Apply: Send Resume, Cover Letter, Writing Sample, and Letter of Recommendation* to email@example.com
(*letter of recommendation should be a brief, informal recommendation from an individual the candidate has spent time with. Can be a teacher, former employer, coach, or coworker.)