Refugee & Immigrant Self-Empowerment offers a variety of volunteer-based, internship opportunities. Our internships allow high school and college students as well as professionals from the community at large to develop and to use their talents and skills to benefit the Organization and the refugees of Onondaga County. RISE invites ANYONE interested in an internship opportunity -irrespective of location, education level, or training- to apply.
Note: In the last year alone, RISE partnered with undergraduate and graduate students across majors (Art History/Museum Studies, Anthropology, Economics, Education, International Relations, Pre-Law/Political Science, Public Administration, and Social Work) who were enrolled at Syracuse University, Onondaga Community College, LeMoyne College, Cazenovia College, SUNY Geneseo, and the University of Rochester. To learn more about our interns’ experiences at RISE, see:
Below are a number of current internship opportunities. Please click the position title to read the full job posting and details: