Internship Opportunities

Associate Executive Director Todd Goehle and Bridging Case Manager Omar Ahmed with 3 of RISE’s 2017 Summer Interns: Meghan Mcconnell (Syracuse University), Dana Fiel (SUNY Geneseo), LinLin Cai (Syracuse University).

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: Throughout the summer of 2017 alone, RISE relied on the talents of 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, SUNY Geneseo, and the University of Rochester.  To Learn More about one intern’s experience at RISE, see: Dana Fiel’s Internship Story

Below are a number of current internship opportunities. Please click the position title to read the full job posting and details:

Development Internship

Education Outreach Internship

Don’t see an internship opportunity for you? No problem! Pitch an idea to us! We are always willing to work with YOU!

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