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International Rescue Committee NYC Ladders for Leaders Summer Intern 2024 in New York, New York

Requisition ID: req47427

Job Title: NYC Ladders for Leaders Summer Intern 2024

Sector: Administrative/General Office

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Part-Time

Compensation: USD 16.00 - 16.00 Hourly

Location: New York, NY HQ USA

Job Description

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Intern with the IRC through Ladders for Leaders

The IRC is seeking college students with a variety of career interests to intern with us this summer (July – August 2024) through theLadders for Leaders program ( . Ladders for Leaders (L4L) is a nationally recognized program that offers high achieving and diverse high school and college students the opportunity to participate in paid professional summer internships. Through L4L, you can intern at one of the world’s leading humanitarian organizations in any department of your interest. This 6-week summer internship will be 25 hours per week and based at the IRC’s New York Headquarters in Midtown, Manhattan. Eligible applicants are high school or college students, ages 16-24, who are New York City residents - regardless of where you attend college.

The Ladders for Leaders program at the International Rescue Committee gives students a unique opportunity to explore their career and educational interests through:

  • Pre-employment Training: Receive help with résumé and cover letter writing, and interviewing skills. Learn essential workplace readiness skills and business etiquette.

  • Paid Summer Internship: Paid internship opportunities available in a variety of departments and global teams across the IRC to accommodate students’ varying interests.

  • Professional Development Opportunities: As part of L4L at the IRC, you will take part in several professional development opportunities, including weekly Lunch & Learns with IRC leaders who will speak to their specific functions and career paths.

  • A Cohort of L4L IRC Interns: As part of this internship, you will be joining an engaging, supportive, and inclusive cohort of other high achieving and diverse college students interning at the IRC.

  • Opportunity to join our growing Alumni Network: Broad network of alumni, post-internship opportunities and networking events open only to past participants of the program

    Apply now to be considered for a Ladders for Leaders internship at the International Rescue Committee! (

Gender Equality:IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Equal Opportunity Employer:We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits:We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days (depending on role and tenure), medical insurance starting at $145 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus a 3-7% base IRC contribution (3 year vesting), disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.