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2023 Internship Coordinator Position

Korean American Civic Empowerment (KACE) is a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization dedicated to empowering the Korean American community through active civic engagement. To that end, KACE advocates for our community’s voting rights, educates on civic and public affairs, organizes Korean American voters, and engages elected officials on issues pertinent to our community.

Position Summary:

KACE is accepting applications for the paid position of “Internship Coordinator” for our 2023 Grassroots Internship Program.

This is a paid position for the job title: “Internship Coordinator“. This position is open to undergraduate students or recent college graduates, and encompasses various responsibilities, including assistance in education, training, and management of high school interns/volunteers from May to October 2023.
Training will be provided at the start of employment.

Pay is $15/Hour and is not negotiable. This is a full time position, expected to average 40 hours per week.
The start date is Tuesday, May 30, 2023, the date of a joint training session with coordinators from New York, New Jersey, Illinois, and Texas. The end date of the program is October 27, 2023. Because applicants may need to focus on their academics for the Fall Semester, the end date for the Coordinator position is negotiable.

Responsibilities: 

Coordinators are responsible for managing and communicating regularly with the Interns and their parent(s). The program will be mainly in person (subject to change in order to adapt to given circumstances of the pandemic), alongside Zoom conferencing between the four States.

Your duties will include the following:

  • Coordinate and lead internship meetings.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of education and training materials and relevant resources to be able to provide information and instruct interns and volunteers.
  • Manage attendance and communicate regularly with Interns and parent(s).
  • Lead workshop and research sessions.
  • Lead interns in workshops, research sessions, voter registration drives, and meetings with elected officials;
  • Lead interns in any other fieldwork activities and in events hosted by KACE;
  • Assist KACE staff with duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

The following are the minimum qualifications to be considered for the position:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • At least one year of undergraduate studies.
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and punctuality.
  • Demonstrated sense of community and leadership.
  • Proficient in academic research, word processing, and online classroom tools.
  • Ability to organize, maintain, and follow through with multiple communications and tasks with thoroughness.

Although proficiency in Korean and experience in education and/or U.S. history (especially Asian American history) is a strong plus, it is not required.

If you are interested, please send in your cover letter and resume via the link below no later than April 28, 2023.

If you have any questions, please email us at internship@kace.org.


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