The I730 Asylee/Refugee Family Reunification Intern will support immigration staff with case management and appointment preparation. The I730 immigration process reunites asylees and refugees living abroad with family members living in the U.S. Training is provided and you will be supervised by Institute program staff throughout your internship. (for more details about this process visit https://www.uscis.gov/i-730 )
- Emotionally intelligent and able to maintain boundaries (for more details https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newLDR_45.htm)
- Experience in the customer service field and strong communication skills
- Experience working or volunteering in a cross-cultural environment
- Experience with case-management
- Detailed oriented
- Ability to complete research in a timely manner
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Familiar with computers and the Internet
- Preference given to Somali, Oromo, Swahili, French, Arabic, or Karen speakers
- All Institute interns are required to confirm they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to beginning their internship.
Primary Duties Include:
- Schedule Family Reunification appointments and prepare clients for appointments
- Schedule Department of State appointments and prepare clients for appointments
- Under staff direction, communicate information to clients
- Complete research regarding international civil code
- Support Immigration staff with client follow-up and related tasks
- Minimum of 20 hours per week for 4 months
- Hours are Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Complete the internship application form. Applications without resumes will not be accepted for this position.