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The 5ive Pillars Organization

Internships for 2023

The 5ive Pillars Organization is growing rapidly and we are currently seeking unpaid high school, college, and graduate level interns in four key areas: administrative support, communications, graphic design, and research assistance.


Internships can begin on a rolling basis and do not need to follow a semester schedule. The 5ive Pillars Organization supports interns with college credit, recommendation letters, reference checks and networking opportunities.  


• Administrative Support: High School, Community College, 4-Year College level
• Communications: Community College, 4-Year College Level
• Graphic Design: Community College, 4-Year College Level
• Research Assistance: Graduate Level (MA/MS, PhD)

Key Responsibilities: 

Administrative Support
The Administrative Support intern will provide operational support, such as data entry, tracking data, communication support, and assist in daily administrative projects, as well as take a lead at the Matt Jimenez Community Center located in Hayward, California. 

The Communications intern will assist in social media engagement, support external communication with regional providers and stakeholders, such as refugee resettlement agencies and city/county offices. The intern will also assist in writing and communication strategies.

Graphic Design
The Graphic Design intern will create quality content for our communication strategies, including flyers, notices, advertisements, infographics, and other graphic design projects as they arise. 

Graduate Research Assistance
The Graduate Research Intern will assist in raising awareness on Afghan refugee resettlement, create and edit articles, generate opinion pieces and fact sheets on refugee resettlement policies. The 5ive Pillars Organization will assist in publishing any articles the Graduate Research Intern authors, co-authors, and/or edits. 

Interested candidates should send an academic résumé and cover letter expressing interest in
the internship position (max. 1 page) to

Remember to indicate which of the four internship positions you are applying for.

Graphic Design application: Please send at least one graphic design sample in addition to a résumé and

cover letter.

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