Federal Work Study

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Fall 2020 In Community Interns Federal Work Study Program

Overview

Through In Community Interns, the Center for Social Concern will place ten Federal Work Study eligible JHU undergraduates with our community partners in Baltimore City, where they will work for 5 hours per week. Students will also participate in bi-weekly 1 ½ hour training and reflection sessions with the CSC and members of the In Community cohort.

NOTE: You may express preference in a position on the application, however there is no guarantee of a position with an organization. For reference, all internship descriptions can be viewed on Hopkins Engage.

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Questions? Contact Eli Lopatin, Assistant Director, Civic Leadership.

Expectations and Requirements

Undergraduates of all majors are eligible to apply. All positions require a full Federal Work Study award of $2700. Accepted candidates will be compensated $12/hour and will be required to work 5 hours each week with the partner, as well as participating in bi-weekly 1 ½ hour training and reflection sessions with the CSC and members of the In Community cohort. Trainings will focus on CSC core areas of Civic Engagement, Baltimore history and social issues, Active Citizenship, and Cultural Humility.

The CSC will do the hiring, process payroll, conduct trainings, and facilitate regular check-ins with interns and their site supervisors. The work will be performed virtually during the Fall 2020 Semester with our community partner sites.

How to Apply

To be considered for an In Community Interns position, applicants must first apply through University Experiential Learning’s SMILE platform (search for Job #11441) . Should you be selected, you will receive a link to complete additional questions through Hopkins Engage. Applications must be submitted by 5pm on Thursday, September 3.

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