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47212 / Outreach and Youth Development Internships
Children's Defense Fund

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Part-time or Full-time
15 minimum
Fall 2016
Internships available in the following offices:
- CDF Freedom Schools® Program
- Communications Department
- Organizing and Youth Development
Review full descriptions and qualifications at
Apply online and submit the following, either by mail or email:
-Download CDF Internship Application at
-Cover Letter (should address why you want to intern at CDF prior skills, knowledge -including course work- and work experience experience -including research- relevant to an internship at CDF experience in, or passion for, children's issues and advocacy your immediate post-internship plans as well as your longer term career or academic goals what you hope to gain from your CDF internship experience)
-Resume (In addition to education and work experience, please identify awards, honors, and accomplishments, as well as your skills and interests)
-Two letters of recommendation: one from a professor and one from an academic or professional contact.
-Writing Sample (no longer than 2,500 words, sample should demonstrate writing and reasoning skills. It may be a paper completed for a class assignment)

Send your completed packet to:
Internship Coordinator
Children's Defense Fund
25 E Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
Fax: 202-662-3570

**CDF requires six to eight weeks from the application deadline to process applications.

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25 E Street, N.W.
Washington, DC