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U. S. Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Children and Families Region V

Immediate Office of the Regional Administrator

Job Title:                Intern
Location:               Chicago, IL

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) as part of The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) promotes the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals and communities.  This position will be in the Immediate Office of the Regional Administrator which implements the Assistant Secretary’s priorities on a regional level.  Region V consists of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.

Description:

ACF Region V has an opportunity for a graduate student intern for Summer 2014 and into the 2014-2015 school year. At ACF you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.  Join ACF and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

The student will primarily be responsible for working on ACF’s Hispanic Outreach Initiative.  This will include identifying Latino serving organizations, conducting meetings, and representing the agency at outreach events.  The student will be spending some time researching information in office and spending some time out in the community promoting ACF programs.

In addition to the Hispanic Initiative, the intern may participate in activities relating to other initiatives such as Asset Building, Human Trafficking, and Affordable Care Act Outreach.

Qualifications:
Candidates should be in pursuit of a graduate degree in Social Work, Public Affairs, Public Policy or a related field.  Critical thinking and communication skills as well as an interest in the Latino community are important.  Experience will be enhanced by fluency in the Spanish language.

Hours:
Hours and schedule are flexible but the intern will be required to spend approximately 250 hours with the agency.  This is an unpaid internship.

To Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to Erica.Fleischer@acf.hhs.gov by May 2, 2014

Erica Fleischer

Administration for Children and Families
233 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 400
Chicago, Illinois 60601


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