Amy Oakes, Refugee Services of Texas

Refugee Services of Texas (RST) is a non-profit organization that works with Church World Service, Episcopal Migration Ministries, and the U.S. Committee of Refugees and Immigrants to provide services for refugees, asylees, human trafficking survivors, and other displaced people in an attempt to help them regain their self-sufficiency in their resettlement in the United States. […]

Chelsea Lauderdale, GlobalAustin

  I was drawn to the internship at GlobalAustin because I was considering pursuing a career in social non-profit work and I was interested at seeing how these organizations really worked. I had also heard that this particular internship was a fantastic opportunity to meet a variety of people from many different fields and potentially […]

Jessica Herrmann, Communities In Schools

My internship was with Communities in Schools as a tutor and mentor to students considered at-risk. CIS is a drop-out prevention program that targets at-risk students. Students are considered at-risk for a series of reasons including social, financial, emotional, academic, and cognitive impairments. These impairments can make it difficult for student to stay in school, […]