The Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees is currently seeking individuals who are interested in interning during the Fall Semester at our organization. Additional internships are available for the Spring semesters and summer break. Specific positions may change from semester to semester. Minimum hours and work load vary depending on the department and internship position. If you're the community builder we are looking for, apply today! 

 The organization prefers individuals who are pursuing studies in the following areas:

  • International Studies/Relations
  • Human Rights
  • Human Services
  • Government
  • Journalism
  • Communications
  • Public Relations
  • Computer Sciences/Graphic Design
  • Human Service
  • Language
  • Anthropology

University students of any level of study will be considered. Prospective interns who match our organization’s needs will be contacted for an interview.  After the interview process, a final decision will be made.

To become an Intern at MVRCR, please submit:

  • Internship Application (8 pages) download the PDF here.
  • Resume
  • Internship Proposal
  • Small Photo for Badge (electronic file is perfect)

*Any incomplete applications will not be considered.

All Applicants should review the MVRCR Internship Onboarding Process here, as well as reviewing the MVRCR Volunteer and Intern Handbook here, prior to the interview.

For more information, or to set up an appointment, please contact Executive Assistant Michael Zaffino by calling (315) 738-1083 ext. 113 or emailing .

Please send all completed applications either via email or by post to:

Michael Zaffino
Executive Assistant
Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees
201 Bleecker St.
Utica NY, 13501