The Minnesota Alliance on Crime (MAC) is currently seeking interns for the summer of 2021. This will likely be a remote internship.
MAC is a membership coalition of more than 90 crime victim service providers in Minnesota, including prosecution-based victim/witness programs, community programs, law enforcement agencies, and individuals committed to supporting crime victims. We support our membership through training, technical assistance, resources, public policy and legislative initiatives, and networking opportunities.
The general crime coalition intern will be responsible for researching legislative updates and policy change relevant to MAC’s member programs with a special focus on state statutes related to victims’ rights and the prospect of implementing a state constitutional amendment.
Ideally, we would like our intern to be able to work 20 hours or more per week during the internship.
Research and track legislation and public policy in Minnesota and relevant other states.
Synthesize information to present recommendations to staff and Board of Directors.
Assist with day-to-day projects related to training and member engagement, including the e-newsletter and training/events update.
Other duties as assigned.
Strong desire to contribute to work aiming to advance rights and services for all victims of crime across the state of Minnesota.
Must be organized and possess good verbal and written communication skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree with the desire to go into criminal justice/crime victim services field and/or non-profit work.
Interns will have additional opportunities to:
Network with member programs, including systems- and community-based programs.
Attend trainings on subjects including general crime, victims’ rights, and trauma-informed advocacy and support.
Participate in regular staff and Board of Directors meetings.
Attend one-on-one meetings and site tours with professionals in the field.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this internship will most likely be conducted remotely.
MAC is unable to provide compensation for internships at this time.
People of color and LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply.
Download internship application. File is a Word format form.