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Since 1995, CRF's Expanding Horizons Internships (EHI) has provided high school students from the greater Los Angeles area the opportunity to participate in an innovative program which provides students with professional skill-building, community awareness, and college preperation, as well as a paid summer internship.

CRF is now accepting applications for the 2016 Expanding Horizons Internships Program!

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What are the requirements?

Students who meet all of the following criteria:

  • Neither parent has a college degree from a four-year institution
  • Be eligible for the Free/Reduced Meals Program at their school
  • Be eligible to work in the United States
  • Be a high school junior or sophomore

Sophomores can only apply for the alternate position. Sophomores are given an exclusive opportunity to participate in all of EHI's seminars. As well as get a paid summer internship, if one becomes available. However, CRF does not guaranteed that alternates will be place at internships.

How do I apply?

Follow the four steps below. Deadline is January 22, 2016.

Step 1: Complete Application Part I - Must be submitted online.

Step 2: Complete Application Part II - Mailed along with required documentation to address below.

Step 3: Parent/Legal Guardian Agreement Form - Signed by parent/legal guardian and mailed to address below.

CRF/Expanding Horizons Internships
601 S. Kingsley Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90005

Step 4: Check the email you provided on your application on a regular basis. You will receive a confirmation and additional information.

The 2016 Expanding Horizons Internships Program dates are the following:

Group A dates*:
Seminars - March 21 to July 15
Paid Internships - June 16 to July 13 (total of 134 hours)

Group B dates*:
Seminars - March 28 to August 12
Paid Internships - July 14 to August 10 (total of 134 hours)

Click here for complete list of dates. *Dates are subject to change.

For more information contact Esme Leon at esmeralda@crf-usa.org or (213) 316-2109.

 
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Program Description

Since 1995, CRF’s Expanding Horizons Internships (EHI) combine paid internships in exciting professional settings with 20 interactive seminars. The program starts in the spring and concludes in the summer with the paid summer internship. EHI provides professional skill-building, community awareness, and educational and college preparation seminars necessary for effective action in our democratic society.

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Student Benefits:

  • Attend interactive, educational seminars during the spring to strengthen skills in communication, presentation, networking, and collaboration.
  • Learn about the college application process, financial aid, and SAT preparation.
  • Gain confidence, responsibility, and a sense of independence.
  • Work as paid professional intern at a prestigious law firm, corporation, or non-profit organiztion during the summer. (Sophomores are eligible to obtain a paid summer internship if one becomes available.)

Students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a junior or sophomore
  • Neither parent graduated from college
  • Participate in the free/reduce meals program at their school
  • Be eligible to work in the United States

The 2016 Expanding Horizons Internships Program dates are the following:

Group A dates*:
Seminars - March 21 to July 15
Paid Internships - June 16 to July 13 (total of 134 hours)

Group B dates*:
Seminars - March 28 to August 12
Paid Internships - July 14 to August 10 (total of 134 hours)

*Dates are subject to change.

Application deadline is January 22, 2016.

 
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Constitutional Rights Foundation’s Expanding Horizons Internships (EHI) is a rigorous program that places high school students as paid interns in professional environments. EHI offers students the chance to gain work experience by helping staff at corporate, nonprofit, and government job sites. Additionally, students attend interactive seminars designed to help them prepare for college, career, and civic life. The seminars are designed to provide youth with specific skills including:

   • College Preparation     • Professional Work-Place Skills      • Communications/Networking

   • Civic Participation        • Writing With Purpose                      • Critical Thinking

 
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