Over Summer

The Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching & Service (CSJ) announces part-time opportunities for social justice work and deep community engagement in Summer 2022. These programs are in response to requests from community partners and DC families. The sign-up forms or applications for these opportunities are available at csj.georgetown.edu/summer. Each sign-up form and application includes more detailed information about the program. Sign up forms are accepted on a rolling basis with noted priority deadlines

After School Kids (ASK) Program

Serve in-person this summer as a mentor and tutor with the After School Kids (ASK) Program. Tutors work with justice-involved youth in the DC metropolitan area who are disrupting the school to prison pipeline and taking positive steps in their lives to bring about change in their communities. Find additional information about the program and sign up online at https://forms.gle/LPSmus23znEv87BJ6. Volunteer and Federal Work-Study (FWS) positions are available. Sign up forms are accepted on a rolling basis, with a priority deadline of May 8, 2022. Contact askprogram@georgetown.edu with questions. 

Georgetown Jumpstart

Jumpstart works with underserved preschool children to develop language and literacy skills that youth need to be ready for kindergarten success. Over the summer Jumpstart corps members have the opportunity to serve in a 35-40 hour per week, immersive classroom experience. This program begins with two weeks of training, followed by seven weeks of programming, during which students split their time between working in the daytime classroom under the supervision of professional teachers, preparing for sessions individually and with their team, and implementing sessions. Federal Work Study and volunteer positions are available. Upon completion of the program, all members receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $1,252.92 to be applied towards educational expenses. Summer housing is available with Jumpstart positions. Find additional information and sign-up online at https://forms.gle/rLsNWpj7DKuQvjt3A. Sign-up forms are accepted on a rolling basis, and priority consideration is given to interest received by April 8, 2022. Contact Jumpstart Site Manager, Nicole Reeder, at jumpstart@georgetown.edu with questions. 

HOME Program

The Center for Social Justice is seeking Student Staff to volunteer in the Homelessness Outreach | Meals | Education (HOME) Program’s awareness and advocacy efforts and to participate in direct services and programming for unhoused individuals in partnership with Georgetown Ministry Center (GMC), the Ward 6 Mutual Aid Society, and others. Join us today in Volunteer and Federal Work positions. Sign up here. Sign-up forms are accepted on a rolling basis, and priority consideration is given to registrations received by April 30, 2022. Contact CSJ Deputy Director, Ray Shiu, at ray.shiu@georgetown.edu with questions.

Center Operations Team

The Center Operations Team interns are the backbone that support CSJ’s social justice programming and engaged scholarship. The team supports operations, including acting as the first point of contact for visitors and callers to the Center for Social Justice, coordinating CSJ van fleet operations, and advancing projects-based tasks and assignments. Center Operations Team interns support staff research, facilitate operations, and create a welcoming environment in the Center. This position is Federal Work Study only. Sign-up at https://forms.gle/3p9byjmqUEYV4Ju16. Sign-up forms are accepted on a rolling basis, and priority consideration is given to sign-ups received by April 18, 2022. Contact CSJ Operations Manager, Lucia Cappelloni, at lucia.cappelloni@georgetown.edu with questions.

UNXD 030-130: CBL Intersections of Social Justice (1-credit, pass/fail online course)

Intersections is an online course designed to wrap around your summer internship, employment, or volunteer commitments with reflection and skills-building so that you can ask ethical questions and apply social justice theories to real world issues in diverse work settings. 

During the summer cross-section term (June 6 – July 29), you earn 1 credit pass/fail for approximately 3-5 hours of online engagement per week. To enroll, students submit an interest form. Scholarship is available; students are encouraged to express their interest early. UNXD courses are approved for elective credit in undergraduate schools. Contact Kyra Hanlon, Assistant Director, Immersion Programs, at csjglobalimmersion@georgetown.edu with questions. 

Summer Immigrant Rights and Advocacy Program

In partnership with Enterprise Community Development Corporation, summer interns will be working at two (2) on-site locations working with immigrant families. The interns will be supporting the community partner, providing direct services and support including but not limited to ELL tutoring for children and families, supporting workforce and youth programming, and data analysis. Internship is open to students with diverse immigration status backgrounds. Time commitment is approximately ~30 hours/week. Summer housing and compensation are provided.

Minimum requirements: 

  • Speak Amharic and/or Spanish
  • Interest in learning about intersections of race, class, immigration, and housing  
  • Interest in working with immigrant communities 
  • Flexibility and willingness to provide ongoing feedback as this is a new program! 

Sign-up forms are accepted on a rolling basis, and priority consideration is given to applications received by April 30, 2022. Contact Assistant Director, Immigrant Justice Initiatives, Jessica Lee, at Jessica.Lee@georgetown.edu with questions.