Intern – Group Violence Intervention (GVI) – Unpaid
NNSC works with communities to reduce violence, minimize arrest and incarceration, and increase trust between law enforcement and the public. For over 20 years, we’ve invented and implemented original solutions to important public safety problems; made those solutions available for evaluation, replication, and advocacy; and shaped the public discourse based on new facts on the ground.
NNSC seeks a part-time or full-time student intern to support its Group Violence Intervention team. The GVI portfolio provides hands-on strategic advising to partner cities implementing NNSC’s interventions around the country.
Essential Job Function & Responsibilities:
- Assist with the planning and execution of NNSC conferences, working sessions, and other events as assigned;
- Participate in field work documenting strategic advising calls with partner sites;
- Perform academic/literature review on policy/practice/ theoretical innovations within criminology and public safety;
- Compile a literature review on GVI research and frequently cited articles related to GVI
- Monitor and report media, recent trends and developments of around group-involved crime and violence dynamics, as well as violence reduction trends domestically or abroad;
- Participate in partnership development, including assisting in proposal development;
- Help to maintain and update databases;
- Additional duties as assigned.
- Current enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program in a related field; Criminology, Social Science
- Demonstrated interest in and commitment to violence reduction
- Strong analytical, writing, editing, research experience, and verbal communication skills
- Mature judgment, ability to maintain confidentiality, and a self-starter
- Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and follow-through
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Gmail, Google, Slack
How to Apply
Please submit a resume and letter of interest at http://bit.ly/nnsc-apply. Email applications will not be considered. Your letter of interest should describe your interest in and qualifications for this position and how you learned of this vacancy
NNSC Interns are unpaid. Intern can receive payment, if currently receiving work study at any CUNY campus, or can receive outside compensation/funding for internship activities for duration of the internship, or can receive class credit for internship activities through any accredited college/university program. To qualify for college credit, students are responsible for obtaining advance approval from their institution for using their internship for college credit while at the NNSC.
The Research Foundation of the City University of New York (RFCUNY) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Americans with Disabilities Act/Protected Veterans Status/E-Verify Employer.