By Trinh Le| March 13, 2012 |
Students for Economic Justice (SEJ) is a CPI summer internship program that prepares future labor and community organizers and progressive leaders in San Diego. Students participating in this intensive 8-week program receive organizing training, skills building, and in-the-field experience working on campaigns for economic and social justice.
SEJ is a paid internship for college students or recent graduates. Besides CPI staff, the trainers include various community and labor leaders from throughout San Diego. SEJ alumni have gone on to become leaders in a broad range of community organizations and unions in San Diego and beyond.
Applications are now available for the 2012 SEJ program, and are due on April 16. The program will take place June 18 through August 10. For an application form, go to: SEJ 2012 Application.
Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to social and economic justice and to transferring the skills and knowledge gained through the internship to their local community or campus.
More information about the program is available at onlineCPI.org/about/sej.
SEJ prepares future labor and community organizers and progressive leaders to work for social and economic justice in San Diego.