Careers at SAI
SAI offers a fast-paced, dynamic environment driven by dedicated staff that are committed to advancing the human rights of workers in workplaces around the world. Staff members come from diverse backgrounds and are committed to achieving our mission through the voluntary SA8000 social standard for decent work, and the expansion of corporate social responsibility and sustainable development initiatives.
SAI is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, legally protected medical condition or disability.
SAI seeks highly motivated interns and volunteers interested in promotion of ethical workplaces worldwide. These positions require interest in corporate social responsibility (CSR), and how businesses implement standards for respecting labor rights and addressing overall workplace issues.
Elimination of Sweatshops; Corporate Social Responsibility; Business and Human Rights; Monitoring of Labor Standards in workplaces
Internship/Volunteer Job Description
Internship/volunteer areas vary according to experience and interest. Internship/volunteer duties include organizational support to all departments, administrative assistance to the Executive Director, and research activities related to measurement of the economic and social impact of the use of SA8000 and of the work of SAI, including, but not limited to:
Preferred applicants are graduate/undergraduate students that can work independently, and meet deadlines effectively. All applicants must have strong writing and research skills, and be interested in the field of human rights, corporate social responsibility, elimination of child labor and sweatshops. International experience and/or language skills are a plus.
Location: internship/volunteer positions are unpaid and based in SAI's New York headquarters
Internship length: flexible, minimum 2 months, 15 hours a week.
How to Apply
Positions available for unpaid part-time semester or full-time internships available every semester. Interested students should submit a resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job/Intern/Volunteer opportunities with Social Accountability Accreditation Services:
Please visit: http://www.saasaccreditation.org/employment.htm
Email or Fax resume and cover letter to: email@example.com or SAI, 212-684-1515 or with the subject heading: “SAAS Internship”.