About Refugee Services of Texas
Guided by the principles of human compassion and dignity, Refugee Services of Texas welcomes refugees, immigrants, and other displaced peoples and supports them in integrating and thriving in their new communities.
WE WORK ACROSS TEXAS
Founded in 1978, Refugee Services of Texas (RST) is a social-service agency dedicated to providing assistance to refugees and other displaced persons fleeing persecution based on race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group – as well as to the communities that welcome them. RST provides services to hundreds of refugees, asylees, survivors of human trafficking, and related vulnerable populations from over 30 different countries of origin each year. Originating in Dallas, RST now has service centers in Amarillo, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and Rio Grande Valley.
Summer 2021 Internships: Austin Office
CASH AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INTERNSHIP(S): ACCEPTING SUMMER 2021 APPLICATIONS
RST is seeking Undergraduate and/or Master’s-Level Interns to assist with their Cash and Medical Assistance (CMA) Program. The CMA internship will be project based, both allowing the intern to utilize computer skill, and gain an understanding of the U.S. Refugee Program and the various domestic and international policies influencing refugee resettlement. Click here to read more.
SOCIAL ADJUSTMENT SERVICES PROGRAM INTERNSHIP(S): ACCEPTING SUMMER 2021 APPLICATIONS
RST is seeking Undergraduate and/or Master’s-Level Interns to assist with their Social Adjustment Services Program. Internship duties consist of helping case managers connect clients with social services, such as Health and Human Services benefits and rent assistance. Click here to read more.
SURVIVORS OF TRAFFICKING EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM (STEP) INTERNSHIP(S): ACCEPTING SUMMER 2021 APPLICATIONS
The Survivors of Trafficking Empowerment Program (STEP) Intern will help support case managers with their day-to-day duties. This may include transportation of clients to appointments and community resources, data entry and file preparation, conduct and assist with HT101 trainings and more! Click here to read more.
VOLUNTEER PROGRAM INTERN(S): ACCEPTING SUMMER 2021 APPLICATIONS
Open to both students and members of the community who are wanting to learn about the nonprofit world, volunteer and event management and working cross culturally. Click here to read more.
MATCH GRANT PROGRAM INTERN(S): ACCEPTING SUMMER 2021 APPLICATIONS
The Match Grant (MG) Intern will be working closely with the Match Grant Coordinator and programs team for verification of client eligibility and compliance along with program evaluation and development, creating end of month reports for the MG Program as well as administrative assistance in running a social-services organization. Click here to read more.