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Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination summer internship- DUE TOMORROW!!!

Employer: Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
Position Title: Assistant to the Director of Testing, Mass. Commission Against Discrimination
Application Deadline: Tuesday, May 31

ABOUT THE EMPLOYER:
The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination is the state’s chief civil rights agency. The Commission works to eliminate discrimination on a variety of bases and areas, and strives to advance the civil rights of the people of the Commonwealth through law enforcement, outreach and training.

For more information visit: http://www.mass.gov/mcad/

ABOUT THE POSITION:
Duration: June 24 through August 26 (Flexible)
Full-time internship for the month of July and most of August
Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm with some flexibility

Duties & Responsibilities:
The MCAD’s testing program conducts investigations into potential violations of discrimination law. These investigations involve documenting and comparing the experiences of special investigators known as testers. Testers seek employment and housing and utilize public accommodations, and then observe and document how they are treated. The MCAD testing program documents and attempts to remedy instances where testers receive unequal treatment due to race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, or another protected characteristic.

The MCAD testing assistant position provides a significant and challenging opportunity for a student interested in gaining hands-on experience in the field of civil rights law and law enforcement investigation. The assistant’s main duties center on acting as the administrator for the MCAD’s testing project, and assisting in creating assignments for testers and reviewing their work. In addition, depending on the assistant’s interests and skills, the assistant may give presentations at tester orientation programs and training sessions. The assistant will also be given the opportunity to play a role assisting in the Commission’s other law enforcement work, such as complaint intake, mediation and investigations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
–Strong commitment to fighting discrimination
–Writing and research ability
–Computer skills including familiarity with Windows and Excel

COMPENSATION:
Unpaid

HOW TO APPLY:
In order to be considered for this position, please e-mail your resume to Eric Bove at eric.bove@state.ma.us. In addition, e-mail your resume to Cary Weir-Lytle, Associate Director of Employer Relations, Hiatt Career Center, Brandeis University, cwlytle@brandeis.edu. Enter Assistant to the Director of Testing, Mass. Commission Against Discrimination as the subject of your e-mail. The application deadline is 11:59pm on Tuesday, May 31.

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