Administrative Intern, $16.50/hr

Renewing Communities a project of the Opportunity Institute

Corrections to College California is a project of Renewing Communities  a joint initiative of the Opportunity Institute and the Stanford Criminal Justice Center. It is a four-year systems change project designed to increase higher education opportunities and successes for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated students in California. The mission of the initiative is public ownership of the initiative’s goals, so that California’s community colleges, CSU campuses, and UC campuses welcome and support justice-involved students through to degree or credential.  

Renewing Communities is one of four signature projects at the Opportunity Institute, a nonprofit based in Berkeley, CA and founded in 2015. It aims to promote social mobility and equity by improving outcomes from early childhood through early career. We bring together leaders in Pre-K through 12 education, juvenile and criminal justice, and higher education to collaborate across policy sectors for broader and deeper impact.


Position Summary

The Administrative Intern will assist the Renewing Communities team with 8 hours of administrative work each week. The hours can be broken into two four-hour shifts that are the same each week. We are looking for students to start working in the Fall 2018 semester.  

This is a semester-long position with the potential to end the week before Thanksgiving if desirable. Dates and times of the two-four hour shifts will be determined collaboratively between the candidate and the Opportunity Institute, but will fall on Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.


Essential Functions

  • Corrections to College website maintenance, including keeping a directory up to date, posting upcoming events, highlighting recent news stories and posting videos. 

  • Processing reimbursements for the Corrections to College California team

  • Support the team with office administration tasks


Qualifications/Skills/Experienced Required

  • Current students preferred

  • Candidates with prior work experience will be prioritized

  • Strong organizational skills required

  • Attention to detail is essential

  • Demonstrated responsibility and professionalism, including timeliness

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. The Opportunity Institute is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workplace. 


To Apply

Submit a resume and a cover letter to by August 10.


The Opportunity Institute is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workplace.