Jobs & Internships

Jobs listed here are openings at the MIRA Coalition and at MIRA member organizations. If you are a MIRA member and would like to post an opening, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (lryan[at]miracoalition.org)

Full-Time, One-Year Paralegal Position/Rowland Fellowship - PAIR (The Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project)

The Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR) Project is the leading provider of pro bono representation to low income asylum-seekers and immigrants unjustly detained in Massachusetts. PAIR has an immediate one-year paralegal position opening for a highly organized, energetic, detail-oriented, responsible person with excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral skills (35 hours/week).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Process case referrals,
  • Conduct comprehensive intakes and outreach to women and children who are survivors of domestic violence
  • Accompany clients to appointments and help them obtain the necessary benefits to thrive
  • Manage data entry
  • Maintain case documentation
  • Assist with case preparation for direct representation of clients
  • Assist with pro bono placement and related duties
  • Assist with administrative duties of the office, including database management.

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Full-Time Development/Marketing Specialist - PAIR (The Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project)

The Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project is the leading provider of pro bono representation to low-income asylum-seekers and immigrants unjustly detained in Massachusetts.  PAIR has an immediate opening in Boston for a highly-organized, energetic, detail-oriented, responsible person with excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral skills for a full-time (35 hours/week) Development/Marketing Specialist.

As a contributing staff member of PAIR, you will support the overarching mission of the organization and help PAIR to achieve its long and short-term fundraising and branding goals. The Development Specialist has the primary responsibility for helping to design strategies to drive significant fundraising growth, including the branding and marketing of PAIR, to expand PAIR’s funding supply, to plan and execute special events, to assist the PAIR Board and Executive Director with general development and corporate sponsorships, and to manage grants, foundation relations, and individual donor development.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure PAIR is adequately funded to complete its mission
  • Support the expansion of PAIR’s current funding scheme and growth of PAIR
  • Maintain a network to support PAIR’s fundraising efforts
  • Engage with donors, alumni and other friends of PAIR

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Communications intern

Communications is a core aspect of MIRA’s work, and it cuts across everything we do: from organizing, to legislative advocacy, to fundraising. We run Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts, we produce web content, we send out email newsletters and action alerts, and produce videos and print materials.

It’s a ton of work – so we’re looking for some great interns to help us out!

We have 1–3 positions available, depending on interns’ schedules and skill sets. You will join another intern who is staying on from the summer, and be part of a close-knit, warm and friendly team. Minimum commitment of 8 hours per week; up to 20 hours possible.

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Citizenship intern

Working with local and national partners, MIRA makes the citizenship process more accessible to immigrants across the Commonwealth through our Citizenship Clinics. We help green card holders eligible for citizenship to fill out their applications in group sessions in Boston and throughout the state. These free clinics provide immigrants the legal guidance, referrals and materials needed to successfully complete their application, pass the citizenship exam and become fully integrated members of the United States. 

The citizenship program is looking for an intern to commit to 2–3 days a week minimum (or the equivalent) for the fall semester, starting in September.

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Development intern

MIRA is looking for a friendly, motivated and detail-oriented intern to work closely with our Development Director, supporting every aspect of our fundraising, from grant-writing, to donation tracking, to fundraising campaign and events, to donor relations. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a small nonprofit setting – and to make a difference for a cause that we’re quite passionate about!

You will join a close-knit, warm and enthusiastic team, get to know every aspect of our work, and meet lots of great people. Minimum commitment of 6 hours per week; up to 16 hours possible.

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