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ORGANIZATION: DEFEATING EPILEPSY FOUNDATION

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We are looking for two interns in helping to research to create a DEI certification. Would need to commit 3-5 hours a week doing research to help put together program. Position is available for both undergraduate and graduate students. We also welcome anyone who is already working in the field to apply as well.

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About DEFEATING EPILEPSY FOUNDATION

Location:

8887 HAMILTON ST, RCH CUCAMONGA, CA 91701, US

Mission Statement

At The Defeating Epilepsy Foundation, our mission is to provide the advocacy and educational resources needed to the epilepsy community and our society. We are dedicated to removing the stigma associated with epilepsy and help to create opportunities for individuals battling epilepsy.

Description

We are working to help individuals whose seizures are controlled to gain better educational and economic opportunities in life. We are awarding college scholarships and are working to help with workforce development. Our Purple Warrior Pooches program goal is to help provide grants to people with uncontrolled epilepsy and veterans with TBI, Epilepsy, and/or PTSD to gain access to a medical alert dog. Our PACES program helps individuals battling epilepsy learn how to focus on improving their overall wellness and learn to advocate for themselves. On our website is our community resources to help provide nutritional services, parent services, mental health, prescription, public transportation, Veteran resources, and legal services. We have a blog on our website and a YouTube channel to help people learn about different types of epilepsy, different types of seizures, and conditions that are related to epilepsy.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
People with Disabilities
Race & Ethnicity
Advocacy & Human Rights, People with Disabilities, Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Research

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 3-5 hours per week
  • Would like intern to participate in program for six months

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