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Applications for Expanding Horizons Internships

Are you an 11th grade/10th grade student interested in becoming a well rounded leader in your community/school, but are not sure how or where to start? Have you ever wondered what it's like to work in a professional setting? Do you want to gain more confidence and interact with other high school students that share similar interests with you? If you answered yes to any of the questions then CRF's Expanding Horizons Internships (EHI) is the program for you!

By joining CRF's EHI you will be provided with specific skills including:

Communications  *  Professional Work Place  *  Civic Participation  *  College Prep

Since 1995, Expanding Horizons Internships (EHI) has given under-served high school students from the Greater Los Angeles area the opportunity to participate in an innovative program which provides students with professional skill-building, community awareness, and educational preparation necessary for effective action in our democratic society. Students attend educational workshops beginning in the spring and work in the summer.

EHI is now recruiting students for 2014! Students must submit PART I of the application online and send PART II via mail to CRF. 10th grade students can only apply for the alternate position.

The deadline to turn in the application for CRF's 2014 Expanding Horizons Internships is Friday, February 7, 2014.

The program dates for 2014 are the following:

Group A: Seminars from April – June * Job placement and seminars: June 12 – July 11

Group B: Seminars from April – June * Job placement and seminars: July 10 – August 8

* Click here to see calendar for dates

Who can apply?

EHI is looking for students who meet all of the following criteria:

  • Neither parent has a college degree from a four-year institution
  • Be eligible to for the free/reduced meals program at their school
  • Be eligible to work in the United States
  • Provide your own transportation to work and the seminars

Sophomores can only apply for the alternate position.

What is an alternate position?

Sohomores are only eligible to apply for the alternate position and will be given an exclusive opportunity to participate in all of EHI's seminars. As well as get a paid summer internship if one becomes available, however it is not guaranteed

2014 Online Application

All of the students must complete Part I online. After completing Part I, select Part II of the application that best fits your grade level and send it via mail on or before the deadline.

Part I – Apply Online (This link will be deactivated on 2/7/14 at 4p.m.)

Download Part II – 11th grade | Download Part II – 10th Grade

Do not use any FedEx or any other express service. Mail to the following address:

Constitutional Rights Foundation
Attn: Expanding Horizons Internships
601 S. Kingsley Drive
Los Angeles, CA 9005

Make sure to make a copy for yourself in case your application gets lost in the mail.

After I submit my application, what happens?

EHI staff will review the application and will send you an email with the date of your orientation and first interview if applicable. If you haven't heard back from us one week after the deadline, call or email at 213.316.2109 or It is very important to follow up.


Call or e-mail: Nancy Sanchez at 213.316.2109



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