EMPLOYMENT

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Jobs at Project Amistad

+ How do I search for open jobs?

All open jobs are displayed through the “Career Opportunities” link. Open positions are updated as they become available. Please check the website frequently for changes. When you find a job that matches your experience, education, and talents, click the on the job title and press the “Submit Resume” button. If you are interested in more than one position, be sure to submit your resume for each separate position.

+ I am a student considering a future career at Project Amistad. What courses should I take, or what major should I choose?

Project Amistad employees represent a wide variety of disciplines from business administration, social services, accounting, and finance.

+ Is the Project Amistad Company an Equal Opportunity Employer?

Project Amistad does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or sexual orientation.

+ How many employees work at Project Amistad?

Project Amistad employs approximately 170 employees.

Job requirements

+ Do I need to be eligible for employment in the United States to work for Project Amistad?

Yes, you must be eligible to work in the United States when you apply to work for the Project Amistad Company.

+ What is the minimum age for employment at Project Amistad?

You must be at least 18 years of age.

Submitting your application

+ After I submit my application, what happens next?

Once you have filled out your application and completed any necessary pre-assessments, You have successfully submitted your job application. Each resume if reviewed by our human resource department and those candidates that meet the job qualifications will be contacted for an interview.

+ What information is required to apply for a position?

After clicking on the job title you are interested in, upload your resume and complete the brief form including name, e-mail, and contact information. After you’ve completed this, press the submit button. It should take approximately ten minutes to complete. We encourage you to add any information relevant to the position you are seeking not only in your resume, but also in the cover letter section of the resume submission process.

+ What if I do not have access to submit my resume online?

Resumes can be filled out and submitted at our office if you are not able to submit your resumes electronically through Project Amistad’s online system.

+ How long after submitting my resume can I expect to hear from Project Amistad?

After your resume is submitted, Project Amistad will review with great care each resume for those resumes that meet job requirements and essential job skills. Those resumes that are considered the best fit are contacted for an interview.

+ I need some assistance with the online application process. Whom can I contact?

For assistance in completing your application online, e-mail ddelossantos@projectamistad.org.

+ How do I apply for more than one position?

You may apply to multiple positions at Project Amistad, please be sure to submit your resume for each position you are interested in by clicking on the job title(s).

+ Will I be at a disadvantage if I apply for several positions at the same time?

Not at all! You may apply for as many positions as you see fit, given your experience and qualifications. Project Amistad will review your resume and contact you if your background and skill set match the position(s) you have applied for.

+ Is there a way to check the status of my application online?

At this time, you are not able to check the status of your application online. You will be contacted by Project Amistad should your background and skill set match an open position.

+ Does Project Amistad accept resumes from agencies?

Project Amistad does not accept resumes/C.V.s from headhunters or suppliers who have not signed a formal agreement with us. Any resume received from a headhunter or an unapproved supplier is considered unsolicited, and Project Amistad Company will not be obligated to pay a referral fee.

+ I submitted my resume online. Should I follow up with a paper copy?

A paper copy (via fax or US mail) is not necessary or advantageous after you have submitted your resume online. The online submission process was specifically designed to provide the applicant with quick entry into our active applicant database.

Benefits

+ What benefits does Project Amistad Company offer?

Full-time employees (working 30 or more hours per week) may be eligible to participate in our benefits program including: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance; Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance; 401(k) Plan; Paid Time Off; Paid Company Holidays; Tuition Aid Reimbursement.

Internships

+ As a college student, I’d like to apply for an internship. How do I go about doing that?

Each internship offers valuable educational and practical work experience that enhances your chosen field of study and prepares you for the future with Project Amistad or other career endeavors. Not only are these positions a great learning opportunity, each student also earns a salary while part of the internship program. Project Amistad offers internships as they become available throughout the year and these are posted through the “Career Opportunities” link. Please check frequently.