MindFreedom International (MFI) and Aciu! Institute are searching for interns to join our team for the 2022-2023 academic year! Please consider applying if you are interested in community organizing and activism with marginalized and disempowered communities!

MindFreedom International is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization based in Eugene, Oregon, with more than three decades worth of championing human rights in mental health. This internship opportunity is in partnership with Aciu! Institute, a local consulting group founded by the former director of MFI, David W. Oaks. Interns gain experience with grassroots organizing, outreach initiatives, program management, and contribute to MFI and Aciu!’s larger mission of advocating for human rights in mental healthcare. 

Our interns work with MFI, Aciu! Institute, and local grassroots Affiliate organizations like MindFreedom Oregon. Positions are remote and require a minimum of three hours per week for one full academic year of Fall, Winter, and Spring. We consider applicants for shorter-term positions, but preference is given to those who can work with us for a full three terms for six hours per week. Summer internship opportunities are also available.

Though we primarily work with University of Oregon students, individuals from any accredited University are welcome to apply!

We are accepting intern applications on a rolling basis NOW. Selected applicants should ideally plan to start during the first week of the Fall term (September 26th). Further details about the position can be found here and our online application here


We look forward to hearing from you!

programs@aciu.info · office@mindfreedom.org