J Street Education Fund Intern

Employer
J Street
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jan 30, 2017
Closes
Mar 24, 2017
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time

Reports to: Vice President of J Street Education Fund

Location: Washington, DC

J Street is seeking an undergraduate or recent graduate to intern in our DC office. This internship is an excellent opportunity to better understand and get involved in J Street's work. In addition to their day-to-day work, interns will have the opportunity to participate in brown bag lunches with senior J Street staff and other professionals in the field, and give feedback regarding student programming. We also encourage interns to participate in J Street U chapters on their campuses. The J Street Education Fund (JSEF) Intern will work with the Vice President for JSEF, the Director of Programming & Education, and the Program Assistants. Responsibilities may include assisting in preparation for J Street's National Conference, coordinating logistics for speaking tours, conducting research, and assisting in developing educational resources for J Street's Locals (community chapters) and campus groups around the country. The intern may also assist national staff on assorted administrative, clerical, research and programmatic tasks and projects.

Applicants should have:

-Excellent writing and oral communication skills

-An ability to work independently and stay well organized

-An understanding of and commitment to the J Street mission

-Interest in and some knowledge of our issue area

Excellent candidates may have:

-Event planning experience

-Experience in the region

-Some teaching, speaking, or dialogue experience

-Video editing skills (optional)

-Graphic design skills (optional)

Compensation and Time Commitment: This is an unpaid full or part-time internship. Applicants are considered on a rolling basis. Please indicate in your cover letter what days and hours you are available.