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Arab America Spring 2018 Internship/Externship Opportunities

posted on: Nov 30, 2017

Arab America Spring 2018 Internship/Externship Opportunities

Application Deadline: Open until all positions are filled

Start Date: January 15, 2018

End Date: May 4, 2018

Positions Available: 4

Responsibilities:

Interns selected will be asked to focus on three or more of the following areas:

  • Writing content on the identity and culture of Arab Americans and other major issues that impact them
  • Posting original and aggregated content to Arab America’s digital platforms
  • Keeping social media sites up-to-date
  • Researching for events and information about Arab American communities
  • Representing and promoting Arab America at selected community events   
  • Developing and managing the Arab America database
  • Enriching the content of the website, E-News, and social media
  • Following up with sponsors for Arab America events
  • Assisting in developing and implementing special projects

Requirements:

Applicants should:

  • Be enrolled in college or have completed recently a college degree
  • Have knowledge of the use Microsoft Office, including Excel and WordPress
  • Be committed, coachable, flexible, and with excellent attendance record
  • DC office presence is preferable, but remote internships may be considered

Applicants with the following backgrounds are welcome: English, Journalism, Arab/Middle Eastern/ International Studies, Political Science, Media and Film Studies, Public Relations, Communications, and Marketing. Again, emphasis will be placed on writing skills and editing.

Compensation: Internships are unpaid, but experience and credit hours gained (if applicable) are beneficial. Full-time applicants are preferred; however, part-time applicants (minimum of 20 hours per week) are considered.  

About Arab America

With close to four million Arab Americans in the U.S., Arab America’s primary mission is to unify the diverse and growing Arab American community, to promote an accurate image about them, and to act as a “bridge” between the Arab and non-Arab American mainstream communities through the dissemination of events, articles, and various information via the website, e-mail messaging, and social media.

To apply, please  email your resume, cover letter, and transcripts to:

Dr. Amal David, Director of Operations

adavid@arabamerica.com 877-272-2944/313-617-6000