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Arab America Accepting Applications for Fall 2016 Internships

posted on: Mar 22, 2016

Arab America Accepting Applications for Summer 2016 Internships

Arab America, the leading provider of digital media to and about Arab Americans is accepting applications for Summer 2016 Internships in Washington DC.

Application Deadline: Open until all positions are filled

Start Date: September 6th, 2016

End Date: December 10th, 2016

Positions Available: 4

Responsibilities:

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

● Posting content to website and keeping social media sites up-to-date

● Researching events, and writing on culture of Arab Americans

● Planning Arab America events

● Representing and promoting Arab America at community events, and college campuses

● Developing and managing the Arab America database

Doing research and enriching the content of the website, E-News and Arab America America Television
Following up with organizers of events and advertising companies

Requirements:

Applicants should:

● Be enrolled in college or have completed a college degree

● Commend the ability to use Microsoft Office including Excel and WordPress

● Have ability to speak Arabic or any other language is a plus, but not necessary

● Be coachable, flexible, and outgoing

● Commit to a period of at least 20 hours a week if part-time and 40 hours a week if full-time

Applicants with the following backgrounds or related fields are welcome: Media and Film Studies, Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Arab Studies, International Studies, Political Science, Business Management, and Marketing.

Compensation: Internships are unpaid, but a weekly travel stipend is offered to all interns

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 the Arab American community, and to act as a “bridge” between the Arab American and non-Arab American mainstream communities through the dissemination of events and information via the web, email marketing, social media, and online radio and television.

To apply, please send via email: a resume, cover letter, and transcripts to:
Dr. Amal David, Director, Community Outreach, 916 G Street NW Washington, DC 20001

Email: adavid@arabamerica.com Tel: 313-617-6000 or 202-827-4005