Arab America Announces Summer 2023 Internship Opportunities
Arab America, the leading provider of digital media regarding the Arab and Arab American identity, announces Summer 2023 internship/externship opportunities.
Application Deadline: Open until all positions are filled.
Term: 4 Months–Beginning April/May to August (Flexible)
Interns selected will be asked to focus on four or more of the following areas:
- Writing content on the identity and culture of Arab Americans and other major issues that impact them
- Keeping social media sites up-to-date
- Developing videos for various digital platforms*
- Posting original and aggregated content to Arab America’s digital platforms
- Searching for events and information about Arab American communities
- Representing and promoting Arab America at selected community/online events
- Developing and managing the Arab America database
- Updating the content of the website, E-News, and social media
- Following up with sponsors for Arab America events
- Developing marketing and promotional campaigns*
- Assisting with the development and writing of grant applications
- Assisting in developing and implementing special projects
*Applicants with marketing and digital communications experience are highly encouraged to apply
- Be enrolled in a post-secondary institution or have recently completed a degree
- Have knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel and WordPress
- Be committed, coachable, flexible, and value consistent attendance
- Report to our Washington DC office or attend required Zoom meetings throughout the week
Applicants with, but not limited to the following academic 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 credit hours are available. Full-time applicants are preferred; however, part-time applicants (minimum of 18-20 hours per week) are considered.
- Improve online writing skills
- Gain knowledge of world affairs–especially the Middle East region
- Perfect digital marketing skills via social media
- Enhance their understanding of the culture and heritage of the Arab World and Arab Americans
- Engage in planning and executing events
- College credit can be earned through this program
- All student content is published on Arab America’s digital platforms
- Upon completion, students are eligible to receive a recommendation letter when seeking employment
- Students may be afforded an opportunity to meet Arab American leaders who are key decision-makers with government and non-government organizations
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, and to act as a “bridge” between the Arab and non-Arab American communities. This is accomplished through the dissemination of events, articles, celebrations, and various content via the website, e-mail, and social media.
To easily apply, please first submit your application through LinkedIn:
Then, please email your resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcript titled Arab America Internship to:
Dr. Amal David, Director of Community Outreach
If you have questions, feel free to call 877-272-2944
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