Internship Opportunities

Internship seekers: Below, we share information about our own internship program. Pluralism Project staff have also compiled a list of past internship opportunities that may be useful. For more information about a particular organization or program, please contact the sponsoring organization directly.

Employers: If your organization or research program would like to have your available internships considered for posting on this page, please send an email to staff@pluralism.org and include the 1) Name of the Organization, 2) Location, 3) Website, 3) Brief Description, 4) Brief Instructions to Applicants, and 5) Relevant Dates and Deadlines for Applications.

For the most up-to-date information about ways to get involved with the Pluralism Project, please follow us on social media (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) and sign up for our e-newsletter.


Summer 2019 Internship Opportunity with the Pluralism Project

The application period for this position is now closed.

The Pluralism Project seeks competent, dynamic applicants for multiple paid summer Research Associate positions. Working closely with senior staff, the Research Associates’ primary tasks will involve updating the Pluralism Project’s web-based resources such as On Common Ground: World Religions in America; assisting in an update of the Pluralism Project’s website, pluralism.org; and helping with social media strategy.

Important Dates: Summer positions will begin Monday, June 3 and conclude Friday, August 16. Research Associates are expected to be in the office for 10-15 hours/week during this time, with some flexibility.

Application Guidelines and Deadline: Please submit your application with a letter of interest (including notice of any scheduling conflicts during the summer program dates), current resume/CV, and a short (2-3 pages) writing sample. Please combine all documents (letter of interest, resume, and writing sample) into one single PDF document with your first and last name as the document title. Please email applications to staff@pluralism.org. Applications will be considered (and interviews will be scheduled) on a rolling basis. The final deadline is 5 pm, March 28.

Qualifications: Applications are sought from current undergraduate and graduate students with excellent writing and oral communication skills and some comfort in web design. Students with the following skills, background or interests are strongly encouraged to apply: education media and ethnographic research; web and/or database design, particularly a background in User Experience Design or User Interface Design; and experience with WordPress, Drupal, or other content management software. Preference will be given to current Harvard Divinity School and Harvard College students. We invite students from all majors to apply. Respect for diverse religious communities and professionalism are a must.

For any questions or clarification, please contact Pluralism Project Assistant Director Alexis Salomone.

To join our mailing list – www.pluralism.org/connect

Facebook – The Pluralism Project at Harvard University


In addition to our own internships, the Pluralism Project staff have compiled a list of organizations offering (or who have in recent years offered) summer internship opportunities to students. Below is a list of those organizations. We strongly recommend visiting the organization’s website for the most up-to-date information about their programs.

Atheism/Humanism

American Humanist Association

Location: Washington DC
Website: http://americanhumanist.org/AHA/opportunities

Secular Coalition for America (SCA)

Location: Washington DC
Website: https://secular.org/what-we-do/

Bahá’í

Baha’i International Community at the United Nations

Location: New York City
Website: www.bic.org/Internships

Christianity

Church World Service – Immigration and Refugee Program

Location: Washington, D.C.
Website: http://cwsglobal.org/about/employment/

Sojourners

Location: Washington DC
Website: https://sojo.net/about-us/who-we-are/internships

Hinduism

Hindu American Foundation

Location: Washington DC
Website: https://www.hafsite.org/about-us/opportunities-haf

Interfaith

Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries – Interfaith Youth Initiative

Location: Boston
Website: www.coopmet.org/IFYI.html

Interfaith Alliance

Location: Washington DC
Website: http://interfaithalliance.org/about-us/jobs-and-internships/intern-opportunities/

Interfaith Worker Justice

Location: Training and debrief in Chicago; field placements vary
Website: www.iwj.org/network/students

North American Interfaith Network (NAIN)

Location: Guadalajara, Mexico
Website: http://www.nain.org/young-adults.html

Religions for Peace

Location: New York City
Website: http://rfp.org/about/careers/

Stony Point Community of Living Traditions Young Adult Summer Institute Program

Location: Stony Point Community of Living Traditions, Stony Point NY
Website: http://stonypointcenter.org/multifaith-community/flgs#.Vo6dOkUS6J0

Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding

Location: New York City
Website: https://tanenbaum.org/about-us/careers/

Judaism

Adamah: The Jewish Environmental Fellowship

Location: Falls Village, CT or Urban Adamah in Berkeley, CA
Website: www.hazon.org/adamah/adamah-fellowship/

The American Jewish Committee – Helen and Martin Kimmel Internship Program

Location: Boston, New York, Washington DC
Website: https://www.ajc.org/careers#internships

Americans for Peace Now

Location: Washington DC
Website: www.peacenow.org/page.php?name=internship

AVODAH Jewish Service Corps

Location: Chicago, New Orleans, New York, Washington DC
Website: www.avodah.net

Bend the Arc

Location: Southern California, Los Angeles
Website: http://www.bendthearc.us/jobs

Jewish Women International (JWI)

Location: Washington DC
Website: https://www.jwi.org/jobs

Project Interchange

Location: Washington DC
Website: wwww.projectinterchange.org

Reform Action Center (RAC) – Machon Kaplan Summer Social Action Internship

Location: Washington DC
Website: www.rac.org/confprog/machon/

Washington DC Jewish Community Center (DCJCC)

Location: Washington DC
Website: https://www.edcjcc.org/about/careers/

Islam

American Islamic College

Location: Chicago
Website: www.aicusa.edu/about-aic/56-2/

American Islamic Congress (AIC)

Location: Washington DC
Website: www.aicongress.org/aboutaic/careers-and-internships/

American Society for Muslim Advancement (ASMA)

Location: New York City
Website: http://cordobahouse.com/

Council on American/Islamic Relations (CAIR)

Location: Washington DC
Website: https://www.cair.com/intern

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago

Location: Chicago, IL
Website: https://www.ciogc.org/youth/#tab-6a7286019b967bd9878

Inner City Muslim Action Network (IMAN)

Location: Chicago
Website: www.imancentral.org/join/internships-2/

Islamic Society of North America (ISNA)

Location: Plainfield, IN and Washington DC
Website: http://www.isna.net/summer-internships/

KARAMAH – Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights

Location: Washington DC
Website: www.karamah.org/about/careers/internships

Muslim Consultative Network

Location: New York City
Website: http://mcnny.org/2015/08/internvolunteer-with-mcn/

Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC)

Location: Washington DC, Los Angeles
Website: http://internships.mpac.org/

Washington Center and Center for Global Understanding

Location: Washington DC
Website: www.centerforglobalunderstanding.org/how_to_apply.php

Paganism

Cauldron Farm

Location: Cauldron Farm, Hubbardston, MA
Website: www.cauldronfarm.com/

Sikhism

SikhLEAD

Location: Washington DC, New Jersey
Website: www.saldef.org/about-us/internships/

Other (Non-tradition specific, Advocacy, Civic)

American Medical Association Ethics Group Internship

Location: Chicago
Website: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/medical-ethics/ethics-group-internship-program

Human Rights Campaign (HRC)

Location: Washington DC, Birmingham, AL, Little Rock, AR and Jackson, MS
Website: www.hrc.org/the-hrc-story/internships

Institute for Women’s Policy Research

Location: Washington DC
Website: www.iwpr.org/about/internships

People for the American Way

Location: Washington DC, New York City, Florida
Website: www.pfaw.org/about-us/employment-internship-and-volunteer-opportunities

United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

Location: Washington DC
Website: www.uscirf.gov/about-uscirf/employment-internships.html


X
- Enter Your Location -
- or -