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Company/Organization: Arab American Institute

Description:

Below are the internship opportunities for this spring. If you are interested in specific position, please feel free to specify that in your cover letter. Be advised that AAI staff may also consider you for the two other available positions, and all interns share core responsibilities for writing blog posts, assisting with AAI events and functions, and office administration (less than 20% of workload).

Programs Intern: Assists the Programs Department with all national programming and cultural projects. Program interns will also assist with online, email, and social media communications. Responsibilities include event planning, writing, posting and formatting blogs, creating e-blasts, and assisting with press outreach.

Community Relations Intern: Supports the Community Relations Department in maintaining working relationships with community members and organizations. Responsibilities include tracking elections and pertinent campaigns, updating AAIís Yalla Vote state elections pages, and maintaining detailed lists of outreach partners and community leaders.

Government Relations Intern: Works closely in consultation with senior staff to conduct outreach to Capitol Hill, government agencies, and coalition partners. Responsibilities include researching pertinent legislation, drafting issue briefs and policy statements, planning Congressional briefings, and assisting in the production of AAIs political publications.

Applicants must either be U.S. citizens or permitted to work in the U.S.

Interns receive EITHER college credit OR a stipend. Monthly stipends can be up to $1,000/month based on a full time schedule. Interns who are unavailable to work full time will have his/her stipend adjusted accordingly.

Application deadline:
November 30, 2014.

Applicants should submit (upload files below):
- a resume and cover letter
- 2 references (name/phone/email)
- a short Writing Sample, up to four (4) pages ONLY; relevant topic of your choice


Interested candidates MUST apply online here: http://www.aaiusa.org/pages/internships/

Qualifications:

Interested candidates MUST apply online here: http://www.aaiusa.org/pages/internships/

Paid Internship Info:

Up to $1,00/month stipend OR college credit

Hours:

20-40 hours/week

Length/Availability:

January 2015 to May 2015

Start Date:

January 27, 2015

End Date:

11/30/14, May 1, 2015



Deadline:
November 30, 2014
Tags:
Communications  Policy  Government  Research  Social  Media  Web  Tech 
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Arab American Institute

Established in 1985 and based in Washington, DC, the Arab American Institute (AAI) is a non-profit, nonpartisan national leadership organization. AAI was created to nurture and encourage the direct participation of Arab Americans in political and civic life in the United States.

AAI represents the policy and community interests of Arab Americans throughout the United States and strives to promote Arab American participation in the U.S. electoral system. The Institute focuses on two areas: campaigns and elections and policy formation and research. AAI strives to serve as a central resource to government officials, the media, political leaders and community groups on a variety of public policy issues that concern Arab Americans and U.S.‚ÄďArab relations.

As the only national organization that promotes Arab American participation in the U.S. electoral system, AAI has developed a host of services, from voter education to liaison with the national parties, to support the community’s activities. We are also the leading policy and research organization on domestic and policy concerns of Arab Americans. Through ongoing meetings with members of the Administration and Congress, a variety of publications and issue briefs, media and direct member mobilization, AAI maintains a strong presence among policy makers who impact our issues.

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http://www.aaiusa.org/
Washington, DC 20006

Phone: 2024299210
Email:  jhanna@aaiusa.org
Website:  Arab American Institute

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