Fall 2022 Semester Intern
The Semester Internship allows students to develop their own political activism skills through research, writing, event planning, and much more. This fall, AIPAC's Semester Internships will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual work. All interns are required to provide proof of vaccination. We are looking for interns to fill spots in our Political, Policy and Government Affairs, Marketing & Communications, Leadership Development Department and more.
AIPAC Semester Internships are available for academic credit only.* Interns are expected to work at least 15-25 hours per week. The final application deadline is August 19, 2022, and applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis. Students will be asked to make an account on this portal, after which applicants can access the application titled “Fall 2022 Semester Internship.” The application requires a resume, cover letter, letter of recommendation and proof of academic credit.
Internships begin on September 12th, 2022, and end December 8th, 2022. Internship positions are available in our regional offices as well (New York, Baltimore, Boston), but regional positions are based on department needs.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Specific projects will vary by department, and could include but not be limited to the following—
•Research projects (topic varies by department)
•Assisting with event planning and opportunities to staff events
•Preparing documents for various audiences, including donors, activists, staff, and students
•Tracking and analyzing political trends and preparing reports
•Attending events on the Hill, at think tanks, or at other organizations outside of AIPAC
•Attending weekly department meetings and staff meetings
•Applicants must be students currently enrolled in undergraduate program (this internship is not available to high school students)
•Applicants must be able to receive academic credit for their internship and provide proof of academic credit
•While we are flexible with hours, applicants must be prepared to work around 15-25 hours per week, including a minimum of 5 hours each day they are in the office.
•Applicants must be detail-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment
•Applicants must have a familiarity with American legislative and electoral politics and have strong support for the U.S.-Israel relationship
Check with your school's Internship Coordinator BEFORE accepting the hiring offer to determine if this position satisfies the criteria for receiving academic credit.