The ADL New York/New Jersey Region’s Internship Program provides professional development training for college and graduate school students seeking real-life experience in the non-profit sector. It is an unpaid internship with the opportunity to receive college credit and/or community service credit.
At this time we are currently not accepting applications for Summer 2020.
Please check back for our Fall 2020 internship program.
Regional Operations Internship:
– Shadow the respective manager and designated colleague(s) to gain a real-world work experience and a greater understanding of ADL’s work related to combating antisemitism, building interfaith partnerships and various initiatives with members of the law enforcement community.
– Read print and electronic media outlets connected to ADL’s mission.
– Under direct supervision, conduct research, prepare memos and letters and draft meeting minutes in order to gain experience in the implementation of community service work.
– Participate in special projects in the fields of civil rights, international affairs, education and management.
– Create and manage contact information lists.
– Assist with processing expense reports and managing grants.
– Assist with creating and compiling materials for programs, events, and presentations.
– Assist with the development and coordination of regional cultivation and fundraising events.
– Help to maintain donor files and record keeping through Microsoft applications.
– Assist with stewardship and follow-up of donors, outreach to ADL’s “community” donors.
– Conduct research on foundation and corporate prospects, peer organizations, and funding opportunities.
– Assist in the production of special events.
– Provide administrative support to the regional education team.
– Serve as a liaison to No Place For Hate Coordinators
– Maintain lists for periodic communications to clients and potential clients.
– Respond to program inquiries via email.
– Socialize ADL’s Education resources via Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
– Identify and capture participant impact stories for integration in educational content and funding proposals to expand educational programming.
– Student in undergraduate or graduate degree program, with a minimum GPA of 3.3
– Interested in ADL’s mission
– Available to work approximately 2 to 3 days per week
– Research and analytical skills along with strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
– Professional demeanor, demonstrates initiative and is a team player
– Volunteer and/or community service experience
– Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Outlook and Excel
Preferred but not required
– Previous internship experience
– Leadership role at university club/group