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 paid internship with the opportunity to receive college credit and/or community service credit.

At this time we are currently only accepting applications for Education Interns.


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.

Development Internship:
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.

Education Internship:
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