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JIMENA INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES, 2013

JIMENA’s Community Building and Advocacy Internship

JIMENA’s Community Building and Advocacy Internship will provide college students and young adults the opportunity to educate and advocate on behalf of the 850,000 Jewish refugees from the Middle East and North Africa. Each intern will create their own on-campus engagement project such as organizing JIMENA’s speaker events, launching awareness campaigns, hosting Mizrahi and Sephardic cultural events, and developing research projects on Jewish refugees from the Middle East and North Africa. This is a great opportunity for students interested in community organizing, activism, non-profit work, Jewish leadership, and advocacy.

Qualifications:
• Commitment to education and advocacy on behalf of Jewish refugees and religious minorities from the Middle East and North Africa.
• Willingness to engage with on-campus student groups.
• Desire to gain practical skill sets for Israel and Middle East advocacy.
• Self-motivated and able to work independently from personal computer

JIMENA’s Film and New Media Internship

JIMENA’s Film and New Media internship program will provide teenagers, college students, and young adults the opportunity to gain experience working on an international Digital Experience Project. Each intern will be able to create their own unique project utilizing JIMENA’s 350 hours of film footage. Opportunities include: film editing, video-transcription, social media projects, digitizing and archiving, online curation, script writing, and filmmaking. Interns will work with JIMENA staff in developing a project plan and will be responsible for carrying out the project independently.

Qualifications:
• Commitment to education and advocacy on behalf of Jewish refugees and religious minorities from Arab countries and Iran.
• Thoughtful, creative, and interested in socially conscious filmmaking and social media
• Must have some experience
• Self-motivated and able to work independently from personal computer

If Interested:
o Send email to info@jimena.org Include in the Subject Line: Film Intern or Community Intern