Internship

The Research Associate intern will have a unique opportunity to take part in the development of international business. The intern will research economic development agencies in Europe, the Americas and Asia to identify those with aggressive recruitment programs that may be in need of the firm’s services.

Company/Organization

Atid EDI is an international business consulting firm specializing in research, intelligence and strategies to facilitate integration of international companies to the Middle East and the Far East. They are also the regional trade and investment representative office for six U.S. states and one Canadian province.

Qualifications

An educational background in international relations or economics. Previous professional experience is a necessity. French and Hebrew are beneficial, and any other language.

Field(s)

Internship

The communications intern will manage, update and create new content for the Israel-Asia Center website (no programming knowledge required; manage audio-visual projects; develop social media; and develop PR for the organization.

Company/Organization

A non-profit organization dedicated to building a shared future between Israel and Asia. They develop and invest in the future leaders of Israel-Asia relations, and are growing dynamic networks to maximize their continued engagement and build new paradigms of cooperation.

Qualifications

* Experience in the tasks above
* Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills
* Photography/video skills and knowledge of Photoshop/similar
* Creative and a good eye for design and layout
* Knowledge of / experience working with Asia desired

Field(s)

Internship

The intern will research Palestinian media and schoolbooks to analyze and produce reports.

Company/Organization

Palestinian Media Watch is an Israeli research institute that studies Palestinian society from a broad range of perspectives by monitoring and analyzing the Palestinian Authority through its media and schoolbooks. PMW’s major focus is on the messages that the Palestinian leaders, from the Palestinian Authority, Fatah and Hamas, send to the population through the broad range of institutions and infrastructures they control.

Qualifications

Middle East studies. Spoken and written Arabic an advantage.

Field(s)

Internship

The intern will focus on writing, editing and research. The intern will gain a deeper understanding of religious and civil rights issues faced by citizens and non-citizens of Israel alike, as well as the chance to to learn first-hand about the structure of Israeli government. Duties will include graphic design, social media management.

Company/Organization

The mission of the Jerusalem Institute of Justice is to combat injustice, defend the powerless, and pursue truth in diplomacy worldwide. They use rule of law, research, and education to advocate for human rights in the Middle East. Projects include human trafficking, lone soldiers, Palestinian human rights and litigation.

Qualifications

Interest in human rights, international law and/or social justice
Other required skills: basic graphic design skills, experience in social media, high level English writing skills.

Field(s)

Internship

The intern will focus on writing, editing and research. The intern will gain a deeper understanding of religious and civil rights issues faced by citizens and non-citizens of Israel alike, as well as the chance to to learn first-hand about the structure of Israeli government. Duties will include graphic design, social media management.

Company/Organization

The mission of this non-profit organization is to combat injustice, defend the powerless, and pursue truth in diplomacy worldwide. They use rule of law, research, and education to advocate for human rights in the Middle East. Projects include human trafficking, lone soldiers, Palestinian human rights and litigation.

Qualifications

Interest in human rights, international law and/or social justice
Other required skills:
* Basic graphic design skills
* Experience in social media
* High level English writing skills"

Field(s)

Internship

The research intern will be assigned to one of the country-represented research desks. The internship will primarily entail research and analysis. The intern will participate in short- and mid-length research projects, performing tasks such as: collecting and analyzing information, preparing short research papers, and working with his or her mentor to organize the findings into full reports to be published on the website. At times the intern may be asked to prepare correspondences with government officials, Powerpoint presentations, and briefings.

Company/Organization

NGO Monitor deals with one of the central political issues facing Israel: how human rights rhetoric, in the context of the Arab-Israeli conflict, is exploited to demonize and delegitimize Israel. Our work focuses on combatting BDS and "lawfare," and informing diplomats, donors, and the public of the challenges raised by these phenomena. NGO Monitor generates and distributes critical analysis and reports on the output of the international NGO community.

Qualifications

Preference for academic background in political science, international relations, law, or human rights; demonstrated strong interest in and awareness of the Arab-Israeli conflict; strong research and writing skills.

Field(s)

Internship

This position is extremely flexible and may allow the intern to take on additional responsibilities based on his or her background and interests, as well as the needs of the organization.

Company/Organization

Exploring the Middle East and South Asia through their media, MEMRI is an independent, nonpartisan nonprofit organization bridges the language gap between the West and the Middle East and South Asia, providing timely translations of Arabic, Farsi, Urdu-Pashtu, Dari, and Turkish media, as well as original analysis of political, ideological, intellectual, social, cultural, and religious trends.

Qualifications

Excellent English and writing skills, knowledge of Middle East issues. Proficiency in additional languages advantageous.

Field(s)

Internship

Responsibilities of the intern include:
* Assist in researching and analyzing information for distribution to journalists, policymakers and via internet sites to the public
* Assist in preparing reports that are sent to key international institutions
* Administrative support for the communications team

Company/Organization

A non-partisan American educational organization dedicated to informing the media and public conversation about Israel and the Middle East. Their aim is to affect the public conversation that frames how Israel is perceived, discussed and supported. They concentrate their outreach on influential media outlets, television news programs, social media platforms, and opinion makers whose work both influences public perceptions about Israel and the decisions that affect its future.

Qualifications

Strong interest in regional geopolitics, some Hebrew (additional languages advantageous), proficiency in all components of Microsoft Office, excellent researching skills.

Field(s)

Internship

The intern will work in a variety of tasks including: research, project development, administration, and/or social media.

Company/Organization

The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs is an independent non-profit institute for policy research and education about Israel and Middle East security.

Qualifications

* Familiarity with the contemporary Middle East.
* Skills at Internet-based research
* Background in Israel advocacy preferred
* Languages

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