InternshipThe intern will adapting content - mainly videos - to American audiences, and work to create and build those audiences.
Company/OrganizationMW is the oldest media review NGO in Israel. IMW is involved in increasing free speech via technology by utilizing new media to bias the flawed traditional media and allowing new ideas to earn their place in the national agenda.
QualificationsExperience in journalism and/or social media.
InternshipThe intern will gain first-hand experience as a journalist in Israel while covering daily news and current events across Israel. Interns will write, edit, research, document, and develop connections with the foreign media. Agency staff ensure that the many perspectives and complexities of Israel are accurately and professionally portrayed to world media.
Company/OrganizationAn international Israeli news agency (NGO) that provides accurate and reliable news information in real-time, for international media outlets seeking news coverage on Israel and the Middle East. The agency reports on a wide range of topics: economics, security, politics, technology, scientific developments, agriculture, human stories and more.
Social Media or PR
Excellent writing skills and can work effectively independently
InternshipIn this "front-line" position, the intern will do the preparatory research for interesting stories and find accurate sources. The intern will also help with the administration and logistics in launching events as well as media briefing, debates, and field tours for journalists.
Company/OrganizationMedia Central is an independent Jerusalem-based NGO providing support services for journalists based in or visiting Israel, the Palestinian authority and the region. This organization provides media-liaison services for the reporter in this region.
Middle East studies
InternshipThe interns will investigate anti-Israel organizations, monitor Israel news coverage, research news stories, interview members of the Knesset, and research background material for films. The intern will evaluate and review books about Israel and the Middle East, research anti-Semitism of the Arab world and learn about refugees. Other tasks include organizing VIP tours, working with Wikipedia and upgrading social media content.
Company/OrganizationIsrael Resource News Agency is a news outlet based in Jerusalem with the sole aim to report Israel’s reality to the media by retaining the services of the best Israeli and Arab journalists to cover, research and investigate the events of the day. It conducts conducts its news investigations with commissions from bonafide news organizations and foundation grants.
Middle East Studies
InternshipThe intern will research Palestinian media and schoolbooks to analyze and produce reports.
Company/OrganizationPalestinian 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.
QualificationsMiddle East studies. Spoken and written Arabic an advantage.
InternshipThe intern will be involved in collecting social media content from various sources, working with staff to build social media campaigns, writing blog posts, making basic edits to the website, attending pro-Israel events in the community, working with college fellows and affiliated groups to promote their events and articles, creating infographics and working on special projects as they arise.
Company/OrganizationA not-for-profit media-monitoring and research organization devoted to promoting accurate and balanced coverage of Israel and the Middle East. It fosters rigorous reporting while educating news consumers about Middle East issues and the role of the media (but takes no position with regard to American or Israeli political issues). They have recently developed a program assisting students on college campuses worldwide to addressing Middle East distortions. Students are provided with the support for bravely and publicly defending Israel against hostility and distortions on campus.
Middle East Studies
InternshipThis 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/OrganizationExploring 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.
QualificationsExcellent English and writing skills, knowledge of Middle East issues. Proficiency in additional languages advantageous.
InternshipThe intern will be an integral part of the operations team, building the organization's communications strategy and international network of NGOs, think tanks, journalists, policy makers, diplomats and more. Task include planning/development of communications strategy; managing and expanding IMPACT-se social media accounts and traffic; assisting in researching and analyzing major research projects for distribution to journalists, policymakers and the public; identifying and mapping and reaching out to relevant partner organizations.
Company/OrganizationA research, policy and advocacy organization that monitors and analyzes education. It employs international standards on peace and tolerance as derived from UNESCO declarations and resolutions to determine compliance and to advocate for change when necessary.
Qualifications* Passion for political science, Middle East affairs, public relations, education, co-existence, journalism
* Background in and familiarity with NGOs, think tanks, governmental bodies preferred
* Excellent researching skills
* Language skills – High level of both English (written and spoken)
* High knowledge and familiarity with social media platforms - Twitter and Facebook