Recruiting Type: 
Communications and Social Media Internship (Remote)
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Recruiting Office: 
IPS Washington
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

The Institute for Palestine Studies (USA), Inc., (IPS) is looking for a passionate and creative intern to join our team. The intern will closely work with the Communications and Social Media Manager. Candidates should be current undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a communications, journalism, English or related major. Recent graduates welcome to apply.

Desired qualifications:

  • Basic Adobe or online design software (i.e. Canva) skills with a keen eye for clean design;
  • Excellent knowledge of Twitter, Instagram and Facebook social media practices;
  • Experience and interest in writing and editing for blog formats or online publications;
  • Ability to work independently and to make informed decisions on the basis of provided parameters;
  • Basic knowledge of the history of the Middle East and specifically Palestinian history;
  • Detail oriented and time management skills;
  • Available to work a minimum of 15-20 hours per week;
  • Must be based in the United States.

Principal responsibilities:

  • Write one blogpost per month for the duration of the internship
  • Assist in vetting and editing blog submissions
  • E-mail marketing – create a biweekly IPS digital newsletter
  • Digital content production – create and suggest relevant social media posts
  • Assist in the development and implementation of social media strategy
  • Monitor the news cycle surrounding Palestinian cultural and political affairs
  • Monitor and write a monthly report on U.S. mainstream print media's coverage of Palestine

Internship Stipend: $250 per month.
Internship duration: 10/26/2020 - 12/18/2020
Application deadline: Oct. 21, 2020

Please email a cover letter and CV to [email protected] for consideration.

Please note that this a remote internship opportunity.

About Us:

IPS is a 501 (c)(3) academic research institute located in Georgetown, Washington, DC. Its mission is exclusively devoted to educational research and documentation on Palestinian issues and the Arab-Israeli conflict. Please visit for more information.

No phone calls, please!


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