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Careers and Internships

There are many ways to contribute to the Religious Action Center's work and grow as a professional. Check here for opportunities to become part of our team in Washington, D.C.!

Careers & Internships

The following positions at the RAC are currently open: 

  • Senior Organizer (full-time, New York City)
    The goals of this work are to improve the lives of New Yorkers through public policy change that promotes justice and equality for all New Yorkers, strengthen Jewish life through engagement in community-wide justice efforts, and deepen the power and purpose of the Reform Movement’s pursuit of Tikkun Olam, world repair, through a national and ongoing campaign for Racial Justice.
  • Public Relations Manager (full-time, Washington DC)
    The Public Relations Manager will help the RAC craft its message, tell its story, and reach a variety of key audiences across a variety of channels. This position requires discretion, sound strategic judgement, flexibility, grace under pressure, a sense of humor, and the ability to think creatively.
  • California Senior Organizer (full-time, Bay Area)
    This position will co-lead Reform California, a statewide initiative of the Reform Movement, by guiding top lay and clergy leaders and congregations in statewide organizing campaigns around immigration justice, criminal justice reform and other issues. These statewide campaigns pursue systemic social and economic change; build power across lines of race, class, and faith; advance the moral, ethical, and justice priorities of the Reform Movement; train future Jewish clergy and leaders to work for justice; and create vital and transformative Jewish life.
  • L'Taken Staff Assistants (seasonal)

The following positions represent ongoing programs, including RAC internships and fellowships:

The RAC offers summer opportunities for students currently enrolled in rabbinic school, including our summer Rabbinic Legislative Assistant position, the Machon Kaplan Internship Coordinator, and special discounts to attend Reform Movement programs like the Consultation on Conscience. 

Machon Kaplan is a summer program for undergraduate students interested in Reform Judaism and social justice. Based in Washington, D.C., students work at diverse social justice organizations in the nation's capital and participate in educational programs at the Religious Action Center with like-minded students. Applications for Summer 2017 are open until February 1st.

The Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Program is a year-long fellowship for recent college graduates in every aspect of the RAC's work, from policy research, coalition building, programming for youth seminars, and more. Applications for the 2017-2018 program year are now open!  

High school and college-age internship applicants for the autumn, winter, and spring are considered on a rolling, case-by-case basis that takes into consideration the awarding of academic credit, volunteer service hours, and more. Contact us to learn more! 

The RAC hires several Staff Assistants to help at L'Taken.  Staff assistants are college students or recent college graduates in the Washington, D.C., area who are interested in contributing to the positive Jewish environment created at theL'Taken seminars.