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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: 

  • National Senior Campaign Organizer (full-time, New York)
    The Union for Reform Judaism and Religious Action Center are seeking a talented organizer with at least 5 years experience to build and leverage the full power of the Reform Movement for gun violence prevention. This position will also oversee our ongoing Urgency of Now Initiative, including three issue-specific campaigns! This is an opportunity to shape the contributions of 900 synagogues and over 1.5 million people to the urgent fights for justice of our time.
  • Development Associate (full-time, DC)
    The Development Associate plays a critical role by providing operational coordination for the Development Department and participating in all fundraising activities including donor relations, stewardship, and data management. The Development Associate works closely with the Development and Communications teams to implement and coordinate effective multi-year strategies and plans for major gift prospects and donors, including institutional givers.
  • 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.

Photo of the 2017-2018 legislative assistants

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 are for the 2018-2019 class of Legislative Assistants has now closed. Check back in the fall of 2018 for applications for the class of 2019-2020!

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.