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Internship Opportunities

Internships at The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC) is seeking part-time interns

Internship applicants for the Fall term will be considered over the summer.
Internship applications for the Winter or Spring terms will be considered in the fall.

The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism is the Washington, D.C. office of the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, representing 1.5 million Reform Jews and 1,800 Reform rabbis in over 900 congregations throughout North America. Located in Dupont Circle, the Center represents the Reform Jewish Movement to Congress and to the Administration; develops extensive legislative and programmatic social action materials for the Reform Movement; and trains nearly 2,000 Jewish adults, youth, rabbinic and lay leaders each year in social justice work.

Intern duties could include:

  • Assisting in public relations, communications, and marketing efforts
  • Assist Leadership Developement Department with preparation for our L'Taken and other seminars
  • Helping to write content for RAC's website www.rac.org and publications
  • Researching on a variety of issues
  • Attending press conferences & events
  • Working on database and list management

Intern requirements:

  • Strong writing and communications skills
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office programs (Office, Word, Excel)
  • Strong proofreading and editing skills
  • Energetic, self-motivated and detail-oriented
  • Any computer/internet programming skills will be considered an asset, but are not required.

The position(s) is unpaid and requires a commitment of at least 9-15 hours per week, but those hours are flexible.

We will be accepting internship applications for the 2019 Spring semester in November. When filling out the application, please indicate your preferred area of internship. 

If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Sara Barrack at sbarrack@rac.org or at 202-387-2800.