Internship Program Details
Now more than ever, the discourse about Islam and American Muslims is an important component of American politics, media and the community.
The Muslim Public Affairs Council offers interested students the exciting opportunity to get more involved in their communities by becoming an intern in our Los Angeles or Washington, DC office and helping shape the public opinion and policy about issues, such as Islamophobia, civil rights, youth engagement and other social issues facing American communities.
Are you interested in making your mark on today’s important issues and getting your voice heard? Then apply to join MPAC’s internship program. We are seeking undergraduate and graduate students for our Summer 2013 Semester Internship Program.
The deadline to apply for this exciting and beneficial chance to work alongside our Los Angeles or Washington DC staff is Monday, April 8th, 2013.
Since 1988, MPAC has worked diligently to promote a vibrant American Muslim community and enrich American society through exemplifying the Islamic values of mercy, justice, peace, human dignity, freedom, and equality for all. We have served as a trusted resource to federal agencies, the media, law-makers, and Muslim communities as an authentic voice for American Muslims.
Our prestigious internship program helps develop aspiring young leaders who are committed to making Muslims a vital and contributing component in American society. We provide interns with the opportunity to develop their research skills and leadership skills, and build effective communication skills. Interns will gain hands-on experience in government, media, community engagement, interfaith relations and Hollywood outreach.
Interns will get the opportunity to build leadership skills through weekly leadership trainings, build effective resumes, networking and building connections and explore the exciting opportunities available in the Washington DC or Los Angeles area.
HOW TO APPLY FOR AN INTERNSHIP
Part-time internships are available. If you are a student, we will work with your school to receive academic credit or work study pay. We have flexible hours, including occasional weekend and evening availability. Please call for more information.
DOWNLOAD THE SUMMER 2013 INTERNSHIP APPLICATION
Postmark applications by Monday, April 8th, 2013.
For more information, email Young Leaders Program Coordinator Yasmin Hussein at email@example.com or call (202) 547-7701.
As a public policy and advocacy organization, MPAC focuses on promoting accurate and constructive public discourse about Islam and Muslims. During the course of 10 weeks, MPAC interns will conduct research, develop leadership skills and get hands-on experience in government, media, interfaith relations, Hollywood outreach and community engagement.
SEE: Click here to hear former interns talk about their experiences (YouTube.com)
Interns will get the chance to:
- Build great leadership skills through weekly leadership trainings
- Discover more about yourself through self-enrichment seminars
- Build effective resumes through resume building workshops
- Learn the interviewing skills that can land that dream job
- Network and build connections in your field of interest
Apply today for these exciting and rewarding internship positions:
- Civic & Interfaith Outreach
- Development & Fundraising
- Governmental Affairs
- Graphic Design
- Hollywood Bureau
- Media & Communications
- Research & Publications
- Young Leaders Programs
- Social Media
- Web Design & Development
If students would like to have their internship count for school credit, they will need to provide the appropriate papers for MPAC to sign.
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