PROGRAM AND COMMUNICATIONS INTERN
This internship is part of the Cultural Engagement Internship Program and is only available to Fordham College students, either at Lincoln Center or Rose Hill.
PROGRAM AND COMMUNICATIONS INTERN, Interfaith Center of New York
150 - 200 hours during Spring 2023 semester, both in-person and remote work
Start Date: late January, with flexibility to accommodate intern’s schedule
End Date: mid- to late May, with flexibility to accommodate intern’s schedule
The Interfaith Center of New York (ICNY) is a secular nonprofit organization, founded in 1997, that works to overcome prejudice, violence, and misunderstanding by activating the power of the city’s grassroots religious and civic leaders and their communities. For more about our work, please see http://interfaithcenter.org.
We are seeking an intern to support the development of upcoming ICNY programs, and support our public communications about ICNY programs and campaigns. The intern will work with ICNY staff on the following:
1) organize and publicize ICNY programs/events, including online interfaith dialogue, faith-based racial justice campaigns, fundraising dinner, and religious diversity education conference for attorneys;
2) create and promote content for ICNY social media platforms, including our ongoing #FaithVoices series of news and opinion from diverse faith communities.
Key responsibilities will include:
- conducting research on potential conference topics and speakers;
- conducting outreach to community partners by phone and email;
- promoting events and raising awareness on social media;
- working with colleagues to produce and post original social media content;
- and general administrative support.
Preferred qualifications include:
- strong organizational and communication skills;
- strong social media skills, including experience using social media in a professional or volunteer context (not just personal accounts);
- proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite;
- experience working with racially and religiously diverse communities.
Open to all students in any field. Juniors or seniors in Peace and Justice Studies, Urban Studies, Communication and Culture, Digital Technologies and Emerging Media, Religious Studies, or Theology are encouraged to apply.
Internship will include both remote and in-person tasks. COVID vaccination is required, as well as adherence to COVID safety policies. Deadline for applications is Friday, January 6. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis, as they are received.