The Center for Islam and Religious Freedom (CIRF) invites applications for paid student internships at our Washington, DC office.
Spring Semester 2016: one part-time paid internship, ca. 5 hours per week
Summer 2016: two full-time paid internships, 40 hours per week per intern
Duties to include:
- Research the writings of Muslim authors related to religious freedom
- Provide research and draft-writing assistance for Asma Uddin, Director of Strategy. Projects will include law review articles, book chapters, op-eds
- Develop an online bibliography of Islam and religious freedom
- Design and plan art, poetry, and essay contests
- Review content (videos, audio, and text) for social media outreach and CIRF’s online bibliography of Islam and religious freedom
- Update CIRF website (no coding abilities or website editing experience needed)
- Contribute creative recommendations for development of CIRF's social media outreach
- Assist with operational and logistical support for this new NGO start-up
- Browse IslamAndRF.org to learn more about CIRF. We also recommend reading Islam and Belief: At Home with Religious Freedom by Abdullah Saeed as well as "Religious Freedom: Arguments from Islam" by Areej Hassan
- Send a resume, including involvement in Muslim organizations (if any), a statement (500 words max.) explaining why you are interested in Islam and religious freedom, and a note specifying whether you are applying for a spring or summer internship, to Ms. Areej Hassan, ahassan@IslamAndRF.org
Undergraduate students and students in graduate and professional university degree programs are welcome to apply. The undergraduate student internship will pay $10 an hour; the graduate student internship $14 an hour. These paid internships are made possible by a grant from the Templeton Religion Trust.