Programming and Events Summer Intern



Application Deadline



District of Columbia
United States


J Street is seeking an undergraduate or recent graduate to intern in our DC office. This internship is an excellent opportunity to learn about how events and educational programs further J Street’s organizational priorities, as well as the nuts and bolts of event planning. In addition to their

day-to-day work, interns will have the opportunity to meet with different departments and learn about the organization’s educational, political and policy work. We also encourage interns to participate in J Street U chapters on their campuses.

The Programming and Events Intern will work with the Programming and Events Team. Responsibilities may include assisting in preparation for J Street’s National Conference, National Leadership Summit, coordinating logistics for speaking tours, conducting research, and assisting in developing educational resources for J Street’s chapters and campus groups around the country. The intern may also assist national staff on assorted administrative, clerical, research and programmatic tasks and projects.

Desired Skills and Experience:

Applicants should have:

●   Excellent writing and oral communication skills

●   An ability to work independently and stay well organized

●   An understanding of and commitment to the J Street mission

Excellent candidates may have:

●   Event planning experience

●   Interest in and some knowledge of our issue area

●   Experience in the region

More about J Street:

J Street is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans working to secure the future of Israel as the democratic homeland of the Jewish people. The organization believes that preserving Israel’s Jewish and democratic character depends on achieving a two-state solution, resulting in a Palestinian state living alongside Israel in peace and security.

Launched in 2008 with four staff members and a limited budget, J Street is now a $9 million organization with a national staff of 70. The organization is headquartered in Washington, DC, and employs staff in 9 cities including Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Tel Aviv.

J Street focuses its work in three main areas: (1) Advocating and demonstrating support for pro-Israel, pro-peace policies in Congress, the media and the Jewish community; (2) Endorsing and raising money for federal candidates who share J Street’s agenda; and (3)

Educating the public and raising awareness of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the two-state solution.

Compensation and Time Commitment:

This is an unpaid full or part-time internship. Applicants are considered on a rolling basis. Please indicate in your cover letter what days and hours you are available.

To Apply

To apply, please email with your cover letter, resume and three references, with “Programming and Events Intern – Summer” in the subject line.

J Street is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

To apply, please email with your cover letter, resume and three references, with “Programming and Events Intern – Summer” in the subject line.