Communications Intern

Academic Credits


Hours per week

15-20 hours per week



Application Deadline



55 Broad Street
17th Floor
New York
New York
United States



The Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding promotes mutual respect with practical programs that bridge religious difference and combat prejudice in areas of armed conflict, schools, workplaces and health care settings. Tanenbaum is a secular and non-sectarian organization.

Tanenbaum designs trainings and educational resources to change the way people treat one another and to celebrate the richness of our country’s diversity. In all our work, Tanenbaum is inspired not only by The Golden Rule – to treat others as you would like to be treated – but also by the Platinum Rule – to treat others as they want to be treated.


The Communications Intern reports to the Communications Manager and will work at least 15-20 hours weekly. The Communications Intern will be part of the Communications Department and participate in departmental strategy discussions as well as the daily responsibilities of the department.

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Research for articles for website and e-newsletters.
  • Public relations support.
  • Assist in online promotion of Tanenbaum programs and content
  • Assist in social media, Facebook and Twitter feeds.
  • Monitor news daily and develop timely hooks related to Tanenbaum’s programs, products and services.
  • Work with teams to draft copy for communications materials.
  • Assist in production of promotional materials.
  • All other responsibilities to enhance Tanenbaum’s communications and growth.

The Communications Intern position is an exciting opportunity to impact the public relations and marketing efforts of an international non-profit organization and take part in Communications Committee discussions with senior communications and PR professionals.


  • Commitment to the mission and goals of Tanenbaum.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong research and analytic skills.
  • Strong experience with social media and technology.
  • Ability to translate concepts into enticing, clear and concise written materials.
  • Detailed oriented and highly organized and productive.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Computer skills. Knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook preferred.
  • Sense of humor.

All work produced for Tanenbaum by the intern is the work product of Tanenbaum and may not be used by the Communications Intern outside of Tanenbaum-authorized activities.


The Communications Intern is an unpaid position. Tanenbaum will work with you and your school so that you receive academic credit for the internship.


This position will be both remote and in-office.

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter, résumé, and one or two brief writing samples (less than five pages) to Be sure to include the name of the position in the subject line of your email.

No phone calls, please.