The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) is seeking interns to conduct research for its Archives on Anti-Semitism and Holocaust Denial. These Archives contain the world’s largest collection of this content from the Arab and Muslim world, and is a vital resource for governments, media, legislators, and the general public.
Duties include substantive Internet research, assistance to office personnel, and some general office duties. This internship offers a unique opportunity to explore and learn about anti-Semitism, Holocaust denial, and other forms of xenophobia in the Middle East, Iran, South Asia, and Muslim communities in the West, and about challenges facing Jewish communities in these areas. The intern may come into contact with and possibly work with top scholars and others in the field and/or engage in one-of-a-kind cutting-edge research, in addition to their basic research and administrative tasks.
Candidates should have knowledge of and interest in the Middle East, foreign affairs, anti-Semitism, and/or counterterrorism, as well as some work experience involving research and writing. Exceptional applicants accepted into our internship program may receive part-time pay, depending on experience and availability. Candidates will ideally be able to commit to 15 hours and a minimum of 3 days or more per week
To apply, submit a resume and one-page cover letter addressing your qualifications via this job-search platform.
The MEMRI Internship Program, now in its 21st year, has hosted two generations of young people from top universities across the country seeking to prepare for and launch careers in government agencies and other vital areas. Graduates of the program are today on staff in offices across Washington: on Capitol Hill, in the White House, in the Departments of State, Homeland Security, in leading military units at the Pentagon, and elsewhere, and are leading counter-terrorism agencies.