Research & Advocacy Intern

Location: Boston, Massachusetts


Founded in 1906, AJC seeks to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world. In addition to its New York headquarters and Office of Government & International Affairs in Washington, D.C., AJC has regional offices and affiliates across the U.S. and overseas in addition to a multitude of global partnerships.

Among Jewish organizations, AJC is the preeminent leader in the global arena. With a presence in Belgium, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Brazil and Switzerland, AJC’s network of relationships with, and access to, key decision makers and thought leaders on every continent is unmatched. AJC is recognized by foreign leaders, the Israeli and U.S. governments as an effective and trusted interlocutor for Jewish issues, human rights and advocacy for democratic values. Today, AJC proactively tackles the greatest concerns of Jewish communities around the globe.

The Boston Office of AJC is seeking an intern whose primary focus will concern research and support of advocacy projects. S/he must be clear thinking, demonstrate strong writing skills, and possess an interest in Middle East affairs, human rights, and/or intergroup relations. In addition, the candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.

The Boston office is a small office with a large agenda. The successful candidate will be someone who is an energetic self-starter, who knows how to work well on a team, is comfortable in a fast-paced environment, works well under pressure, has the flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances, enjoys a challenge and wants to grow professionally.

Two semester commitment preferred but one semester commitment minimum, 10-12 hours per week. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to KeysR@ajc.org.