Internship Opportunities

Interns, Maya Harris & Elizabeth Moore at the 2012 Arab Festival

2016 Internship Program

Interning with the Rachel Corrie Foundation (RCF) provides a meaningful way to work towards peace and justice and gain a variety of skills. If you are interested in one of the positions below, please e-mail your completed Intern-Interest Form to  Upon review, we will then contact you for an interview. We are looking for passionate and reliable students with strong organizational skills who, among their responsibilities, are able to attend weekly staff meetings. Our internships are available for a single quarter. However, preference is given to students who commit to interning for multiple quarters.

Spring Internships:

BDS Community Outreach Internship

As a BDS intern you’ll work to educate our community on the growing Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. Help build understanding and support within different sectors of the local and global communities and tie our efforts in with Rachel’s story.

Fundraising & Development Intern

Fundraising and development skills are a valuable asset for anyone planning to enter the nonprofit sector. Help the Rachel Corrie Foundation staff and Development Committee develop fundraising initiatives, strategize a long-term development plan, and learn the ins and outs of donor management.

Non-Profit Administration Internship

The Non-Profit Administration Intern will gain non-profit management experience by supporting Rachel Corrie Foundation personnel with office communications, data entry, organization of educational materials, filing, maintaining office hours, organizing tabling outreach, volunteer and intern recruitment, recording committee meeting minutes, and a variety of ever-emerging office tasks.

Events Management Internship

Help the Rachel Corrie Foundation organize, promote, and evaluate the numerous educational events we hold and cosponsor each year. The Events Management Intern will work with the Program/Project committee and Program Manager to research event possibilities; use criteria and protocols for prioritizing and responding to event options; develop event goals and target audiences; and plan, promote, carryout and evaluate events.


Other Internship Areas: (Descriptions/Qualifications TBD)

  • Arab Festival Planning Intern:  3rd Olympia Arab Festival—Shuruq III on October 8th, 2016!
  • Gaza Projects Intern
  • Graphic Design Intern
  • Olympia-Rafah Solidarity Mural Project (ORSMP)- Mural Outreach Intern
  • Social Media Intern

Don’t see anything that fits your needs or interests? No problem! Simply fill out an Intern-Interest Form and we’ll cater an internship to fit YOUR needs!

Not looking for a long term commitment? We have one-day and short-term volunteer opportunities. Fill out our Volunteer-Interest Form!

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[last updated January 25, 2016]