Interning with the Rachel Corrie Foundation (RCF) provides a meaningful way to work towards peace and justice while meeting educational objectives and gaining a variety of skills. If you are interested in one of the positions below, please complete our Intern Interest Form online. Upon review, we will contact you for an interview. Internships are generally a single quarter/semester in length, however, preference is given to students who commit to interning for multiple quarters/semesters.
Do you have Federal Work Study? Are you interested in working with other RCF Volunteers? Then you should apply for the RCF Volunteer Coordinator Position!
EXISTING INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS
For further program details and description, please contact RCF at [email protected].
Arab Festival Coordinator Internship
Help the Rachel Corrie Foundation organize, promote, and evaluate our 4th biennial Olympia Arab Fest! This is a major October community event in downtown Olympia that celebrates Arab culture and our Arab-American community members from Washington State and beyond. The Olympia Arab Fest Coordinator/Intern will work with Olympia Arab Fest Planning Committee and Program Manager to help plan for RCF’s 2018 Arab Fest. The intern will gain experience and knowledge pertaining to event logistics and planning, fundraising strategies, and event promotion and outreach.
BDS Community Outreach Internship
The BDS intern will work to educate our community on the growing Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, a global Palestinian-led movement for Palestinian rights. The intern will help to build understanding of BDS and support for it within different sectors of our local, national and global communities, will help to tie these efforts with Rachel Corrie’s story, and will research actions being taken by regional and national partner organization such as Jewish Voice for Peace, the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights and others, and liaise with them for possible collaboration.
Events Management Internship
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, carry out and evaluate events.
Fundraising & Development Internship
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.
Marketing & Communications Internship
The Marketing & Communications Intern will gain experience in developing and implementing long-and short-term marketing strategies, create educational and promotional materials, and gain proficiency in utilizing various communication tools and online platforms including Constant Contact, WordPress, Facebook, and Twitter.
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, the 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.
Other Potential Internship Areas:
- Gaza Projects Internship
- Graphic Design Internship
- Olympia-Rafah Solidarity Mural Project (ORSMP)- Mural Outreach Internship
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!
For more information on internship opportunities and volunteer positions, email [email protected] or call (360) 754-3998.