Summer Internship, Israel Policy Forum

Job Description

Israel Policy Forum (IPF) is seeking Summer Interns to assist the organization’s rapidly growing policy products, educational programs and advocacy initiatives.

IPF is a fast-growing nonprofit, nonpartisan American institution dedicated to supporting active and sustained U.S. diplomatic efforts in the Middle East. Originally founded in 1993 following the signing of the Oslo Accords, IPF today serves as a base of support, primarily (though not exclusively) from mainstream leaders in the American Jewish community, for diligent, pragmatic U.S. diplomatic efforts to achieve a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and comprehensive stability and security in the broader Middle East. IPF is both a think tank and an advocacy organization that 1) Promotes policy ideas, commentary and analysis in support of responsible U.S. diplomacy and 2) Educates and mobilizes the American Jewish community in support of these policies.

In doing so, IPF is committed to promoting a respectful dialogue across the political and denominational spectrum and providing a bridge between policymakers and the American Jewish community.

Job Posting Date:  March 13, 2013

Job Closing Date:  March 27, 2013

Job Duties

IPF is seeking Summer Interns to assist with a variety of tasks, particularly event/program/development planning, research, website/database management and office administration.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will have organizational skills, a strong interest in the Mideast conflict, U.S. Mideast policy, and the American Jewish community, strong communication skills and an overall “can-do” attitude to assist all aspects of the organization’s growth.

The successful candidate must be passionate about the mission of IPF. Graduate students in fields such as international affairs, Middle East studies, public policy, political science and law are preferred.  Previous work or internship experience working with think tanks, communal, media, political and/or public policy institutions is preferred.

How To Apply

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to Hilary Polak at

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