Interested in interning in human rights advocacy and Middle Eastern politics in the Spring?

The Human Rights in Iran Unit/Impact Iran is again looking for interns.  Check out for details.  Applications due December 1.


Project Kesher Winter internship

Get involved with a non-profit before you graduate! Are you interested in women’s rights, international affairs, or Russian speaking countries? If so, apply for an intern position with Project Kesher in Manhattan, NY.

About Project Kesher:
Project Kesher – USA (PK) is the largest funder of Jewish women’s activism in Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine, as well as in the Russian-speaking community in Israel. Through PK’s support, Jewish women activists have organized 200 Jewish women’s groups and 90 interfaith coalitions reaching tens of thousands throughout the region.

About the Winter Development Intern Position:
The Development Intern position provides an exciting opportunity to gain valuable experience in nonprofit fundraising, event planning, and other aspects of non-profit development. The intern will assist with updating CRM software and maintaining administrative tasks necessary for a non-profit. The intern will work one-on-one with PK’s Development Associate, Lily Katz.

Responsibilities Include:
-Assist in database management (i.e. updating contacts, generating reports)
-Research grant foundations and possible grants
-General administrative assistance
-Assist with other tasks or events as needed, including volunteer events.

Qualified Applicants Will:
-Knowledge of Salesforce a plus;
-Russian language a plus (but not necessary);
-Support women’s rights, and advocate for reproductive rights;
-Possess strong interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to make calls to a wide variety of people from donors to local businesses with comfort and confidence;
-Be a self-starter who is able to take initiative on individual projects;
-Possess strong organizational/multi-tasking skills, attention to detail and have an ability to meet deadlines on time;
-Possess ability to work well independently and in cooperative decision-making settings;
-Have a sense of humor!
Please note that this internship is unpaid, though we can discuss the possibility of receiving college credit.

If you are interested, please send resume and cover letter to Prof. Johnson ( ASAP who will review and forward to her contacts at the organizations.

Magner Center Event

The Magner Center is having an event on “CAREERS WITH A SOCIAL IMPACT,” Tuesday, November 28th at 12:30 pm in the Jefferson Williams Lounge of the Student Center.  The event will include recruiters from organizations like, Good Shepherd, New York State Labor Department, Council for Economic Education, ACLU, Department of Housing Preservation & Development, New York City Economic Development Corp, DCAS, Jumpstart, Brookdale Hospital Ambulatory Care Development, Uncommon Schools, and CORO NYC.

Political Science Forum: Trump’s First Year

Check out this event:

Join the faculty of the Political Science Department for a conversation reflecting on the first year of Trump.
 Tuesday November 14

12:30-2:00 in 3403 James

Discussion will be wide-ranging.  From immigration to Black Lives Matter to the Muslim ban to LGBT rights, from Iran to Russia to Puerto Rico, how do we make sense of this year of political change and upheaval? All are welcome.  Lunch will be provided.


Flyer:Making America Great Again event flyer