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Simon Wiesenthal Center/Museum of Tolerance New York
226 East 42nd Street
New York, NY
DescriptionThe Simon Wiesenthal Center is a global Jewish human rights organization that confronts anti-Semitism, hate and terrorism, promotes human rights and dignity, stands with Israel, defends the safety of Jews worldwide, and teaches the lessons of the Holocaust for future generations. With a constituency of over 400,000 households in the United States, it is accredited as an NGO at international organizations including the United Nations, UNESCO, OSCE, Organization of American States (OAS), the Latin American Parliament (PARLATINO) and the Council of Europe.
The Simon Wiesenthal Center is seeking enthusiastic candidates for our internship program. We encourage applications from individuals who are passionate about promoting universal tolerance and human rights and who are interested in learning how non-profit organizations operate.
Development interns will work closely with the Development Associate on various projects that include outreach, event programming, fundraising and research. Interns will gain hands-on experience and specific training in non-profit development and gain an understanding of how a small non-profit office functions. Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to participate in the Simon Wiesenthal Center and Museum of Tolerance New York’s semester-long Leadership Workshop Series on a monthly basis.
Responsibilities- Conduct research to support all development efforts
- Conduct research through the Center's donor database
- Conduct outreach
- Place calls to donors and vendors
-Support event production
-Administrative tasks including mailings
Requirements-A sincere commitment to the mission of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and non-profit work
-Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet research tools
- Self-motivated, detail-oriented individual with excellent verbal and organizational skills
-Strong communication and inter-personal skills
-Strong writing skills
-Friendly phone presence
-The ability to work independently
-Enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate university program
-Commit to a minimum of 8 hours a week
- All majors welcome
- Must submit resume and cover letter for consideration