Center for Cultural Exchange & Interfaith Collaboration InternBookmark This
205 N. Michigan Ave Suite 4240
DescriptionNiagara Foundation’s Center for Cultural Exchange & Interfaith Collaboration encourages pluralism by providing opportunities for all cultures, communities and faith groups to be engaged in dialogue though a variety of programs. Notable programs include the Annual Abrahamic Traditions Dinner, Annual Friendship & Dialogue Dinner, Abraham’s Tent, and Sharing the Faith.
Interns assigned to the Center for Cultural Exchange and Interfaith Collaboration will participate in a learning environment where they will gain valuable work experience in the field of interreligious dialogue and community development. Interns will assist the Center’s Director with daily operations, as well as overseeing the development, strategic planning and evaluation of larger, long- term projects. Interns will also have the option to participate in weekly one-to- one informal mentoring conversations with the Director.
ResponsibilitiesInterns will share responsibility for the development of either the Abraham’s Tent, Sharing the Faith, or the Friends in Faith Initiative, under the supervision of the director. Depending on the time of the year, Interns will also be working on the planning and coordination of the center’s annual interfaith programs. Bringing a spark of innovation to the development of new cross- cultural and interfaith programs is mandatory. The ideal candidate is able to work flexible hours and attend Niagara events.
RequirementsStudents who are currently attending an accredited college and have achieved junior status are eligible.
Students pursuing a degree in Theology, Religion, International Relations, Sociology, Anthropology or Communications are preferred; other majors will be considered.
Participants must have good computer skills, excellent written and verbal communication abilities and knowledge of current events.
A 3.0 GPA or above is recommended.
Students must be able to meet the minimum time commitment of 12 hours per week for 12 weeks.
Please direct inquiries to Brendan Dowd via Brendan@niagarafoundation.org