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ING Internships

The Islamic Networks Groups’ internship program offers a variety of opportunities to learn about the different functions involved in managing and operating a non-profit organization. Interns gain knowledge related to increasing religious literacy and cultural awareness in our communities through ING’s educational programs and presentations. Interns also receive practical training in project management, community outreach, research, writing, and other administrative assignments while working with our professional staff. If you’re a student looking for real-world experience, please consider interning with us.

We are currently accepting applications for Winter and Summer 2019.

Age level: High school, undergraduate, and graduate students up to 25 years of age

Location: ING offices in San Jose, California and Oakland, California

Term: Winter & Summer (partial internships available)

Hours: 20 hours/week

Stipend: Community service or academic credit (student is responsible for submitting necessary forms)

Benefits: Skills development in interfaith relations, religious literacy work, marketing, social media, videography, public relations, and program development

Direct Supervisors: Ishaq Pathan, Deputy Director

Relevant Past Experience: Interfaith relations, event planning, enthusiasm in meeting new people, experience working with those of different faith traditions, self-motivated, social media familiarity, WordPress content management system familiarity, videography & photography experience

Internship Opportunities:

Assisting ING Staff, as needed, with the following:

Know Your Neighbor Campaigns

  • Helping to create social media and grassroots campaigns
    • Creating sharable content for social media
    • Connecting with national interfaith partners
    • Monitoring online and offline campaign performance
  • Developing relationships with interfaith organizations across the country and encouraging them to join the Know Your Neighbor program
  • Maintaining databases of interfaith councils across the United States

Marketing and Publicity of ING Programs

  • Assisting in social media publicity
  • Evaluating and organizing current ING promotional materials
  • Designing and distributing flyers in community settings
  • Connecting with similarly oriented organizations


  • Assisting in content management on website
  • Establishing reporter contacts


  • Assisting in planning and implementation of events throughout the year
  • Managing registration of events


  • Assisting in grant/fund research

Networking & Speaker Engagement

  • Assisting in expanding reach of ING by creating partnerships between ING and mosques across the U.S.

To apply:

Send your resume and cover letter to Ishaq Pathan, Deputy Director, at [email protected]