ING interns over the years

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 Summer 2020.

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

Location: ING offices in San Jose and Oakland, California

Term: Summer 2020 (partial internships available)

Hours: 10 – 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, Bay Area 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:

Marketing and Publicity of ING Programs

  • Assisting in social media publicity
  • Distributing flyers in community settings
  • Connecting with similarly oriented organizations
  • Creating multimedia content for ING programs


  • Establishing reporter contacts
  • Drafting and pitching story ideas to national and local journalists


  • Assisting in planning and implementation of events throughout the year
  • Assisting in grant/fund research


  • Planning INGYouth Speaker event in Summer
  • Brainstorming INGYouth content


  • Researching innovative pedagogy to implement in delivery of ING content
  • Creating supplemental handouts for presentations

To apply:

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