ING interns over the years

ING Internships

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 learn about the work of ING in promoting peace and increasing understanding in our society through various ING educational and interfaith programs. Interns also receive practical training in project management, community outreach, research, writing, and other types of assignments while working with our professional staff. If you’re a student looking for real-world experience, please consider interning with us.

Previous interns have used the skills they’ve learned in college applications and professional careers.

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:  May through August 2020 (partial internships available)

Hours: 20 – 40 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 Supervisor: Ishaq Pathan, Bay Area Director

Qualifications and Relevant Past Experience: Enthusiasm for meeting new people, self-motivated, experience with interfaith relations and working with those of different faith traditions, event planning, social media, WordPress content management system, videography and photography.

Internship Opportunities:

Assisting ING staff, as needed, with the following:

Social Media Campaigns for Peace Building and Promoting Understanding

  • Creating multimedia content (graphics, memes, videos) for various social media platforms
  • Assisting in social media publicity and advertisements
  • Creating and distributing ING marketing material in community settings
  • Connecting and working with similarly oriented organizations


  • Planning INGYouth speaker events
  • Brainstorming INGYouth content and training


  • Researching and designing innovative pedagogy for delivering ING content
  • Creating supplemental materials for ING presentations, panels, and training seminars

To apply:

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