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This summer ING is blessed with four dedicated interns giving invaluable assistance in various aspects of our work.
Seher Siddiqee has returned to ING after another year at Hartford Seminary in Connecticut, where she is pursuing a Master of Arts in Islamic Studies with an emphasis in Muslim-Christian Relations and a Graduate Certificate in Islamic Chaplaincy. Seher is working from the Exodus stories in the Torah and in the Qur’an to develop a manual for a joint Jewish-Muslim seder/halaqa celebration.
Salma Abdulkader is a rising sophomore at Dominican University of California studying political science and international affairs and has previously worked with elementary and high schools as well as libraries and the YMCA of Silicon Valley. She is researching the background and ideology of ISIS as a basis for responses to questions of ING speakers about ISIS and Islam.
Aaron Choy is a rising senior at the first accredited Islamic college in the United States, Zaytuna College in Berkeley, majoring in Islamic Law and Theology. He is looking into the writings of two prominent critics of Islam, Sam Harris and Ayaan Hirsi Ali, to develop a well-founded response to some of their positions.
Kate Bridges-Lyman has graduated from Stanford University with a major in religious studies and is looking forward to enrolling in a Ph.D. program in Islamic studies. She is working on publicity projects with the organization’s executive committee.
ING internships are paid and highly competitive. For consideration, write to [email protected] with your resume and cover letter. Resumes accepted year-round.